National Security Agency | Cybersecurity Information Sheet Best Practices for Securing Your Home Network Executive summaryDon’t be a victim! Malicious cyber actors may leverage your home network to gain access to personal, private, and confidential information. Help protect yourself, your family, and your work by practicing cybersecurity-aware behaviors, observing someContinue Reading

A DIY hoodie that thwarts surveillance cameras by blinding them with infrared light has been made available. Mac Pierce created the Camera Shy Hoodie that has high-powered infrared LEDs sewn into the garment. The light is not visible to humans but the beams overexpose night vision cameras rendering them useless. “Night visionContinue Reading

Anker admits its always-encrypted cameras weren’t always encrypted — and promises to do better. First, Anker told us it was impossible. Then, it covered its tracks. It repeatedly deflected while utterly ignoring our emails. So shortly before Christmas, we gave the company an ultimatum: if Anker wouldn’t answer why its supposedly always-encrypted Eufy camerasContinue Reading

To ensure your CCTV system is working, and at its best when you need it, there are a few maintenance tasks that you should perform on a regular basis. Daily check Each day ensure there is movement for each camera and that the clock on the screen is advancing. WeeklyContinue Reading

Diagonal 7.857 mm (Type 1/2.3) 12.3 Mega-Pixel CMOS Image Sensor with Square Pixel for Color Cameras DescriptionThe IMX577-AACK is a diagonal 7.857 mm (Type 1/2.3) 12.3 Mega-pixel CMOS active pixel type stacked image sensor with a square pixel array. It adopts Sony’s Stacked CMOS Image Sensor technology to achieve highContinue Reading

The United Kingdom has decided Chinese video cameras have no place in government facilities. “A review of the current and future possible security risks associated with the installation of visual surveillance systems on the government estate has concluded that, in light of the threat to the UK and the increasingContinue Reading

What is the role of PPF in selecting an IP camera?Ensuring high quality surveillance IP video can be a challenge — beginning with specifying cameras to achieve the level of quality needed for operational requirements. The traditional way of specifying surveillance cameras was by resolution, for example selecting a 1080pContinue Reading

A good security camera should see clearly in the day time and at night. The image sensor is one the core component that determines whether the camera can see clearly under different light condition. IMX347 CMOS image sensor belongs to Sony Starvis series, the image sensor provides excellent night visionContinue Reading

CHIP OVERVIEWThe SSC30KD/SSC30KQ series products are highly integrated multimedia System-on-Chip (SoC) products for high-resolution intelligent video recording applications like IP camera, CAR camera, and USB camera. The chip includes a 32-bit Single-core RISC processor, advanced Image Signal Processor (ISP), high performance MJPEG/H.264/H.265 video encoder, Deep Learning Accelerator (DLA), Intelligent VideoContinue Reading

Diagonal 8.86 mm (Type 1/1.8) CMOS Solid-state Image Sensor with Square Pixel forColor CamerasDescriptionThe IMX678-AAQR1 is a diagonal 8.86 mm (Type 1/1.8) CMOS active pixel type solid-state image sensor with asquare pixel array and 8.40 M effective pixels. This chip operates with analog 3.3 V, digital 1.1 V, and interfaceContinue Reading