IFSEC International Converged Security Centre Powered by Vidsys

IFSEC International 2018 will play host to a dedicated learning and demonstration area, where visitors will benefit from a real-time immersive experience of integrated physical and cyber security. Networked systems and applied technologies are presenting security management professionals with rising levels of information outputs and data, which are rapidly becoming core aspects of their business strategies. The business intelligence available from this deepening level of integration is now a core competency, providing commercial, industrial and government users with unparalleled levels of insight. However, these systems also represent major security vulnerabilities;…

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NIST Validation Tests for Security Automation

The Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) consists of open standards that are widely used by organizations to measure and continuously monitor the security settings and controls of computer systems and applications in order to find software flaws and security-related configuration issues. Also, SCAP standardizes the nomenclature and formats used to manage and measure the vulnerability of computer systems to threats and their compliance to policies, especially Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). NIST has published NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 7511 Revision 5, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Version 1.3 Validation…

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Stay Ahead of Criminals through Modern Policing

The crucial role of National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in enhancing security by taking INTERPOL into a new era of policing and innovation was high on the agenda of the 14th recently held annual Heads of NCBs Conference. Meeting under the theme of ‘NCBs: the Gateways to Modern Policing – The Future is Now,’ 295 senior police officials from 145 countries focused on the importance of NCBs in turning technological and strategic innovation to the advantage of law enforcement worldwide. Addressing a new era with stronger NCBs Calling for a future-oriented…

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IndigoVision Latest Solution Released

IndigoVision, the leading developer of complete end-to-end video security solutions, has recently released a solutions that allows users to maximize their security systems potential. This release includes the latest version of their security management solution Control Center, a new cyber-security innovation CyberVigilant® in camera, the Integra™ all in one device, and three additional products which strengthen their existing security offering. IndigoVision’s Control Center has long been regarded in the industry as the best, from its bulletproof nature to search and review forensic features. The software is intuitive and easy to…

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Apollo Test Set Now Available

Apollo Fire Detectors is launching the Apollo Test Set, a portable testing device designed to help commissioning and system maintenance engineers in the field. The Apollo Test Set helps engineers guarantee the correct loop configuration is in place before an active control panel is installed. Engineers will also be able to test the diagnostics and integrity of the loop, to discover earth faults and other system weaknesses. The Test Set works on all of the Apollo analogue addressable protocols – XP95, Discovery and CoreProtocol®. Users will find the touch-screen interface…

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Dahua Dual-Biometric Identification Time Attendance Terminals

Dahua Technology Co., Ltd., has recently launched its new time attendance terminals – the DHI-ASA4214F and DHI-ASA6214F. These highly intelligent devices will support both face and fingerprint identification for access control and time attendance in office scenarios, enabling easy staff management and security control. Quick, safe, and accurate dual biometric identification Fingerprint or face identification devices are commonly seen in today’s workplace, but Dahua’s attendance terminals offer dual-biometric identification integrated into a single device. Embedded with advanced infrared face recognition algorithms, these new time attendance terminals further improve on poor…

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Port of Guaymas Selects Avigilon Solutions

Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company has been selected to enhance security for the Port Authority of Guaymas, Administración Portuaria Integral (API) de Guaymas, in north-western Mexico. As one of Mexico’s busiest and most strategically located freight ports, API Guaymas imports and exports nearly 6 million metric tons of cargo to and from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas each year. To strengthen safety and comply with government regulations, the port, in partnership with telecommunications solutions company, Global VoIP de Mexico S.A. de C.V., installed a complete Avigilon security solution…

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Westpac New Zealand uses state-of-the-art Video Surveillance System

Security has come a long way in the banking business. At one time, for example, Westpac New Zealand supplied firearms to employees and had a gun range in the basement of one of its branches to train staff in marksmanship. It was only in 1975 that firearms were removed from the branches and the gun range deemed redundant. Today, Westpac New Zealand relies on a state-of-the-art video surveillance system from March Networks to protect its customers, employees and assets. Part of the Australian-based Westpac Group, Westpac New Zealand is the…

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