Surveillance & Security News for May 2021

ThycoticCentrify strengthens security and compliance in DevOps with advanced reporting

ThycoticCentrify, a provider of cloud identity security solutions formed by the merger of privileged access management (PAM) leaders Thycotic and Centrify announced enhancements to its PAM solution for DevOps, Thycotic DevOps Secrets Vault. New functionality improves security and collaboration crucial for effective DevSecOps.  High-speed secrets management DevOps Secrets Vault eliminates friction in the DevOps workflow with high-speed secrets management. When cloud platfor...

Panasonic AI-driven cameras empower an expanding vision of new uses

Imagine a world where video cameras are not just watching and reporting for security, but have an even wider positive impact on our lives. Imagine that cameras control street and building lights, as people come and go, that traffic jams are predicted and vehicles are automatically rerouted, and more tills are opened, just before a queue starts to form. Cameras with AI capabilities Cameras in stores can show us how we might look in the latest outfit as we browse. That’s the vision from Pa...

Bosch introduces Flexidome multi 7000i camera family to deliver highly detailed multi-directional overviews

Bosch introduces the new Flexidome multi 7000i camera family offering IR and non-IR models that provide 12- or 20-megapixel resolution to deliver highly detailed multi-directional overviews. These overviews are combined with built-in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support predictive solutions in wide-area coverage applications such as intersections, public spaces and retail. Each image sensor, offering 3- or 5-megapixel resolution, runs built-in AI that adds metadata to video feeds to convert...

Aqua Security’s research report states 90% companies vulnerable to security breaches due to cloud misconfigurations

Aqua Security, the pure-play cloud native security solutions company, has published new research from Team Nautilus revealing that a significant majority of companies that move to multi-cloud environments are not properly configuring their cloud-based services. According to the new findings from Aqua Security’s ‘2021 Cloud Security Report: Cloud Configuration Risks Exposed’, these misconfigurations, for example leaving bucket or blog storage open, can open companies up to crit...

Achilles partners with Orpheus to offer supply chain cyber risk management and intelligence

Achilles Information, a global pioneer and partner of choice for supply chain risk and performance management, is to partner with Orpheus, UK Government accredited cyber threat intelligence company.  Highlights of the pilot scheme They include: In partnership with Orpheus, Achilles will provide cyber risk ratings on suppliers and share these ratings with buyer and supplier members of Achilles networks Suppliers can reduce their cyber risk by subscribing to Orpheus’ monthly cyber...

Delta Scientific introduces DSC501 barricades to manage and control traffic

Traffic management takes many forms. Traffic management can involve closing a roadway during a major city event such as a motion picture awards show or traffic management can simply entail a traffic arm that raises and lowers after a fee has been paid in a parking garage. Traffic management can include directing traffic in one direction during peak hours or closing a facility to vehicle traffic after hours. It can also prevent wrong-way entry or ensuring vehicles cannot encroach on pedestrian a...

The Connectivity Standards Alliance announces Matter, the secure connectivity standard for the future of the smart home

The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), formerly known as the Zigbee Alliance, an organisation of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces Matter – the interoperable, secure connectivity standard for the future of the smart home. The proliferation of connected objects continues to change the way one lives, works and plays. From homes to offices, factories to hospitals, connected objects enable one to...

ASSA ABLOY invests in Paravision in the US

ASSA ABLOY has invested in Paravision, an advanced facial recognition solutions provider, and is recognised for its world-class leadership in accuracy. Facial recognition solution "The investment in Paravision is a strategic technological investment for the ASSA ABLOY Group and will accelerate the development of biometric solutions that leverage facial recognition algorithms and provide complementary growth opportunities,” says Nico Delvaux, President, and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. “In p...

The Zigbee Alliance announces their organisational rebrand as the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA)

The Zigbee Alliance, an organisation of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces its organisational rebrand to the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA). The organisation announced a second brand, Matter, formerly known to the industry as Project Connected Home over IP (CHIP), the future of reliable connectivity. The newly developed Matter mark will serve as a seal of approval, assuring that any object built on...

Sec-Tech Owner, Bob Morrison sponsors kids' breakfast in his former school

A top London security firm boss, whose bodyguards protect the rich and famous, has stepped in to support the Northumberland primary school which set him on the road to success. A former Major in the British Army Reserve, Bob Morrison, owner of Mayfair-based Sec-Tech, now provides close protection for VIPs from the UK and abroad and advises on personal and corporate security. Sponsoring breakfast But over the years he has also kept a watchful eye on his former school, Lynemouth Country Primary...

DoorBird launches IP upgrade for Doorking intercoms

Bird Home Automation, manufacturer of IP video door stations launched the first hybrid IP intercom D1812 for upgrading Doorking telephone intercom systems. The new model adds DoorBird IP technology to installations of the Doorking 1812 series while keeping their analog telephone intercom system running. State-of-the-art intercom system The electronic core and the stainless-steel front panel in DoorBird design are easily installed via Power over Ethernet (PoE) and fit the existing Doorking 181...

Exabeam launches Fusion XDR and Fusion SIEM cloud-delivered security products to enhance threat detection

Exabeam, the security analytics and automation company announce Exabeam Fusion XDR and Exabeam Fusion SIEM, two new powerful cloud-delivered security products that efficiently solve threat detection, investigation and response (TDIR) without disrupting an organisation’s existing technology stack. Exabeam Fusion products integrate behavioural analytics and automation capabilities to deliver the outcomes-based approach to security operations (SecOps). The Fusion product line showcases an op...

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