Standards

Read: Why Better Cybersecurity Standards Mean Better Security

Why Better Cybersecurity Standards Mean Better Security

Standards became a major issue in the security industry more than 15 years ago when IP-based equipment started to proliferate. The same is happening with IoT devices. Explore the dearth of cyber standards in the industry, progress being made, recommendations for next steps and more.

Read: Inside the NFPA’s Proposed Standard for Remote Inspections

Inside the NFPA’s Proposed Standard for Remote Inspections

NFPA 915 Standard for Remote Testing will “provide minimum requirements for remote inspections to deliver an equivalent or improved result as that which would be obtained with other inspection methods.”

Read: NFPA Hears Need for Remote Inspections

NFPA Hears Need for Remote Inspections

Formed prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, the NFPA technical committee on remote video inspections looks to have proposals for a new standard submitted by June.

Read: ONVIF Marks Two Decades of Hosting Developers Plugfests

ONVIF Marks Two Decades of Hosting Developers Plugfests

The 20th anniversary milestone emphasizes the continued growth and demand for interoperable physical security solutions, ONVIF says.

Read: PSIA Elects Execs From Convergint Technologies, JCI as Officers

PSIA Elects Execs From Convergint Technologies, JCI as Officers

Mike Mathes of Convergint Technologies and Jason Ouellette of Johnson Controls will serve as chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

Read: ONVIF Publishes Profile T Release Candidate for Advanced Video Streaming

ONVIF Publishes Profile T Release Candidate for Advanced Video Streaming

Profile T includes support for H.265 video compression, an expanded feature set and more.

Read: ONVIF Announces Final Release of Profile A for Broader Access Control Configuration

ONVIF Announces Final Release of Profile A for Broader Access Control Configuration

ONVIF Profile A is the first open specification that allows for the mixing and matching of access control devices and clients within a system, facilitating interoperability for multi-vendor projects.

Read: UL Issues 1st Managed Video Monitoring Services Certification for Remote Guarding

UL Issues 1st Managed Video Monitoring Services Certification for Remote Guarding

Elite Interactive Solutions of Los Angeles becomes the first to receive certificate of compliance to UL 827B and UL 827.

Read: Security Industry Effort to Overhaul MasterFormat Standard Lauded as Big Success

Security Industry Effort to Overhaul MasterFormat Standard Lauded as Big Success

The revised standard rectifies gaping inadequacies in how electronic security and fire/life-safety products and systems are administered to organize project specifications.

Read: Fire Marshals in Washington Want Amazon to Stop Selling Uncertified Smoke Alarms

Fire Marshals in Washington Want Amazon to Stop Selling Uncertified Smoke Alarms

Several smoke alarm brands have been identified as lacking third-party testing laboratory marks on Amazon, including X-Sense, Arikon and Bovon.

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