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TrendNet: A Cautionary Tale?

September 11, 2013Leif Kothe

Hundreds of TrendNet customers found out the hard way that products they purchased, billed as home security cameras, weren't all that secure. In January 2012, a hacker was able to breach TrendNet's website, circumvent security credentials and access some 700 live-camera feeds monitoring inside customers' homes. Many of the videos were then disseminated on the Internet, a curious fact by itself in light of the complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission, which said security flaws in...

2014, Diebold, Jeremy Brecher, monitoring, Physical Security, Stephen Doyle, TechSec Solutions, TrendNet, Video Surveillance

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Alarm industry keeping pace with PERS

June 5, 2012Rich Miller

With baby boomers reaching age 65 and more of the elderly population living independently, personal emergency response systems have become the safety net of choice for millions of Americans. While central stations have been dealing with PERS for a few years now, the stakes are rising and the game keeps changing—think of GPS and two-way voice from a pendant. Technology has come a long way from “I've fallen and I can't get up,” and training and procedures must keep pace. The developments...

Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), Security Systems News (SSN), Stephen Doyle

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