Counter surveillance

Genetec receives US DHS’s SAFETY act Certification for anti-terrorism technology

Genetec Inc., provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced that Genetec Security Center, its unified security platform, has been granted the SAFETY Act Designation and Certification by the U.S Department of Homeland Security. Built on an open architecture, Genetec Security Center technology combines video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics in one unified system. D...

UK Security Week 2018 to focus on cybersecurity, counter terrorism and counter surveillance

For many nations across the globe, the threat from international terrorism remains severe. Physical attacks, carried out by terror cells and radicalised individuals, in Barcelona, London, Manchester, Stockholm, Paris and Brussels have been coupled with an increasing number of cyberattacks. With the issue of national security and counter terrorism at the top of government agendas, Clarion Defence and Security Ltd. has announced the launch of UK Security Week that will start on 6 March 2018. Desi...

HENSOLDT demonstrates Xpeller counter-UAV system designed to protect airports and critical infrastructure

As part of a major product demonstration on the Airbus airfield in Hamburg-Finkenwerder, HENSOLDT, an independent sensor house, provided proof of the excellent performance of its Xpeller counter-UAV system when it comes to protecting airports and critical infrastructure. Long-range detection and avoidance HENSOLDT demonstrated counter-UAV measures using a combination of radar, RF and optical sensors and a targeted jammer to representatives from the police, industrial companies, airport operato...

REI launches counter surveillance equipment to prevent fraudulent exam testing sites

The newly-launched ANDRE Advanced Near-field Detection Receiver from Research Electronics International (REI) is helping to prevent fraud at exam testing sites. Commonly used for counter surveillance operations and intelligence protection, the ANDRE is now also helping educators prevent cheating during examinations by detecting covert electronic transmissions. Radiofrequency detection According to Brazilian news reports, eleven individuals were arrested last year for using electronic devices d...

Intersec 2018 showcases artificial intelligence based systems for homeland security market

The Middle East homeland security market is on course for significant growth over the next five years, with revenues more than doubling in value from an estimated US$9.6 billion in 2017 to US$19.7 billion by 2022, new research has revealed. Integrated public security solutions According to analysts Frost & Sullivan (F&S), the regional homeland security market, comprising monitoring and surveillance systems, restricted entry systems, and perimeter security solutions, will grow annually...

Drone terror: How to protect facilities and people

The use of drones has increased dramatically in the last few years. Indeed, by 2021, the FAA says the number of small hobbyist drones in the U.S. will triple to about 3.55 million. With that growth, drone capabilities have increased while costs have decreased. For example, the DJI Phantom 4 can deliver a 2-pound payload to a target with 1.5m accuracy from 20 miles away for the less than $1000.00. This is an unprecedented capability accessible to anyone. This new technology has created an entirel...