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Archive: November 2022


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ISS helps protect 2022 FIFA World Cup venues

November 30, 2022SSN Staff

WOODBRIDGE, N.J.—ISS (Intelligent Security Systems) announced that its SecurOS UVSS (Under Vehicle Surveillance System) solution was deployed to protect stadiums and other venues throughout Qatar that are hosting matches and events as part of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In partnership with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Qatar-based systems integrator Gulf Networks Security Solutions and a large, on-site technical team, ISS installed 40 UVSS units at vehicle checkpoints for...

2022 FIFA World Cup, Aluisio Figueiredo, Gulf Networks Security Solutions, ISS, Osama al Zarba, Sanjay Phatak, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy


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Axis Communications opens another experience center in Vancouver

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Axis Communications opens another experience center in Vancouver

November 30, 2022SSN Staff

CHELMSFORD, MA – Axis Communications recently celebrated the opening of the next in a series of Axis Experience Centers (AEC) and its third AEC opened in 2022 in Vancouver, BC on Nov. 16. Axis noted that the city was a natural choice in the support of its vision for strategic growth and innovation. Vancouver is the home to over two million residents, which include a number of customers across key industries like transportation, retail, technology, and critical infrastructure...

Accenture, Amazon, Axis Communications, Axis Experience Centers (AEC), Axis Object Analytics (AOA), JP Morgan, Keith D’Sa, License Plate Verifier, People Counting, Perimeter Defender


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Genetec releases 2022 State of Physical Security report

November 30, 2022SSN Staff

MONTRÉAL—Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has shared the results of its 2022 State of Physical Security report. Based on insights from over 3,700 physical security leaders worldwide (including end users and systems integrators/installers/providers), the report looks at the security strategies organizations are putting in place to effectively navigate the realities of a changing landscape. The...

2022 State of Physical Security report, Genetec, Pervez Siddiqui


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NAPCO offers free classes on Air & E-Access cellular, cloud-based access control systems

November 30, 2022SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, NY – NAPCO Security Technologies is offering a pair of free training classes to integrators, dealers, and locksmiths on their AirAccess and E-Access Cellular or cloud-based access control system solutions. AirAccess systems (powered by StarLink Cellular) and E-Access software frees systems are described by NAPCO as being great alternatives to more complex enterprise systems and much simpler to scale for SMBs. “These intro classes, cover both systems, and are designed to...

access control, AirAccess, David Donovan, Napco Security Technologies, Security, SMB, StarLink, Wiegand


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Monitoring Matters

As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls

November 30, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

You’ve read that title right. I’ve got the dulcet plucking of strings by Pat Metheny going on in the background as I write this, and it’s a rambling title for a rambling blog which I'll be getting to, but for now think of this as a tale of two governments. Last week the FCC voted to expand the ban on monitoring hardware from several different Chinese companies, chief among them Huawei, and other familiar names you have likely read on this site. While this might seem like...

Dahua, FCC, Hikvision, Homestead Strike, Huawei, Pat Metheny, Pinkerton, Securitas AB, security personnel, Telecommunications


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DJI passes CVMP to receive validation from Commerce Dept.

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DJI passes CVMP to receive validation from Commerce Dept.

November 29, 2022SSN Staff

LOS ANGELES – Popular drone manufacturer DJI has received recognition for its DJI Core Crypto Engine from the U.S. Department of Commerce after passing the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP). The achievement qualifies the DJI Crypto Core Engine to receive the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2, and this validation reinforces DJI’s commitment to customer data and privacy the company wrote. (FIPS) 140-2 compliance has been widely adopted around the world...

Christina Zhang, Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP), data protection protocols, DJI, DJI Core Crypto Engine, Kivu Consulting, Security Services, U.S. Department of Commerce


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Arcules cloud video service to be available on Google Cloud Marketplace

November 29, 2022SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—Arcules, a provider of secure, scalable multi-site video management solutions-as-a-service, has announced that its cloud video service will soon be available on Google Cloud Marketplace. Google Cloud Marketplace provides IT and security leaders with access to an ecosystem of software-as-a-service, APIs, content management systems, web service solutions and more, optimized for use with Google Cloud. By making its cloud service on Google Cloud Marketplace, Arcules will expand...

Arcules, Google Cloud, Google Cloud Marketplace, Steve Prodger


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AMAG Technology, Identity One announce GSA FICAM approval

November 29, 2022SSN Staff

HAWTHORNE, Calif.—AMAG Technology and Identity One announced that their joint access control solution has been approved by the Federal Identity Credential and Access Management (FICAM) conformance program. Now featuring Identity One’s FIPSlink software as a validation system, AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control platform has been added to the General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) approved product list (APL), making it available to all federal agencies for procurement....

AMAG Technology, David Smith, Federal Identity Credential and Access Management (FICAM), General Services Administration (GSA), Identity One, Thomas Moro


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FCC expands ban on Chinese monitoring devices in unanimous vote

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FCC expands ban on Chinese monitoring devices in unanimous vote

November 28, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Nov. 25, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to expand its existing ban on telecommunications and monitoring equipment from Huawei and several other Chinese companies, citing unacceptable national security risks. Original limitations and bans on equipment sales for the companies began as early as late 2019 under the Trump administration and the Biden administration has thus far seen fit to expand those bans which include last Friday’s vote....

Dahua Technology, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology, Huawei, Hytera Communications, Jessica Rosenworcel, monitoring equipment, supply chain, Telecommunications, ZTE Corporation


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Sentry introduces world’s first biometric wallet for crypto market

November 28, 2022SSN Staff

WEST CHESTER, Pa.—Sentry Enterprises, an identity transformation player across the physical and digital worlds, has announced its expansion into the cryptocurrency market with the launch of Sentinel Wallet LLC. Sentinel Wallet LLC has created the Sentinel Cold Storage Crypto Wallet – the world’s first biometric wallet to complete an end-to-end security audit by a credentialed security lab to achieve the Common Criteria EAL5+ software certification on a certified EAL6+ silicon. According...

John Calzaretta, Mark Bennett, Sentinel Wallet LLC, Sentry Enterprises


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