Surveillance & Security News for November 2019

Hanwha and Genetec help Planet Fitness boost security and performance

Recently, Planet Fitness, with the help of their preferred system integrator Adirondack Direct, incorporated a video surveillance solution from Hanwha Techwin and Genetec that not only enhances security, but also improves operations. When leadership evaluated security at their 70-plus corporate run locations a few years ago, they chose to incorporate a video surveillance solution that would address security needs and would be advanced enough to help with management and operations.  Each of...

Security Essen 2020 creates an international start-up area to promote young companies

As the trade fair for the security industry, Security Essen is the showcase for innovations every two years. In order to also enable young companies to be present in front of trade visitors from all over the world, there has long been a promotional program in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. However, this only applies to German companies. Security Essen has therefore now set up its own program for start-ups from abroad. For the first time, young internation...

Abloy UK’s PL330 padlock receives highest possible rating during a criminal attack test

Security expert Abloy UK announces that its PL330 padlock has achieved the highest possible rating during testing to simulate a criminal attack, making it one of the most resilient and dependable padlocks on the market. The PL330 extends Abloy’s padlock range to achieve LPS 1654 The padlock achieved a 1+ rating from the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) against standard LPS 1654, which focuses on the time taken to compromise a padlock and gain access to the asset or object it is...

G4S receives recognition as a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by VIQTORY

G4S was named a 2020 Military Friendly Employer and Military Spouse Friendly Employer by VIQTORY, an organisation that connects members of the military with employers across the United States. G4S has been named a Military Friendly Employer yearly since 2014. This prestigious list of employers recognises organisations that demonstrate a commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for members of the military. “We are proud to employ U.S. military veterans...

Security brand HS Security by ATG Access and Hill & Smith Holdings displays solutions at International Security Expo 2019

ATG Access announces it will be joining with other Hill & Smith Holdings PLC-owned companies to form a new security brand - HS Security. With the creation of HS Security, Hill & Smith aims to utilise the strength of its new and expanding security portfolio, in order to become a serious global supplier of holistic security schemes. ATG Access, the provider of bollards, barriers and road blockers, is one of a number of prestigious UK security companies recently acquired by the internation...

Video Storage Solutions and ZMR sign distribution partnership for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

ZMR has been appointed a distributor of Video Storage Solutions’ (VSS) pre-engineered video recording and storage appliances. VSS and ZMR partnership Based in Saudi Arabia, ZMR will supply the complete range of VSS products, which includes IP video recording servers, storage and network architecture, to systems integrators across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who are part of the Milestone Systems Community. We are very excited about partnering with VSS and adding its appliances to our por...

Fast and accurate, Rapiscan’s CT scanning improves airport baggage screening

Using computed tomography (CT) security technology for cabin baggage screening at airports can eliminate the need for passengers to remove liquids and laptops from their bags, thus helping to make the security process easier and more efficient. As the latest in checkpoint scanning technology, CT provides 3D images with much more information to improve threat detection capabilities so decisions by the operator can be resolved quickly and more accurately, without the need for manual search. The wh...

LILIN unveils 5MP Analog High-Definition IP camera for Retail and SMBs surveillance

Analog CCTV technology has been around for more than thirty years in the security industry, with the latest innovation being the Analog High-Definition (AHD) camera. Inexpensive and simple to install, AHD cameras are ideal for surveillance systems that need HD quality for video evidence but may not need more the more advanced features of IP video. AHD705A3.6 5MP bullet camera The AHD705A3.6 grants users access to the newest technology in the surveillance world To ensure its customers the bes...

Hikvision’s urban video surveillance solution safeguards Niger’s capital city, Niamey

Sitting on the banks of the river Niger in West Africa is Niamey, Niger’s capital city. The capital city faces some unique challenges to the safety of its local residents and visitors. To help tackle these issues, the government of Niger is working with Hikvision’s West Africa team to install a state-of-the-art, cutting-edge video surveillance solution across the region. Niamey has a history of trade and commerce. Its large and bustling open air market – the Grand Marché...

Idesco secures Infobric’s construction site with its transparent reader

Idesco devised a transparent reader to simplify Infobric’s construction site system management, making it powerfully adaptable to widely different market needs and technology standards. For a while, construction sites have provided a textbook example of how much electronic access control systems can benefit managers. Controlling access to a site, including restricted zones, machinery access (such as lifts and elevators), increases both security and safety, while also helping track authori...

Which security markets are likely to embrace the cloud?

Cloud applications are an everyday facet of business these days, exemplified by systems such as Office 365, Salesforce.com and Dropbox. The physical security market is also embracing the cloud after overcoming some initial concerns and thanks to improvements in cloud offerings. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: which security markets are likely to embrace the cloud?

DigiCert + QuoVadis attain Digital Signing Service certification for eIDAS Remote Qualified Signing

DigiCert + QuoVadis have been certified in the Netherlands and Belgium to provide remote Qualified Electronic Signatures for customers using its cloud-based Digital Signing Service (DSS) platform. QuoVadis, acquired by DigiCert in January 2019, is an accredited Qualified Trust Service Provider (QTSP) in the Netherlands and Belgium under the EU eIDAS regulation 910/2014 and is able to offer EU trust services to all member states, as well as in Switzerland under ZertES. eIDAS Qualified Electroni...

STANLEY partners with Indianapolis Colts to award two game tickets to a lucky security professional

STANLEY Security, an integrator of comprehensive security solutions, announces it will partner with the Indianapolis Colts to recognise one deserving Indiana security professional with two tickets to the December 22 Indianapolis Colts vs. Carolina Panthers game at Lucas Oil Stadium. “STANLEY Security is for those who make the world safer. We want to recognise those individuals who live by this purpose and champion safety within their workplace,” said Tony Merritt, Director of Market...

Security ecosystems drive the demand for identity and access management solutions

The explosive expansion of IT infrastructure has led to the identity and access management market gaining substantial momentum. As the onslaught of information technology continues, organisations are able to offer users quick and easy access to systems and information from any place, at any time. However the ease of access is inherently associated with the risk of security breach. Organisations must find a balance between fulfilling user demands and doing so in a manner that is safe enough so t...

DOM UK Ltd. equips Oxford’s AirBnB property with DOM Tapkey cloud-based smart locking solution

Being a property management and home security service provider, DOM UK Ltd. considers specialised door security solutions for different premises such as holiday homes, serviced apartments and other temporary accommodations. By implemented keyless solutions on a rented property or serviced apartment provides effortless access granted by property managers and ease of control. Guests can also benefit as the last thing they want to worry about is looking after an extra set of keys. DOM Tapkey clou...

Crossword Cybersecurity’s Consulting division signs agreements to improve company’s cyber security posture

Crossword Cybersecurity, is pleased to announce that its Consulting division has recently signed numerous agreements including three with companies spanning the automotive, insurance and property sectors, to work with them on improving their cyber security posture. A cyber transformation project has begun with a global pioneer in connected vehicle data. Crossword Cybersecurity will assist the company with implementing a globally recognised cyber security standard, ranking it amongst major globa...

AlgoSec’s network security management solution available for devices on Cisco’s global price list

AlgoSec, a provider of business-driven network security management solutions, today announced the availability of its integrated solution for Cisco ACI and security devices on Cisco’s Global Price List. This enables Cisco’s direct and channel sales network to offer AlgoSec’s solutions to customers through Cisco’s SolutionsPlus program. Cisco ACI, the software-defined networking solution, facilitates application agility and Data Center automation. ACI enables scalable mul...

Cyber-threats can impact brand perception and customer trust at banks

We live in an age when private customer data is constantly under attack from hackers. Cyber-threats have taken a front seat in the line-up of primary risks facing banks and financial institutions. The fact that cyber-attacks are becoming more prevalent isn't the only issue; they're also becoming more complex and therefore harder to address. And although the convenient interconnectivity of the Internet of Things (IoT) creates many advantages for financial institutions, there is also an increased...

Tickets for INTERSCHUTZ 2020 hosted by Deutsche Messe AG to be available as electronic, mobile or wallet ticket

The tickets for INTERSCHUTZ 2020, which runs from 15 to 20 June 2020 in Hannover, are available as an electronic, mobile or wallet ticket. A one-day ticket costs 20 euros if purchased in advance – significantly cheaper than buying a ticket at the box office on the day, when it will cost 25 euros. There is a concessionary rate of 15 euros for schoolchildren and students.  A full-event ticket, valid for all six days of the show, is also cheaper if purchased in advance – 45 euros,...

NSI receives positive comment on the draft labour provision code which will help shape its direction

The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) consultation on its new draft Code of Practice, NCP 119, for the provision of labour in the security and events sector has provoked a positive response from approved companies and labour providers. NSI has welcomed the positive comment on the draft Code which will help to shape its direction and implementation. Margaret Durr, Head of Field Operations (Services), NSI, said: “I would like to thank all of those who took the time to review the...

Konica Minolta launches MOBOTIX 7 smart solution platform and the M73 IoT camera

Konica Minolta is making the next big advance in intelligent video technology by launching the MOBOTIX 7 smart solution platform and the M73 IoT camera that uses it. The latest generation of MOBOTIX video cameras offers a whole new set of functions plus application solutions based on deep learning, opening up new possibilities far beyond traditional video security. The M73 comes with more than 15 apps integrated into its camera software, which can be used to optimise business processes in pract...

Advancis to exhibit PSIM platform WinGuard X4 at International Security Expo London 2019

At stand no. J50, Advancis will present the WinGuard version in a real control room environment. The open integration PSIM platform WinGuard X4 has recently been awarded first place in the category Security Management by GIT Security. The award certifies that Advancis software solution offers the most innovations, best benefits and a decisive unique selling point. Advancis looks forward to welcoming guests at their stand to show the advantages of WinGuard X4.

Beaufort Court, UK selected as location for Advancis Software & Services’ new location

Advancis Software & Services UK opened a new showroom at Beaufort Court (Suite 32, Admirals Way) Canary Wharf in London. Located in the heart of the financial district the showroom is equipped with a control centre desk as well as four screen setup for an optimal demonstration of the vendor-neutral integration platform WinGuard. In addition, a meeting area is available too. Canary Wharf is one of the main financial centres of the United Kingdom. The location was chosen as it offers easy a...

Cryptomathic Signer achieves eIDAS Protection Profile for QSCD products to deliver qualified electronic signatures

Remote electronic signature specialist, Cryptomathic, announces that its popular e-signature solution, Signer, has been recognised as providing the highest possible level of security following its Common Criteria certification to the new eIDAS protection profile 419241-2 for remote Qualified Electronic Signatures. Signer’s Common Criteria certification significantly raises the bar. Not only does Signer join an elite few remote Qualified Signature Creation Devices (QSCDs) to be certified a...

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