Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, Cloud, Cyber Physical Systems, Predictive Maintenance, Big Data Analytics: It is impossible to imagine modern product development without a connection to the Internet. A large number of products today are "smart" - also in security and fire prevention and protection technology. However, is a smart product also a safe and secure product? Not automatically. Adapted security requirements must apply in order to be able to exclude new risks such as hacker attacks or risks of disruption and failure.
Valve stations and special fittings: New VdS Guidelines
Technical innovations require an update for three Guidelines of the VdS 2100 series for water…
VdS: EMC tests now also available up to 6 GHz
The number of radio applications in the range above 2.7 GHz is constantly increasing, exceeding the…
Water mist technology: VdS defines regulations for components and systems
The number of water mist extinguishing systems is increasing – however, test standards so far only…
Fire protection technology: VdS offers complete UKCA certification
From 2023, safety products will require the “UKCA Mark” for being sold in England, Scotland and…
VdS field of competence
Corporate security is a component of corporate risk management, which increasingly has to take security aspects into account. Risk-conscious and responsibly acting companies therefore attach importance to high-quality security products and services. The first choice for their proof of quality is VdS approval.
VdS field of competence Natural Hazards
Storm events, such as floods, heavy rain or storms, can occur at any time and cause considerable damage. Risk management for comprehensive corporate security must therefore also consider and evaluate natural hazards. Only those who are aware of the risks can take suitable and appropriate protective measures.
The fire prevention and protection of the 21st century
Corporate security with its classic fields of action fire prevention and protection, security (protection against burglary, theft, sabotage) and natural hazards (e.g. flood, heavy rain) must today be supplemented by the aspect of Cyber-Security.
VdS field of competence
To be successful in today's market, companies must have clearly defined processes. In this context, certified management systems offer clear advantages. In the context of quality management, occupational health and safety, environmental and data protection as well as information security, VdS offers tailor-made certification and service offerings.