Smart Coding Technology

Video surveillance techniques since the launch of IP cameras have seen many technological advances that have delivered increased resolution and improved picture quality through better lenses, sensor and image processing technology. These advancements are capable of bringing much needed improvements in evidential image quality and enable the user to realize the investments made in CCTV through deliverable results in terms of clear identification. Delivering these advancements requires additional design thinking in terms of total bit rate throughput. Typically higher resolutions FHD & 4K require much greater bandwidths that impact on…

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NIST New Roadmap Charts Path to Reduced Fire Hazards from Materials

NIST firefighters Justin Grossnickle and Martin Neal look over the end of a controlled test to study the impact of fire on cross-laminated timber buildings. CLT is a construction material identified in a new NIST report as needing more flammability research. Fire researchers tell that there’s a simple solution for reducing fire hazards and that is to eliminate flammable materials. If it doesn’t burn, the experts say, then there won’t be a fire. Of course, that option isn’t very practical or realistic; after all, who wants to sit on a…

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NIST : Updates Risk Management Framework to Incorporate Privacy Considerations

Augmenting its efforts to protect the nation’s critical assets from cybersecurity threats as well as protect individuals’ privacy, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a draft update to its Risk Management Framework (RMF) to help organizations more easily meet these goals. The RMF update, formally titled Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-37 Revision 2, is a guidance document designed to help organizations assess and manage risks to their information and systems. Previous versions of the RMF were primarily concerned with cybersecurity protections from external threats. The…

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MOXA Remote Connect Suite

To serve the needs of OEMs and machine builders who require remote connections to manage and maintain their machines at remote sites, Moxa has launched the Moxa Remote Connect Suite. The suite is a remote connection management platform that includes server and client software, and a hardware gateway to facilitate secure remote access. The Moxa Remote Connect Server is a connection management platform that is hosted on Amazon EC2. The Moxa Remote Connect Gateway connects Ethernet-based edge devices to the server portal securely. Last, the Moxa Remote Connect Client is…

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Hikvision Certified Security Associate (HCSA) Program

Hikvision has recently introduced the Hikvision Certified Security Associates (HCSA) Program in India. The first batch of three-day HCSA training program was conducted from 26 to 28 April 2018 in Mumbai which got overwhelming response from the young security professional community. The participants at the Program received certificates along with the enriching technology and product training experience. The HCSA training program will be conducted regularly in the coming months. The comprehensive HCSA Program included training sessions on optics basics, Turbo HD analog solution, PTZ configuration, network basics, IP camera, NVR,…

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