Surveillance & Security News for December 2020

Matrix Access Control Systems Provides Time-Attendance Solution To Mediterranean Shipping Company

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) is the world's second-largest shipping line in terms of container vessel capacity. It operates 480 offices across 155 countries worldwide with over 24,000 employees. MSC’s shipping line sails on more than 200 trade routes, calling at over 315 ports. Challenges MSc searched for options to manage attendance in the office spread across 15+ locations. A central server that can handle the capacity of 1000+ users and can seamlessly integrate with t...

Dahua Technology Announces The Launch Of FACT Series Face Recognition Access Control Terminal

Having cost a cumulative number of over 65.8 million reported cases and 1.5 million deaths globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has casted a shadow on almost everyone in the world. The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Weekly Epidemiological Update and Weekly Operational Update by WHO gives us a hint that the situation might not recover any time soon. Compromising to the reality, people are doing everything to better protect themselves and the loved ones in the new normal. Aside from taking the gene...

ISS Announces Strategic Alliance With Captis Intelligence For Face-Matching System Connected To The Exclusive Captis Database

ISS, Intelligent Security Systems, a renowned provider of intelligent VMS and native analytics globally, announced a strategic partnership with Captis Intelligence. The partnership will leverage each company's area of expertise and introduce an automated face-matching solution connected to an exclusive criminal database of 35 million subjects provided by Captis Intelligence. The move will expand and capture further opportunities in the rapidly transforming facial recognition market, offering us...

ExtraHop Announces Distribution Agreement With Exclusive Networks To Meet Demand For Network Detection And Response

ExtraHop, the provider of cloud-native network detection and response, announced a new distribution agreement with Exclusive Networks, a specialist IT security distributor, to cover five countries across Europe including Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Netherlands. The agreement spans the entire portfolio of ExtraHop security and cloud products and services. Exclusive Network’s sole focus is on the distribution of innovative cybersecurity solutions to protect systems, data and applic...

PointCentral Announces The Launch Of Connected Retro With ButterflyMX Integration For Rental Property Market

PointCentral announced the launch of Connected Retro and a new integration with ButterflyMX to give property managers more choice in smart intercom solutions controlled through the PointCentral cellphone app. Connected Retro is a unique solution that seamlessly upgrades an existing telephone-based intercom system into a connected intercom without adding or replacing hardware. Property managers can retrofit their existing system in minutes and have access to entry history and smart key usage for...

Ping Intelligent Identity Platform And PingOne Awarded For Superior Contributions In API Security

Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, announced PingOne for Customers was named Best in Enterprise APIs by the API World Awards. This Ping Identity SaaS solution was also awarded Best Identity and Access Management Platform by The Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards and The IT World Awards. Additionally, the Future Security Awards recognized Ping as the Best Security IAM Integration Software. These industry recognitions celebrate companies at the top of their field...

Nymi’s Workplace Wearables To Seamlessly Open Doors With ELATEC’s RFID Readers

Nymi, Inc. announces a technology partnership with ELATEC, a provider of RFID readers and NFC/BLE mobile device readers. The partnership enables users of Nymi’s Workplace Wearables™ to seamlessly open doors and authenticate to systems, devices and machines that utilize ELATEC’s readers. The Nymi Band™ is the world’s only workplace wearable wristband that, once authenticated, offers the convenience of continuously authenticating the identity of the user until it is...

SIA Appoints Erin Mann And Kelsey Carnell As The New Chair And Vice Chair To Lead SIA RISE

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named a new chair and vice chair to lead SIA RISE, a community that fosters the careers of young professionals in the security industry. Erin Mann – strategy and marketing manager, multifamily at Allegion Canada Inc. – will serve as chair of the RISE Steering Committee, with Kelsey Carnell – regional sales manager, New England at Axis Communications – serving as vice chair. In these new roles, Mann and Carnell will help RISE de...

Qognify Launches Ocularis 6.0 Video Management Systems To Monitor And Respond To Incidents Faster

Qognify, the trusted advisor and technology solution provider for physical security and enterprise incident management, set a new standard for video management systems (VMS) with the launch of Ocularis 6.0. Available now, the release includes map-driven operation and a bi-directional interface enabling security operators to monitor and respond to incidents faster by removing the need to switch between several systems. Ocularis 6.0 also benefits from Qognify’s cross-product research and de...

Check Point Releases A New Survey To Highlight Security Strategies Forced By The COVID-19 Pandemic

Check Point has released the findings of a new survey, which shows organizations’ key cyber-security priorities and challenges through to 2023, and highlights the changes to their security strategies forced by the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020. Over half of respondents said their organizations are seeing more attacks and threats now than at the start of 2020. The majority believe their approach to security will not return to its pre-pandemic state, with just one in five saying that their...

Bitglass Awarded U.S. Patent No. 10,855,671 For Fundamental Invention In Transparent, Contextual Access Control Of Cloud Services

Bitglass, the Total Cloud Security Company, has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 10,855,671 for another fundamental invention in transparent, contextual access control of cloud services. The announcement comes on the heels of a first foundational patent (U.S. Patent No. 10,757,090) for contextual access control. Industry-standard These inventions enable the transparent enforcement of contextual access control on cloud applications via a control point (CASB) inserted between an Application and an...

Hanwha Techwin Launches Wisenet TNM-3620TDY With QVGA Thermal Camera And 2MP Video Surveillance Camera

The Wisenet TNM-3620TDY is a bi-spectrum, multi-channel device which incorporates a QVGA-class thermal imaging camera and a 2-megapixel video surveillance camera. As such, it can detect heat and measuring temperature with a very high degree of accuracy, whilst providing visual verification of people within its field of view. In body temperature mode, the QVGA-class thermal imaging camera is able to estimate a person’s temperature within a range of 30⁰~45°C, with +/-0.5⁰C accuracy. Whe...

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