Dahua Goes GDPR Compliant

Dahua Technology has become GDPR compliant and received the certification for its IP video products from TÜV Rheinland just a day before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect i.e., 25 May 2018. It means that its IP products are in full compliance with GDPR. Dahua is one of the first companies on the globe which has achieved this certificate. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of new law by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend…

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Americas: Hundreds of Human Trafficking Victims Rescued

Nearly 350 potential victims of sexual exploitation and forced labour have been rescued in an INTERPOL coordinated operation targeting human trafficking in the Caribbean, Central and South America. More than 500 police officers in 13 countries also arrested 22 individuals during Operation Libertad (3-9 April), held under the INTERPOL Project to combat human trafficking in the Caribbean. The Joint Regional Communications Centre (JRCC) in Barbados hosted the operational coordination centre, with specialist officers from INTERPOL’s Trafficking in Human Beings unit deployed to the region. Support was provided by the INTERPOL…

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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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Record-Breaking Education Program for Global Security Exchange

ASIS International has recently announced the education program for upcoming Global Security Exchange (GSX). Produced in partnership with InfraGard and ISSA, the five-day event is expected to attract more than 20,000 operational and cyber security professionals to the Las Vegas Convention Center for a comprehensive education program, unparalleled networking, and an immersive exhibit floor showcasing thousands of cutting-edge security products and services. “This has been a record-setting year,” said Nancy Green, ASIS International Vice President of Learning, “We received a staggering 700+ proposals to our GSX 2018 call for presentations,…

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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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Hikvision Shaping Intelligence AI Cloud World Summit

Hikvision has successfully organized 2018 AI Cloud World Summit at Hangzhou International Expo Centre from 30 to 31 March 2018. The summit was attended by over 2,000 participants including industry experts and scholars, as well as the Hikvision partners including Microsoft, Intel, Milestone Systems and Axxonsoft. The forum gave both attendees and presenters opportunities to explore trends in AI development, its real-world applications, and AI-related partner cooperation in global markets. Hikvision introduced AI Cloud in October 2017 at the China Public Security Expo in Shenzhen. AI Cloud is a development…

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