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LifeSafety Power NetLink Vulnerabilities And Problematic Response

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'Power supplies' are not devices that many think about when considering vulnerabilities but as more and more devices go 'online', the risks for them need to be considered as well. Indeed, Security researcher Bashis has discovered various vulnerab...

By John Scanlan - 4 days ago

Registration Closed - Spring 2019 IP Networking Course

Register now for the Spring 2019 IP Networking course here - Closed. Last chance now.   This is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals.  Lots of network training exists but none of it really explai...

By John Scanlan - 22 days ago

Locking Down Network Connections Guide

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Accidents and inside attacks are risks when network connections are not locked down. Security and video surveillance systems should be protected against such attacks and can be done with relatively low-cost means. Inside this guide, IPVM explai...

By John Scanlan - about 1 month ago

Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Insurance Startup Coalition Profile

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Many industry people believe cybersecurity insurance is not worth it, as the voting and debate in our Cybersecurity Insurance For Security Integrators Guide show. Now, a Silicon Valley startup named Coalition is offering a different approach, com...

By Dan Gelinas - 2 months ago

Hikvision Favorability Results 2019

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Hikvision favorability results declined significantly in IPVM's 2019 study of 200+ integrators. While in 2017 Hikvision's favorability was polarized, now Hikvision's net unfavorability is clear, as the summary results below show: In this note, ...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Bosch VDOO 2018 Vulnerability

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Security research firm VDOO has discovered a critical vulnerability in Bosch IP cameras. Inside, we cover the available details of this new vulnerability, including: Bosch Vulnerability Details Impact of Vulnerability Bosch's Response Th...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Genetec UL Cybersecurity Certificate (2900-2-3) Examined

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Proving a company is cybersecure has become a major concern for security companies. But how trustworthy are these certificates? Earlier in 2018, a false Hikvision cybersecurity certification announcement caused controversy. And Genetec itself has...

By Dan Gelinas - 5 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 - 6 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 - 7 months ago

China Hacks Video Servers Causing Uproar

An incident causing an international uproar is hitting home in the video surveillance industry as a Bloomberg report, "The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies", uncovers how hacks, attributed to the Chinese governme...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Genetec Takes Aim At 'Untrustworthy' 'Foreign Government-Owned Vendors'

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Genetec is taking aim at 'untrustworthy' 'foreign government-owned vendors'. This is not a new theme for Genetec as nearly 2 years ago, Genetec expelled Hikvision and Huawei, banishing them to a restricted, untrustworthy category requiring a sp...

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

Hikvision FIPS 140-2 Cybersecurity Certification Examined

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A week after the US government passed a law banning Hikvision, Hikvision announced it had obtained a FIPS 140-2 certification from the US government with Hikvision touting it as "another important milestone in Hikvision's cybersecurity program."...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

Sony Gen 5 IP Cameras Critical Vulnerabilities

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Cybersecurity vulnerabilities remain prevalent in video surveillance devices. Now Talos researchers have discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Sony Gen 5 cameras. Inside this note we examine: Ease or difficulty of exploit Vulnerabilities exp...

By IPVM Team - 10 months ago

Hikvision Corrects False Cybersecurity Announcement

Hikvision has corrected a false cybersecurity announcement that claimed a British government-sponsored program endorsed the cybersecurity of Hikvision's products. Below, highlighted, are the specific false assertions:  Hikvision Corrects Afte...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

The Dumb Ones: PSA's Bozeman On Cybersecurity

The smart ones are the hundred people who flew to Denver and spent $500+ on a 1.5-day conference featuring (now US government banned) Dahua as a 'cyber responsible partner', as PSA President Bill Bozeman declared: The rest of you, well... A fe...

By John Honovich - 11 months ago

Debating Relevance of China Hacking US Navy Plans

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"Chinese government hackers have compromised the computers of a Navy contractor, stealing massive amounts of highly sensitive data related to undersea warfare", first reported by the Washington Post. Is this relevant to the video surveillance ind...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

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 - 12 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 - 12 months ago

Canon Responds To IP Camera Hacks

Canon cameras made international news earlier this month, with reports of them being hacked in Japan (e.g., Hackers disable scores of Canon-made security cameras across Japan and Dozens of Canon security cameras hacked in Japan, possibly because...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

Corruption Alleged Against Hikvision Procurement In India

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Over the past month, allegations of corruption and national security risk have made the news in India over the planned purchase of 150,000 Hikvision cameras, such as: In this note, we examine the conflict, contrast it to the US government's act...

By John Honovich - 12 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 a...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

Hikvision Source Code Transparency Center Examined

Following criticism of Hikvision's Chinese government ownership and Hikvision's IP camera backdoor, the company has responded with a series of steps including hiring a Director of Cybersecurity and starting a dedicated cybersecurity hotline. The ...

By John Honovich - about 1 year ago

Hikvision Critical Cloud Vulnerability Disclosed

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Security researchers Vangelis Stykas and George Lavdanis discovered a vulnerability in Hikvision's HikConnect cloud service that: just by knowing the email,phone or username they used while registering, after that you can view the live feed of ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

TVT Backdoor Disclosed

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Security researcher Bashis has disclosed a backdoor in TVT video surveillance products, with TVT issuing its own 'Notification of Critical Vulnerabilities'. Bashis has found numerous vulnerabilities in video surveillance products, most notably t...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

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