Surveillance & Security News for August 2019

ReconaSense’s ReconMobile command-and-control centre helps users to lock down facilities

ReconaSense, a provider of innovative physical security intelligence and next-gen access control, announced the debut of its ReconMobile command-and-control centre that lets users lock down facilities, tap into video surveillance systems, and/or report and respond to an emergency from a mobile device. Managing a large campus or facility means being in charge of a myriad of systems, dynamic populations, and countless points of entry. Lack of reliable data about any of those can lead to expensive...

Exabeam study reveals more than one-third of security professionals' team engage in red team testing

A study from Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM™ company, revealed that more than one-third of security professionals' defensive blue teams fail to catch offensive red teams. The survey, conducted at Black Hat USA 2019, also showed that 68% find red team exercises more effective than blue team testing, and more companies are practising red over blue team testing.  As cyberattacks become increasingly sophisticated and hack techniques become more highly targeted, organisations must learn how di...

Digital Defense's Frontline.Cloud™ integrates with Cherwell ITSM platform providing threat assessment solutions

Digital Defense, Inc. announced the integration of their Frontline.Cloud™ vulnerability management and threat assessment platform with the Cherwell IT Service Management (ITSM) platform. The union of the two security technologies enables joint customers to automate the process of ticketing, enabling organisations to quickly and efficiently address security vulnerabilities and threats, improving their overall security posture. "Through the integration, organisations can leverage the benefi...

Dahua Technology collaborates with Pepper to provide enhanced security to video IoT devices

Dahua Technology, manufacturer of video surveillance products, has announced a strategic partnership with Pepper, an IoT platform-as-a-service, to allow the integration of its intelligent solutions into Dahua hardware. Highly secure cloud hosting Pepper’s U.S.-based platform powers connected devices around the world, delivering highly secure and private connected services via enterprise partnerships. Pepper’s platform-as-a-service approach caters to global consumer electronics manu...

Matrix Sataya Samas resolves drawbacks faced by The National Health Insurance Fund

The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a Social Health Insurance Scheme established by CAP 395 with the main objective of ensuring accessibility of health care services to all Tanzanians. The Fund has managed to expand its coverage to include councils, private companies, religious and educational institutions, private individuals, children under 18 (TOTO Afya) as well as mutual groups, whereby all members can equally access health services in all accredited health facilities. The Fund is...

Hanwha Techwin's Wisenet Q mini dome cameras for retail applications

Measuring just 99mm in diameter, the new super-compact 2 and 5-megapixel Wisenet Q mini domes manufactured by Hanwha Techwin are packed with features designed to ensure that end-users obtain maximum benefit from their video surveillance solutions. 40% smaller than previous models, the new H.265 mini domes deliver real-life practical benefits to a wide range of end-users and in particular, retailers who require aesthetically attractive cameras to be installed on walls and ceilings, in what could...

OutSystems achieves ISO 27017 and 27018 certifications for cloud security compliance

OutSystems, provider of low-code application development platform, announced that it is the first low-code vendor to achieve two new cloud security certifications – ISO 27017 and ISO 27018. As organisations develop, run and share a higher percentage of their applications on the cloud, stakeholders across the business are trusting platform providers to ensure their cloud-based environments are secure. These certifications demonstrate the high level of commitment OutSystems has to ensuring...

MOBOTIX announces its partner society to expand product portfolio and open up new markets

The manufacturer of intelligent IP video systems ‘Made in Germany’ is significantly expanding its existing successful partner program with the MOBOTIX Partner Society. Its goal is to develop secure complete solutions based on joint innovations with MOBOTIX partners that expand the MOBOTIX portfolio and open up new markets. With the combined expertise of two or more companies that know what the market needs through working with their customers, MOBOTIX is also able to solve special c...

Riskline expands City Safety Maps collection to cover 150 cities worldwide

Riskline has expanded its collection of City Safety Maps to cover 150 cities worldwide and is on course to reach 200 by the end of 2019. From Los Angeles to Suva in Fiji, Helsinki to Santiago, Port au Prince to Port Moresby, there are maps of cities in every continent, larger and smaller across the circle of the globe, west to east, north to south and many in between. Street-level safety and security City Safety Maps bring unique street-level safety and security information, a first in the tr...

INTERSCHUTZ 2020 to highlight civil protection and purpose-designed vehicles

The civil protection sector is facing ever more daunting challenges. In like measure, demand is running high for all the necessary equipment as well as for mind sharing and networking among the players involved. "Civil protection is something that affects us all, and each of us needs to give it the attention and personal commitment it deserves," said Christoph Unger, President of Germany's Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK), adding: "This also means investing in ne...

VuWall’s VuScape video wall processor combined with LG's 55SVH7F video wall display

VuWall, provider of video wall and AV network management solutions, announced a corporate partnership with LG Electronics, the global manufacturer of monitors, personal computers, digital signage, and commercial displays. This partnership allows VuWall and LG to offer customers a fully integrated control room solution that combines VuWall's advanced VuScape video wall processor with LG's latest 55SVH7F video wall display. "Our goal is to provide an easy-to-install, easy-to-use solution for prof...

Delta Scientific's DSC1000 portable barrier and TB100 portable bollard systems guard Sydney's Annual City2Surf Run

Delta Scientific, globally renowned manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, has announced that its innovative DSC1000 portable barrier and TB100 portable bollard systems were rented from Australian-based Knight Brothers to help protect the 85,000 entrants in the world's largest run on 11 August. Both a fun run and a competitive contest, the City2Surf Run covers a 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) course that begins in Sydney's Central Bus...

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