GDPR

Genetec showcases SaaS solutions for GDPR-compliant video surveillance at ISC West 2018

As security professionals and manufacturers prepare to participate in ISC West, the largest security industry trade show in the United States, Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, is urging North American security directors to get ready for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). While the initiative is led by the European Union, the territorial scope of the GDPR is global. As of May 25,...

Panasonic shares best security practices to mitigate GDPR compliance risk

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable from 25 May 2018 with the intention of strengthening and unifying data protection for all individuals within the EU. Sanctions for data breaches are as much as €20million or up to 4% of a company’s annual worldwide turnover. Practically, it strengthens the requirement for consent prior to any marketing contact for instance and means that personal data cannot be transferred to countries outside the EEA, unless they guar...

NW Security launches GDPR Readiness tool for testing compliance preparedness

NW Security Group, a provider of IP video solutions and security consultancy, has launched a free General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Readiness checklist tool to help businesses quickly and easily determine if they’re adequately preparing for the new legislation. Due to come into effect on 25th May 2018, the EU GDPR aims to ensure the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), however, according to recent figures over 50% of companies across the UK will not be ready fo...

How to manage physical security data in compliance with EU GDPR

Until recently, data laws have differed from one country to the next. This meant that for those organisations conducting business or protecting assets abroad, they needed to localise both their infrastructure and policies dependant on the country they were operating in. However, with the impending arrival of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which comes in to force on the 25th May this year, all of that will need to change. Data management in CCTV surveillance Surprisingly, des...

Five key steps for global security companies to become GDPR-compliant

News of cyberattacks seems constant these days. Recently, Equifax, a US-based consumer credit reporting agency, announced that a private customer data breach impacted 143 million people. Earlier this year, 1.5 million connected cameras around the world were hijacked in an unprecedented DDoS attack. As cyber-attacks become more rampant, it’s hardly surprising that governments are stepping in to hold organisations more accountable. One of the most recent examples of this is the European Un...

Genetec’s KiwiSecurity privacy protector module re-certified with GDPR by European Privacy Seal

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that the KiwiVision Privacy Protector from KiwiSecurity has been re-certified with the European Privacy Seal (EuroPriSe). The European Privacy Seal is awarded to IT-based products that are compatible with European data protection laws and excel in privacy protection. KiwiVision Privacy Protector is the unified real-time video anonymisation module in Genetec Security...