Axis Communications Announces ‘Eye Connect 2018’

4th edition event focusing on integrated security solutions 8 – 10 August, 2018 | Venue: The Anantapur, Udaipur   Axis Communications and its Alliance partners, announced the 4th edition of their integrated security solutions showcase event ‘Eye Connect 2018.’ The theme of the three day event is ‘Integrated Security Solution – From Myth to Reality,’ and is focused on solutions to address end customer requirements. With an outstanding support and feedback from their previous editions, they are confident that this year event will also be able to create a holistic system of surveillance,…

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Reducing Downtime for the Surveillance System

It seems that everywhere you look, there is a surveillance camera looking back at you. Video surveillance has become an absolute necessity for every type of organization – whether it be retail, hospitality, gaming, education, infrastructure or government – or any other type of business. When a crime is committed or a tragedy occurs, there is now an expectation that it will have been recorded on video, and this usually proves to be true. As a society, we have come to depend on this video to provide us with the…

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The Influence of Lens Selection

Image resolution versus field of view One important, but often neglected consideration in video surveillance systems design is the trade-off between image resolution and field of view. With any given combination of camera and lens the native resolution from the camera is spread over the entire field of view of the lens, determining pixel density and image resolution. The wider the resolution is spread, the lower the pixel density, the lower the image resolution or image detail. The images below, taken with the same camera from the same distance away,…

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Cybersecurity Trends 2018

How can businesses better protect themselves from the increasing volume and complexity of cyberattacks while preparing for the opportunities of automation and digitalization of industries – this is the burning question of the day and our goal is to raise awareness to help them address it. This article focuses where we see the most significant threats and opportunities emerging, and highlights the implications of the increasingly connected world, how global regulation is responding, the need to inject trust into cybersecurity, ways to protect ourselves from intelligent cyberattacks, and what we…

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VPNFilter Malware: What is known so far

Recently, a malware known as VPNFilter was discovered infecting various types of routers. VPNFilter is a modular, multi-stage malware that works mainly on home or small office routers. Since 2016, when the malware was initially introduced, it has compromised more than 500,000 home and small office routers and NAS boxes. Infection of such a large scale could allow the malware’s creators to utilize the affected nodes as a private VPN, making the trace back to the origin of a targeted attack very difficult. Though the infection vector is not yet…

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CAPSI Stages Peaceful Protest against GST Rules

The Goods and Services Tax in India that is hailed as one of the most successful accomplishments of the current Government turned one year old on 30 June 2018.   The imposition of GST regime has echoed a mixed bearing on the service sector. On one hand, it is beneficial in various aspects such as one country one tax mode, seamless flow of credit, avoidance of multi-taxation etc., on the other it has produced snags in ease of doing business.  The Private Security Industry in particular, which is one of the…

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Improving Personnel Productivity with Cloud Telephony

The private security industry in India has gained a strong footing in the last decade. With the largest number of private security agents – estimated at 7 million – this industry provides employment to a huge section of people. Urbanisation, and introduction of government proposals such as Mission Smart Cities and Make in India have created a demand for more and more security personnel. Current state of affairs Private security industry plays a huge role in the safety of commoners. For a densely populated country like India, the police to…

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The Rise of IT and Integration with ID Management

Convergence has been a continual trend in the security industry for over a decade. It began with simple integrations of similar types of security equipment such as adding video cameras to an intrusion system or break-glass detectors to an access control system. The level of integration, however, has quickly evolved – now physical security is being integrated with systems designed with functionality outside of security applications. End users are no longer satisfied with a lack of return on investment from security equipment. Rather, their priorities have shifted from wanting to…

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