TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland Sign Partnership Agreement for Cybersecurity Services

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 12, 2018 2:57:50 PM

Leading classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity services.

ClassNK is a classification society which carries out surveys to help ensure the safety of vessels and marine structures, and has many achievements involving the certification of ship equipment. TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services providing digital services for safety, cybersecurity and privacy. Earlier, ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland built a cooperative relationship through the signing of partnership agreements in 2012 for wind turbine certification and in 2015 for test and product certification.

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Topics: cybersecurity, maritime

TUV Rheinland OpenSky helps insulin pump by Insulet achieve cybersecurity certification by DTSec

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 12, 2018 2:36:16 PM

Diabetes Technology Society announced that the first FDA cleared insulin pump has received certification under the Diabetes Technology Society’s “Standard for Wireless Diabetes Device Security” cybersecurity assurance standard and program, known as DTSec. This distinction goes to Insulet Corporation’s Omnipod DASH™ Insulin Management System.

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Topics: cyber security, Products

Custom Robotic Cells: A Simpler Certification Process

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 9, 2018 6:37:27 PM

The demand for custom robotic cells is growing, as companies continue to integrate industrial robots into their processes for everything from assembly lines, to complex machining, to picking/packaging, to welding.

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Topics: robotics, robots, Certification

Competence Management in Times of Digital Transformation

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 9, 2018 4:58:22 PM

Active Competence Management: Door Opener for a Successful Future

Digital transformation places new and different demands on employees. So how can companies help their employees meet these challenges?

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Topics: Academy, management systems, training

An Integrated Approach to Functional Safety and Cybersecurity

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 8, 2018 3:28:32 PM

How can safety and security be jointly assessed to resolve conflicts, and what role can bowtie analysis play to realise the vision of integrated safety and security? These were the topics discussed on 28 March 2018, at the ‘Integrated approach to safety and security’ event in London, hosted by TÜV Rheinland’s Risktec and CGE.

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Topics: ICT, cybersecurity, Functional Safety, bowtie

What to Do When Automated Application Security Testing Falls Short

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 7, 2018 12:13:32 PM

As the number of applications developed explodes, the prospect of performing Application Penetration Testing on each application, with limited budgets and scarce resources, becomes increasingly daunting and seemingly impossible. Application risks will never be sufficiently mitigated by relying on automated scanning alone. Typically, there are three main dynamic options practiced today, and they vary in coverage, accuracy, and cost.

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Topics: ICT, cybersecurity, IoT

Ensuring Worker Safety with Hazardous Location Field Evaluations

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 7, 2018 12:06:44 PM

 Combustible dusts and flammable gases, mists or vapors can lead to potentially explosive atmospheres if electrical equipment or machinery have faults at the point of installation. Because of this, Hazardous Location Field Evaluations are one of the most complex categories of onsite equipment evaluations. These evaluations employ some specialised Standards in order to ensure safety of inspectors and workers.

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Topics: Industrial, Certification, workplace safety, field evaluation services

Ensure End-to-End Quality With A Dealer Audit

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 7, 2018 12:00:49 PM

Cars and commercial vehicles continue to be sold at a prodigious pace around the world, with 2016 enjoying a 5.6% increase in auto sales compared to 20151. To continually increase sales volumes, automobile manufacturers cannot only focus on designing and producing vehicles – they also need to develop extensive dealership networks that can help devise suitable marketing campaigns to sell their products.

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Topics: Mobility, Dealer Audit

TÜV Rheinland Korea is investing in further growth

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 5, 2018 10:15:00 AM

TÜV Rheinland has expanded its footprint in Korea with a new headquarters located in the Yeongdeungpo-gu district in Seoul. The usable floor space doubled to more than 5,200 square meters compared to the previous location. With its investment the globally active testing service provider has set up state-of-the-art laboratories and created space for significantly more jobs than before. “For us as the most international TÜV company, South Korea has been an important location for more than 30 years,” said Dr. Michael Fübi, CEO of TÜV Rheinland, at the opening of the new facility. “We continue to expect very good prospects for the innovative Korean companies, many of which are our customers. In 2017 alone, the economy in Korea again grew by more than 3 percent.”

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TÜV Rheinland Enabling Enterprises to Thrive in the 4th Industrial Revolution

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 2, 2018 5:30:00 PM

TÜV Rheinland, the global leader in testing, inspection, and certification services, is once again represented as the Platinum sponsor, at the Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business (APK) in Jakarta, Indonesia (16th Edition), held between 1st to 3rd November 2018. This year, TÜV Rheinland will showcase its expertise in helping companies in Asia Pacific, especially Indonesia, level up their capabilities to be ready for all the business opportunities presented by Industry 4.0 via digital transformation.

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Topics: IoT