Surveillance & Security News for December 2020

UK Research And Innovation (UKRI) Sponsors Harnessing The Power Of Data: Accelerating To Net-Zero Webinar In January

Energy is the pulse of day-to-day life, but the drive for net zero will require a massive change in the way one creates and use it. With new technologies and complex integration needed, it is increasingly clear that there is one important factor in making the future integrated energy systems work: data. That is the thinking behind the 14 January All-Energy/Dcarbonise webinar sponsored by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and chaired by Laura Sandys CBE, Chair of the Government’s Energy D...

Paxton Releases New Net2 Tutorial Series Available For Installers

Paxton has produced a new series of Net2 tutorials to support installers with the latest features in the innovative access control software. The short, informative videos provide guidance on how to make buildings more COVID-secure with Net2.  The unprecedented nature of the coronavirus has led many businesses and building developers around the world to consider how people can move safely around their sites and maintain social distance while ensuring their business remains economically...

FLIR Systems To Supply Thermal Imaging Cameras For Zoox Robotaxi Autonomous Vehicle

Zoox, the globally renowned company in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and mobility-as-a-service solutions, has revealed the first look of its self-driving, electric and autonomous vehicle built for the rider, not the driver. The Machine Learning solutions company announced that they are happy to confirm that FLIR Systems will supply them with thermal imaging cameras for their Zoox robotaxi vehicle. FLIR Systems also shared more details on their involvement with Zoox and why t...

HID Global Announces Release Of Its HID SAFE Physical Identity And Access Management Solution For Hybrid Workplaces

As businesses move to hybrid remote and in-person workplaces while complying with evolving public-health mandates, they must manage a dynamic enterprise environment with more complex safety and security challenges. HID SAFE Facility and Risk Analytics HID Global, a globally renowned company in trusted identity solutions, has announced its HID SAFE Facility and Risk Analytics solution that improves efficiency, agility and flexibility in hybrid workplaces through real-time occupancy monitoring,...

Hanwha Techwin Announces Their Top Five Key Trend Predictions For The Security Industry In 2021

Hanwha Techwin, a supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announces their top five key trend predictions for the security industry in 2021. They include: AI moving to the edge, open platforms, cloud, cybersecurity and privacy. Improved AI algorithms Artificial Intelligence is moving to the edge - Increased computing power along with improved AI algorithms are driving the trend towards AI and machine learning to be run on IoT devices instead of expensive and resource hungry on-p...

Check Point Becomes Trainer With ISACA To Provide CISOs With New Ways To Attain Certified Cyber Skills

Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a provider of cyber-security solutions globally, announces that it has become an accredited trainer with ISACA, a global learning organization and technology association. The partnership will see Check Point and ISACA provide CISOs with new ways to prepare for and attain certified cyber skills. Strategic leadership responsibilities CISOs can gain access to ISACA’s courses using Check Point’s cyber-security learning credits or by direct...

Suprema Announces That Their BioStar 2 Platform Receives ISO 27001 And ISO 27701 Certifications

Suprema, a pioneer in access control, biometrics and time & attendance solutions, announces that their BioStar 2 platform acquired ISO 27001 and ISO 27701 certifications, internationally recognized privacy information and security standard. ISO 27001 ensures that appropriate measures are in place for data protection and management of information. ISO 27701, first established in August last year, is granted to systems compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other sim...

nmcn To Provide Security Upgrade And Maintenance Work At Met Office In Exeter

nmcn Asset Security has been awarded a contract to provide capital security upgrades prior to planned and reactive security maintenance to the Exeter based Headquarters of the Met Office. The agreement will see nmcn provide a turnkey design and build security upgrade to implement the latest technology and systems across the Met Office Exeter HQ estate which houses the majority of their circa 2000 workforce. Critical weather services Following key upgrade works across the Met Office HQ estate,...

Dahua Technology Supports The Public Through Charity Sales And Dahua Charity Fund

This year has witnessed an array of unprecedented crises that disrupted people's lives around the world. Nevertheless, despite challenges and difficulties, people and organizations around the world are pulling together to help those in need. It could be a donation of clothing and food, or just a simple word of encouragement and support. Regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity and other differences the world has, every person stands together. As a front runner of video-centric smart IoT solut...

Quantum Acquires Square Box Systems To Increase Business Value From Unstructured Data

Quantum Corp. announces it has acquired Square Box Systems Ltd, a specialist in data cataloging, user collaboration, and digital asset management software. The acquisition builds on Quantum’s recently expanded portfolio that classifies, manages, and protects data across its lifecycle by adding technology advancements to further enrich video, digital images and other forms of unstructured data. This acquisition will strengthen Quantum’s ability to provide software solutions to help c...

Pulse Secure And CyberRisk Alliance Reports List The Unauthorized Access Concerns Impacting Businesses During COVID-19

More than half of organizations (52%) consider phishing attacks or ID and credential theft as the top concern in Q3 2020, according to data released by Pulse Secure (acquired by Ivanti), the renowned provider of Zero Trust Secure Access solutions, and CyberRisk Alliance, a business intelligence company. Additionally, more than one-third of respondents (38%) across all regions experienced unauthorized or improper resource, application or data access, with North American organizations (39%) signi...

Bosch’s Aviotec IP Starlight 8000 Provides Video-Based Fire Detection In Darkness Thanks To New AI Algorithms

The video-based fire detection Aviotec IP starlight 8000 from Bosch can now be used in environments without visible light. With the help of newly developed AI algorithms for video analytics, Aviotec's firmware version 7.72 is now able to reliably detect smoke and flames even with pure infrared lighting. Up to now, it was already possible with Aviotec to reliably detect flames and smoke in difficult lighting conditions down to a minimum of 2 Lux. Expanded field of application There are many a...

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