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Physical and cyber security precautions when travelling

Surveillance systems can track the locations of mobile phone users and spy on their calls, texts and data streams. The Washington Post has reported on such systems that are being turned against travellers around the world, according to security experts and U.S. officials. The summer season highlights the need to take extra precautions when travelling. When travelling anywhere in the world, for business or pleasure, citizens need to be aware of and alert to looming physical and cybersecurity thr...

Device Pack 9.8 update for hardware support in Milestone XProtect VMS adds support for SRTP on Axis devices

The latest Device Pack 9.8 update for hardware support in Milestone XProtect Video Management Software implements local storage for body-worn cameras and adds support for SRTP (Secure Real-time Transport Protocol) on Axis devices. Milestone Systems, the premier global provider of open platform networked video management system (VMS), has released Device Pack 9.8 for partners and customers using Milestone XProtect video solutions. The bi-monthly device packs contain software updates for XProtect...

Aiphone appoints Harvey Williams as General Sales Manager for United Kingdom

Aiphone, a global market manufacturer of intercom, video door entry and IP based integrated security solutions, appoints Harvey Williams as its new UK General Sales Manager. Harvey is a seasoned sales professional whose career within the electronic security industry spans 29 years. For the last three years he has been Area Sales Manager for Videx, whilst he has also previously performed sales management roles for Fermax, Geoquip and Raytel. Ensuring potential customers “I am delighted t...

Upgraded Rave Guardian app integrates with Rave Alert to improve college campus safety and security

The upgraded Rave Guardian app now integrates with Rave Alert and allows college communities to easily connect through a custom mobile app. Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), a trusted partner for safety software protecting millions of individuals, revealed updates to its Rave Guardian platform to better equip students and staff to communicate vital campus updates. Rave Guardian, a safety app available for students to stay connected with campus safety officials, faculty and other students, now integrat...

Staysafe launches a mobile app – IncidentEye, to locate and monitor safety of their staff in emergency situations

Safety app specialists StaySafe launches IncidentEye, an app that allows companies to quickly locate and monitor the safety of their staff in the event of a terror attack or other emergency. IncidentEye, which is compatible with both android and iOS devices, is a smartphone app and cloud-based hub which allows an employer to rapidly locate and protect employees during an emergency. The solution has been developed in response to the growing number of incidents, both man made and natural, that a...

Advantages and pitfalls of electronic locking solutions

The concept of door locks means something totally different in our current age of smarter buildings that house data-driven businesses. Hardware locks and keys are still around, but they co-exist with a brave new world of electronic locks, wireless locks, networked systems, and smarter access control. Locks can also increasingly be a part of a smart building’s flow of data. The opportunities of these new technologies and approaches are significant, but there are also pitfalls. I heard an in...