Automation as No. 1 Budget Priority In CDD/ KYC Management For Financial Services Organizations

Increased AML regulatory oversight and enforcement actions anticipated by about 45% of respondents NICE Actimize, a NICE business provider of a single financial crime, risk and compliance software platform for the financial services industry has recently released a global survey outlining the top operational market drivers and spending priorities that are shaping the strategies behind current CDD/ KYC anti-money laundering programs. Titled ‘Accelerating Value of CDD/ KYC Programs with Automation Technologies in a Complex Global Market,’ the survey showed that an overwhelming 63 percent of respondents from financial services organizations…

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NIST Awards $38.5 Million to Accelerate Public Safety Communications Technologies

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $38.5 million to 33 research and development (R&D) projects aimed at advancing broadband communications technologies for first responders. “Through programs like FirstNet, President Trump and this administration are working hard to keep Americans safe,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, “These grant awards will help fulfill our mission, ensuring that first responders have access to advanced tools that can save lives.” The multiyear grants are intended to help modernize public safety communications and operations by supporting the…

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Vess A NVR Certified with Bosch VMS 7.0

Promise Technology, a leading developer of open storage platforms for video surveillance, announced that its Vess A-Series network video recorders (NVRs) are certified for use with Bosch video management system software (BVMS). Certifying Vess A-Series NVRs with the BVMS strengthens the companies’ partnership and offers customers an optimized solution that has been tested to deliver the highest levels of performance and reliability. Extensive documentation of the testing results is available and ensures that customers can fully leverage the performance offered by the integrated Vess A-Series and the BVMS solution while…

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Global Security Intelligence Centre in Australia

A CYBER security centre opened in Adelaide, South Australia, as part of a global network to thwart cyber crime The Global Security Intelligence Centre was established by NEC and is the newest hub of its worldwide network, which includes Japan, Brazil, Singapore, the United States and Austria. NEC Director of Solutions and Sales Andy Hurt said that Adelaide centre would allow the company to offer around the clock services to its clients. “This is a hub of an international services model where we have offices in five other countries servicing…

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Smart City Device Shipments to Top One Billion by 2026

The smart city market can be observed through various lenses; however, through all of them, fragmentation is the current state: The smart city market continues to grow, presenting great opportunities for all players, despite its current fragmented state. This fragmentation appears in the type of smart city projects developed, in the technology, in the ecosystem, and in the solutions. Smart cities are home to many projects with diverse scopes and sizes across various verticals, although pilot projects remain most common as the market continues to test solutions, models and results.…

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Trusted Identities Bridging Gap Between Connected Workers & Smart Buildings

Arecent study conducted by IFSEC Global reveals how trusted identities can serve as the backbone for smart buildings and today’s connected workforce. Sponsored by HID Global, the access control study on the connected workplace explores the trends in smart buildings and the increasingly important need for identity-aware building systems that offer greater convenience, security and productivity. “Most respondents want more integrated smart buildings and business applications that seamlessly work together. While many of them are realizing these benefits by using common management frameworks with centralized databases, this approach is generally…

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e-Document Physical Security Certification Initiative

The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), the global identity and secure e-Services advisory body, announces the launch of a new initiative to help issuers and manufacturers evaluate the integrity and effectiveness of current and planned secure e-Document physical security design features. With the current lack of a formal, industry-recognized evaluation process for design, this certification initiative will see the development of a much-needed ‘common criteria-like’ approach to the development of security features for passports, identity cards, driving licences and similar identity-based e-Documents. The security risk-based scheme will analyse a wide variety…

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VisionHub Qblock Converged Infrastructure

Built on industry-leading Dell EMC technology, it is the security market’s most reliable, enterprise class, turnkey VMS Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution providing a one-stop-shop for centralized video data management Qognify has launched Qblock, a unique offering built on industry’s leading technology from Dell EMC to address the growing need for securely and efficiently storing critical video data. The Qblock converged infrastructure is designed specifically for the surveillance industry, optimized with Qognify’s state-of-the-art video management solution. Qblock meets the needs of clients who have expanded surveillance environments and/ or critical…

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