Surveillance & Security News for February 2016

Arecont Vision Costar delivers megapixel camera solutions for banking and financial services

Retail banks and financial services companies have a long history of dealing with the risk and potential threat of criminal activity. Arecont Vision Costar understands the unique needs of the retail banking and financial services market and provides customer-proven megapixel camera technology to specifically meet those needs for our customers around the world. Bank crime statistics In a typical year in the United States, according to the FBI cash losses total around $7.5 million, only about...

Hikvision CCTV system foiled attempted robbery at Abu Dhabi Money Exchange

Hikvision, the global leader in video surveillance equipment, and their Abu Dhabi partner, Opal Protection Systems, have played a major role in preventing an attempted robbery at a Money Exchange in Abu Dhabi. A comprehensive Hikvision CCTV System captured the moments when a robed figure threatened employees with a pistol and alerted the Abu Dhabi Police Operations Room, which immediately dispatched officers to arrest the suspect. Footage of the unfolding drama has now been posted to YouTube and...

Nedap AEOS provides total control of security and risk management for banks

As a bank, protecting your integrity and reputation by complying with local laws, regulations and ethics is vital, but doesn’t need to be complex. The AEOS security management platform will help you enforce procedures such as Chinese walls to prevent conflicts of interest between departments and it it will simplify compliance with regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley. You will have a range of smart AEOS functionality to hand; from Anti-Pass Back to Chief First, Response To Action, Rule Engin...

Dahua upgrades surveillance security levels for Banco Provincia in Argentina

Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China upgraded the security level for Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (Banco Provincia). Banco Provincia is a publicly owned Argentine bank operating 342 branches and is Argentina's second-largest by deposits and total assets. Banks strive to safeguard negotiable & non-negotiable assets Banks strive to safeguard their negotiable (cash, bonds, etc.) and non-negotiable...

Dahua’s Linux-based video wall deployed at Eiffler Industrial Company in Venezuela

Dahua Technology, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products headquartered in Hangzhou, China cooperated with Eiffler Industrial Company for video wall surveillance project in Caracas, Venezuela. The customer Eiffler Industrial Company is the supplier of Petroleo De Venezuela S.A. which is also an oil exploration equipment manufacturer. Its products cover oil exploration, production and process. This cooperation has brought more opportunities and possibilities for...

Nextchip disrupts analogue surveillance market with HD technology amidst growing IP trend

The growing sales of IP-based solutions in the surveillance market is a well-discussed topic. Security companies are rushing to grab a slice of this lucrative pie. However, at the same time, analogue surveillance systems have continued to retain their appeal for many end users. Aware of this demand, some companies have continued to develop technology for analogue solutions despite the IP trend. One company driving this force is Nextchip, the company behind AHD™. Up until rec...

SMi Group announces speaker line up for SETAF 2016 in London

SETAF 2016 will bring together military and industry experts to lead focused discussion group SMi Group is delighted to welcome on board Systems Engineering and Assessment Ltd (SEA), the latest speaker to sign up for SMi's 2nd annual Soldier Equipment and Technology Advancement Forum (SETAF) taking place 14-15 March in London. Uniting military & industry experts SETAF 2016 will bring together military and industry experts to lead focused discussion groups and help partic...

Key trends and future plans discussed at 4th Africa Airport Expansion Summit 2016

New airport technology is required in the air and on ground to improve runways, taxiways and other parts of airports Africa is home to 12% of the world’s population, but it accounts for less than 3% of the global air traffic. However African airports are very important for many international airlines due to their high profit and stable growth. Growing affluence across Africa has definitely generated greater demand for air travel. By 2034, eight of the ten fastest growing...

Maxxess and Life Safety Services to host IP Security Unlocked event in Glasgow

IP Security Unlocked will demonstrate how latest IP network technologies can streamline and simplify operations On 17 March 2016 in Glasgow, Maxxess and Life Safety Services will host an event to unlock the secrets of IP security for anyone responsible for keeping their business fire, bomb and bulletproof. The free, CPD-accredited lunchtime seminar will provide practical guidance and industry insights on how to stay one step ahead of new threats in an increasingly fast-m...

Domo Tactical Communications, formally Cobham TCS now called DTC Domo Broadcast

Domo Tactical Communications's broadcast subdivision is now called ‘DTC Domo Broadcast’ The company formerly known as Cobham Tactical Communications and Surveillance recently announced that it has formally adopted ‘Domo Tactical Communications’ (DTC) as its new company name. Its broadcast subdivision is now called ‘DTC Domo Broadcast’. The change follows an announcement on 15 January 2016 by former parent company Cobham Plc that it had...

SANS ICS Amsterdam 2016: Active defence and incident response course

SANS ICS will offer beginner, intermediate and advanced courses in cyber security, incident management and security essentials SANS Institute has announced a dedicated ICS security training event covering intermediary and advanced skills for practitioners along with a track for managers tasked with strategic planning, policy and leadership. SANS ICS course for active defence SANS ICS Amsterdam 2016 takes place from 18th to 22nd April 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the hea...

Seagate's LaCie 5big Thunderbolt 2 professional 5-disk storage now has 40Tb capacity

LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology plc, announced a leap forward for its award-winning 5big Thunderbolt™ 2 professional 5-disk storage solution. Now featuring Seagate’s industry-leading 8 TB Enterprise Class hard disks the new LaCie® 5big provides more capacity totalling 40 TB, superb reliability and an extended warranty. Built for demanding 4K video workflows, the LaCie 5big still offers stunning Thunderbolt 2 performance and hardware RAID reliability. Thanks to S...

COMPRION technical consultant Andras Talas new leader of SIMalliance eUICC Testing Group

The SIMalliance test specification covers the structure and coding required to build, remotely load, and install a profile on an eUICC Andras Talas, technical consultant at COMPRION, is the new leader of the SIMalliance eUICC Testing Group. Its goal is the creation of a new specification – the SIMalliance “eUICC Profile Package: Interoperable Format – Test Specification.” Talas explicates, “This test specification and the standardisation of a glob...

ARC moves main security training facility to Bishops Waltham in Hampshire

ARC's new facility will provide students with an enhanced security training experience by adding a practical element ARC Training has announced it is moving its main training facility to Bishops Waltham, near Winchester in Hampshire, where it will utilise a state-of-the-art training centre with Tavcom Training, its sister company within the Linx Group. Enhanced management courses with array of security equipment and tech “The move from Wallingford to Bishops Waltham wi...

Airbus Defence and Space selects Avionic Service as authorised dealer for Tetra mobile radio devices in Bolzano, Italy

Avionic Service will offer Airbus user devices for 450MHz frequency range, such as THR9i, TMR880i and THR9 Ex ATEX radio Airbus Defence and Space has selected Avionic Service GmbH as the “Authorised Dealer” in Bolzano for Tetra mobile radio devices. This new Airbus Defence and Space partner will be the primary contact for customers and end users in South Tyrol. Twenty years' experience in communications technology Avionic Service has more than 20 years’ ex...

Geutebrück G-Cam EHC 3285 IP camera with panoramic view for outdoor applications

A clear, panoramic view with just a single camera is now also available for outdoor use: Geutebrück's G-Cam EHC 3285 is here. With IK 10, the new 360° IP camera is extremely durable, providing optimal protection against vandalism and other external factors. Due to its powerful dewarping function – converting the 360° image to an intelligible panoramic image – the user sees "straightened", clear images. In the live stream as well as in recorded images!   &...

AlliedBarton Security Services hires 5,000 military veterans and reservists in 2015

AlliedBarton has hired more than 17,500 veterans and reservists since commencing challenge in 2013 AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, hired more than 5,000 military veterans and reservists in 2015 as part of a commitment to hiring 25,000 veterans and reservists in five years. AlliedBarton has hired more than 17,500 veterans and reservists since commencing this challenge in 2013. Commitment to recruiting miltia...

Vicon expands US presence with GP Marketing as new manufacturer’s representative

This appointment of GP Marketing signals a further strengthening of Vicon’s sales presence nationwide Vicon Industries, Inc. (“Vicon”), trusted designer and producer of video security systems and high-performance IP cameras, continues to expand its U.S. sales presence with the addition of GP Marketing. They will cover Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Montana. This additional sales resource emphasises Vicon’s commitment to developing strong partners...

International Port Security 2016: Measures to be discussed to improve security operations at ports

International Port Security 2016 will bring together key decision makers in the industry to discuss modern methods of port security SMi’s 7th annual International Port Security conference will return to London on the 1st and 2nd June 2016 "The port environment is constantly changing with new technologies and procedures in all areas of port operations, but security will always remain a core part of a ports operations. Security has always been needed for protecti...

ASSA ABLOY Access Control and Spica to showcase access control for data centres at Data Centre World 2016

The Aperio® KS100 Server Cabinet Lock will also be showcased, revealing how easy it is to monitor server cabinets ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, together with Spica will be presenting an integrated approach to access control within Data Centres at this year’s Data Centre World exhibition. Innovations in access control Held at Excel, London, on 12th and 13th April 2016, ASSA ABLOY Access Control U...

Nedap and AET Europe announce partnership on end-to-end ICT and physical security solution based on AEOS access control platform

Nedap and AET Europe announce a strategic partnership to offer end-to-end security based on Nedap’s access control platform AEOS. By embedding AET’s electronic identity products in AEOS door controllers, a converged solution with best of breed technology has become available to the market. The partnership enables companies to meet the highest applicable security standards and raise their protection levels against both physical and digital threats. Collaboration between physical secu...

Tyco integrated access control, video and intrusion solution protects students at Camosun College of Victoria, British Columbia

The system’s graphical mapping capabilities provide easy to understand visual representations of alarms and events Tyco Security Products announced recently that Camosun College of Victoria, British Columbia, has deployed an integrated access control, video and intrusion solution to centralise security monitoring and response activities across its two main campuses, including its newly constructed Trades and Education and Innovation Complex. Easy and more time-effic...

E-passport technologies address border security crisis and ease tourism

Led by European nations, there is a global shift to e-passports, with over 100 countries using these technologies With the number of global international tourist arrivals standing at over 1 billion and increasing migration in Europe, good border and passport security means having a layered approach and plenty of co-ordination among countries, says David Belchick, VP of Government Solutions at Entrust Datacard. Ever-growing border security challenges “More than one bil...

Sensurity’s new ‘Reducing False Alarms in Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems’ white paper released

Microwave PID Systems have a low false alarm rate compared to other systems Sensurity Ltd, recently released an educational security white paper on ‘Reducing False Alarms in Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems (PIDS)’.  Microwave PIDS reduce false alarms “All Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems are susceptible to false alarms caused by animals, weather and the movement of trees and foliage and it is critical that all PID manufacturers continuously...

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