With the ever-increasing rise in cybercrime, Genetec is cautioning organizations of all sizes to be vigilant about the cybersecurity risk posed by legacy access control systems. Vulnerabilities in legacy access control systems can introduce cybersecurity weaknesses that may put an entire organization at risk. Cybercriminals can exploit weaknesses in access control system credentials, controllers, servers, readers, or workstations connected to the network.
Genetec announced a major new release of its flagship unified security platform, Security Center. With version 5.11, customers will have access to every module of Security Center, including Omnicast™ (video monitoring), Synergis™ (access control), AutoVu™ (automatic license plate recognition), Sipelia™ (intercom) and intrusion monitoring, right out-of-the-box. Beyond simplifying the path to unification, Security Center 5.11 includes a wide spectrum of powerful features as standard, including KiwiVision™ analytics
Genetec will unveil Streamvault Edge™ at ISC West (Genetec booth #13062). The Edge is an innovative new line of connected appliances that enables the easy transition to a hybrid-cloud infrastructure and marks the beginning of a new edge platform strategy for Genetec. Ideally suited for multi-site operations such as banking, retail, or businesses with remote or unmanned sites, Streamvault Edge enables organizations to modernize their security infrastructure while leveraging existing legacy sensor infrastructure. The Edge enables the gradual migration of security systems to a hybrid architecture without disrupting operations.
Genete shared the results of its state of the industry report. Based on insights from over 2,000 physical security leaders from around the world, the report looks at how the role of physical security continued to evolve in 2021 as organizations adapted to changing conditions. Physical security continues to evolve from being seen as a tool for mitigating risk, to playing a much more significant role in organizations’ digital transformation. The survey showed that more than two-thirds (69%) of respondents described physical security and related data as “mission-critical”.
To celebrate Data Privacy Day, Genetec Inc. shares practical guidance on how organizations can secure their operations in a way that respects everyone’s privacy. To date, 107 countries and several states in the U.S. have established legislation that secures the protection of data and privacy. This follows in the footsteps of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, which has issued €1,059,520,456 in fines since its establishment in 2018. Despite that, only 59% of organizations say they meet all GDPR requirements.
Genetec announced that Seagate Technology has deployed Genetec Security Center to secure their global campuses and regional offices. Genetec unified security platform includes Security Center, Genetec Omnicast IP video management system (VMS) to manage more than 1,150 cameras, Genetec Synergis IP access control system (ACS) to manage more than 22,000 card holders, Sipelia to manage communications between intercoms and security operation, and Seagate’s own high-efficiency, high-performance Exos X 5U84 mass capacity storage system.
Panasonic i-PRO is partnering with Genetec Inc., to offer a cloud-based digital evidence management system for law enforcement customers. CloUDE Powered by Genetec is a new solution that offers the added versatility and option of storing video evidence and data in the cloud versus on-site, which is much more convenient and cost-effective. CloUDE Powered by Genetec works directly with Panasonic i-PRO’s industry-leading body-worn cameras and in-vehicle camera systems, and it allows law enforcement agencies to retain complete ownership of all evidence and metadata.
Global MSC Security will debate the ability of artificial intelligence to help Security Managers and Surveillance Camera Operators improve how live incidents are handled. Experts is facial recognition, criminal behaviour will participate in the Developing Smart Surveillance Operators free-to-attend online broadcast on 16th March at 13:00 (GMT). Keynotes will be presented by Dr Craig Donald, Professor James Ferryman and Tony Porter QPM LLB.
Genetec shared the results of a state of the industry report based on insights from over 1,000 physical security leaders. The report looks at how the physical security industry is reacting to the threat of COVID-19, how security professionals are coping, and how day-to-day operations and plans are affected for the coming year. Not surprisingly, the survey reveals that COVID-19 has led to a focus on security efforts to ensure the safety of people and facilities.
Genetec announced that Security Center Omnicast™, has received the UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 cybersecurity certification for the second year in a row. Genetec is currently the only VMS vendor in the world to have achieved this certification. The UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) is a robust certification program that evaluates the security of network-connectable products and vendor processes.