British Security Industry Association expands Euralarm membership

September 8, 2022

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has expanded its membership of Euralarm into its Services Section.

This section provides a direct link to all services associated with installation, maintenance, and monitoring of security and fire systems across Europe and internationally.

The BSIA was already an active member of the Euralarm Security Section, representing the interests of manufacturers in regulatory and standardisation matters.

The BSIA also represents the views of their members in their horizontal compliance, cyber security and marketing task groups.

Being member of Euralarm and the Services Section allows BSIA to participate actively and influence the work of Euralarm for European and International standards impacting intruder and hold-up alarms, access control, video surveillance, fire alarm and other associated sectors.

Via its membership BSIA has a direct input into Euralarm’s position on matters connected with the European Union.

This covers issues such as directives and regulation on cybersecurity, data privacy and artificial intelligence.

Other benefits are the direct input into Euralarm’s discussions with the CENELEC contact management centre (those who set the rules for standards development), the development of position papers on topics associated with the section’s work, direct influence on the development and implementation of Euralarm’s strategy for the section and an opportunity to share knowledge and present the work of BSIA to other national trade associations, members and invited guests of Euralarm.

The expanded membership gives BSIA an opportunity to keep pace with work associated with European security services e.g., standards, qualification, training and a further ‘vote’ for BSIA in Euralarm’s General Assembly. This also provides an opportunity for the BSIA members to directly engage in Euralarm.

About Euralarm
Euralarm represents the electronic fire and security industry, providing leadership and expertise for industry, market, policy makers and standards bodies. Our Members make society safer and secure through systems and services for fire detection and extinguishing, intrusion detection, access control, video monitoring, alarm transmission and alarm receiving centres. Founded in 1970, Euralarm represents over 5000 companies within the fire safety and security industry valued at 67 billion Euros. Euralarm Members are national associations and individual companies from across Europe.
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