Lenel Partners Angry, Lenel Does Not Care

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Sep 01, 2016

Even more than Arecont, one manufacturer stands out for consistent complaints - Lenel.

Over the past few years, no manufacturer has had more complaints in as many areas as Lenel.

Compared to Lenel's origins as one of the best enterprise access control providers, this fall is surprising. But the company, due to indifference, arrogance, and ineptitude has fallen hard.

In this report, we examine the numerous problems faced, sharing 24 partner quotes, and what this means for the former leader.

**** **** **** *******, *** ************ ****** *** *** ********** complaints - *****.

**** *** **** *** *****, ** ************ *** *** **** complaints ** ** **** ***** ** *****.

******** ** *****'* ******* ** *** ** *** **** ********** access ******* *********, **** **** ** **********. *** *** *******, due ** ************, *********, *** ********** *** ****** ****.

** **** ******, ** ******* *** ******** ******** *****, ******* 24 ******* ******, *** **** **** ***** *** *** ****** leader.

[***************]

Negatives *******

******* ********* ***** *****'* ******* ***** ** ******* ******** ***** many **** **** ********* *** *******. *** ** *** **** urgent *** ***** ***** ** ******* ****** **** ******* *********** bad *********** *** ******* ****** *** ************ **** **** ** this **** *****:

  • "** **** ***** ****** **** *****, *** ** **** **** a *** *** **** ** *****, *** **** * **** been ********. **** *** ************ ****** *** ****** ** **** with, ******* ******* ** ********, ***** ******* ********, *** ******* Managers **** ********* ********* **** **** (**** ** *** ************* and **** **** ********** *********), *** **** ***** *** **** customer *******.
  • "*** **** **** *** ***** ***** *** **** *** ** visit **, *** ***** ******* *** **** ***. ** **** through *** **** ** ************ **** *****, *** ******* ************* our ***********, *** ************ ******* ***** **, *** **** *** licenses/dongles **** *** ** **** ** **** **** ****. ****** me, ***? **'* *** **** **** ***'* **** ***** ****** are, *** *** ** ***** ** **, ** **** **** just ***'* ****, ***** **** ** ** *** *****, "**** can *** ** *** *****"?"
  • "***** ** *** ***** ** *** *******: ******** ****, **** of *********, ***."
  • "** **** * *** ** *****/*** ******** ********* ***** ******* & **** ******* ** ***** ****** ***** ***.  *****'* ******** NO ******* ** ********, ***** ***** ** **** ***** ** us & *** ***** *********."
  • "* **** *** ***** ** ******** **** ** ***** ****** and ***** *******. **'* **** ** ******** *********."
  • "***** ******** *** ****'* ******* ** **** ** *****. * left *** ********** ***** *** * ***** *** **** ** work *** ** ***-****. * ******* ** ******* ***** ** our **********, ***** ****, *** * **** *** * ***** Sales ***. ***** *******......"

VMS ***** ********

*** ********** ** ********* ** ******** ******** ** **** *** bleeding. ******* ** ******* *** *******, *****'* *** *** ******** (see *** ***** ******) *** ******* ***** ************ ******* **** **** * ******** failure, **** ******* ***-***** *** ******* ******* ** ** *** pushed **** **** ******* **** ** * ****** ** *** blundering:

  • "** **** [******** **] ******* ***** ***** *** **** ******** of * *******."
  • "*****. **** ** ****** *** ****** ***** *******."
  • "* ***'* ****** ******** ***** ** **** * "***" ** the ****** ***** ** *** **** *** * **** * customer **** *** ***** ****** ******* *** **** ***** ***** video ** ********* **** *** ***** *********** **** ***** ******** standard ** **** ** ***** ******** *******. ***** ***** ****** is ********. **** ***'* ******* **** ****** ************* ** ****** cameras ** *** ****** ** ******* ** **** ** **** support"
  • "***** ***** ***. *** ********* *** **** ***********. *** ** not ******, *********** **** **** ** *** ** ******* ******* *** reason. *** ** *** **** ******** *** *******"
  • "***** ***** *** *** *** ***** ********* ** **** ****** not ** ******** *********** ********* ** **** ********** ** ***** video *******"
  • "* ***** ***% **** ***** ******* ***** ** *****. **** complex *** ********* ** ***** *** ***. ** ** ********** difficult ** *** * *** ****** *** ****** **** ** is ******* ** ** ****** ******** ***** * **** ** tweaking. So ****, ** ** *** **** **** ********, *** ******* 18 ****** *** * *** ****** ** ** ***** ** the ***** ****."

Attrition *** ******* *********** ***** 

*** ** *** ********** ****** ** *****'* **** **** **** the ****** ** *********** *****.  ** *** ***** ** * decidedly ******** ******* **** ******** ******** ***** ** ****, * ****** ** *** ********* **** **** *** ******* leaving *** **** ** ****** ****.  

**** *****, ** **** ***** ***** ************ **** **** **** in ****** ** ** ***** ** *** ******* ********* ****** unfilled, ********** *** *****:

  • "*** ***** *'** **** **** **** **** ****: ***** *** a ***** ***** ** ****, *** *** ** ********. * have ** **** ** ****'* ****, *** ** ***** ** be * ****** ****** *******. ** * ****** ** **** ******* in *** ************, * *** ** *** ******* **** ***** have ****** **** ** ***** ***** *** ********* "***** ********" products."
  • "**** **** *** *** ***** *** ****** **** **** *** expect ** **** *** **** ** ** ***** ** * serious **** ** ********* ** *** ***** **** *** *********."
  • "** **** ****** ******* ** ******** **** ***** ********** *** version ***** *** ******** ** ******* *** ********** ***** *** supported **** ** ****** *******. ************* ********** ********* ******** **** working ********* ******* ** ******** ** ******. ****** ** ********** tried ** ******** *** ******* *** ***** * ****** **** found **** **** **** ***** **** ***** ******* ** *******. After ******* ***** **** ****** ** **** **** **** ** solution *** ** **** ** ********* *** ******. ** **** for ********. *** *****."
  • "***** **** *** **** *******, ****** **** ** ***** *** price ***** *****."
  • "***** **** ** *** ************* ** ******** ********* (***** ** a **** **** *********) *** **** ***'* ****** **** ** care ******."

Locked ** *********

*******, ***** ******* **** *****'* ******* ***** ****** ****** ****** vendors. **** ********* **** ******* ********** ***** *******, **** ******** the **** ** ******** ** ********* **** ***** ***** ******** over *** ****** ******* **********. 

*** ****** ** *****, ***** ***** ****.  ****** **** ** motivated ** ******* *** ******** *** ****** *********, *** **** current ***** *** '****** **' ** ****** *** ********* **** out ******* *** ****.

  • "** **** **** ******** ********** ** ***** **-*****, *** **** *** ***** **** it."
  • "***** **, *** *** *** *** **** ***** ****** ******* fed ** **** *****. ** *** ****** ******** *****'* ***** deployed ** ***** ** ***** **** ***** **** *** *******. The ******** ** *** ***** ******** **** ***** *** ******* options ** ****** *** *** **** ******** **** ****** * years, *** ** ******* *** ******** ** **** ******* ***** video *** **** ******** ** * *******."
  • "**** **** *** ******* **** **** **** **** * ******** base *** ** ***** ** ****."
  • "***** ***** *** **** ******* *** '**** ******* ********' ** simply *** *** ** ****."

Integration ******* ********

***** ***-***** *** *******, *** ********* **** *** ****** ****** among ***** *** ***** ** ********** *** ******* ** *** company: *********** ********.

** * ********** ****** ****** "*****'* *********** *** ******* *** *********** ***********", * *********** **** ****** ****** *** ***** *** **** sentiment ****** ****:

"**** *** ** *** *** ***** *********** ******* ** **** for **** *******:

*. **** **** ** ****** *** ***** **** ** **-*******, and ***** ******* **** **** ***** *** *** ****** ***** updates.
*. ** *** ***** ******** **** **** **** *** **** beginning. ** *** *** * ****** *******, *** ** **** we ****** ** **** ****'* **** * ****** *** ** functionality ** *** ** *******, ** ** ***** **** ** competitor ************* **** ********. ** *** *** **** ****, *** then ** **** **** ***** ******* *** **** **** ** include **** *** **** *************. ** *** *** ** *** process, ** *** ******** **** ***** ** **** ** *********** than *** ********* ********.
*. ***** ****** ** *********** ***********, ** ******* ** ***** web ******** ** ***** **** *********, *** **** ** ***** connectors ** **** **** ******** **** ** *******.
*. **** *** *** *** *************, **** *** *** ****** to **** **** ***********."

Lenel **** *** **** ******

*** ******* ** ****** ****** ** ***** ******* ********, **** of *****'* ********* *** ****** ********* *** ******* *** ******* else, ******* ******* ***, ** **** ** *** ******:

  • "**** ** ********* ****** ******** ********* **** **** ************ - ones **** *** ****** ** **** **** ***** ***** *** left *** *** ******* ** *******."
  • "*** *** *** **** ** ********, ** ** **** * matter ** **** ****** ******* ***** ** *** ***** ********* of ***** ****** ****."

******, * ****** ** ******** *** *** ********* ******* *** ******* by **-***** ********** *** *** ********* **** *******, *********: ******** ***(********), ******* *** *****.

New ** *****

** *** **** ****, ***** *** ******** ******* ** * new ** ** *****, **** ***** *** **** ******** ****** ** ****** *** *** * **** tenure ** ***** **********. ** **** **** **** **** ** is **** ** **** **** ****** ******.

** ***** ********** ** *** ***** ** ***** *** ********* or ******** ** **** **** *** ***** *** **** **** given ** ********.

** **** ** *********** ** *** **** ***** ****. **** have * *** ** ****** ** ********* ***** ***** ******* losses *** ** ******* **** ** **** ******** ** ***** their ******* *** *****.

Comments (32)

"** ***** ********** ** *** ***** ** ***** *** ********* or ******** ** **** **** *** ***** *** **** **** given ** ********."

**** *****'* ****** ******** *** ** *** ** ****** ** by *** **********'* ********.

"**'* *** **** **** ***'* **** ***** ****** ***, *** way ** ***** ** **, ** **** **** **** ***'* care, ***** **** ** ** *** *****, "**** *** *** do *** *****"?"

****, ***** **** ******** **** *** **** *** **** ** first *** **** *** ***** ******* ** **** ** * recurring *********** *** ** ***** ***** ***** *********** ******* ** remain ****** ** **** ** **** ** ****** *** * proprietary ***** *********** *****. ******* ** ***'** **** ***** ** get * ******** ** ******.

* **** **** ***** *** ******* ** *** ***** ****. Most *** ********* *** *** ******* ** ******* **** ****** criticism. **** ** ** ** ******** ********* *** * *** factor ** *** ****** ***** **** ********** ***** ***. *** #1 **** * **** **** ************* ***** ***** ******** ** the **** ** ****** *** ***** ***** ******** *** ******* criticized ** ***** ** *********, ** ** ******* ** **** choosing ** *** *******.

*********** ** **** **** ******* ***** ** *** ****. ***** it ** **** ** *** **** ** **** *** ***** Onguard/Mercury **** *** ** *** ***** *** ****** *****/** ****. are ** ******* ********** ** **** ***** *******? *** ***** you ******* * ******* ********* **** *** ***** ******** ****** who *** ****** ** ********* *** ****** ** ***** **** together.

***** **** *** ********* ****** **** *****, *** *** ******** feedback **** ********* ** ***** *** *** ***** *** *** another.

********, ***** ******* ******** ** * *******, *** *** ********* are ******** **** ******** *********. ** *** ** *** ****** to ***** ******* ******** (***** ******) **** *****.

****'* *** **** * ***** ** ***. ****** ******* ******* is ***** ** ***** ******* ******. ****** *** ** ******** that **** ******, **** ************ *** ***** ******** *****. * was ******** **** ***** ***** *** ***** **** ******** ******* between *** * ***** ******* **** *********** *** ***** ***********. I *** **** ********** ** *** ******* *** ******* **** so **** ** **** ****.

*** ***** * *** *** *** *********, ** ***** *** as ***** ** * ***** **** *******, ** ***** ********** licensing *****. $*** *** * ****** *******! $*,*** *** ****** station *** ******* *****? *** $*** *** *** ****** ******* for *** ****** ******** ** *** ******* ******* ******** *** cost *** ********* ***** ** *** ** ******* **** **** OnGuard ** ****** $****.

**** *** **** ** *** $**** ****** ****** *** ********* and ************ ********* ** ********* *****. **** ** *** ******* stations **** ******** ****** ******** ***** ***** ** ***** ** up ** $**** + **** *** ********* *** ****** *****! Ridiculous.

"*******, ***** ******* **** *****'* ******* ***** ****** ****** ****** vendors. **** ********* **** ******* ********** ***** *******, **** ******** the **** ** ******** ** ********* **** ***** ***** ******** over *** ****** ******* **********."

********* ***** ** * **** ********** **** ****** *** ****** changes, ******* ******* ***** ********* *** ** * **** ****** position ** **** *** ** *** ******* **** ******** ******** than ** **** *** ******** ** * *********** ******.

** * ****-******** ******* ***, ** **** *** ******** ************* to ****** ********* *** ***** ********** ******* **** *** ****** addressed ** *** *******. ** **** ***** *** ******** ************** remains ****** *** **** ** ******** * ******** **** **** an ********* ******** ********** ** ******** ****** ** *********** *** system *** **-***** ********** ***********.

** ***** ** *** **** ** ******** **** *** ****** mean ******** ****. ** *** ** ****** ***** ******* **********, we **** **** ********* ******* ** * ****** ******** ********, greatly ******* ***** *******, *** ***** ***** ****** ***** *** less **** **** ***** **** **** *** *****'* ****** *********** renewal.

** * ******, **** **** ********* ** ******* ******* ***, the **** *** ** ***********.

*)*** *** ******* **** **** ******** **** ******* *** ***** of ************ ***** ****. ************ ********* **** ** ** *********, and ******* *******, **** ******** *********.

*) *** *** ******* **** ******* *** ********* ******** ******** of *** ******* ****** *******.

*) *** ************ ** ******** ****** ******* *** **** *** operational (********* *********) ******. ****** ********** *** *** **** * 'snap **** *******' **** ** ********; **********, ********, *** ******* can **** ******, **** ***** *** ****** *******.

*) ** **** *****, ******** ******* ***** ********* *** *********** two ********* ****** ******* *** * ******. ****** *** **** entry *** ******* **********.

*** **** *** ***** ***** - *** *** ****** ******* are ******* ****. * ***** **** ******* *** ******** **** also *** ******* ******** (******* *** **** *** ***** **:**** ** *** ** ******* ****** ******************), *** *** '****' ****** ** ***** ** ******* ** integrations *** *** ** ***** ****.

*** **** ***** ****** *****, * ***** **** *** ** them. ***** *** **** ******* ** ******** **** ****** * system ****** *** ** ***'* ***** ** ***** **** *** here. * ********* *** ****** **** ** ** ***** ******** and **** **** *** *** ******* ************ *** ******** *** supported ****** *********** * ********** ******* ** **** ** *** long-term ******** ** ******* **** ** ****** ******* ******* *** hopefully **** *** **** **** ******** *** *******.

*****,

* ***** **** ****** ******* *** ***** ** **. ** can **** ******* ********* ** ******* ********* **. *** ******* becomes ********* *** ****** *********** *** ********* * *** ** these *** ********* **** ** *****.

**** *** ***** ** ******** ******** **** *** **** **** some ** ***** ***** ******* *** ******* **** *** *********** cost ** ****** **** *** **** ******* *** ***** ** the ********.

***** *** ********* ** ****** *** ** * ** * years ** ********* *** **** *****? ***. ** ** ** easy **** ** *** *** **** *** *** ******* ****** their ***** *******? *****. ** *** ******* ** *** *********** they *** *** ******* ** *** *** *** *** * TCO ******** ** ***** ** **** *** **** **** **** understand ***** *** ******** * *** ** ****** ***** ** shore ****** **.

*****, ****** ****** ** *** ***** ** ****, ** ******* and ** * ******* ****, * *** *** **** #* is ***********, ** **** ** ******* ****** ***** ***** ****** at *** ********* ** * **********: * **** ****** ** a *** **** **** **** *** **** ***********.

***, ********(*******) *********** ****** * ******** **** * *** ** ********* and ***** **** ********** *******, *** **** ***** *******, *********, badging ********, *********, ***? ** ****** ******* ** ***** **** than************* *** ********? ** ** **** ** *********, ** ****** lost * *** ** * "****-****", ******* ******* *** *** the ***** ******* ******** (************, ********) ** ********* ***** **** to ** ********** ** *** ***********' ******.

***** ** *** **** ******** *** ********* ******* ** *** security ********. **** **** **** **** **** ***** *** ***. Great ******* ****.

** ** **** ** *** **** *** *********** **** ***** are *** ******. * **** **** ******* **** ** **** action. *** *** *** **** *****, *** ********** **** **** ordering ** ******* ** * *********.

* ***'* ******** *** **** *** ***** ******* * **** done **'* **** ** ***** * ***** *** *** ******** Lenel ********* *** *** *** ** ******* *** *** ***** guys **** ** *** *&* **** *** ********. *****'* *** customers **** ******** ** *** *** * ***'* *** *** real ****** *** * ** ********* **** *** *** *** shareholders *** **** **** ****. *** **** ****** * *** is ******* ** ********* ** *******. * **** **** **** a ******** ******* ** *** ****** ***** *** ********.

*** ***** ** ****** ***.

*** *****?

**** ** **** ***** ******* **** ***** ******* ** ***?

****** ** *** ** ********** ** ******** ** ***** *** quality ** ***** ********, ** ** ******* ******** ** ****** them -- ** **** ** ***** ******* ************ *******. ** have ** **** ********* ****** ********** ** *** ********* ***** products -- ** ** ** *** ** ** *******, ****** do *** ******** ** ******* **. ****** **** *** ****** below:

* **** *********** **********, ***** *** **** - ** ****** at $*** ** ***** ** $***

*********** ****** **** ********** ***** *** ****- - ** ****** at $*** ** ***** $***

******** *********** ********** *** **** - ** ****** ** $*** vs $*** ******

****** **** *** ********** ***-**** ** ****** ** $*** ** Lenel $***

**** **** ...... *** **** ** ****** ** $*** ** Lenel $***

***** ***** **** ** ****** *** **** - ***** *** our $*** ** $*** *****

****** ***** **** ** ****** *** **** - ** ****** at $*** ** $*** ** *****

****** * *** ******** **** *** ****** *** **** - we ****** ** $***

****** * *** ***** ** ** *** *** **** - we ****** ** $***

**** -- *** **** ** ****** **** ** ****. ** you *** **** ***** *** ***** *** ***** ** ****** -- ** **** *** ******.

** ** *** ****** ** ** ****** ****** * ***** board *** ******* * ** *** ********,

**** **** * ******* ** ***@****************.***.

********* **** ****** ********** *******, * **** ******* ** ***** it *** **** ** ******* *** ***** ** ***** ****** promotional ********.

*** **** ****** ** ***** ** ** ******* ** ******** so **** ******** **** ***** *** ***** ****** *** ********* provides ***** ** *******. ** ** *** **** "*** ** repair *****, **** ** ***", ** ***** **** ********** ** deleted.

**** ****, ** ** *** **** **** ***** ******* *** repair, ** ** ***** ******* *** ***** ** **********, ******* feel **** ** *******. *'* ***** **** ***** ***, *** know, **** *** *** ***** ** *******...

******* *** *********** ******. * *** ******* **** ** ** not ******** *** **** ***** ** **** ** *** ******.

*******, * **** *** **** ****** ** ***** ******** *** been ********** ********* **** *** **** ***** ***** -- ********* due ** *** **** *****. ** *** ** *** ****** prices **** **** ****** -- ***** **** ******** **** **** of *** ****** ***********, ** **** *** ********** ********. * do ******* **** ***** **** *** ******** ******, *** ***** the ******* ** *** *** (*** * **** **** **** views ****** ****** ** * ********** *** ****** *******) ** have ** ******** *** **** ** **** ******** *** *** long **** ****. **** ** *** ********* ******** ** ** day **** ***** -- ****** * ****** ******* ****.

** *** ******* **** **** **** ** ******** *** **** important **** ******* **** ********* **** ************* ** ****** ********. I ***** **** ** **** ********* **** *****.

****** *** **** *********** ** **** *** ******* ** *******

* ** ******* ** *****, ** *** ***** ******* ***, repairs **** ******** **********.

**** ** *******'* ******** ** *** *********** *** ********. ** some ** *** *** **** ***** ** ******** **** ***** parts *** ******* ** ************?

*'** *** ****** *** *** * ****** ************* ****.

*********** *******. ** ** ********** *** ********** **** ********* ******** was **** *******. ***** ** *******/******-******* ********* *******, ******* ***** support, *** * ********* ******** **** "*** *** ***** ** be ******* *** *****, ** *** **** **** **** *** be ******* **** ****?"

* ******* ** *** ************ *** ********** ******* ***** *** more ********-******** ********/********* **. ***** ***** ************* **** **** **** able ** "****" ** ***** ********* **** *** *** **** to *******.

*** ****-*** **** ** ***********.

*** ****-*** **** ** ***********.

*******, *** *** *** *** *******, **? ;)

* ** ********* ******* **** *** ***** ***** ********* ******* it ***** * *** ** **** ** ****** ********* ** tolerated ** ************* ******* ** ***** ********** **** ********* ** so **** / ********.

*** ** *** ****, * *******, ** ** **** **** than *** ***** ** *** ******. ** ***********, *** **** our ************* ****** ** ******** ** ***** *** ***** **** fit *** ***** ** *** ******.

************, *** ***** *** ** ******* * ******* ******** ***** (*hosted **** ******) *** ************ *** **** ** ******* *********** creative **** ** **** ******-****** ******* **** *** ** ***** current/proprietary ******** ** *** ********. ** ******** *** *********** * reasonable ***, ************ ** ***** *** ******* **** ****** *** the ***-****. ** ******** ***'* ****** *** ********, *******, *** instead ***** ** *** ***** ** *** ******** *** *********** of ***** **** ******.

*** ****** ********** ***** ***-***** *** ******** **** *** ******** fit (************ ***....). ***** ** * *****, *******, ***** ***-**** frustration *** *************** **** *** "*** ****" ***** ** ******. We ** *** **** ** ** ***** **** **** *******..........

**** *** *** ******** ******** ********* *****.

**** ********** ********* *** ********* ********* **?

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****.

* ** *** ****** **** ********* ** ******** ****. **** you *** ** ** * *** *******, *** ****** * lot ** ******, *** **** **** **** * ******* ** experiences **** **** *******. ******** *** ***** ** **** ******** to ********, ******** ******** ********** ** **********.

** **** ********, ***** *** ****** *** ******* ** ***** large ** ***** *****. ****** ********* *** **** ****** ** have * ****** *****, *************, ****-******* *********** ****, *** ** forth. ******* ********* *** ****** ** **** **** ***** *** attention ** **** ************, ****** ******* (******* *** ******** *** still *****), *** **** *********** ** ********** ** ******* **** on ********.

*****, ** ** *******, ********* ** ****** ****** ******* ** the ****** ** **** ***** *** ******* ****** *********. ** you *** * ****** ****** ** ******* *********, **** ******* are *******, ***** **** ********* *** ******* ***** **** ** quite ****. ** *** **** ****, ** *** **** ********** in ******* *** ***** *** ***'* ******* **** ** *********, you **** ** **** ***** (********* ** ********), ***** ** likely * **** ******** ** ****** *** ******** **** ******* New ****. ********* *****'* **** **** ******* ********** *******.

...*** **** ** **** *****, ***** ** ****** * **** negative ** ****** *** ******** **** ******* *** ****.

**** ** ***** *** *** ******** **** **.

* ***** ** **** ******* ** *** ****** *** *** all. **** ** *** ****** *** *** *********** ***** **** to ** **** *** ***** ********** *** ********* *** ******** not ******* **** **** *** *****. ***** * ** *** completely ********** *** **** ***** ** **. *******, ** *******, proper ******** ** ******* ***. * **** **** ********** ***** for ** *** *** **** ** *** **** ******* ******. As *** *** ********* ** ****'* ******* **** ** ******** it ** *** **** ** **** * ********* ** ** 2000 ** * **** ******. * ** ********* ** *****, ProWatch, **, *******, *****, ***********, *** *** ******** ****** ***** over *** *** ****. ** *** ** ******* ********* *** knew ** *** ***** *** *** ******* ** ********* **** OnGuard ***** *****!

** ***** ****** **** ***** **** ** ** ****** ****** of ****? ** ** ***** *** *** ** *** ***** take ** *** ** ****? **** *** **** ***** ***** to ***** *** ** **** ** ******* ** **** ** let **** **** **** ** ***** ********* ****?

** ***** ****** **** ***** **** ** ** ****** ****** of ****? ** ** ***** *** *** ** *** ***** take ** *** ** ****?

***** ** **** ***** ** **** *****. **** ***** ***** a ******** ****** ******* ********* ***** ******* ** ******* ** such ******. ** ******, **** ******** ****** ********* **** ******** on ****** (*.*., ********, ****, ****, ********* ** **** * few *** ****). ** ********** ** **** **** **** * more *********** ******** ** ****** ********* *** *** ******* **** addressing ***** ****** ******** ***** **** ** *****. ***** **** do ****** ** ******* ****** **** ****** *********** ********** **** steps **** *** ******.

****** *** *** ***** ****. ** ******* ** **** ** soon ** ** ******** *** ********* ***** **** ******* ** switch ********** **** ** ***** ** **** *********** **** ** start ********* *** ** ********* ****. **** ** **** ******* out ** ** ******* (* ** *** ****** ** **** here) ** ***** ** * **** *** ** ***** *** fears.

**** ** **** ******* *** ** ** *******

* ********* **** ******* ** *****. **** ** *****.

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Broken Hikvision App Exposes Hypocrisy on Dec 06, 2017
While Hikvision talks about a commitment to cybersecurity, their broken app and their insecure 'solution' exposes not only their engineering...

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