Exacq M Series Low Cost NVR Tested
on Oct 12, 2017
With recent cyber security issues hitting NVRs and cameras from low cost leaders Dahua and Hikvision, users are increasingly seeking alternatives...
Deceptive ASIS Attendance
on Oct 06, 2017
ASIS is being deceptive with its conference reporting, effectively inflating the event's real actual attendance.
What they try, but struggle to...
Bosch Divar NVR Tested vs Dahua
on Oct 05, 2017
Bosch has a partnership with Dahua.
But what type of partnership is it? How much is Bosch's own vs taken from embattled mega-OEM Dahua?
Cloud Guy Prints Book, Misses Irony
on Sep 15, 2017
On-premise security systems are dead.
But $75 print books are alive and well.
Such are the lessons from Brivo's CEO new book "The Five...
Geovision Doorstation Tested (CS1320)
on Sep 12, 2017
Geovision has released the GV-CS1320 door station, priced at a fraction of others, with additional bells and whistles like a built in card reader,...
Hikvision Backdoor Exploit
on Sep 03, 2017
Full disclosure to the Hikvision backdoor has been released, allowing easy exploit of vulnerable Hikvision IP cameras.
As the researcher, Monte...
Most Recent Industry Reports
Uniview Recorder Backdoor Examined
on Oct 20, 2017
A Chinese research group has identified a vulnerability in Uniview recorders that allows backdoor access in a method similar to the Dahua...
Hikvision Access Control Tested
on Oct 19, 2017
Hikvision aggressive pricing and marketing combined with generally reliable hardware and free software has made them a major player in video...
Exacq Unbreaks Avigilon Integration
on Oct 18, 2017
For nearly 4 years, Exacq had broken and effectively blocked use with Avigilon cameras, as IPVM reported in January 2014.
Now, Exacq has...
Dahua Removes Auto Rebooting
on Oct 17, 2017
For years, Dahua has automatically programmed its IP cameras to reboot weekly, a highly atypical and questionable practice.
Multipoint Lock Access Control Tutorial
on Oct 17, 2017
Doors are notoriously weak at stopping entry, and money can be misspent on wrong locks that leave doors quite vulnerable.
While closed and locked...