By SIA The Security Industry Association has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the responsible and ethical uses of security technology. In July 2020, SIA implemented its Code of Ethics and required all new and renewing members to affirm that they will abide by the provisions of the code. SIA regards theContinue Reading

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has the ability to track people in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx by running images from 15,280 surveillance cameras into invasive and discriminatory facial recognition software, a new Amnesty International investigation reveals. Thousands of volunteers from around the world participated in the investigation, taggingContinue Reading

Owners of Anker’s Eufy security cameras are running into a serious privacy bug. As 9to5Mac reports, users on Anker’s forums and Reddit have found themselves suddenly accessing others’ camera feeds, including recordings and even account details. Logging out and in again appears to resolve the issue (as does using HomeKit Secure Video), but this clearly raises concerns that aContinue Reading

While digital video surveillance systems offer an exceeding amount of rich features compared to their analog ancestors, they still require thoughtful design and deployment to ensure maximum cost-effectiveness. Among the various criteria that impact surveillance network video recorder (NVR) system value, storage capacity can be particularly significant and easily misunderstood.Continue Reading

To accommodate the deluge of data collection for smart cities and other AI deployments, system integrators and solution architects need to ensure they have the proper storage configuration. Otherwise, customers will be subject to dropped frames and data loss, which inhibits deep learning and predictive analysis. Here are the topContinue Reading

By implementing IT 4.0 architecture, which leverages high-performing Seagate Technology hard drives at every stage of the data workflow, security personnel improve data capture, real-time analysis, preservation and protection. IT 4.0 SURVEILLANCE ARCHITECTURE Camera & IOT DevicesCaptures, ingests, analyzes and buffers NVR/DVR/Micro-datacenterCompresses, stores and develops AI inferences Centralized Back-End IPContinue Reading

Smart sensors and surveillance cameras are generating an unprecedented amount of data. Deploying the right storage technologies improves data accessibility for real-time analysis and decision-making for operations and smart city initiatives. In 2018, the global datasphere was estimated at 33 zettabytes and is expected to increase to 175 zettabytes byContinue Reading