Role of Women in the Fire Safety Industry

The economic development of the nation is dependent on the participation of all sections of the society, more particularly women, who constitute fifty per cent of the population. There are massive employment potentialities that can be utilized by women folk. India is the world’s fastest growing economy, but has one of the lowest rates of female employment. This is the most true especially in the firefighting industry which has seen a major dearth of women in professional roles. Women are both the victims as well as strong enablers when it…

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Videonetics Bags FIST Award

Videonetics’ path-breaking technology ‘No Helmet Detection System’ (NHDS) has been recognized with the prestigious FIST ‘Make in India – Best Innovation award of the year’ at Fire & Safety India Expo 2018, organized by FSAI. Highly acclaimed in the industry, FIST Award recognizes extraordinary contribution of organization and individuals in the field of security, safety, firefighting and emergency response. The gala award night was attended by eminent figures from the industry fraternity. By overcoming rigorous stages of evaluation with flying colors and competing to cutting-edge products presented by other companies,…

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Dahua Technology H.265 XVR Product Series

Dahua Technology has recently launched its H.265 XVR product series. After upgrading its codec format from H.264 to H.265 and then to H.265+, H.265 XVR delivers a more cost-efficient storage method with smaller storage, stronger compatibility and enhanced intelligence, solving the much higher demand on storage capability placed by the widespread of 4K/ 4MP UHD devices, and offering the customers and partners more business opportunities. Equal quality, smaller storage under H.265 codec With the H.265+/ H.265 supreme compression technology applied in HDCVI products, Dahua H.265 product series provides new choices…

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Invixium Multimodal IXM TITAN

Invixium, an innovator of biometrics solutions, will be unveiling a new benchmark in multimodal authentication technology at ISC West 2018. The new IXM TITAN promises to be the most advanced biometric product ever engineered, reflecting Invixium’s drive to become the world leader in multi-purpose authentication solutions. TITAN is equipped with facial recognition as the primary biometric modality, fingerprint or finger vein authentication as the secondary, and consolidates features for access control, time and attendance, video intercom and video surveillance into a single device that accommodates a diverse host of applications…

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The Convergence of Physical & Logical Access

For many security professionals, recent high-profile data breaches have shifted attention to external cyber threats. Despite this newfound focus, the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology reports that more than half of all cybersecurity incidents can be traced to insiders with legitimate access to corporate facilities and networks. Another survey from the Ponemon Institute reveals that the majority of respondents are more concerned by outside threats than those that originate internally. While external threats are very real, working to confront internal vulnerabilities can prevent incidents from happening in the first place.…

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Safeguards for Securing Virtualized Servers By NIST

This bulletin outlines the security recommendations that NIST recently provided in Special Publication (SP) 800-125A – security recommendations for Hypervisor Deployment on Servers. The document provides technical guidelines about the secure execution of baseline functions of the hypervisor, regardless of the hypervisor architecture. In the past, a user wishing to set up a computing server generally needed to use a dedicated host with dedicated resources such as a central processing unit (CPU), memory, network and storage. Modern systems have technology that lets one create virtual machines to emulate what used…

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Global Access Management Market By IHS Markit

Access management can be defined as the process of granting authorized users the rights to use a service, while preventing access to non-authorized users. Following are the key access management growth factors over the next five years. GDPR deadline fast approaching Traditionally, finance, banking, insurance, government, utilities and other heavily regulated end-user sectors have focused on identity- and accessmanagement solutions. However, over the past year there has been growth in non-traditional markets. Not only have the manufacturing and retail sectors become more security conscious, but the increase in the number…

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Top 7 Reasons for using A Multi-Tier Storage Solution

Lower storage spend Organizations are keeping as much as 40% of their inactive data on their most expensive infrastructure. With unstructured video growing exponentially, fueled by the rise of new video surveillance programs, one can’t afford to have this kind of inefficiency. The solution is to adopt a multi-tier storage system that automatically migrates the video to the most cost efficient tiers of storage. Whether that’s high-performance disk storage, object-based storage or high-capacity primary storage, file-based tape or the cloud – the organization can cost-effectively store data based on various…

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