Physical security

Intersec 2021 Cancelled, Messe Frankfurt Announces That Dubai Trade Fair Will Now Take Place In January 2022

Intersec, the world’s renowned security, safety, and fire protection trade fair, has been rescheduled to take place in January 2022, organiser of the trade event, Messe Frankfurt Middle East confirmed on September 24, 2020. The 23rd edition of the three-day event was originally set to run from January 24-26, 2021, at the Dubai World Trade Center, in Dubai, UAE. However, the event has now been moved to 2022, after extensive consultation with key industry stakeholders. Intersec Dubai 2022...

Hanwha Techwin America Receives UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program Certification For Wisenet 7 Camera Range

Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announced that it has received the UL CAP (Cybersecurity Assurance Program) certification for its recently-launched range of IP cameras featuring Wisenet 7 SoC (System on Chip). The UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) aims to minimize risks by creating standardized, testable criteria for assessing software vulnerabilities and weaknesses in embedded products and systems. This helps reduce exploitatio...

Steve Riley Appointed As New Vice President Of Sales For Europe For PAC GDX And 3xLOGIC Brands

Steve Riley has been appointed as the new Vice President of Sales for Europe region for PAC GDX and 3xLOGIC brands. Business intelligence expert Formerly with Risco for over 7 years, industry stalwart, Steve has joined the organization with an ambition to grow market share across all brands, by adding value to security solutions in the form of business intelligence. “It’s a very exciting time to be joining this organization because we have several exciting product launches planned...

PAC I/O Controllers Deliver Advanced Security And Building Management Functionality

As buildings are gradually reopened to occupants and users, PAC has announced the launch of new Input/Output (I/O) Controllers which allow users to extend the functionality of their access control system. Enhanced security Designed in response to customer feedback, PAC’s 520 Input Controller and 530 Output Controller make it both easy and cost-effective to add in new security and building management functions that provide added safety and reassurance for users. New functionality made po...

Perspecta Announces A Strategic Partnership With NextgenID To Pioneer Remote Identity Verification Solution

Perspecta Inc., a renowned U.S. government services provider, announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with NextgenID to develop an identity proofing solution to remotely assess and verify the identity of individuals who apply for credentials to gain physical and network access to government facilities. A catalyst for the solution's development was the updated SP800-63A standard from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which allows the use of remote identity...

Security Considerations for Embedded System RFID Readers

In recent years, multinational corporations such as Cathay Pacific, Facebook, Uber and numerous others have been heavily fined due to security and data protection violations. This period has seen data protection laws increase as more and more information is gathered and shared online. As such, it becomes crucial to account for security capabilities when choosing an embedded device that touches potentially sensitive data. RFID readers very much belong to the ecosystem wherein personal or user i...