The Road to Recovery for Private security Industry

The state of wellness of private security industry (PSI) is directly related to the health of Indian economy. Finance is the lifeline of any business, and if the revenue generation pipeline gets dry, the businesses cannot survive. The COVID shock has been so sudden that the road to recovery has become very rocky and bumpy, marred with multiple intangibles, and full of hurdles. The statistical data unleashed by the RBI Governor only spells gloomy economic scene slipping into recession with negative growth of GDP as all indicators appear to be…

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CAPSI AWARDs CORONA WARRIORS

The declaration by the Government of India that the private security services are a part of the essential services during lockdown owing to the spread of Corona indeed came as a feather in the caps of the nine million private security personnel of the Indian private security industry (PSI). While majority of the nations’ population were confined to their respective homes, the brave security guards have been performing their duties outside their homes with utmost diligence and sincerity drawing the appreciations of all fellow countrymen. Late Tayappa Balu More, the…

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CXO Research: Legacy Technology & Lack of Skills Hindering Digital Transformation and IT Modernization

Digital transformation is redefining the competitive business environment at an unprecedented rate. Anchored on key technologies like cloud, virtualization and modern storage systems, modernization of IT is critical to deliver business continuity for rising customer expectations and de-risking business from evolving cyberattacks plus compliance measures. Our Veeam 2020 Data Protection Trends Report puts the spotlight on the importance of data management and protection across hybrid cloud environment. As the demands of a modern enterprise gets complex, it’s not enough for data to be backed up; data must in fact move…

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COVID-19 Accentuates the need for Data Security and Cyber Security Protocols: Sun Life ASCI

  Sun Life ASCI is committed to the fundamental principles of information security – confidentiality, integrity and availability. With work-from-home becoming the new normal, there is a greater need for organizations to maintain a robust and reliable security framework. It is equally critical to keep employees informed about best practices, elevate their awareness and maintain stringent compliance. We strongly feel that enterprises with secure technology and communication platforms would always fare better in times of crisis and ensure business continuity with minimal risk exposure   The COVID-19 pandemic has presented…

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Prama Hikvision Temperature Screening Solution

Keeping people safe and healthy in unsure times like those of today’s COVID 19 is the latest challenge. Authorities and companies are scrambling to find ways to help manage such challenge and reduce risks. Hikvision offers temperature screening solutions to help them build processes and infrastructures to prevail. Taking the temperature of the situation Temperature is an important indicator of physical health, especially during the current COVID 19 situation. In many scenarios, people with abnormal temperature could have a health issue. To have a proper effect, it’s crucial that this…

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Prama Hikvision Solutions for Hospitals and Clinics: A Holistic Protection for Healthcare Ecosystem

Healthcare facilities like hospitals, special healthcare centers and clinics have myriad of specialized protection requirements. What’s more, they require security, safety and hygienic environment for the patients, doctors, nurses and paramedic staff. Hospital and healthcare authorities should consider a smart healthcare solution to address various security, safety and hygiene challenges effectively. Special Requirements Hospitals and health care facilities are designed to be places of healing, recovery and tranquillity. However, with high volumes of people constantly coming and going – visitors, volunteers, patients and others – maintaining smooth operations and responding…

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VIVOTEK Creates Safe Living Environment in New Borovaya Residential Project, Belarus

VIVOTEK, the global leading IP surveillance provider, has deployed its IP surveillance cameras in the residential project ‘New Borovaya,’ constructed by A-100 Development, one of the largest developers of residential and commercial real estate in Belarus. This deployment has been carried out by long-standing distributor DataStream DEP, and has successfully put into action the high-quality products and brand value of VIVOTEK. On land with a total area of more than 100 hectares, a whole district is being actively developed in line with the most modern European trends of improved urban…

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Videonetics Intelligent VMS is now ONVIF Profile ‘T’ Compliant

Videonetics Intelligent VMS is now ONVIF Profile ‘T’ compliant. It supports video streaming features such as the use of H.264 and H.265 encoding formats, imaging settings, and alarm events such as motion and tampering detection. These encoding formats ensure high compression efficiency which results in less disk storage space and less bandwidth usage for streaming, reducing overall costs of system ownership. Moreover the new standard supports on-screen display, PTZ configuration, motion region configuration (analytics for a specific area of an image), digital inputs and relay outputs, and bidirectional audio for…

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Prama Hikvision Smart Technology Show Evangelizes Intelligent Solutions and Technology Leadership

Prama Hikvision recently conducted an exclusive Smart Technology Show in Mumbai to evangelize intelligent technologies and solutions with the demonstration of some of its latest as well as forthcoming innovations. Hikvision’s AI (artificial intelligence) applications driven by deep learning algorithms were demonstrated through various application scenarios related to face recognition, people tracking and perimeter security. Several emerging technologies (AI solutions) and advanced applications (traffic violations, VIP recognition, people counting, heat mapping and business intelligence) were showcased at the show highlighting Hikvision’s intelligent solutions and tech-leadership in the security industry. Ashish…

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National Lockdown & Challenges for Private Security Industry

Anil Puri, CMD APS Group A thought leader and an action catalyzer rolled into one – Anil Puri is a rare combination of a visionary, and one who has mastered the art of strategic and tactical thinking to the core. He has been using this combination to seed new ideas and to lead them to their implementations on ground. This has been a consistent feature of his career. Here he writes about the National Lockdown imposed in wake of the pandemic caused by the Corona Virus and the challenges faced…

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