Genetec Access Control Security Center 5.5 Release

By Brian Rhodes, Published Aug 26, 2016, 07:34am EDT

Inside, we examine Genetec's new Access Control features in Security Center 5.5.

  • Enhanced AD and 'Universal Groups'
  • New, Single screen Server Admin page
  • New Email Camera Snapshots
  • Add GPS Object Locations on Maps
  • New Global I/O and Antipassback Support
  • Unused Credential/Cardholder Expiration
  • Mandatory Encryption for Mercury and Assa IP locks

Large ****** ************

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*******, *** ******* ***** of ***** ******* ** not ************* ****** *******'* positioning ** *** ****** market, *** ** **** impact **** ****** *************.

New ****** ***** ******

*** **** ******* ****** is ** ******* '****** admin' ********* ******** **** all ******* ******* ********* from * ****** ******. Instead ** ********** ** separate ******* ** *********, the *** ********* ************ the ********* ** *** spot.

*** *******, ****'* *** 'Main ******' ******** ******:

*** *** ********** ******** 'Console' ******* **** **** the **** ***********: 

**** ***** ****** ********* utilize *********** ***** *********, so ****** ********** ** a ****** ***** ********** an ******* ******* ******.

HTML5 *******

*******'* *** ***** ********* replaces ** *********** **** *****. ****** ******** ******* of ** ***** ******* *** ******** **** ****** ****** are ******** ** *** new ***** *******.

***** **** ****** ********* are ****** **** **** Silverlight, ******* ******** **** been **** ** ***********. Genetec's ***** *********** **** help *** ***** **** mixed ******* ************ ** equal ******* ******* *** Safari, ******, *** **/****.

Active ********* ******* & ********* ***** *******

*** ****** ******** ****** Directory *** *******'* '********* Group' ********** *******, ** enabling ********* **** *** permissions *********** **** *** connected *******.

*** ****** ******* ** incremental ********* ******* *** increased ***** ***** *** to * '****** ********' for ***** ********, ****** than *** ********** ** multiple ********* ***** ********* were **** ** ******** versions. ***** **** ******** sites ** ******** ******* are **** ****** ** appreciate ********* ***********.

Failover ******** ******** ******

** **** ** *** expanded *********** '******' ****** for **, * *** ******* ********** ****** *** *** ******* server *** **** *****. Genetec ********* **** **** server ***** **** '******** role' ** ***** *** *** ** * weaker **, ******* ***** servers *** ************ *** primary *** *** ** given **** **** *** configured *** ********* *** only. Of ****, ******* **** that*** ************** ****** *** ** favor ** *** ****** performing '*** '****** **' *******.

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New ***** ****** ********

* *** ******* *** strictly ******* ** ****** control ** * *********** ability ** ***** ***** stills ******** **** *** interface. ** ***** ** access *******, ******** ***** events ****** ** *** access ********* *** ** emailed ****** **** ******** Center *.*'* *********, ****** than *** ******** ******* of ******** *********** *** emailing ****** **** * separate ***********.

***** **** ** * 'me-too' ******* ******** **** VMS *********, ***** '***** features' **** **** *** uncommon ** **** ****** interfaces.

Added *** *********

*** ****** **** *** ability ** *** ******* with ******** *** ***********, ****** spacial ******** *** ***** system ********** ******. ***** many ***** ** ** need *** ******* ** identify ** ****** ******* by *** ********, ***** system ***** *** **** rapidly ***** **** ** specific ******* ******** ** ****-******* ** user ************ **** *******.

*** ******* ** ***** devices *** ******* **** GPS coordinates is *** ******** ******, but **** *********** ******** Center's **** ************** ******** to **** *********, **** leading *********** ** *** large ****** ***** **** Lenel ** ******** ***** that ****** ******* *********** of ***** ***** ** CAD *****.

Global */* *** ************ *******

******* ** ******** ***** features **** ********** ************ and */* ** ********** Synergis ***** ****** ***********, the *** ****** ********** the ******* ** ***** actions ******* ********* ********* units.

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****** */* *** ****** antipassback ** * ******* generally **** ********* ** large-scale ****** *********.

Unused **********/********** **********

** ***** ** ******* maintenance, **** *** *********** can ** *** ** automatically ****** ******* ** unused ** * ******** time ******.  **** *********** increases **** ******** ** simply ******** ******** *********** from ** ****** ****.

***** ****-********** ** *** novel ** *******, ** is * ***** *** effective '*** **********' ********* that **** ********* ******.

Mandatory ******* ** *** **** ** **** **********

**** *** ** *** non-optional ********** ******* *** Mercury ** *** **** IP *****.  *** ****** panels, *** ********** **** be ******* ** *** controller, **** *** ***** units ********* ********* ** unencrypted ** ******** ********. This ****** *** ** done ******** ******* *** panel's *********, *** ****** be **** **** *******'* interface. A ***-**** '*****-******' ** ******* ****** upgrades *** *********** ******, but ***** **** **** expires ********** **** ** enforced.

***** ***** ********* ******* TLS ********** ** ****** devices, ******* ** *** of *** ***** ** take * ********* ******. While ********** ** ** way ********** *** ***** security ** ***********, ** is * ******** **** and * ***** *** for **** ******* ******** best-practice ********.

 

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