Princeton Identity announced that Alabama’s Auburn University has updated and expanded the biometric identity system it uses to secure areas within its athletic facilities. Princeton Identity’s new IDS software and Access200 iris readers allow student-athletes, coaches and other affiliated team members enrolled in the system to unlock the doors to team locker rooms by glancing at small reader panels mounted outside each entrance.
A10 Networks announced availability of the A10 Secure Service Mesh solution for applications deployed in open-source Kubernetes container environments. The solution provides teams deploying microservices applications with an easy, automated way to integrate enterprise-grade security and load-balancing. A10’s Secure Service Mesh is the first solution of its kind to protect east-west traffic and transparently encrypt traffic between microservices without requiring changes to those applications.
ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products held its annual membership meeting in early November, with an overview of important activities of 2018 and perspective on the year ahead. Attendees heard presentations on the final release of Profile T in 2018, an advancement which represents how ONVIF keeps pace with technological advancements that affect product development and interoperability between IP-based physical security products.
Bluffton Self Help has gone high tech with an Iris ID® iris recognition system tracking the hours of paid staff and volunteers. An Iris ID iCAM R100 camera replaces mag stripe cards, said Tony O’Brien, president of Sourcecode LLC, a South Carolina-based software development firm. He designed the iris system, as well as a computer network and telephone system for Bluffton Self Help. The iris-based system saved Bluffton Self Help from purchasing and printing new and replacement ID cards for the five paid staff members and more than 250 volunteers who regularly use the system.
Avigilon Corporation announced that Avigilon Blue, its cloud platform for video surveillance, is launching in Canada. The Avigilon Blue platform is a secure end-to-end solution that enables security integrators to deliver analytics-driven video surveillance as a service. It features patented self-learning video analytics technology that is compatible with both legacy Avigilon and third-party ONVIF® compliant cameras. Powerful and easy to use, the platform enables integrators to remotely connect to, manage and service more customer sites with fewer resources.
Secure Channels announced the launch of SCIFCOM (Secure Containment Information Facility) an as-a-service portal that features the strongest non-military encryption technology currently available to the public. SCIFCOM delivers four new security services that include features for ultra-encrypting and transmitting large files, as well as a plug-in for Microsoft Office 365 that enables users to send and receive encrypted (“XFA E-Mail”) with complete privacy and the familiarity of standard MS Outlook email.
ProdataKey (PDK) has released a whitepaper addressing the cybersecurity benefits of cloud-based access control solutions. The confluence of cyber and physical security is driving dealers and integrators, along with their customers, to question the best ways to address security vulnerabilities in the systems they install. Juniper Research estimates that by 2019, the annual cost of cyber-attacks will cost business over $2 trillion. The majority of access control solutions are now comprised of IP devices, each with the potential to provide bad actors with access to the data and operational systems on their connected networks.
Avigilon Corporation announced that its Avigilon Blue cloud service platform for security and surveillance will support professional video monitoring through a new integration with SureView Systems (“SureView”) Immix® CS and Immix CC software. Avigilon Blue cloud platform features patented self-learning video analytics that detect movements of people and vehicles and generate an alarm with a short video clip, allowing central station operators to more efficiently verify and respond to potentially critical events.
10ZiG Technology® has been successfully providing lightning fast, easy access to patient records and healthcare information for doctors and professionals with its Imprivata® OneSign Single-Sign-On (SSO) Certification and compatibility through Proximity Reader technology, and has now mastered support to include Fingerprint Reader technology. This cutting edge compatibility has been tested and perfected with 10ZiG Citrix and VMware based Clients, and its latest 10ZiG 5900q Series Client, the first in the industry to fully support a triple-monitor 4K UHD setup at the absolute highest performance levels, never seen before.
Surveon Technology, the complete megapixel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that one of the banks in Bangladesh has adopted Surveon end-to-end solutions. With Surveon Avatar Failover, which supports the system to continuously record through collaborative NVRs, the bank can easily secure the assets of its clients and ensure the safety for all people in every aspect. To avoid any confidential video loss, the bank needed dual copies of recording videos for all time, even if one of NVRs fails.