Hikvision & SGS Sign Memorandum for Joint Lab Collaboration

Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, and SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, have recently announced that they have signed an agreement for joint laboratory collaboration. The memorandum will pave the way for joint efforts in testing, inspection, verification and certification of Hikvision products. It will also see the two companies cooperating strategically in various areas including mutual technology exchange, training, information sharing and platform establishment. As a true manufacturer, product quality is of the utmost importance for Hikvision. Over the…

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BSIA Saddened by Manchester Terror Attack, Praised Private Security Personnel

The British Security Industry Association has issued a statement in reaction to the terrorist attack that took place in Manchester, on 22 May 2017. “We at the BSIA were saddened to hear of the recent horrific terrorist attack in Manchester, and would like to praise the quick actions of the private security personnel, who would have been among the first to respond to this incident, placing themselves at considerable risk in doing so. “In times of emergency and in day-to-day operations, private security personnel provide essential support to local police…

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IPSecurityCenter™ Wins Govies Platinum PSIM Award for Second Year

The Govies Government Security Award 2017 honors outstanding government security products For the second year in a row, CNL Software’s IPSecurityCenter solution has been voted the most outstanding PSIM product by Security Today magazine in the Govies Government Security Awards. Sponsored by Security Products, securitytoday.com and GovSec magazines, the participation in the awards program has been strong as government security continues to be an ongoing concern. An independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2017 categories, including IPSecurityCenter PSIM, based on criteria including…

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Cloud Adoption and Escalating Threats Accelerate Encryption Deployments

For the first time business unit leaders break through as top encryption strategy influencers Thales announces the results of its 2017 Global Encryption Trends Study. The report, based on independent research by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Thales, captures how organizations around the world are dealing with compliance, increased threats, and the implementation of encryption to protect their most sensitive data. The report reveals enterprises have accelerated adoption of encryption strategies, with 41 percent of respondents saying their organization has an encryption strategy applied consistently across the enterprise. Notably,…

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Comnet Enters Access Control Market

New CNAccess Line Provides Up To 32 Door Solution ComNet, Communication Networks, a US-based manufacturer of transmission and networking equipment, has announced its entry into the access control marketplace. ComNet is introducing two systems; the CNA100 line, a 2 to 8 door solution for smaller applications and the CNA200 for up to 32 doors for bigger applications. This effort is ComNet’s first entry into this marketplace and will be the first access control product line with the quality required to wear the ComNet brand. The CNAccess line utilizing embedded intelligence…

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Gemalto Wins 2017 CybersecurityExcellence Award for Best EncryptionProduct with SafeNet KeySecure

Gemalto has been named a winner of the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure was voted ‘best encryption product’ by over 300,000 members of the global information security community. Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure provides an organization’s security team with the ability to centrally manage and store encryption keys easily and securely. To demonstrate compliance with mandates or internal data protection policies, the solution offers IT administrators a single pane of glass to simplify the auditing processes. All key state changes are monitored through a centralized logging system, which immediately alerts…

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AMG Systems LaunchesNew Website and Brand Identity

New look reflects AMG’s specialist experience and expertise in innovative Ethernet networking technology and custom-built transmission solutions AMG has launched a new website and refreshed its brand identity to better reflect its position as a market leader in the provision of specialist Ethernet and IP systems and products. The new brand identity and website updates offer a visual representation of AMG’s capabilities as the only UK-based manufacturer of Ethernet switch technologies. The changes also incorporate a new tagline, ‘Transmission with Innovation,’ which encapsulates AMG’s flexible and adaptable approach: developing innovative…

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WAN Spending by Businesses

To grow more than 20 percent annually As companies embrace digital transformation, the WAN is becoming a strategic component of technology infrastructure, enabling commerce and communication between employees, customers and partners. This, combined with changing application delivery architectures and requirements, is driving a renewed focus on WAN security and performance. Our survey reveals that there’s no end in sight to traffic growth, respondents expect their bandwidth needs to grow around 30 percent annually, with data centers having the highest capacity needs (1.7 Gbps per site) and growth (40 percent per…

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