WAD Conference in Delhi

A knowledgeable assembly of the world’s topmost detectives and security practitioners brainstormed in Delhi, India to discuss and devise for the prevailing security scenario and challenges around the globe including India. The 92nd Annual Conference of the World Association of Detectives was held in Shangri-La, New Delhi during 10-14 October 2017. The Conference holds special significance as it discussed important issues related to India including blackmoney, counterfeit currency, anti-corruption challenges, cyber security threats and so on. This is the second time that the WAD Annual Conference has been hosted in…

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Smart Cities Conclave at Varanasi

Hikvision Partakes the BW Businessworld and Varanasi Smart City’s National Smart City Conclave in Varanasi on 13th October 2017. Varanasi Municipal Corporation and Varanasi Smart City Limited, Government of Uttar Pradesh, along with Businessworld Media Group, has organized Smart City Conclave – a national summit on urban infrastructure, IT & transportation on 13th October 2017 in Varanasi. Hikvision participated as the security partner of the event which was a perfect forum to showcase their wide range of products and solutions for smart city surveillance requirements. Varanasi, one of the oldest…

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Videonetics Secures FIFA U-17 at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata

Videonetics, the leading visual computing platform development company, has been selected as the technology provider to secure Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata, for the largest football tournament ‘FIFA U-17 World Cup’ India, 2017. Covering an area of 76.40 acres, the stadium has the seating capacity of nearly 85,000. An international tournament like the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 attracts huge masses of both Indian and International visitors including dignitaries, VIPs and government officials. Considering underlying challenges associated with this massive occasion, Videonetics has successfully designed and deployed a combined solution…

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Enhanced Ethernet Technology (ePoE)

The current strongly developing surveillance industry has given rise to a significant number of solutions and technologies that can be divided into two main areas – Analog Technology and Network Surveillance Technology. Analog surveillance systems adopt a point-to-point connection to transmit data directly from one device to another – namely, an analog camera connected by coaxial cable to the port of a DVR allows the camera feed to be viewed, thus achieving its surveillance functionality. If the camera feed is to be viewed remotely, a remote network connection must be…

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Bridging Privacy and Cybersecurity for Federal Systems

Because information technology (IT) deeply affects privacy at individual and societal levels, systems should be built in a trustworthy manner, consistent with widely recognized, high-level privacy principles such as the Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs). The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) regularly conducts research into technology, aiming to improve innovation and competitiveness, thereby advancing U.S. national and economic security and quality of life. Much of NIST’s previous guidance into the trustworthiness of systems in various technical areas – including cybersecurity, cloud computing, big data, and cyber-physical systems –…

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TATA Banks on COM-SUR

After several months of demos and discussions, TATA Steel Ltd., has confirmed their confidence in COM SUR and recently procured several licences of COM-SUR PRO to enhance their CCTV surveillance initiatives at Jamshedpur. Gopal Choudhary, the Chief Security Officer of Tata Steel, who facilitated the opportunity to present the COM-SUR solution, was very receptive to the fact that CCTV by itself has never been enough, and that a few ‘additions’ to any CCTV surveillance initiative can offer immense benefits, hitherto not thought of. Mr. Chaudhary said, “Currently, there is no…

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Interview – Kunwar Vikram Singh, Global President, WAD

India is hosting the 92nd Annual Conference of World Association of Detectives (WAD) and a Roundtable Dialogue on Anticorruption Partnership during 10-14 October 2017 in Shangri-La, New Delhi. It is an impressive assembly of global leaders in Cyber Security and Corporate Intelligence who will discuss and develop tools to deal with internal and external corrupt practices, and launch a well-coordinated corporate campaign against corruption to support agenda of good governance of the Prime Minister of India. World Association of Detectives (WAD) is a global alliance of investigators and security professionals…

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Building a Structure for Growth

India is well on the way to digitisation helped along by consumer adoption of mobile devices and technologies, availability of high speed internet, and a strong push from the Government. Unfortunately, this comes at the cost of cybersecurity. With the country becoming a favourite target of cyber criminals, it is imperative that Indian enterprises and institutions secure themselves against cyber attackers who are becoming smarter and bolder with days. Although most business organisations have made some provision for security, it usually exists as a complex maze of vendors and solutions…

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