Euralarm Leadership in standardisation
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Euralarm: providing leadership in standardisation

Why is it important for Euralarm to provide leadership in standardisation? Advancements in technology and industry practices as well as changes in regulatory agendas and directives make it necessary to...
Euralarm Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) Fire Safety and Security challenges
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EPBD creates fire safety and security challenges too

Recently the European Parliament plenary voted in favour of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). This is a major step towards decarbonisation of the building stock. However, the new...
Euralarm EU Batteries Regulation
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Euralarm and the EU Batteries Regulation

Euralarm urges the EU Commission to extend the Article 11(3) exemption of the Batteries Regulation to include smoke alarm devices, carbon monoxide alarms, and gas alarms. These products should meet...
Euralarm Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) Fire Safety and Security challenges
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Euralarm: EPBD and Fire Safety of Buildings

Euralarm welcomes the European Parliament’s plenary vote in favour of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD): a major step towards decarbonisation of the building stock. Better performing buildings also means...
Anticipate London
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Anticipate London: the event for property and people professionals

The co-located exhibitions Facilities Show, FIREX, IFSEC and Safety & Health Expo will now become part of newly launched Anticipate London, taking place from the 2nd to the 4th December 2024 at ExCeL...
ONVIF OSSA
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ONVIF with OSSA to take over standardizing descriptive data by IoT devices

ONVIF today, December 20, announced an agreement with the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA) to take over development of data ontology and metadata specifications. The initiative will continue under...
Euralarm Manifesto fire safe
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Euralarm: Manifesto Keeping EU citizens fire safe in all buildings

Euralarm is one of the co-signers of the Manifesto Keeping EU citizens fire safe in all building. Together with Euralarm the Manifesto was undersigned by ANEC, BSEF, CoGDEM, Concrete Europe...
Cyberattacks against governments
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Cyberattacks against governments on the rise in 2023

In the first half of 2023 there were 49 significant cyberattacks against government agencies: this means a rise of 11% from the same time last year, according to the data...
Businesses GDPR fines
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Businesses had to pay €1.5 billion in GDPR fines in H1 2023

Businesses had to pay over €1.5 billion in GDPR fines through the first half of 2023, according to the data analyzed by the Atlas VPN team. On May 25th, GDPR...
Atlas VPN 42% Executives affected cyberattack
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42% of Executives affected by cyberattack in the last 2 years

A recently released and first-of-its-kind survey reveals that “42% of executives or their family members experienced a cyberattack, the consequences of which were as severe as a data breach of...
Atlas VPN Meta user data requests
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Meta received over 800k user data requests from governments in 2022

In 2022, Meta received 476,802 user data requests from governments worldwide, according to recent findings by Atlas VPN. “A total of 827,927 user data records were requested by governments, marking...
Data breaches keep confidential
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Data breaches: 42% of IT leaders told to keep them confidential

42% of IT leaders have been told to keep data breachs confidential, according to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team.  Furthermore, more than half of businesses admitted to experiencing...
AtlasVPN ChatGPT
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400% increase in VPN downloads in Italy after ChatGPT block

“OpenAI, the developer of the popular generative AI chatbot, ChatGPT, has begun geoblocking access to its service in Italy. This decision comes after the local data protection authority ordered OpenAI...
Euralarm RED DA
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Euralarm: postponement of the applicability date of the RED DA

Euralarm has released a statement on postponement of the applicability date of the RED DA. Why Euralarm wants to postpone it and What is the RED DA? The European Commission...
Euralarm Fire Safety and Energy Performance
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Fire Safety of Buildings and Energy Performance

The position adopted by the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) on the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) after long and difficult negotiations...
Cybersecurity how to avoid Christmas-themed scams
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Cybersecurity: how to avoid Christmas-themed scams?

Christmas-themed spam has increased since November 27th, with Ireland being the most targeted country, while the majority of fraudulent emails were sent from USA, as highlighted by Bitdefender Antispam Lab...
Cybersecurity predictions 2023
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Cybersecurity predictions for 2023

Which are the cybersecurity predictions for 2023?After a sharp increase of cyberattacks in 2022, in 2023 an evolution in the targets of cybercriminals, deepfake technology, and the role of Governments...
WiFi networks US internet users do not use passwords
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WiFi networks: 89% of US internet users do not use passwords

In the USA, only 3% of internet users use a password to protect their WiFi network, 7% are not sure whether they have one, and 89% do not use any...
Euralarm and CENELEC TC 79 on cybersecurity in alarm systems
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Cybersecurity of connected alarm systems. Euralarm & CENELEC TC 79

Cybersecurity of connected alarm systems is one of today’s challenges. Alarm systems are essential for the economic success of almost all sectors of European markets. Rapid technological developments and policy developments...
ENISA report on ransomware, Atlas VPN
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Ransomware hackers stole over 30 terabytes of sensitive data in 2022

Ransomware attacks are still one of the main cybersecurity issues: the Threat Landscape for Ransomware Attacks of July 2022 by ENISA reports that, since the beginning of the year, hackers...

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