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Genetec's white paper details how to migrate to an IP-based access control system

Migrating from an existing legacy access control system to an IP-based ACS makes it easier for an organisation to operate, expand, and customise its physical access control infrastructure.   A successful migration requires planning and careful consideration. First, it is important to have a clear set of goals. Then, before beginning to plan a migration, an organisation must evaluate its existing system to determine the costs and time required to complete the process.   There ar...

Genetec recognised as the fastest growing access control software provider globally, as per Omdia report

According to the latest report, from research organisation – Omdia, Genetec Inc, a globally renowned technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has once again been recognised as the fastest-growing access control software provider in the world. The report shows Genetec displacing traditional access control vendors, and claiming the number two position globally (up from 4th in 2019). Access control software provider “Whi...

Genetec provides their Security Centre platform to enhance security at the campus of Seagate Technology

Genetec Inc, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announces that Seagate Technology Holdings plc, a provider of data storage and enterprise storage systems, has deployed Genetec™ Security Centre to secure their global campuses and regional offices. At the heart of this large-scale global deployment is the Genetec unified security platform which includes Security Center, Genetec Omnicast™ IP video management system...

Panasonic launches i-PRO multi-AI system to enhance the power of their AI cameras and applications

Panasonic announces the i-PRO multi-AI system designed to harness the power of its latest AI cameras and applications by integrating them seamlessly into existing CCTV infrastructures. Available free-of-charge, the plug-in software allows users to easily manage the AI analytics from multiple i-PRO cameras, alongside their Video Management System. It creates a faster, more efficient and accurate AI-powered security solution without compromising on image quality or network performance. AI securi...

Omdia report shows that Genetec has been increasing their global markets share in both VMS and Windows-based recorders categories

According to the latest report from research organisation Omdia, Genetec Inc, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, continued to increase its global markets share, outpacing market growth in both VMS and Windows-based recorders categories. The report also revealed that Genetec retained its position as the global market share pioneer, recording the highest growth amongst the top five worldwide software manufacturers. Video sur...

What is the impact of privacy concerns on physical security?

Adoption of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Union in 2016 set a new standard for data privacy. But adherence to GDPR is only one element, among many privacy concerns sweeping the global security community and leaving almost no product category untouched, from access control to video to biometrics. Because privacy concerns are more prevalent than ever, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What is the impact on the physical security market?

Genetec showcases latest version of Security Centre and new operational solutions at ISC West 2021

At ISC West 2021, on booth#13053, Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, will showcase the latest version of Security Center (v5.10), the company’s open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. The company will also showcase new operational solutions for a safe return to the office, and upd...

What are the security challenges of protecting critical infrastructure?

Many of us take critical infrastructure for granted in our everyday lives. We turn on a tap, flip a switch, push a button, and water, light, and heat are all readily available. But it is important to remember that computerised systems manage critical infrastructure facilities, making them vulnerable to cyber-attacks. The recent ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline is an example of the new types of threats. In addition, any number of physical attacks is also possibilities. We asked this we...

Older legacy access control systems leave door open to cyber-attacks, warns Genetec

Legacy access control systems use outdated technology that leaves them vulnerable to cyber threats, and can cause damage beyond the door, cautions Thibault Louvet, Director - Access Control Product Group at Genetec Inc. (Genetec), a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions. With the average cost of a data breach being US$3.9* million in damages, it’s never been more important for organisations to be educated on...

SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc. to showcase latest version of computer vision platform at ISC West 2021

At ISC West 2021, in booth #11109, SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc., the premier facial recognition platform for live video, will showcase the latest version of its high-performance computer vision platform. Attendees will be able to see demonstrations of SAFR for Surveillance, featuring VMS integrations with Genetec and SAFR Inside edge integrations with Axis cameras, as well as NVIDIA and Android platforms. SAFR for Access Control SAFR for Access Control will also be on display along with a new...

What are the challenges and benefits of mobile access control?

There is a broad appeal to the idea of using a smartphone or wearable device as a credential for physical access control systems. Smartphones already perform a range of tasks that extend beyond making a phone call. Shouldn’t opening the door at a workplace be among them? It’s a simple idea, but there are obstacles for the industry to get there from here. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges and benefits of mobile access control solutions? 

How has security industry training changed in the last year?

In-person training sessions were mostly canceled during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the need for training continued, and in some cases increased, as the security industry sought to adapt to the changing business climate of a global emergency. So how well did we as an industry adjust? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How has security industry training changed in the last year?