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Austria’s First GDPR Fine Is For Video Surveillance

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Should EU businesses be concerned if police see a business' surveillance cameras filming public areas? This is what happened with Austria’s first GDPR fine, imposed on a betting shop for filming public areas with its security cameras. The case...

By Charles Rollet - 25 days ago

UK Fines Security Firms For Illegal Direct Marketing

Two UK security firms have paid over $200,000 in fines for illegally making hundreds of thousands of calls to people registered on a government no-call list. Some of the calls included dubious claims of local crime waves or “free” equipment wi...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

UK: Private Video Surveillance Complaints Down Since GDPR

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The arrival of the GDPR on May 25, 2018, brought fears the law would spark a massive increase in privacy complaints about security camera use. However, new statistics, prepared by IPVM from UK government information requests, show that complaints ...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Facit Cloak Identity GDPR Redaction Software Tested

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The fear of GDPR fines for releasing personal information has increased interest in video redaction software. One of these entrants is the UK's Facit Data Sytems's Identity Cloak. In this test, we examine the performance of the software and co...

By Robert Shih - 3 months ago

No GDPR Penalties For UK Swann 'Spying Hack'

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The UK’s data protection agency has closed its investigation into Infinova-owned Swann Security UK, the ICO confirmed to IPVM, deciding to take “no further action” after customers unintentionally received video from different users in separate inc...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Genetec Privacy Protector Tested

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Genetec has built Kiwi Security's Privacy Protector into Security Center, an analytic which anonymizes individuals in cameras' fields of view without obscuring actions and movements. We tested Privacy Protector in multiple scenarios to see how it...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

France Political Scandal Reveals Video Surveillance Problems

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In what French media describes as "the most damaging crisis yet for" French President Macron, a political scandal has revealed major gaps in the country’s enforcement of video surveillance regulations. These gaps could expose integrators and end u...

By Charles Rollet - 6 months ago

RealNetworks Free School Facial Recognition

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The company that created RealPlayer is moving beyond media delivery and into the security space with a new facial recognition platform they have developed. IPVM has written about the difficulties of FST, another face rec software provider that ...

By Dan Gelinas - 7 months ago

Axis Adds LPR - License Plate Verifier Examined

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Axis is finally releasing their own License Plate Recognition software application called License Place Verifier, but it has some significant limitations. LPR software running onboard Axis cameras is not new, but previously required a 3rd-party...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Belgium Bans Private Facial Surveillance

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Belgium has effectively banned the use of facial recognition and other biometrics-based video analytics in surveillance cameras for private, non-police use, taking a strong stand and showcasing the impact of new EU privacy regulations on video sur...

By Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

UK VSaaS Startup Ocucon

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Decreasing exposure to fraudulent slip-and-fall insurance claims and lawsuits is one of the oldest selling points of video surveillance for retail. Providing video evidence of an incident that happened 4-6 months prior is a challenge for tradition...

By Sean Patton - 8 months ago

GDPR For Access Control Guide

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Electronic access control is common in businesses plus organizations are increasingly considering biometrics for access control. With GDPR coming into force this Spring, it is important to understand how this will impact these systems. IPVM has...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

GDPR / ICO Complaint Filed Against IFSEC Show Facial Recognition

IPVM has filed a complaint against IFSEC’s parent company UBM based on our concern that the conference violates core GDPR principles on biometrics at its London conference. The complaint was filed with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

IFSEC 2018 Final Show Report

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IPVM attended the IFSEC show for the first time this year. The Chinese took over the show, centered on Hikvision, flanked by Dahua, Huawei and a legion of other Chinese manufacturers. IFSEC is much smaller than ISC West, with about 50% fewer e...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Dahua's Terrible Cybersecurity, Buys Credibility From PSA And SIA

Dahua has a terrible cybersecurity track record. But American organizations, like the Security Industry Association (SIA) and the PSA Security Network, are happy to sell them credibility, declaring Dahua a 'cyber responsible partner', thanking Da...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

Dahua Products Are Not GDPR Compliant, No Products Can Be

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Dahua products are neither GDPR-compliant nor certified, contrary to their marketing. The reason is that no products can be, as the EU does not 'certify' nor endorse products as 'compliant'. In this note, based on our 20+ page GDPR For Video ...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Genetec Clearance Face Detection / Redaction Test

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Privacy regulations such as GDPR (EU Public Privacy), HIPAA (US Medical Privacy), and FERPA (US Student Privacy) are driving video surveillance manufacturers to provide solutions for blurring/masking faces. However, as our recent discussion on thi...

By Sean Patton - 10 months ago

GDPR For Video Surveillance Guide

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, but there is much confusion and no clear guidelines on exactly how these new regulations will impact the video surveillance industry. We have compiled th...

By Charles Rollet - 11 months ago

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