Security firms offered route to becoming certified fire installers

SSAIB has partnered with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) to help interested security-registered firms gain certification in fire detection and alarms. Read More

Cowboy operators beware: Certification scheme breaks new ground

Endorsed by organisations across the industry, the CTSP Register certifies individuals rather than their employers. Is this the long advocated breakthrough needed to combat rogue traders? Read More

Oncam’s 360-degree Evolution becomes first surveillance camera to earn NSF food sanitation certification

The 360-degree stainless steel Evolution camera from Oncan has earned certification from NSF International to standard 169 – the first CCTV camera to do so. Read More

Register of certified fire and security installers launched to combat rogue trader problem

The ‘CTSP’ Register will only include individuals who have demonstrated that they have at least a year’s experience and are suitably qualified in the disciplines they claim to provide services in. Read More

Watch: The LPCB Attack Testing Zone at IFSEC 2017

Security doors, perimeter fencing, shutters and covers were subjected to hammers, wire cutters and other handheld tools in the LPCB Attack Testing Zone at IFSEC 2017. Read More

Should individual security installers – not just security firms – be accredited?

Michael Lines, senior consultant at Controlled Ltd, also speculates on why certification for individuals has neither been introduced nor extensively lobbied for. Read More

SABRE: the groundbreaking security assessment and certification scheme from BRE Global

A first of its kind security assessment and certification scheme for buildings and built infrastructure assets. Read More

The NSI: UK’s leading fire and security certification

National Security Inspectorate (NSI) chief executive Richard Jenkins describes his organisation's role as the leading certification body for the UK's security and fire protection sectors. Read More

BASEC Opens Cable Fire Test Facility Test for Vertical Ladder Fire Tests

The British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC) has launched a vertical ladder fire test for compliance with CPR EN 50399 and IEC 60332-3-21/25. Read More

3 Reasons Why Security Standards and Certifications are Worth the Effort

Find out the facts and stats – revealed in a panel debate at IFSEC 2016 – that prove the value of security standards and certifications. Dave Wilkinson of the BSIA; Dr Allison Wylde, Regents University; Tony Weeks, NSI: and Beverly Webb, BSI examined the ins and outs of certification, accreditation and EU integration. Read More

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