Surveillance & Security News for February 2020

Motorola Solutions Withdraws From ISC West 2020

With growing concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus, Motorola Solutions and its Avigilon brand have released a statement on their decision to pull out of this year's ISC West. The trade show, one of the biggest in the security industry, hosts over 30,000 security professionals and over 1000 exhibitors each year.  The company states: "After careful consideration, we have withdrawn from this year’s ISC West trade show due to the widespread impact of the coronavirus." Official sources...

INTERSCHUTZ 2020: 29 Rescue Teams Battle It Out At Holmatro Rescue Challenge

The challenge is the same for everyone: to rescue a live patient who is trapped in a vehicle in 20 minutes or less. The top three teams will win Holmatro tools worth a total of 50,000 euros. Prizes will be awarded in the categories "best overall team", "best technical team" and "best team spirit". This year marks the second time that the Holmatro Rescue Challenge has been held at INTERSCHUTZ. On each of the six days of the show, an international panel of experts will assess the teams on a range...

All Round Security Increases Its Productivity Goals With High Tech Mobile Workforce System From BigChange

All Round Security has rolled out a high tech mobile workforce system connecting field service engineers in real-time to the office as part of an end-to-end management system. With clients including Heathrow Airport, Arcadia, Mitie and Cloud FM, All Round Security install and maintain security roller shutters, doors and barriers across the UK. Since going live, the cloud-based system from Leeds-based BigChange has boosted productivity and customer service. All Round Security had previously impl...

Namib Property Patrols Using SmartTask To Deliver Cost-Effective, High-Quality Security Services

Namib Property Patrols Ltd, the Oxfordshire-based security and protection company, is using employee scheduling and mobile workforce management software SmartTask to streamline operational processes, saving both time and money. The company is using the software for proof of attendance and guard monitoring across its mobile patrol and alarm response operations, which has helped reduce in administration by more than 15-hours a month, while enhancing service delivery to customers. Credible and tra...

PwC UK Appoints Sean Sutton As The New PwC Cyber Security Partner

Sean Sutton has been appointed as Cyber Security Partner at PwC UK, based at the Firm’s new Birmingham home at One Chamberlain Square. A former MD for Accenture’s UK & Ireland Cyber Security business, Sean brings over 16 years direct experience. This includes advising clients on topics ranging from security strategy and organizational design to technical security solution design, delivery and implementation. Enhancements financial services organizations As a seasoned program ma...

Dahua Introduces Full-Color To Smart Motion Detection To Enable Greater Safety And Convenience

We are always in pursuit of clearer and more colorful images not only for their eloquent appearance, but also for practical reasons, since clarity and vividness usually means more information concerning safety. A lot of violent crimes are more likely to take place at night in major cities according to a 2019 report from Security Magazine. And the demand for cameras to perform in low-light environment is on the rise, as shown in 2019 IHS report, growing at 20.6% CAGR from 2018 up to 2023. Dahua...

Paxton Announces Releasing Paxton 10 Access Control And Video Intercom System At ISC West 2020

Paxton, the global brand of electronic IP access control and video intercom systems, announced that its upcoming release, Paxton10, will be unveiled at ISC West, March 18-20, 2020 taking place at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Paxton10 combines access control and video management onto a single platform. Dealers can be the first in the U.S. to see this simple and innovative system at booth #16059. Paxton10 took the UK by storm last year, with one dealer saying, “I'll most...

Aperio Retrofit-Ready Access Control Solution Chosen To Secure Luminy University’s Suburban Campus

Around 7,000 people pass through the Luminy faculty’s suburban campus every day. As part of a major project to modernize two buildings, university managers sought a retrofit-ready access control solution to upgrade security. University administrators selected Aperio locks to secure doors in the new buildings. With Aperio, facilities staff deal with lost keys more efficiently. The laborious process of changing locks and reissuing keys, part of the daily workload with mechanical locking, va...

Common Criteria Assurance Continuity Certification Awarded To Pivot3 For Acuity 10.6 Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software Platform

Pivot3, a provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, announced that it achieved Common Criteria Assurance Continuity certification for its Acuity 10.6 hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software platform. Pivot3 is the only HCI vendor with Common Criteria certification of a native-NVMe solution with policy-based management to automate data protection, security and workload performance. This provides government and enterprise customers with unprecedented capabilities to meet the highest...

DigiCert Introduces Upgraded TLS Certificate And Business Manager, DigiCert CertCentral Partner

DigiCert, Inc., a provider of TLS/SSL, IoT and PKI solutions, is upgrading channel partners to DigiCert CertCentral® Partner, a comprehensive TLS certificate management solution for cloud and hosted environments. CertCentral helps partners customize and automate all stages of lifecycle management for their end customers, as well as easily deliver new features and solutions, while simplifying business management. Management of customer accounts CertCentral Partner offers an updated API that...

ISC West Monitoring, Responding to COVID-19 Coronavirus

ISC West will occur as scheduled March 17th through 20th, 2020, says Reed Exhibitions. Following is a statement from show organizers: We take pride in offering vital business opportunities to our customers, including networking, education and access to new products and technologies and are working diligently to ensure ISC West 2020 and our other events live up to our high standards. While we regret that some companies have made the decision not to take part in ISC West 2020, we are focused on...

Genetec To Display Suite Of SDSC Solutions At Security & Policing 2020, Hampshire

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced its plans for Security and Policing 2020, taking place at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Center, from 3-5 March 2020 (Stand B19). Genetec will be displaying its suite of solutions that make up a strategic decision support center (SDSC), with experts on hand to give attendees live demonstrations and explain how the technology can help reduce...

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