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Hanwha receives UL Cybersecurity certification for Wisenet 7 cameras

September 25, 2020SSN Staff

TEANECK, N.J.—Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announced that it has received the UL CAP (Cybersecurity Assurance Program) certification for its recently-launched range of IP cameras featuring Wisenet 7 SoC (System on Chip). The UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) aims to minimize risks by creating standardized, testable criteria for assessing software vulnerabilities and weaknesses in embedded products and systems. This helps...

Cybersecurity, Hanwha Techwin, UL

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NMC issued a Managed Video Services UL 827B listing

May 4, 2020SSN Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—National Monitoring Center, a Netwatch Group Company, announced that it has been issued the certificate of compliance from UL that certifies NMC and Netwatch Group as a UL approved monitoring station for managed video services.The scope of UL 827B, as defined by UL a global safety science organization, covers managed video services provided by monitoring stations that deliver security services by leveraging video cameras and related video technologies installed at protected...

National Monitoring Center (NMC), UL, UL 827B Listing, Woodie Andrawos

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Advances in monitoring technology changing the standards landscape

July 18, 2018Paul Ragusa

YARMOUTH, Maine—As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace within security, monitoring companies and third party standards organizations such as UL are doing their best to understand what this means for central stations today, especially in regard to creating requirements that reflect the current state of innovation within the industry.In March, UL published a proposal to extend the effective dates for two sets of requirements that are new to the eighth edition of UL 827, The Standard...

American Alarm and Communications, Bold Technologies, Chris Newhook, Morgan Hertel, Rapid Response, Rod Coles, UL

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VideoEdge NVR from JCI first to earn UL cyber certification

April 4, 2018Paul Ragusa

MILWAUKEE—Johnson Controls announced recently that its VideoEdge network video recording platform from American Dynamics is the first product to be officially certified as meeting the highest level of third party cybersecurity standards from Underwriters Laboratories for Life Safety and Security, UL2900-2-3.“It's never been more crucial for the market to recognize the importance of cybersecurity as a core component of product design and development,” William Brown, senior engineering...

American Dynamics, Johnson Controls (JCI), Ken Modeste, UL, VideoEdge, William Brown

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The future of IoT: Taming security's wild west

March 29, 2017Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—A lot is being done when it comes to ensuring that IoT devices are cybersecure, integrated and valuable to end users. Five panelists at a TechSec Solutions session explored exactly what the industry is doing to rein in the technology. Paul Ragusa, editor of Security Systems News and the panel's moderator, asked each of the panelists to say what the term IoT means to them. “The Internet of Things is a broad [term],” Dorrier Coleman, co-founder and CTO...

2017, Dorrier Coleman, Jim Coleman, Jon Lewit, Mitchell Klein, Neil Lakomiak, ONVIF, Operational Security Systems Inc., Paul Ragusa, Pelco, Security Systems News (SSN), TechSec Solutions, TEQ Charging, UL, Z-Wave Alliance

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Guardian Protection Services' monitoring center becomes UL certified

March 8, 2017SSN Staff

WARRENDALE, Pa.—Guardian Protection Services recently announced that its Western Operations Alarm Monitoring Center has earned UL certification. Guardian's Western Operations Center located in Tempe, Arizona provides business continuity to all mission-critical operations performed at its headquarters located in Warrendale, Pennsylvania. “The attainment of UL certification at Guardian's Western Alarm Monitoring Center furthers our strategic initiative to underpin key business operations...

Guardian Protection Services, Joe Colosimo, Mike Overby, UL

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UL issues UL 827 B listing for remote guarding services

October 17, 2016Spencer Ives

NORTHBROOK, Ill.—UL announced in early October that Elite Interactive Solutions is the first company certified for remote guarding under UL 827 B, its listing for managed video.“We worked with UL who clearly identified alarms [and] video verification—as an extension of alarms, versus true remote guarding,” Louis Hook, Elite's EVP and COO, told Security Systems News.Elite, founded in 2008 and based in Los Angeles, currently provides remote guarding services to more than 200,...

Elite Interactive Solutions, Louis Hook, Peter Tallman, UL

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CSAA may change name to 'The Monitoring Association'

May 18, 2016Spencer Ives

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Central Station Alarm Association may be renamed “The Monitoring Association,” if CSAA members approve the name change in a June 7 vote. "The world is changing. Historically, central stations monitored electronic systems that detect burglar and life safety events. We now have a technology-based environment where just about anything can be connected, and thus monitored. ...�The proposed new name accommodates the expanding monitoring community," Jay Hauhn,...

COPS Monitoring, ETL, FM, Jay Hauhn, Jim McMullen, Ralph Sevinor, Teresa Gonzalez, UL, United Central Control (UCC), Wayne Alarm Systems

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Bold gets UL Certification for Manitou Cloud Services

May 11, 2016SSN Staff

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Bold Technologies in late April received the UL 827 listing for its Manitou Cloud Services Data Center. “It was very important for us to meet and even surpass the UL certification standards for our Manitou Cloud Services data center,” Bold's director of SaaS, Shaun Blair, said in a prepared statement. “We want our hosted customers to feel absolute confidence entrusting us with their data, and the UL listing is an essential part of gaining that trust....

Bold Technologies, Manitou Cloud Services, UL

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BeON Home LED bulbs get UL approval

May 5, 2016SSN Staff

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.––BeON Home, a provider of a Bluetooth smart-home lighting protection system, announced that its LED security bulbs are now UL approved for outdoor usage as well as for use in fully-enclosed fixtures. In a prepared statement, Alexei Erchak, CEO of BeON Home said the company secured UL approval “to enable new outdoor use cases, and we're adding a security customization feature that lets our customers schedule convincing lighting activity to even further simulate occupancy.” BeON...

Alexei Erchak, BeON, UL

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