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Seagate Launches First Drive for AI-Enabled Surveillance

SkyHawk AI equips system installers, manufacturers and end users with smart, safe and efficient storage for always-on video surveillance

Singapore - Seagate Technology plc announced today its SkyHawk™ AI hard disk drive (HDD), the first drive created specifically for artificial intelligence (AI) enabled video surveillance solutions. Building on Seagate’s 10-year track record of delivering surveillance optimized storage performance, SkyHawk AI provides unprecedented bandwidth and processing power to manage always-on, data-intensive workloads, while simultaneously analysing and recording footage from multiple HD cameras.

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Increasing Concern for Security and Surveillance in Public Spaces is Projected to Flourish the Growth of Smart Camera Market in Near Future

The global smart camera market is segmented into sensor type such as CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) sensor and CCD (Charged Couple Device) sensor. Among these segments, CMOS sensor segment is expected to occupy the largest market of overall smart camera market. Further, the rise of the CMOS sensor segment is driving on the back of growing usage of CMOS sensor smart camera for surveillance purposes due to smaller size, low power consumption, faster frame rate and others. Moreover, easy installation and advanced monitoring features is also expanding the market of global CMOS sensor.

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Singapore Passport Gets New Security Features Makeover

The Singapore passport is getting a makeover, announced the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore on Thursday, October 26. This comes soon after the passport index by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital declared that the Singapore passport is at the top of the list of powerful passports in the world.

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Suprema Releases Biometric Access Controller for Centralised Systems

Suprema has released CoreStation, a biometrics-based intelligent access controller which provides advantages of biometric-enabled security over centralized access control systems.Designed for mid to enterprise-level systems, CoreStation can accommodate up to 500,000 users with rapid fingerprint matching speed of up to 400,000 matches per second.

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New Ransomware Linked to NotPetya Sweeps Russia and Ukraine

Just four months ago, a massive ransomware attack known as NotPetya ripped through Ukraine, Russia, and some multinational companies, infecting thousands of networks and eventually causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. Now, an apparent aftershock of that attack is reverberating through the region, as a new variant of that code locks up hundreds of machines and handicaps infrastructure.

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BadRabbit Ransomware Strikes Eastern Europe

A new strain of ransomware called BadRabbit is spreading through Eastern Europe. Likely created by the same authors as the Petya/Not Petya ransomware outbreak in June, BadRabbit ransomware uses a website to drop a fake Flash update and then drops its payload.Countries we know to be impacted so far are Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Bulgaria, and Germany,

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New Product Launch: GJD launches Clarius® PLUS IP LED illuminator range

GJD, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and designers of innovative LED Illuminators, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Clarius PLUS IP Infra-Red and White-Light LED lighting range for networked based security applications.

The range provides dedicated lighting for IP cameras via Power over Ethernet (PoE), providing a smart and integrated lighting solution. All models feature the latest dual core surface mount LED’s with enhanced optical output and an interchangeable lens diffuser system to deliver extremely clear night time images with no hot spots.

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Singapore Briefly Surpasses Russia As a Top Spot for Cyberattacks

Data from a security firm shows that the island nation is now back in second place with Russia taking the top spot.

For a brief moment last week, more cyberattacks were launched from Singapore than anywhere else in the world, according to Israeli data security firm Check Point Software Technologies. However, the country's pole position didn't last long -- by Friday, Check Point's threat map updated to show that Russia had overtaken Singapore, pushing it back down into second place. As of Monday, September 24, the two nations still take the top two spots.

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China’s ‘Big Brother’ Tech Gives Surveillance New Reach

As tens of thousands of Chinese drinkers walked into a beer festival in the eastern port city of Qingdao in August, a software program scanned their pictures. Those identified as being on a police list of wanted persons were pinpointed in less than a second. By the end of the three-week event, authorities had made 25 arrests, including one of someone on the run for a decade. According to police, the program had correctly matched faces in 98 percent of cases.

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Genetec to Showcase New Public Safety Technology and Initiatives at IACP 2017

At the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, will showcase new and existing technology solutions, analytics, and initiatives designed to facilitate collaboration between law enforcement agencies, security departments, and the public, facilitating more effective first response and investigations. Genetec welcomes all law enforcement partners and integrators to IACP in Philadelphia PA, October 21-24, Booth # 3101.