Video Surveillance Systems are prone to cyber attacks says Kaspersky report

Cyber security firm Kaspersky has released a report in which it stated that video surveillance systems can be hacked by third parties seeking to exploit system configuration flaws. The security firm also said that surveillance systems related to police departments and governments which have been monitoring city streets for years are more prone to such … More Video Surveillance Systems are prone to cyber attacks says Kaspersky report

Western Digital offers purpose built purple hard drives for NVRs!

Western Digital, globally known as integrated circuit maker and storage products vendor is now offering purpose built purple hard drives to be included in Network Video Recorders (NVR) meant for IP Video Surveillance. These high capacity 4TB and 6TB hard drives will meet the greater demands of scalable NVR surveillance systems. When compared with the … More Western Digital offers purpose built purple hard drives for NVRs!

Difference between a proactive and reactive video surveillance system

Video Surveillance Systems are differentiated into two categories which are proactive and reactive systems. Proactive systems are those where security staff/teams are constantly monitoring the cameras. The main benefit of these systems is they immediately alert the security staff as soon as the incident occurs. In most cases, the system alerts the team via Email … More Difference between a proactive and reactive video surveillance system

DNF Security offers Ruggedized Mobile Video Surveillance systems!

DNF Security offers Ruggedized Mobile Surveillance systems are literally built to move. From planes to trains and automobiles; mobile surveillance systems are used in every form of mass public transportation. It is a market segment which will continue to grow over several areas. In this article which is supported by video content, we will take … More DNF Security offers Ruggedized Mobile Video Surveillance systems!

Video Surveillance devices prone to hacking due to ill password security practices

Video Surveillance device manufactures such as DNF Security, Hikvision, D-Link, Synology and such have issued a warning that video surveillance systems commonly installed in businesses and family households are highly vulnerable to hacking if users do not adopt greater precautions with respect to password security. The warnings were formulated after hackers recently managed to obtain … More Video Surveillance devices prone to hacking due to ill password security practices

The rise of IP video surveillance systems

Bandwidth costs have come down gradually and so the usage of IP video surveillance systems has increased. Moreover, for companies which require flexible, cost-effective surveillance solutions with enhanced functionalities such as remote accessibility and better scalability, IP based surveillance seems to be a better option than the traditional analog. Roy Alves, who is a regional … More The rise of IP video surveillance systems