Asis (131)

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Bank Security Manager Interview

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Bank security contends with many significant threats - from fraudsters to robbers and more. In this interview, IPVM spoke with bank security manager Damon Hood, who served in the Navy military police and in the private sector examining: Who ...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 month ago

Security Fail: ASISNYC Auto Emails Passwords In Plain Text

ASIS NYC automatically emails a user with the password the user just entered, in plain text, when one registers for the site / event, as the example below shows: Problems including: Handling, and likely storing, passwords in plain text. The...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

ASIS Sells GSX 2019 Education Sessions

New for 2019, ASIS is selling GSX education sessions, an ethically problematic approach and something we have not seen before in this industry. [Update: The IAPSC also sells off speaking slots at their conference.] For $5,000, an exhibitor gets ...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Bastille Cell Phone Tracking Profile

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Is tracking someone by their cellphone the next generation of surveillance? Bastille is a US startup which tracks people by their cellphone or other connected devices and integrates with IP cameras. However, its chief use case is enforcing no-cel...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Strong ISC West 2019 For Manufacturers But Concerns For 2020 March Move

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ISC West 2019 was strong for manufacturers, according to new IPVM survey results of 100+ manufacturers, consistent with 2018 results. However, many manufacturers expressed concerns with the move of ISC West from its recent early April time fram...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Top ISC West 2019 Booth Moves

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With ISC West just a month away, we examine the most notable exhibitor moves including big exhibitors who dropped out and a number of significant newcomers. By contrast, see our full 2018 ISC West show report. Inside, we cover: Huawei Hanw...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Evidence of Dahua's Involvement In Xinjiang Surveillance

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IPVM adds new details about Dahua’s activities in Xinjiang, a Chinese region where mass surveillance used to facilitate grave human rights violations has exposed the company to US sanctions considerations. Dahua has won nearly $1 billion across f...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

HID Product Configurator Examined

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HID is widely used. However, figuring out all the different configurations of features for a final credential or reader part number can be a real headache, with around 75,000 different configurations available. HID has created a solution called P...

By Dan Gelinas - 7 months ago

ISC East 2018 Mini-Show Final Report

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This is our second (updated) and final show report from ISC East. ISC East, by its own admission, is not a national or international show, billed as the "Largest Annual Northeast U.S. Security Convention". However, it has been on an upswing over...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

ASIS Offering Custom Research For Manufacturers

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Manufacturers often want to know what industry people think about trends and, in particular, the segments and product they offer.  ASIS and its publication Security Management offer what they call 'Custom Research' that allows manufacturers to pa...

By Dan Gelinas - 7 months ago

HID: Stop Selling Cracked 125 kHz Credentials

HID should stop selling cracked 125 kHz access control credentials, that have been long cracked and can easily be copied by cheap cloners sold on eBay and Amazon. To its credit, HID has long acknowledged the vulnerability and does take steps to...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Directory of Access Control and Intrusion Startups

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This directory catalogs access control and intrusion detection startups IPVM has found noteworthy. The directory is provided for your review to help you grow your business. Inside this note, we look at 23 companies providing access control and ...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Huawei Admits AI "Bubble"

A fascinating article from the Chinese government's Global Times: Huawei’s AI ambition to reshape industries. While the Global Times talks about Huawei 'unveiling' their AI strategy, Huawei was showing this at IFSEC 2018, e.g., see our Huawei S...

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

Anti-Tailgating Startup: Spyfloor

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A Canadian startup, Spyfloor, is using a different approach to warn against tailgating, a common access control problem. By counting feet, Spyfloor's floor mat tracks how many people are trying to pass through a door. The developer says their s...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 months ago

ASIS GSX 2018 Show Report

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In the first major US show since the US government ban of Dahua and Hikvision was passed into law, the mega Chinese companies were in retreat and rivals happy to take advantage of it. Hanwha had numerous huge banners touting 'trust' and 'Made in ...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

ISS VMS / Video Analytics Company Profile

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Who is ISS? In the past few months, they had one of the craziest ISC West promo items in years. Then, they hired industry veteran and ex-Dahua Director Janet Fenner as CMO, who promptly took over Hikvision's abandoned GSX 2018 booth in the middl...

By Sean Patton - 10 months ago

Dahua Ban Response: NOT Chinese Government Owned

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Dahua has responded to the US Congress passing a US government ban on Dahua and Hikvision's products. While Dahua offered the now standard cybersecurity defense, it led with an interesting and direct assertion, that Dahua is "not a government-owne...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Hikvision Admits Ban To Become Law

Hikvision has admitted they expect the US government ban to become law as soon as this month. In a new 'Special Bulletin' to dealers, Hikvision declares: Indeed, Hikvision acknowledges that the ban may extend further than just US government ...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Hikvision Drops ASIS / GSX, Ex-Dahua ISS CMO Takes Advantage

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The fallout of the Ban Bill has begun and it is hurting the already beleaguered ASIS GSX show next month. Mega-exhibitor Hikvision has now decided not to exhibit at ASIS GSX, dropping their 3,600 sqft booth, putting a big hole in the center of ...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

US Congress Passes Bill Banning Dahua and Hikvision

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The bill banning US government use of Dahua and Hikvision products has been passed by both chambers of Congress (House vote, Senate vote). The US President has voiced support of this bill and is expected to be signed into law. UPDATE: The Bill an...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

US SAFETY Act Examined Amid Vegas Shooting Lawsuit

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Creating an international controversy, MGM Resorts has sued shooting victims, despite or perhaps because the Las Vegas gunman used the MGM-owned Mandalay Bay to kill 58 people. Unsurprisingly, this has engendered significant opposition and mocker...

By Dan Gelinas - 11 months ago

AI Startup Anyvision Raises $28 Million (Now $43 Million) Led By Bosch

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Anyvision is the most ambitious heavy-spending video surveillance startup in many years. And, now, the startup has raised $28 million led by Bosch to, as they humbly declare, "Lead the Global AI Industry". Who is Anyvision? What is Bosch doing...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

IFSEC Competitor The Security Event Launches, Same Week As ISC West

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IFSEC is facing competition. Led by an ex-IFSEC head, partnered with mega-exhibitor Essen and hosted in IFSEC's old city, Birmingham, "The Security Event" in UK will launch in April 2019, the same week as ISC West. In this note, based on a c...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

ASIS GSX Show Struggling Getting Exhibitors

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The show formerly known as ASIS, now GSX, is less than 3 months away. And it is struggling to get exhibitors to go back to Las Vegas, just months after ISC West, in a show with far lower attendance. In this note, we examine the most notable ab...

By John Honovich - 12 months ago

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