SECURITY SOLUTIONS developer Gallagher Security remains at the forefront of the industry by announcing that the business has become the first manufacturer in the sector to achieve the latest Automatic Access Control Systems (AACS) standard here in the UK.
Proving the company’s ongoing commitment to innovation and meeting the increasing demands of the security industry, Gallagher continues to comply with the strictest security standards in develop high security solutions trusted by Governments across the Five Eyes alliance.
Awarded by the National Protective Security Authority (the UK’s national technical authority for physical and personnel protective security, the AACS 2022 standard provides sites, including those playing host to Critical National Infrastructure, with the assurance that Gallagher software and hardware meets the most stringent physical and cyber security requirements.
Richard Huison, regional general manager at Gallagher Security for the UK and Europe, explained: “This achievement demonstrates that our solutions have been designed from the ground up with an intrinsic level of security. It’s confirmation of Gallagher’s dedication to cyber security.”
Further, Huison noted: “Our compliance with the AACS standard not only complements our Cyber Assurance of Physical Security Systems (CAPSS) 2021 approval, but also provides every organisation who uses the Gallagher product with full confidence that they have the most up-to-date and cyber-resilient platform in the industry.”
Gallagher is the only manufacturer to meet the updated AACS 2022 standard, which includes cyber security features required by CAPSS. As a manufacturer of its own equipment, Gallagher offers a full-service solution, with the assurance that all of its products used in the AACS process are compliant in accordance with Government standards.
The National Protective Security Authority’s Catalogue of Security Equipment outlines a range of products that have been evaluated against specific security standards. It’s available to help security practitioners identify appropriate physical security equipment.
Gallagher Security’s perimeter, access control and intruder alarm solutions are used to protect some of the world’s most significant assets and locations.
Jason Hunter, national high-security solutions manager for Gallagher Security in the UK, commented: “We continue to invest in our products and solutions to ensure that they meet the latest Government standards, in turn supporting customers to meet current and future threats.”
Hunter added: “Our high-security system is a secure by default solution for access control and alarms functionality. It delivers full end-to-end authentication and encryption for a site’s physical security system.”
*Further information is available online at www.security.gallagher.com