On Inspection

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In the latest edition of Security Matters NSI summarises its contribution, ongoing throughout the pandemic, to the development of standards and industry Codes of Practice, and how this helps reassure buyers NSI approved companies are keeping pace with change in the industry.

Important changes in security services standards include the new BS 10800:2020 which became mandatory on 31st March 2021 for NSI Guarding Gold and Silver-certificated guarding companies. Upcoming revisions to BS 8418 (detector activated CCTV), NCP 109 (Access Control), and a new cyber security scope for installers are now at the fore.

Security Systems are increasingly connected to or integrated with networks, and managing associated cyber security risk is key for residential users and commercial/public sector organisations alike. Involved with the BSIA’s CySPAG group in the development of a Code of Practice for Installations of Safety and Security Systems, NSI is now working to add this as a new Scope available to NSI approved installers offering further reassurance to customers their systems and networks are secure in their hands.

Read the full ‘On Inspection’ article.