Public sector security

Hadrian Technology appoints Jamie Willumsen as CCTV Engineer to expand company’s services and client base

A North East-based CCTV design, supply and installation company, who were recently named amongst the UK’s top 100 high growth companies in a prestigious new Financial Times award, has strengthened its technical team with the appointment of a new Engineer. Jamie Willumsen, a seasoned CCTV installer, with 11 years’ experience in the surveillance industry, has joined the Seaham-based company as part of their growing team. Previously, Jamie worked for SECOM Plc for two years as a Servic...

What is AI Face Search? Benefits over facial recognition systems

When a child goes missing in a large, crowded mall, we have a panicking mom asking for help from the staff, at least a dozen cameras in the area, and assuming the child has gone missing for only 15 minutes, about 3 hours’ worth of video to look through to find the child. Typical security staff response would be to monitor the video wall while reviewing the footage and making a verbal announcement throughout the mall so the staff can keep an eye out for her. There is no telling how long it...

Vigilant Solutions enters body worn camera market with acquisition of Edesix

Vigilant Solutions - an AI and data analytics company that provides technology to public safety - announced it has entered the body worn camera market by acquiring Edesix Ltd, a global provider of wearable security hardware and software, and the United Kingdom's number one manufacturer of body worn cameras. The acquisition strengthens Vigilant's position as a market leader in image capture solutions by adding body worn camera images via hardware and software and in-car camera technology to its...

Genetec showcases public safety systems and cloud-based video monitoring at IACP

At IACP 2018, Genetec Inc., a technology provider of security, law enforcement, and analytics solutions will showcase a comprehensive portfolio of products designed to enable communities and law enforcement agencies to foster greater collaboration through technology and to build-out Strategic Decision Support Centers (SDSC) uniquely designed to meet local neighborhood requirements. “Genetec is working successfully with cities like Chicago to provide a powerful and accessible decision supp...

HID acquires Crossmatch to expand secure authentication and biometric identity management solutions

HID Global, a worldwide provider of trusted identity solutions, announced that it has acquired Crossmatch, a provider of biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, from Francisco Partners. Crossmatch’s portfolio of products includes biometric identity management hardware and software that complement HID’s broad portfolio of trusted identity products and services, making HID Global one of the world’s major providers of fingerprint biometric technologies....

NTT Security strengths UK team with the appointment of cyber defence expert Azeem Aleem

NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group, has strengthened its UK management team with the appointment of Azeem Aleem to the position of Vice President Consulting and Head of its UK & Ireland (UK&I) business. Azeem is a highly respected cybersecurity specialist and joins following a six-year tenure at RSA Security, where most recently he held the role of Global Director and Head of its Worldwide Advanced Cyber Defense (ACD) Practice. Experienced cybersecurity expert...