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Security software trends: Operational resiliency and privacy protection key in 2018

Last year, Genetec predicted that cybersecurity would be taken much more seriously as the Internet of Things (IoT) opened more doors for hacking and network take overs. We also predicted that that there would be an increase in the adoption of Software as a Service (SaaS), expanding choice and convenience from new ownership models via hybrid (on-premises and Cloud) and Cloud-only models. Cyber Accountability awareness 2017 was also a year of awareness about ‘Cyber Accountability’....

Five key steps for global security companies to become GDPR-compliant

News of cyberattacks seems constant these days. Recently, Equifax, a US-based consumer credit reporting agency, announced that a private customer data breach impacted 143 million people. Earlier this year, 1.5 million connected cameras around the world were hijacked in an unprecedented DDoS attack. As cyber-attacks become more rampant, it’s hardly surprising that governments are stepping in to hold organisations more accountable. One of the most recent examples of this is the European Un...

Genetec’s KiwiSecurity privacy protector module re-certified with GDPR by European Privacy Seal

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that the KiwiVision Privacy Protector from KiwiSecurity has been re-certified with the European Privacy Seal (EuroPriSe). The European Privacy Seal is awarded to IT-based products that are compatible with European data protection laws and excel in privacy protection. KiwiVision Privacy Protector is the unified real-time video anonymisation module in Genetec Security...

MOBOTIX completes Global Partner Conference alongside new website and strategy launch

MOBOTIX has successfully completed its largest Global Partner Conference (GPC) which hosted 234 participants from 46 countries to coincide with the launch of its new website and company strategy that focuses on ‘Beyond Human Vision.’ Presentations and technical sessions The three-day event in Langmeil, Kaiserslautern included over 20 presentations covering market trends, sales strategy and technical sessions in areas such as Cyber Security and IoT. The breakout sessions on day thre...

Genetec announces Security Center 5.7 open architecture platform

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced a new version of Security Center, an open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic licence plate recognition (ANPR), communications, and analytics. Security Center 5.7 allows users to make insight-driven decisions based on security and analytics data. This latest version also adds privacy protection for individuals, effici...

Genetec joins Microsoft CityNext and partners at Smart City Expo in Barcelona

Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, will join four world-class technology partners at Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) this week, from the 14th-16th November, to showcase its latest community safety initiatives and security software solutions used in today’s modern city environments to help ‘Protect the Everyday’. Committed to increasing public safety and collaboration inside cities and commu...

ONVIF hosts 2017 membership meeting for company updates and future plans

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its annual membership meeting in late October, providing an update to members on the accomplishments of ONVIF in 2017 and its outlook for the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the final release of Profile A in 2017 and the ongoing development of Profile T for advanced video streaming, activities which are enabling the growing prevalence of the nearly 9,000 ONVIF conformant products in bid and...

BCDVideo finds success in video surveillance market thanks to rapid growth

BCDVideo is finding success at the intersection of IT and security, focusing on the video surveillance market. The Hewlett-Packard OEM partner has seen yearly revenue increases of 25 percent for the past three years. Rapid growth resulted in a desperate need for more space to expand. Global HQ grand opening Now a new 51,000-square-foot global headquarters in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb, will provide an abundance of room for the company to “stretch our legs,&rdquo...

VuWall Technology announces new plugin for Genetec Security Center unified security platform

VuWall Technology Inc. has announced a new plugin for the Genetec™ Security Center unified security platform. The VuWall plugin now enables security system builders to integrate Matrox® Mura IPX high-density decoder cards for the simultaneous decoding of hundreds of IP cameras on a single video wall. The plugin also allows system operators to access the powerful VuWall2 video wall software feature set from within the Genetec software interface to manage all IP sources. Video feed cont...

Genetec exhibits new public safety technology and solutions at IACP 2017

At the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, will showcase new and existing technology solutions, analytics, and initiatives designed to facilitate collaboration between law enforcement agencies, security departments, and the public, facilitating more effective first response and investigations. Genetec welcomes all law enforcement partners and integrators to vi...

Four ways the cloud improves your cyber security posture

Adoption of the cloud is not slowing down. In fact, what’s happening is quite the opposite. According to IDC, worldwide spending on cloud computing is expected to reach $162 billion USD in 2020, growing at a compound annual rate of 19%. This isn’t surprising when you consider that more organisations are looking outside their own environment for solutions that will help them become more agile, maximise resources and save money. Yet, while this study and countless others show that more...

Genetec announces launch of Citigraf: New public safety decision support system

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced the launch of its new public safety decision support system, Genetec Citigraf™. Created for citywide law enforcement and public safety agencies, Citigraf features a powerful correlation and analytics engine that instantly detects and displays relevant information from disparate systems for inter-agency collaboration. Fast on-scene response With highly-ac...