Trade Associations

Siemens joins BIM alliance buildingSMART International (bSI)

In March 2018, the Siemens Building Technologies Division joined buildingSMART International (bSI) as a member of the Strategic Advisory Council and several National Chapters. Siemens is the first building technology vendor to become part of this international not-for-profit organisation. buildingSMART International bSI is the creator of the ‘openBIM’ data format which defines open, vendor-neutral international standards for BIM (Building Information Modelling). These standards are...

Hikvision Chuck Davis joins SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board

Hikvision USA Inc., a provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, and supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has announced that its director of cybersecurity, Chuck Davis, has been appointed to the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Cybersecurity Advisory Board.  The board is designed to guide SIA members in addressing potential cybersecurity threats, develop prescriptive guidance, and advocate for cybersecurity...

Traka unveils intelligent key and equipment management solutions Safety & Health Expo 2018

Traka is exhibiting at Safety & Health Expo, displaying its wealth of innovative solutions in intelligent key and equipment management, each designed to ensure compliance to the highest health and safety standards. On stand M140, Traka will demonstrate how it can help organisations enforce process and fulfil health and safety requirements, whilst implementing superior management control right from pre-operational safety checks through to loading management.  Fault reporting, integrate...

ISC West 2018 concludes as largest converged global security event to-date

ISC West, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), the largest converged security event of the year, experienced its biggest and most successful year to-date. On the heels of ISC West being named to Trade Show Executive’s Next 50 List for Attendance Growth in 2017, this year included a larger show floor with more exhibits than ever before (an additional 4K square feet from last year), growth in featured areas (Unmanned Security & Safety Expo sponsored by Knightscope, Conne...

Venafi highlights organisational preparedness for Certificate Authority errors and distrust events from study

Venafi, a global provider of machine identity protection, has announced the results of a study conducted by Dimensional Research that evaluates how prepared organisations are to respond to Certificate Authority (CA) errors and browser distrust events. The study includes responses from eleven hundred IT security professionals who are knowledgeable about CAs from the U.S., U.K. and Germany, France and Australia.  Although IT security professionals are troubled by future CA incidents, very f...

Taiwan External Trade Development Council promotes security innovations at ISC West 2018

EverFocus, GeoVision, PLANET and VIVOTEK—were the highlights of a press conference at ISC West 2018, organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan’s foremost trade promotion organisation. These breakthrough products, with potential to transform the global security market, include a futuristic Virtual Reality 720° camera, a facial recognition dome camera, a cutting-edge Internet of Vehicle (IoV) fleet surveillance system, an IP camera armed with anti...