Hikvision & SGS Sign Memorandum for Joint Lab Collaboration

Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, and SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, have recently announced that they have signed an agreement for joint laboratory collaboration. The memorandum will pave the way for joint efforts in testing, inspection, verification and certification of Hikvision products. It will also see the two companies cooperating strategically in various areas including mutual technology exchange, training, information sharing and platform establishment. As a true manufacturer, product quality is of the utmost importance for Hikvision. Over the…

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BSIA Saddened by Manchester Terror Attack, Praised Private Security Personnel

The British Security Industry Association has issued a statement in reaction to the terrorist attack that took place in Manchester, on 22 May 2017. “We at the BSIA were saddened to hear of the recent horrific terrorist attack in Manchester, and would like to praise the quick actions of the private security personnel, who would have been among the first to respond to this incident, placing themselves at considerable risk in doing so. “In times of emergency and in day-to-day operations, private security personnel provide essential support to local police…

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IPSecurityCenter™ Wins Govies Platinum PSIM Award for Second Year

The Govies Government Security Award 2017 honors outstanding government security products For the second year in a row, CNL Software’s IPSecurityCenter solution has been voted the most outstanding PSIM product by Security Today magazine in the Govies Government Security Awards. Sponsored by Security Products, securitytoday.com and GovSec magazines, the participation in the awards program has been strong as government security continues to be an ongoing concern. An independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2017 categories, including IPSecurityCenter PSIM, based on criteria including…

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Cloud Adoption and Escalating Threats Accelerate Encryption Deployments

For the first time business unit leaders break through as top encryption strategy influencers Thales announces the results of its 2017 Global Encryption Trends Study. The report, based on independent research by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Thales, captures how organizations around the world are dealing with compliance, increased threats, and the implementation of encryption to protect their most sensitive data. The report reveals enterprises have accelerated adoption of encryption strategies, with 41 percent of respondents saying their organization has an encryption strategy applied consistently across the enterprise. Notably,…

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