Bud Broomhead

Convergint and Viakoo Establish Sales Partnership

Viakoo and Convergint Technologies announced they have signed a Platinum Partnership agreement. As a Viakoo Platinum Partner, Convergint’s customers will now benefit from industry-leading technology, preferential pricing, and enhanced support. Viakoo and Convergint help customers transition from a manual reactive approach of managing their physical security and video systems, to an automated proactive solution that successfully mitigates security risks through technology.

Viakoo Releases Video Assurance Service (VAS) at ISC West 2019

Viakoo announces the release of its Video Assurance Service (VAS) at ISC West 2019. Many small and medium-sized businesses do not have dedicated staff to manage their video systems themselves. This often results in failures going unnoticed creating gaps in the video record, called “missing video evidence”. Unfortunately this missing video evidence isn’t discovered until it is too late. VAS is the solution to the problem, delivering an “outcome”, without dedicated staff.

Viakoo Welcomes PSA Security Network As Latest Platinum Partner

Viakoo has announced PSA Security Network as it’s latest Platinum Partner. As a Viakoo Platinum Partner, integrators within the PSA Security Network benefit from PSA co-branding within Viakoo’s products, preferential pricing and enhanced support. In support of the partnership, Viakoo will be exhibiting their RMR-generating solutions that ensure physical security systems work properly, at PSA TEC 2019.

Viakoo Awarded US Patent For Loss-tolerant Data Stream Recording

Viakoo announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Viakoo U.S. Patent No. 10,009,575. The patent covers a novel storage method for loss-tolerant data stream recording that dynamically allocates video data across a plurality of storage drives for reliable storage and playback. Viakoo’s innovation helps to overcome the vulnerability of storing video in RAID sets across very large scale (>8TB) hard drives, improving the overall reliability of physical security systems.

Viakoo Demonstrates Physical Security Compliance Solutions At GSX 2018

Viakoo demonstrates solutions to assist in proving and maintaining regulatory or organizational compliance at GSX 2018. The dynamic capabilities of this system help customers ensure—and prove—consistent compliance with physical security regulations across a wide range of applicable industries including: transportation, payment card processing (PCI), electrical distribution and many more. This solves a persistent challenge in these industries to help avoid the risk of fines or service interruptions.

Viakoo Highlights Breakthrough Solutions At GSX 2018

Viakoo demonstrated innovative new offerings for physical security service assurance and sustainable cyber hygiene at GSX 2018. Viakoo is showcased two of their newest software solutions for the intersection of physical and cyber security: the new Camera Firmware Update Manager (CFUM), and the new IoT Tracker. Viakoo helps to automate the process of assuring that video surveillance is working as it should, providing an auditable record.

Viakoo Showcases Camera Firmware Update Manager At GSX 2018

Viakoo features their Camera Firmware Update Manager (CFUM) at GSX 2018. This solution provides capability across a distributed geography, to automatically update firmware on camera devices from one or more vendors, and performs these updates with a chain-of-trust method that ensures integrity of the firmware. CFUM adds to other foundational capabilities provided by Viakoo that help organizations achieve reliable and sustainable cyber hygiene.

Viakoo Showcases Automated Compliance Verification For Physical Security At ISC West

Viakoo is showcasing the dynamic capabilities of their solution to help ensure consistent compliance across industries for physical security At ISC West 2018 (Booth #33087). Working in conjunction with Coalfire, a leading cyber risk management and compliance firm, the Viakoo Predictive product was found to fully or partially automate the audit process for 38 specific physical security controls. Using automated discovery and push-button reporting from Viakoo can save significant time during an audit, and avoid expensive penalties for failing an audit.

Viakoo Announces Camera Firmware Update Manager At ISC West 2018

Viakoo is introducing their Camera Firmware Update Manager (CFUM) at ISC West 2018. This product provides capability to automatically update firmware on camera devices from one or more vendors, and perform these updates with a chain-of-trust method that ensures integrity of the firmware. CFUM adds to other foundational capabilities provided by Viakoo that help organizations achieve sustainable cyber hygiene. In the past two years, a number of cyber-threats have directly targeted surveillance cameras, including well-reported malware such as WannaCry, Devil’s Ivy, and Mirai.

Viakoo Introduces ‘Automated System And Data Verification For IoT Devices’ At ISC West 2018

Viakoo is introducing a new IoT Tracker at ISC West 2018 (booth #33087). Designed to leverage their proven technology, the new IoT tracker helps to deliver verification for other IoT devices on the network. Viakoo’s unique solution has gained traction by providing a comprehensive system for ensuring that access and video surveillance devices are operating within expected parameters, alerting security officers/managers when problems arise. With the IoT Tracker, the company is doing the same for other IP-connected devices, including Wi-Fi locks, security entrances, uninterrupted power supplies, visitor management systems and more.