Surveillance & Security News for January 2018

Airbus deploys cybersecurity operations at the French Ministry of the Armed Forces

Airbus has been awarded the Symphonie contract by the French joint services directorate for defence infrastructure networks and information systems (DIRISI) for a period of seven years. It is part of the Descartes programme designed to modernise the telecommunication networks of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces. Transition from ISDN to VoIP Symphonie will offer 270,000 users at the Ministry of the Armed Forces a telephony service at 1,500 sites in metropolitan France, the overseas terri...

Pelco showcases partnerships, surveillance and security solutions at Intersec 2018

Pelco by Schneider Electric, a provider of surveillance and security, will exhibit their latest innovative solutions at Intersec 2018 in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Visitors to Pelco’s stand will experience solutions for markets that are specifically engineered for the Middle East and Africa regions and that provide truly innovative and comprehensive solutions to customer challenges. Integration and partnerships Pelco is showcasing recent partnerships with t...

Vanderbilt collaborates with ComNet to enhance toll booth and plaza security

Vanderbilt’s SPC was recently deployed to act as part of a security and communication solution between a toll booth and plaza located on the M1 between Dublin and Belfast. At night time, the toll system is automated and therefore an intruder alarm system was needed for protection. The distance between the toll booth and plaza is 6.2 kilometres and the security systems – SPC and video cameras – had to be able to connect and operate over that distance so operators could get an ov...

Promise Technology Inc. exhibit lineup of video surveillance solutions at Intersec Dubai 2018

Promise Technology Inc., developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, will be at Intersec Dubai 2018 from January 21st-23rd to showcase its latest video surveillance server and storage technology innovations. Promise is enhancing its portfolio of solutions for the surveillance ecosystem with the introduction of a cloud-based solution optimised for video surveillance workloads, new series of network video recorder (NVR) storage appliances, and a personal cloud storage device that i...

Axis Communication recruits Verena Rathjen as Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Axis Communications have hired a new recruit. As vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Verena Rathjen will take responsibility for Axis’ long-term success in the region, and ensure the strategic direction of the company’s expanded solution offering in a growing market. "Axis is a fast-growing company, with a continuously-expanding portfolio of products and solutions. Naturally, we need to develop our organisation to further strengthen our leading position in a gr...

Why the security industry is focusing on protecting soft targets in 2018

  2017 was an incredible year for VuTeur and the industry as a whole, as security has become a primary focus for stakeholders, now more than ever. VuTeur introduced its proprietary IRIS (Internal Real-time Intelligence Software) technology this year, which is part of its emergency management and asset protection solution. IRIS leverages real-time location services (RTLS) technology and utilises the existing WiFi infrastructure in a building to create a personal, mobile safety...

Utilising the cloud in evolving access control systems in 2018

In 2017, SALTO Systems led the market with increased emphasis on two growing sectors within access control: Mobile technology and cloud solutions. Strengthening market positions Mobile access control applications are now a must across all security verticals. The hospitality sector, for example, is quickly seeing smartphones replacing room keys and check-in lines with mobile apps like SALTO’s JustIN Mobile. This technology replaces the need for an access card by securely sending a mobile...

Radware reports rise in financially-motivated ransomware cyber attacks

Radware, a provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, has released its 2017-2018 Global Application and Network Security Report, which found that the percentage of companies reporting financially motivated cyber-attacks has doubled over the past two years, with 50% of surveyed companies experiencing a cyber-attack motivated by ransom in the past year. As the value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies —often the preferred form of payment among hackers—has appreci...

Start-up company Ocucon targets the American security market with VSaaS

With support from the Department of Trade and Industry, Ocucon co-founder Gary Trotter will travel to the east coast of America for a series of new business meetings with a number of renowned retailers and leading security companies. Ocucon interest in UK market Since its launch at the UK's leading retail loss prevention and risk management conference, Retail Risk, just three months ago, Ocucon has seen significant interest from numerous UK supermarkets and leading retail chains, a number of w...

Bosch provides Cancun Airport with expanded video security system

It is Mexico's second busiest airport, after Mexico City, but the biggest for international passengers: Cancun Airport, situated on the Caribbean coast of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula, serving a growing number of visitors coming from all over the world to visit Cancun’s Maya heritage or to enjoy the beautiful beaches. The number of passengers has been growing quickly, from 7 million in 1999 to approximately 23 million annually today. To handle the growing number of passengers, a four...

DITEK launches DTK-MRJEXTS state-of-the-art protection for PoE Extender devices

DITEK announces the debut of the DTK-MRJEXTS surge protector, designed to be installed on the outputs of PoE Extender devices. The DTK-MRJEXTS is a point-of-use surge protector compatible with CAT5e, CAT6 and CAT6A cabling infrastructure, and when used with STP cabling, the DTK-MRJEXTS does not require a separate earth ground, allowing for simpler installation. “The advanced circuitry in the DTK-MRJEXTS provides protection for PoE extender circuits,” said Jason Klein, National Sales...

NBM to support Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet video surveillance solutions

Wisenet IP video surveillance cameras and NVRs that are manufactured by Hanwha Techwin, are now available via NBM Technology Solutions, the specialist distributor of network products. As a result, system integrators installing Wisenet solutions will be able to benefit from the expertise of a value-added sub-distributor with over 25 years' experience in providing solutions for passive and intelligent active network systems. Hemel Hempstead-based NBM supply a comprehensive range of network relate...

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