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Hydrosense: “the new standard for business continuity” from Vimpex

Delivering what the company describes as “the new standard” in water leak detection, Hydrosense from Vimpex offers a solution to one of the greatest threats to business continuity: water damage. UK insurers confirm that water leakage is now the costliest and most...
Posted On 10 Oct 2019
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BSI points towards collaboration on Artificial Intelligence guidance “to give industry clarity”

BSI research has revealed that guidance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) produced to date by international bodies, national Governments and technology providers alike is “disconnected”. As a result, the business standards company is calling for the consolidation of...
Posted On 03 Oct 2019
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BSI assists organisations in risk mitigation with bespoke assessment techniques  

Business improvement company BSI has released BS EN IEC 31010:2019 Risk Management – Risk Assessment Techniques to give guidance on how to select and apply risk assessment techniques in a wide range of contexts. Organisations have the duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
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BSI focuses on future-proofing privacy information management

BSI, the business improvement company, has released BS ISO/IEC 27701:2019 Security Techniques – Extension to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 for Privacy Information Management – Requirements and Guidelines to provide organisations with the operational controls needed...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
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BSI formulates inaugural global certification scheme for facilities management

BSI, the business improvement company, has introduced a certification scheme and supporting training courses to help organisations develop, implement and maintain effective facilities management across all operations.   The global facility management market was valued at USD...
Posted On 29 Jul 2019
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BSI devises detailed framework document for engaging infrastructure stakeholders

One of the most significant limitations to economic growth and the achievement of development goals in any country, city or area is the shortcoming of its infrastructure. In short, the fundamental facilities and systems that serve to enable it to function. With this very much in...
Posted On 04 Jul 2019
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Dan Byles appointed non-executive chair of BSI’s Standards Policy and Strategy Committee

Dan Byles has been appointed in a non-executive role by the British Standards Institution (BSI) to serve as chairman of the organisation’s Standards Policy and Strategy Committee (SPSC), the most senior of the BSI’s Standards Committees. The main objective of the SPSC...
Posted On 01 Jul 2019
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Making The Grade: The Difference Between Grade 4 and Grade 5 of BS 8607

For the benefit of Risk Xtra’s readers, Craig Birch outlines what the new Grade 5 for BS 8607 (focused on Mechanically Operated Push-Button Locksets) includes, why it has been introduced and the benefits that it can help deliver for host organisations. At present,...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019
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New British Standard 67000 introduced by BSI to increase city resilience in UK plc

With an estimated three million people moving to cities each week worldwide, the need to build resilience within urban spaces has never been more important. With this in mind, BSI – the business improvement company – has published a new British Standard. Developed...
Posted On 28 May 2019
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Supply chain terrorism “remains significant global threat in 2019” asserts BSI report

BSI has identified five major themes that are most likely to impact the supply chain in 2019. The analysis of how these five themes will affect supply chains this year forms the business improvement company’s annual analysis of global supply chain risks. The five themes are as...
Posted On 23 Apr 2019