Surveillance & Security News for October 2020

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...

Genetec Announces Security Center Omnicast™ Has Received The UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 Cybersecurity Certification

Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that Security Center Omnicast™, its video management system (VMS), has received the UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 cybersecurity certification for the second year in a row. The UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) is a robust certification program that evaluates the security of network-connectable products and vendor processes. It features standardized, testable c...

Honeywell Introduces Cloud-Based Connected Life Safety Services That Provides End-To-End Connectivity To Fire Safety Systems

Honeywell, a global provider of fire and life safety, launched the first tools from its new suite of Connected Life Safety Services (CLSS), its first all-in-one cloud platform for fire safety systems. Honeywell’s CLSS suite of tools, built on the Honeywell Forge platform, enable fire technicians to minimize disruption, prove compliance and reduce time needed for design, installation, commissioning, inspection, maintenance and reporting of life safety systems.   “Today&rsqu...

HID Global Collaborates With Temenos To Expand Their Multi-Factor Authentication Solution

HID Global, a pioneer in trusted identity solutions, announces that it has collaborated with Temenos, the banking software company, to expand the features of HID’s multi-factor authentication solution that are seamlessly available to Temenos Infinity users through the Temenos MarketPlace. HID’s risk-based authentication solution is pre-integrated with Temenos Infinity, the digital front office product. Temenos is used in over 3,000 financial institutions and supports the digital tra...

Code Handle® From ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware Provides Access Control Solution

For premises looking to secure rooms in busy public spaces, such as commercial offices, healthcare buildings and retail environments, Code Handle® from ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware provides a stylish, secure and easy-to-fit solution. A sleek and stylish handle with a built-in PIN-pad, Code Handle offers a convenient access control solution for those that need to keep private rooms separate from public areas. Access is granted to authorized individuals via a four-digit code on the handle’s...

IDIS Unveils Video Tech Solutions And AI Box For COVID-19 At A Virtual Showcase For System Integrators

IDIS is unveiling its latest video tech solutions with an innovation-rich online Virtual Showcase for systems integrators, consultants, and end-users. The ‘virtual booth’ replicates the exhibition experience, taking visitors on a tour of the latest IDIS products and technologies, with features and functions explained, and application examples included. Visitors to the virtual showcase will be introduced to the newly launched IDIS AI Box for COVID-19 (DV-2232). Facilitating social d...

Physical Security Interoperability Alliance Announces Jason Ouellette As Chairman

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) announced it has elected Jason Ouellette, as its Chairman and Ewa Pigna, the Chief Technology Officer for LenelS2, a part of Carrier Global Corporation, as its Vice Chairman.  In addition, Peter Boriskin, the Chief Technology Officer for ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions Americas, will continue in his role as the organization’s treasurer. The PSIA membership develops specifications for enabling standards-based sharing of digital data...

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