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Remove Dahua and Hikvision Gov Installs Required By US House Bill Ban

The final released US House Bill HR 5515 verifies that it not only prohibits the purchasing of Dahua and Hikvision products, it requires removing existing Dahua and Hikvision government systems. In particular, the bill clearly bans both the pur...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

US House Passes Bill Banning Gov Use of Dahua and Hikvision

The US House of Representatives has passed H.R. 5515, a bill that includes a ban on the US government's use of Dahua and Hikvision. This follows growing US awareness that Hikvision is owned and controlled by the Chinese government plus last year's...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Cybersecurity for IP Video Surveillance Guide

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Keeping surveillance networks secure can be a daunting task, but there are several methods that can greatly reduce risk, especially when used in conjunction with each other. In this guide, we look at several security techniques, both physical and...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

70+ New Products Directory Spring 2018

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We have compiled a list of new products for Spring 2018 in the categories: Video Surveillance Access Control Fire and Intrusion Other (Wiring, Audio units, Networking Products, etc) One notable trend so far in the year is the low number...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Directory of 50+ LPR / ANPR Providers

License Plate Recognition / Automatic Number Plate Recognition are a type of video analytics software that can identify and match license / number plates, without needing a human operator to read or lookup the plate. There are a number of provide...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

IP Cameras Default Passwords Directory

Below is a directory of 50+ manufacturer's default passwords. Note: Change Default Passwords Leaving default passwords is dangerous and makes it easy for even inexperienced attackers to take control, brick or watch your video feed. Worse, since ...

By Ethan Ace - 5 months ago

Directory Of 92 Video Analytics Suppliers

This directory provides a list of video analytics providers to help you see and research what options are available. Video Analytics Warning  Many video analytics have serious false alarm issues, time-consuming setup processes, and general lack ...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Directory of VSaaS / Cloud Video Surveillance Providers

This directory provides a list of VSaaS / cloud video surveillance providers to help you see and research what options are available. 2018 State of VSaaS Market While overwhelmingly video surveillance is recorded locally / on-site, cloud recor...

By IPVM Team - 7 months ago

Resetting IP Cameras - 30 Manufacturer Directory

Every camera has a reset button (well, almost) but it is not always clear what these buttons do, how long they need to be held, what settings they actually restore, etc. Since factory default is not frequently necessary, remembering the procedure ...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Directory Of Consumer Security Cameras

The consumer camera segment continues to grow, with new startups and models from existing players released seemingly every month. In this report we have collected most common / popular models for reference, including links to over 20 models tested...

By John Scanlan - 11 months ago

Vulnerability Directory For Access Control Cards

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Knowing which access credentials are insecure can be unclear, especially because most look and feel the same. Even the most insecure 125 kHz types are still widely supported, and using 13.56 MHz smartcards is no sure guarantee the format has not b...

By Brian Rhodes - 11 months ago

Directory of 40 IP Camera Manufacturer Discovery Tools

Locating the IP address of a DHCP client or factory defaulted device on a network is often a difficult task.  In another report, we discussed agnostic IP Scanners for Video Surveillance. In this directory report we list ~40 surveillance manufactu...

By John Scanlan - about 1 year ago

Manufacturer Revenue / Financials Directory

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This report contains data on the revenue of 32 security manufacturers, trend analysis of whether they are gaining or losing ground and commentary on each included.  The following chart previews the data in this report: Revenue data can be used...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Remote Video Monitoring Providers Directory

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Remote video monitoring can help integrators generate RMR plus end users lower their security costs and/or improve response to critical events. The four main types of video monitoring services commonly offered are: Video verification Video gu...

By Ari Erenthal - about 1 year ago

Hikvision OEM Directory

Hikvision OEMs for dozens of companies around the world. The following directory includes 70+ companies that OEM some products from Hikvision, with a graphic and links to company websites below. It does not cover all Hikvision OEMs as most hide th...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Dahua OEM Directory

Dahua OEMs for dozens of companies, including some of the biggest names in security, including Tyco, Panasonic, and Honeywell. The following directory includes 50+ companies that OEM some products from Dahua, with a graphic and links to company we...

By Ethan Ace - over 1 year ago

Hikvision Firmware Decrypted

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A developer has decrypted Hikvision's firmware, allowing examination of Hikvision's device source code and contents. In this report, we overview the tool, showing you how it works, sharing a Hikvision's camera decrypted firmware and overviewing s...

By Brian Karas - over 1 year ago

Directory of DIY Alarm Systems

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The fastest growing segment of the alarm market is Do It Yourself (DIY) systems. This directory covers DIY products for central station, push notification, and voice dialer alarms. It only covers products intended primarily for the DIY market and...

By Ari Erenthal - over 1 year ago

Directory of Alarm Panel Manufacturers

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Alarm panels are the central controller of intrusion systems. The following is a list of manufacturers of alarm panels. This directory only covers commercial manufacturers and omits DIY systems. We also omitted fire-only panel manufacturers.  ...

By Ari Erenthal - over 1 year ago

Directory Of Wholesale Central Station Monitoring Providers

Wholesale central stations help smaller and local dealers providing monitoring to their customers. Dozens of options exist.  Below is the first version of our directory of options in North America. We plan to expand it both in number of listings ...

By Michael Budalich - over 1 year ago

Directory of Alarm Company Brokers

Selling an RMR based business, such as alarm company, can be highly profitable, with acquisition prices of 36 to 48x RMR (equivalent to 3 to 4x annual recurring revenue) commonplace. Most alarm companies hire a broker to help facilitate the deal....

By Ari Erenthal - over 1 year ago

Free VMS Software Directory

Many Video Management Software (VMS) providers offer free versions, either open source, for a limited number of cameras or for a limited amount of time. These options may help users with limited needs or those looking to test out VMS before buyin...

By IPVM Team - over 1 year ago

Directory Of 95 Video Management Software (VMS) Suppliers

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This directory provides a list of Video Management Software providers to help you see and research what options are available. Listing Format The listing is in the layout of: Company Name, Product Name, Home Country, Notes, IPVM Tests/Report li...

By IPVM Team - almost 2 years ago

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