Surveillance & Security News for September 2020

Luxand Releases FaceSDK 7.2 Version With Thermal Face Detection Feature To Fight The Spread Of COVID-19

Luxand has released a new FaceSDK 7.2 version with numerous improvements, including a major Thermal Face Detection feature that helps small-, medium- and enterprise-level companies fight the spread of COVID-19. Thermal face detection is a major feature that makes it possible to detect faces on streams and images from thermal cameras for anti-spoofing or fever-screening needs. Detecting high temperatures Combined with a thermal camera, this new feature detects high temperatures in humans, mean...

ConnectWise SMB State Of Cybersecurity Report Shares Findings From Over 700 IT And Business Decision Makers Surveyed

ConnectWise, the provider of intelligent software and expert services for technology solution providers (TSPs), has released the findings of the second annual ConnectWise SMB State of Cybersecurity report. The year 2020’s study was conducted between June and July 2020 and surveyed over 700 IT and business decision makers in the US, the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. A few major findings from the report include: 91% of SMBs said they would consider using or moving to a new IT se...

Trainocate Announced As Authorized Partner To Deliver Pulse Secure Authorized Training Courses

Pulse Secure, the provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions, announces its new partnership with Trainocate to deliver Pulse Secure Authorized Training courses across ASEAN. “Our channel has been instrumental to Pulse Secure’s growth as a Zero Trust secure access solution provider,” said Gary Gee, Pulse Secure Regional Channel Manager, ASEAN. “The Trainocate team brings expertise that will further empower our partners to help customers achieve workforce product...

AGILOX Introduces Autonomous Omnidirectional Counterbalanced Forklift OCF Operating With Swarm Intelligence

After the “ONE” comes the “OCF”: AGILOX expands their line of intelligent guided vehicles by introducing a new autonomous omnidirectional counterbalanced forklift, operating with swarm intelligence. In doing so, AGILOX has entered a new area of ​​application: classic intralogistics in inbound/outbound warehousing and storage. With the ONE, AGILOX's ultralight, high-efficiency forklift product line, the company has reshaped the concept of AGVs. The fleets operate without...

Check Point Software Technologies Acquires Odo Security To Provide Secure Remote Access Solutions For Enterprises

Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a provider of cyber security solutions globally, announces the acquisition of a new cloud-based technology that delivers secure remote access created by Odo Security. This technology will integrate with Check Point´s Infinity architecture, and become the easiest and most secure solution for enterprises need to enable employees´ secure remote access to any application. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven enterprise adoption of mass remote wor...

Winnipeg International Airport Deploys Vision-Box Automated Border Control eGates For NEXUS Travelers

Beginning September 1, 2020, six Vision-Box Automated Border Control (ABC) eGates will greet arriving travelers enrolled in the NEXUS Program at Winnipeg International Airport. As the only international airport in the Province of Manitoba, Winnipeg is an important travel hub for the region, having served close to 5 million aviation passengers in 2019. NEXUS program NEXUS is a trusted traveler program operated by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) that expedites border crossings for pre-appro...

New Orleans City Council District E Deploys Genetec Security Center To Counter The Menace Of Illegal Dumping

Genetec Inc., a globally renowned technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced that City Council District E in New Orleans has taken an innovative approach to address illegal dumping using Security Center, the unified security platform from Genetec. Countering illegal dumping menace Illegal dumping is a problem in most cities around the world, but enforcing laws to prevent it can be quite difficult and resource-intensive...

Idesco Announces Addition Of Anti-Collision Ability To Wiegand And OSDP Versions Of 8 CD 2.0 DESFire Readers

Idesco have begun adding an anti-collision ability to both their Wiegand and OSDP versions of 8 CD 2.0 DESFire readers, letting them read multiple cards simultaneously. This is particularly convenient when one presents several cards or hybrid cards together. This is because this new anti-collision ability ensures the reader won’t stop upon reading the first card it encounters, ignoring others in the detection zone – even though that first one wasn’t what one wanted to read. No...

Idesco Announces Mobile IDs To Be Accepted For Access Control From User’s Smartphone

The use of Mobile IDs in access control grows more frequent every week. That is why Idesco’s display reader, 8 CD 2.0 Pin D, will also soon accept a mobile ID from one’s smartphone. Interactive routines that require identification, like payment, are easily and securely managed with an RFID keypad/display reader providing a menu and displaying user-specific responses. That is why 8 CD 2.0 Pin D’s keypad is designed to flexibly support users’ need to select options and inp...

Check Point Research Publishes The Global Threat Index For August 2020

Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd, a provider of cyber security solutions globally, publishes its latest Global Threat Index for August 2020. Researchers found that the Qbot trojan, also known as Qakbot and Pinkslipbot, has entered the top ten malware index for the first time, ranking as the 10th most prevalent malware in August, while the Emotet trojan remains in 1st place for a second month, impacting 14% of organizations globally....

Egress Announces 2020 Outbound Email Data Breach Report Highlighting Data Breaches Through Outbound Emails

Egress, the provider of human layer data security solutions, released their 2020 Outbound Email Data Breach Report, which highlights the true scale of data security risks related to email use. 93% of IT leaders surveyed said that their organization had suffered data breaches through outbound email in the last 12 months. On average, the survey found, an email data breach happens approximately every 12 working hours. Rising outbound email volumes due to COVID-19-related remote working and the dig...

Barco Launches A Cloud-Based Remote Monitoring, Diagnostics And Control Solution, WallConnect Cloud For Its Video Walls

Barco, a globally renowned professional visualization solutions firm, has announced the release of WallConnect Cloud, a new cloud-based remote monitoring and management platform for its video walls portfolio. WallConnect Cloud WallConnect Cloud allows system integrators to monitor and diagnose their installed base of video walls, enabling them to remotely check the status, diagnose and control a number of critical parameters. This results in higher operational efficiency, faster problem-solvin...

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