Surveillance & Security News for October 2020

AI In Security: The Crystal Ball You’ve Been Waiting For

One of the biggest trends in security and technology today is centered around solutions that take advantage of the wealth of connected security systems and devices powering the organizations all over the world. As the number of cloud-powered systems and sensors have massively grown in recent years, security leaders in the private and public sectors have started to look at ways to leverage the data from these devices to better the lives of employees, customers, and residents. But while the drea...

Dahua Releases New Generation Of Eco-Thermal Cameras For The SMB And Consumer Markets

Thermal cameras, one of a kind in the security industry, often give people an impression that is high-end, expensive, and suitable for really large scenarios such as border of a country, coastlines, substations, and forests. Now the situation has changed. Dahua Technology, a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, releases new eco-thermal cameras which offer superior AI performance. After Dahua eco-thermal camera’s debut in 2017, it has now iterated to the 3rd generation....

Paxton Access Limited Enables Instant Access To Essential Tools Through Their Paxton Installer App

Paxton’s Installer app has officially gone live. The tool has been designed as a centralized platform giving installers and system administrators instant access to key information they need to install and manage Paxton products and solutions on the go. 2020 has been a productive year for the people of Paxton, despite the on-going consequences of the global pandemic. Regulatory guidelines and social distancing measures have led to essential and innovative updates for Paxton’s long-st...

Interface Security Systems Deploys SD-WAN, 4G/LTE Wireless Connectivity, UCaaS And Video Security System For Thrive Restaurant Group

Interface Security Systems, a pioneering managed services provider that delivers managed network, business security and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, recently provided Thrive Restaurant Group, one of Applebee’s largest franchisees in the US, with scalable network, communications and security services. Business security systems platform The new solutions include a next-generation secure SD-WAN architecture with network upgrades, 4G/LTE wireless capability, un...

Zenitel Announces The Launch Of TCIV+ Station To Provide Seamless Integration With Other Security Systems

Zenitel, a supplier of intelligent critical communication solutions, is proud to announce the launch of the TCIV+ (Turbine Compact Intercom Video) Station. Combining the unrivaled high-quality audio of the company’s Turbine Compact Series with exceptional video, the TCIV+ provides users with a communication solution for any situation and allows for seamless integration with other security systems. With Zenitel’s new Turbine TCIV+ video intercom station, users can mitigate security r...

MOBOTIX Video Technology Products And Systems Are 100% NDAA Compliant

MOBOTIX AG proudly confirms that all MOBOTIX products and systems comply with the requirements of the United States National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and are 100% NDAA-compliant. The NDAA Section 889 contains a new set of guidelines that allow for increased protection against espionage and hacker attacks. In addition, there are named Chinese companies that produce components used for telecommunications purposes, (including security products) that will be no longer be acceptable. For cla...

OPTEX Announces The Updates Of Intelligent Visual Monitoring Alarm System With Intelligent Visual Verification

OPTEX has launched its new Intelligent Visual Monitoring solution in the UK and Ireland, powered by CHeKT - a hardware and software solution that takes separate intruder and CCTV technologies installed on the same site, but acting independently, and ‘bridges’ them to create one, seamless, integrated visual monitoring solution. Monitored intruder alarms can now be visually verified within seconds, without impacting the integrity of the technology installed, or its Grade. When an alar...

Exabeam’s Research Reveals That Cybersecurity Professionals Have Embraced Automation And The Concerns Of Younger Staffers

Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned that the technology will replace their roles than their veteran counterparts, according to new research by Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM company. The finding is part of the 2020 Cybersecurity Professionals Salary, Skills and Stress Survey, an annual survey of security practitioners. Overall, satisfaction levels continued a 3-year positive trend, with 96% of respondents in...

Videonetics Unified Solution Ensures 24x7 Surveillance Of The Guests And Artifacts At Kolkata’s Cultural & Research Institute

Inaugurated in 2012, the government of West Bengal had taken an initiative to build a Cultural & Research Institute to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bengal’s polymath, known as the Bard of Bengal, globally. Spread over an area of 4.89 acres, the institute is in the heart of New Town with facilities including an auditorium, art gallery, exhibition hall, mini cinema hall and music room. Every year, thousands of guest tour exhibits, attend cultural programs, enjoy movies, and view...

Barix Announces IP Former For Transforming Analog Loudspeakers To Networked IP Speakers

Barix is now shipping its cost-efficient IP Former for transforming analog loudspeakers into feature-rich, networked IP speakers. Enabling easy upgrades of existing audio deployments to support advanced IP functionality, the new module lets systems integrators and installers offer customers a digital audio environment without jettisoning their current speakers. Replacing the 70/100V transformer traditionally used with analog loudspeakers, IP Former adds IP networking capabilities to new or exis...

Alarm.com Provides Smart Water Valve+Meter To Protect Connected Homes From Water Emergencies

The Alarm.com Smart Water Valve+Meter is now available to service providers partnered with Alarm.com and its subsidiaries to help protect connected homes and businesses from unexpected water emergencies and steep water bills. The award-winning device, unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year, is an affordable, Z-Wave water shutoff valve that combines innovative technology with high-quality plumbing hardware. Leveraging critical system and occupancy data helps the Smart...

Check Point Research Reports Indicates Microsoft As The Most Imitated Brand For Phishing Attempts In Q3 2020

Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a renowned provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, has published its new Brand Phishing Report for Q3 2020. The report highlights the brands which were most frequently imitated by criminals in their attempts to steal individuals’ personal information or payment credentials during July, August and September. In Q3, Microsoft was the brand most frequently targeted brand by cybercriminals, soar...

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