Banking & finance security applications - Case studies

Iceland’s Reiknistofa bankanna (RB) IT service provider overhauls its security infrastructure with Genetec Security Centre

Genetec Inc., a globally renowned technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced that Reiknistofa bankanna (RB), an IT service provider for Icelandic financial institutions, has recently overhauled its security infrastructure with Genetec Security Centre. Managing cameras  With the help of its system integrator, Hafnes Ehf, Reiknistofa bankanna is now using Genetec to manage its cameras, access control and video analy...

ASSA ABLOY delivers flexible and futureproof access control at Hean Castle Estate

ASSA CLIQ® Remote has proven to be the perfect partner for the Hean Castle Estate in southwest Wales, delivering assured key control and much-needed flexibility when managing access control across the site. Covering over 1,200 acres, the Hean Castle Estate owns and manages a diverse portfolio of land and property around the village of Saundersfoot in Pembrokeshire. The Estate operates a range of different enterprises, including beef farming, forestry and biofuel production, two substantial...

Genetec safeguards RB Bank datacentres

Reiknistofa bankanna (RB) is a provider of mission-critical IT systems for Icelandic financial institutions, responsible for the country’s central clearance and settlement system and a number of multi-tenant core banking solutions. It also operates an e-invoicing and e-payment system for corporates and consumers. It is jointly owned by the three main Icelandic banks, two saving banks, the Icelandic Savings Bank Association, and the three main payment card processors in Iceland.  RB&r...

SALTO provides SPACE management software to upgrade their access control database at London South Bank University (LSBU)

One of the largest universities in the capital, London South Bank University, commissioned Optyma Security Systems to upgrade its access control database with SALTO SPACE management software. London South Bank University (LSBU) is one of London’s largest and oldest universities. Since 1892 it has been improving the lives of students, businesses, and the local community. As a cosmopolitan university with over 18,000 students, it draws people from over 130 countries. Incumbent security spe...

Bridewell upgrades security for UK's 2021 Census programme

Cybersecurity services company Bridewell Consulting enhanced the security of the upcoming 2021 Census programme after following a stringent review process. Bridewell was enlisted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) to perform the Independent Information Assurance Review (IIAR) which took place between September 2020 and January 2021. Securing the risks The purpose of the assurance review was to identify any security risks...

Matrix Access Control solution helps secure Sovereign Safe’s safety deposit vaults

Sovereign Safe provides deposit facilities that truly push the global standards of the safe deposit industry. With the very latest modular high compression steel vaults constructed and installed by specialist manufacturers, state-of-the-art biometric access with complete audit trail from electronic alarmed lockers, Sovereign stands unrivalled as a globally recognised company in any high security facility services, anywhere in the world. Enhanced security   No high street bank or any...

Aeroturn turnstiles deployed by renowned housing finance lender to secure entrance ways of multiple buildings campus in Virginia

Aeroturn LLC, a globally renowned turnstile manufacturer that offers 100% Made in the USA turnstiles, has announced that it has been selected to deploy its turnstiles by one of the nation’s largest family housing finance leader.  Contactless biometric technology Currently, the multiple building campus consists of five buildings and is in the middle of a major security upgrade that includes the latest contactless biometric technology. The finance lender was looking for a turnstile ma...

Nedap enhances security of National Bank of Kuwait with AEOS access control solution

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) is known as ‘The Bank You Know and Trust’. Kuwait’s largest financial institution, it has 68 branches in its homeland and more than 143 worldwide. When NBK moved its operations to newly built headquarters, it chose AEOS access control by Nedap to protect them. NBK also wanted to centralise its access control. Having already used AEOS in some locations for over a decade, it knew that this flexible, scalable system could help to achieve that. AE...

Matrix secured Nashik railway station during Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is one of the most sacred pilgrimage festivals of India and is organised at a grand scale at Nashik, Haridwar, Ujjain and Prayag. As Kumbh Mela is being celebrated after a period of 12 years in Nashik, 100 million people are expected to visit, security is a major concern for the Government bodies. Nashik will be getting an opportunity to host these guests from July 14 to September 25 and no stone will be left unturned in hosting the massive gathering. Challenges Nashik Railway Sta...

Collectors Universe, Inc. adds HID Trusted Tag Services to its Professional Coin Grading Service

HID Global, the globally renowned company in trusted identity solutions, has announced that Collectors Universe, Inc. has added HID Trusted Tag Services to its Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) coins and banknote holders, so as to enable collectors to quickly and easily validate the authenticity, grade, and condition of their PCGS collectibles, with a tap of their NFC-enabled smartphone. Product authentication technology With the rare coin market exceeding US$ 3 billion, product authent...