TÜV SÜD has been passionate about people, the environment and technological progress since 1866. In 2017, the globally operating service group set new records for revenue and earnings. Year-on-year revenue increased by around 3.6 per cent to EUR 2.427 billion, while earnings before interest and taxes (adjusted EBIT) rose by over 7.4 per cent to EUR 216.7 million. Worldwide, more than 24,000 people work at TÜV SÜD – almost half of them outside Germany.
TÜV SÜD points out changes in the reporting of data breaches,TÜV SÜD points out changes in the reporting of data breaches. In today’s world of work, there are few activities that do not involve the processing of electronic data. As the volume of data traffic rises, TÜV SÜD is increasingly prioritising the topic of data security. But are companies themselves equally prepared for a data breach? The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will become applicable law throughout Europe with effect from 25 May 2018, defines precise rules on the management of security incidents. Companies should ensure they are up to date on these regulations as data breaches can occur both within the company and from outside – for example, in the form of a hacker attack
From 16 to 18 April 2018, the leading European food industry experts will be participating in the 8th Food Sure Safety &amp; Quality Summit in Amsterdam. The event will focus on technical and practical processes to stay compliant and eradicate safety breaches in the food and beverage industry. How can safety and quality be guaranteed, and what challenges are the industry facing at present? TÜV SÜDs food experts, Thorsten Steinhübel and Florian Hilt, will be providing information on site at the food summit
To protect the health and physical wellbeing of employees and other individuals in the company, the “Project Committee PC 283” of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed the new ISO 45001 standard. Published on 12 March 2018, the new standard describes the requirements for occupational health and safety management systems and includes guidelines for its implementation
TÜV SÜD, the global testing, inspection, certification and training solutions provider, has today ceremonially broken the ground on its new Singapore-based regional hub, marking the company’s first major real estate investment outside of their German headquarters. The 600 employees based in Singapore, including TÜV SÜD PSB and TÜV SÜD Digital Service Centre of Excellence (CoE), will relocate to this facility in 2020.
Autonomous driving headed the agenda at the international crash.tech conference organized by TÜV SÜD and Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI), reflecting the intensive efforts currently poured into this field by vehicle-safety experts. As the safety professionals attending this conference emphasised, advancement of both active and passive safety is paramount
Modular certification of smart production systems ,Modular certification of smart production systems , TÜV SÜD is showcasing solutions for the design and development of Industry 4.0 components and systems and the security of smart production at the 2018 Hannover Messe. Focal topics at the stand of the SmartFactory KL technology initiative include machine safety, functional safety, IT security and sealed cloud solutions. (Hall 8, Stand D18)
With effect from 15 February, Andreas Schweiger has taken the helm at the CyberSecurity Services Business Unit of the TÜV SÜD Division Business Assurance. He thus has global responsibility for IT security services and management of TÜV SÜD Sec-IT GmbH. Under his leadership, TÜV SÜDs CyberSecurity Services Business Unit will support companies in tapping the opportunities offered by digital transformation and minimising the risks involved in increasing connectivity.
In future, TÜV SÜD will be able to offer certification according to the international BREEAM standard for both existing and new buildings. BRE Global has granted an exclusive licence for certification according to BREEAM DE Neubau (BREEAM DE New Construction) to the German Institute for Sustainable Real Estate (DIFNI) at TÜV SÜD. BREEAM DE Neubau 2018 is an adaptation of the BREEAM International New Construction 2016 standard to the German market
TÜV SÜD is working intensively on the development of test methods for automated vehicles. At the Automotive Testing Expo Korea 2018, Dr Houssem Abdellatif, Head of Automated Driving and Driver Assistance Systems at the German expert organisation TÜV SÜD, will present methods of verifying the operational safety of these vehicles. He believes computer simulation needs to play a significant role in this verification.