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.
International industry highlight:
VdS-FireSafety Cologne 2023 attracted more fire protection enthusiasts than ever before
The association of European certification bodies highlights client benefits
European Fire & Security Group with new brand identity
Reliable standard for planners and installers:
VdS-Guidelines on fire alarm technology
The major industry gathering with a multifaceted live program:
VdS-FireSafety Cologne 2023
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.