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BSI first to provide verification to Government’s Internet of Things Code of Practice

The BSI has launched a compliance scheme and governance framework for the Internet of Things (IoT). The scheme allows ‘smart’ devices and applications to be assessed against the Government’s new proposed IoT Code of Practice announced earlier this month by Margot James, the...
Posted On 28 Mar 2018
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Smart cities guide for sharing data and information launched by British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has launched a new guide on establishing a framework for sharing data and information services in cities. PAS 183:2017 Smart Cities – Guide to Establishing a Decision-Making Framework for Sharing Data and...
Posted On 03 May 2017
Per Bjorkdahl
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ONVIF chairman Per Björkdahl to speak at Euro Security Conferences on role of standards and IoT

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that chairman Per Björkdahl will be speaking on behalf of the organisation at both the Amsterdam Security Conference (which takes place on Thursday 1 November) and at SKYDD...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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Supporting manufacturers outline benefits for end users attending COIE 2016

The 2016 Cortech Open Innovation Event (COIE) Series – for which Risk UK is the Official Media Partner – rolls into The Lighthouse in Glasgow on Wednesday 14 September. The gathering of risk and security professionals focuses on a showcase for the latest advances in security,...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016
Phillip Wood MBE
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A Fork in the Road to Resilience

Given all of today’s current and recurrent issues, are we able to realistically plan to protect ourselves against the possibilities and realities of security risk? Is it in fact realistic in any way to think that we can effectively protect or otherwise prevent our organisational...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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International Electrotechnical Commission adopts ONVIF specification for new access control standard

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, has announced that its newest access control specification has been adopted by the global standards group International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as its new standard for electronic...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016
Standards are making a huge contribution towards the UK's GDP growth
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CEBR report shows business standards contributed towards £8.2 billion* of GDP growth in UK plc

BSI, the business standards company, has published independent research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) demonstrating the economic benefits of standards to both the UK and individual UK businesses. The research – which is an update to a Department...
Posted On 11 Jun 2015