Surveillance & Security News for February 2019

Genetec to showcase a new version of Security Centre with enhanced security features at ISC West 2019

At ISC West, in booth # 26061, Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence will unveil a new version of Security Center, the company’s open-architecture platform that unifies video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. With customisable live dashboards, enhanced privacy protection features, a brand-new map-driven mobile app, and new functionalities that help...

ROCKWOOL chooses Nedap’s Global Client Programme to secure its offices and factories worldwide

Manufacturer ROCKWOOL International A.S. has chosen Nedap’s Global Client Programme to secure its offices and factories worldwide. AEOS, the physical security platform by Nedap, installed during the programme, enables ROCKWOOL to establish a truly global security policy and unified work processes. An advanced project rollout, the Global Client Programme is developed for large multinationals and offers several benefits, including standardisation across sites, shorter implementation times a...

Security 101 expands into the Chicago market with the opening of new office

Security 101, a fast growing security integrator, announces it is expanding into the Chicago market with the opening of a new office. David Ritland, an accomplished businessman, is the owner and president of the new franchise office. Most recently Ritland was president of The Sentral Group, a large contract manufacturer of electrical wire harnesses, based in Lincolnshire, Ill. Under his leadership the company expanded to five U.S. and one Mexico plant with more than 350 employees. Advanced vis...

Traka to exhibit and launch an exclusive product solution at Data Centre World 2019

Traka is exhibiting at Data Centre World on 12-13 March at ExCeL London to launch an exclusive product solution, designed to ensure the highest level security of data assets. Traka, the provider of innovative key and equipment management systems will be demonstrating its world-renowned experience on stand D378, together with its capability to deliver incomparable functionality and integration capability. Infrastructure environments Visitors will be able to see the latest in security technolog...

Rasilient completes Phase II of the video surveillance system upgrade at Fairbanks International Airport

Rasilient Systems, Inc., the pioneer in forensic-grade video surveillance systems, has completed Phase II of the video surveillance system upgrade at Fairbanks International Airport (FIA) in Alaska. Phase II at FIA continued the installation of modern video surveillance for the airport to meet the stringent demands needed to provide safety and security for the thousands of passengers FIA serves daily. FIA is a state-owned, public-use airport that averages more than 328 aircraft operations each...

Genetec’s Simon Barnes comments on the drone threat to airports post Dublin and Gatwick drone incident

Simon Barnes, Business Development Manager – Airports EMEA at Genetec commented on the news that Police believe a current or former employee was behind the Gatwick drone incident on December 19th, 2018: “Today’s drone-related suspension of flights at Dublin airport, and the news that an insider threat was maybe responsible for the chaos that ensued at Gatwick just before Christmas shows the range of threats the industry now has to navigate. We know from speaking to airports ac...

Gemalto selects Fingerprint Cards to secure sensors for dual-interface biometric payment cards

Fingerprint Cards' (Fingerprints) technology has been selected by Gemalto to bring additional performance to its next generation of dual interface payment cards. Gemalto, the world provider of digital security, will offer biometric EMV payment cards to its bank customers, using Fingerprints' T-Shape sensor and licensing the recently-launched Biometric Software Platform for payments. The initial order confirms the commitment of both companies to accelerate the deployment of biometric payment car...

Allied Universal receives strategic investments from CDPQ, Warburg Pincus and Wendel

Allied Universal, the security services provider in North America with headquarters in Santa Ana, CA and Conshohocken, PA, announces that Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (‘CDPQ’) announces a strategic investment in Allied Universal alongside company management and Warburg Pincus and Wendel, its current financial partners. The transaction values Allied Universal at more than US$7 billion. The investment from CDPQ will support the long-term growth and strate...

HID Global’s IdenTrust Enterprise Solution has been certified compliant with SAFE-BioPharma standards

HID Global, a provider of trusted identity solutions, announces that its IdenTrust Enterprise Solution has been certified compliant with SAFE-BioPharma Association’s digital identity and signature standards, paving the way for the association’s global member companies to confidently deploy the solution. SAFE-BioPharma Association was created by the biopharmaceutical industry and its regulators, and the standards developed are now used to provide global high-assurance identity trust...

GuardOne Security details ways businesses can reduce loss caused due to theft, vandalism and criminal acts

It’s the first quarter of a New Year and businesses are already busy reviewing budgets for ways to save money. One line item that can impact business the most – loss. Employee theft alone is a crime that costs U.S. businesses $50 billion annually*, according to Statistic Brain. So if you aren’t sure who is keeping watch over your property and assets, and how they reduce preventable loss, it might be time for a security audit. According to GuardOne, the security patrol and remo...

Hanwha Techwin unveils Wisenet TNV-7010RC corner mount camera for secure room environments

The new Wisenet TNV-7010RC 3 megapixel corner mount camera manufactured by Hanwha Techwin has been designed to meet the requirements of police, prisons and mental health institutions where there is a duty of care to prevent inmates and patients from self-harming. The Wisenet TNV-7010RC has a built-in 940nm IR emitter which projects infrared light up to 10 metres at a higher wavelength than traditional red glowing IR lighting. This is invisible to the human eye and avoids the risk of disturbing...

Unifying the mobile experience: cloud, IoT and the AI evolution of access control in 2019

The industry faces numerous challenges in the coming year. Physical and cyber security threats continue to become more complex, and organisations are struggling to manage both physical and digital credentials as well as a rapidly growing number of connected endpoints in the Internet of Things (IoT). We are witnessing the collision of the enterprise with the IoT, and organisations now must establish trust and validate the identity of people as well as ‘things’ in an environment of in...

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