Security policy

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia integrates safety, security and service

The 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament is bringing 32 national teams and more than 400,000 foreign football fans from all over the world to 12 venues in 11 cities in Russia. Fans are crowding into cities including Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan. Given continuing global concerns about terrorism, security is top-of-mind. Protection of the World Cup games in Russia is focusing on an “integrated safety, security and service approach,” according to officials. Combining the term “sec...

The benefits and challenges of in-camera audio analytics for surveillance solutions

Audio is often overlooked in the security and video surveillance industry. There are some intercom installations where audio plays a key role, but it’s not typically thought about when it comes to security and event management. Audio takes a back seat in many security systems because audio captured from a surveillance camera can have a different impact on the privacy of those being monitored. Audio surveillance is therefore subject to strict laws that vary from state to state. Many state...

Integration of surveillance and video management solutions for safer cities

A deep native integration of Bosch cameras with software from ISS proactively catalyses the best in security and surveillance, while providing advanced intelligent video tools. ISS SecurOS provides intelligent enterprise video management solutions with emphasis on providing scalability and flexibility to meet the customer’s needs. Deeply integrating built-in video analytics from Bosch cameras improves operator efficiency and situational awareness to manage complex environments. ISS Secu...

Senstar Symphony VMS supports GDPR compliance to meet data privacy regulations

With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) now in effect, Senstar is pleased to confirm its Symphony video management software (VMS) provides a set of privacy-related features that support organisations with GDPR compliance while maintaining situational awareness and operator efficiency.  General Data Protection Regulations The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) apply to all European Union members as well as all foreign companies that process EU res...

Dahua IP video products receive GDPR compliance certification from TÜV Rheinland

Just one day before General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect, Dahua Technology became the first one in global video surveillance industry to receive the certification towards its IP Video Products from TÜV Rheinland, meaning the aforementioned IP products are in compliance with GDPR.  On May 24th, TÜV Rheinland held the 2018 Cyber Risk Management Forum in Shanghai. The forum, started by Mr. Lutz Frankholz, Executive Director of TÜV Rheinland Greater China...

Pulse Connect Secure 9.0 simplifies secure access to applications in cloud and hybrid IT environments

Pulse Secure, the provider of enterprise Secure Access solutions, announced the release of Pulse Connect Secure 9.0 to simplify the orchestration of protected connectivity in cloud and hybrid IT environments. The latest release incorporates more than 102 new features and enhancements including broader user and device visibility, secure access to Amazon AWS hosted applications, and extended endpoint compliance for MacOS computers and Android mobile devices. Through one integrated platform, orga...

Round table discussions

What are the benefits of case studies as a marketing tool in physical security ?

Knowledge shared among peers is often afforded more credibility than information from manufacturers. An approximation of that principle is at work in the use of case studies as marketing tools in the physical security industry. Case studies are aimed at telling real-world success stories – from actual customers – about how various technologies are used to accomplish security goals and make the world a safer place. But how useful are they? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Round...

When does it make sense to share video from a private system?

More cameras today are providing more video than ever, but how much of the video is available when and how it is needed? The question often comes up when law enforcement entities are seeking to access video from private systems to help solve a crime. There are many more private video systems than public systems, but is the video available when needed? And what about privacy: In what situations is it acceptable to share private video for the public good? We took these questions to this week&rsquo...

Does it matter where a security system component is manufactured?

We live in a global market, and goods can easily be manufactured anywhere in the world and then shipped anywhere else. For many years, companies have taken advantage of the consequent flexibility to save costs and increase profits by manufacturing products around the world, especially in low-cost areas such as China. Historically, goods made in China (and some other locales) have been characterised as somehow lower in quality, and yet many of the top companies (such as Apple, for example) have m...