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INTERPOL World 2017 Strengthens Resolve for International Cooperation to Address Crime

SINGAPORE – INTERPOL World 2017 concluded on a resounding note, with 8,362 attendees from over 40 countries and regions gathered at the event to network, source and forge alliances with the security community. 565 government leaders, international organization representatives, technology innovators and academics engaged in robust dialogues at the Congress, addressing future security challenges, with 52 thought leaders and experts guiding the discussion and sharing latest developments. On the exhibition floor, 226 international solution providers from 34 countries and regions showcased and discussed next generation solutions for security threat mitigation and the global fight against emerging crime. INTERPOL World 2017 stimulated collaboration, networking and information exchange between multiple stakeholders who sought to bring about a safer future.

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Bosch Launches In-Store Analytics Solution for Retailers

Bosch Security Systems introduces In-Store Analytics, a solution to provide retailers with valuable insights on store traffic for improving operations, customer engagement and sales.

As part of the solution, Bosch IP panoramic cameras are installed to provide high visibility of the retail floor. The cameras use on-board Intelligent Video Analytics to create position data of shoppers’ movements. This data is then sent direct to the Cloud where it is further processed without video streams ever leaving the retailer’s premise, thus maintaining shopper’s privacy. Unlike many systems that need on-site PCs to pre-process the video streams, limiting their performance to a few cameras per site, Bosch’s solution easily scales to cover even the largest retail stores with a high camera count and large multi-store chains.

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RSA® Conference 2017 Asia Pacific & Japan: Taking Cybersecurity Beyond Borders

RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conference and exhibition, concluded its fifth annual RSA Conference 2017 Asia Pacific & Japan (RSA Conference APJ) with a resounding success.

The premier cybersecurity event, held at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center, attracted more than 6,500 registrations over three days. Attendees had the valuable opportunity to engage with more than 100 speakers across 79 sessions, keynotes, and tutorials, as they dove into dedicated tracks such as Cloud, Mobile, and IoT Security; eFraud & Law Enforcement; Global Perspectives; Security Strategy & Data Security; and Threats and Threat Actors. More importantly, 2017 marked the fifth anniversary of RSA Conference APJ and the first time the conference dedicated an entire track on governments’ role in cybersecurity: Policy, Government & Regulations.

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Surveon's Worldwide Success Cases Support Partners to Growth

New Taipei City, Taiwan – Surveon's comprehensive solutions for different vertical markets have successfully deployed to many well-known and large-scale projects such as Singapore airport, Malaysia KL tower, Turkey border checkpoint and more. Its high quality products with industrial-grade components can function properly under extreme weathers. All of NVRs provide flexibility to easily expand number of recording days with large capacity. Moreover, the data protection with Failover function helps partner to prevent video loss for mission-critical projects.

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Israel to Replace Metal Detectors in Jerusalem with Smart Surveillance

Jerusalem, Israel - decided on Tuesday to remove metal detectors it had placed at the entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem's Old City and replace them with smart, less obtrusive surveillance means, a Cabinet statement said.

Israel installed metal detectors at entry points to Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after two police officers were fatally shot on July 14, triggering the bloodiest clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in years.

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Qognify and Navi Mumbai Win Most Notable Critical Infrastructure Protection Program from GSN 2017 Security Awards

Qognify, the leader in big data solutions for physical security and operations, today announced that the Government Security News' 2017 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards has nominated its collaboration with Navi Mumbai Police as Most Notable Critical Infrastructure Protection Program.

For the second consecutive year, Qognify has been recognized by GSN for its major international project deployments. At the core of the Navi Mumbai safe city project is Qognify Situator, an advanced Situation Management platform, and the Qognify's Video Management Solution, which controls numerous surveillance cameras throughout the new city that has been developed to handle the population overflow from Mumbai.

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Nagpur to Come Under CCTV Surveillance in Six Months

NAGPUR:The city's command and control centre, which is part of the Rs 520 crore Smart City Solutions Project, is set to become operational within six months. The centre will help the police department, which includes the traffic personnel, to monitor law and order situation and also manage traffic sitting at the centre.

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis was scheduled to to perform e-bhoomipuja of the centre on Wednesday from his official residence in Mumbai. However, the function has been postponed now.

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The Future of Biometrics is Data Security

Fraud is moving at such a fast pace that companies need many layers of security.

iPhones already use biometrics in the form of fingerprints to unlock devices and retina scanners are used at several border controls. But, could biometrics enter the mainstream and be a part of everyday security?

Today, fraud is moving at such a fast pace that companies need multiple layers of security. Since the 19th century, law enforcement agencies have used biometrics fingerprinting for identifying criminal suspects. The applications have extended in the last fifteen years to airport security checks, law enforcement and for physical access to facilities. Now, biometrics have even expanded to counter terrorism efforts - the technology provides a robust level of identification, helping to validate arriving passengers.

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WAMA Enters into USA – Joining Hands with AVAS to Bring Out a New CCTV Ecosystem

WAMA Technology Ltd. is a CCTV technology company incorporated by a group of Hong Kong entrepreneurs. The company focuses on developing professional and cost-effective video surveillance solutions for the mass market’s needs. WAMA management team has 20 years of concrete experiences in the CCTV industry and with a team of well experienced R&D professionals, WAMA always delivers solutions using state-of-the-art technologies much quicker than other participants in the marketplace.

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Enterprises Overconfident About Perimeter Security, Gemalto Finds

There is a measurable gap between organizations' perceptions of what keeps them secure and what is actually working to mitigate cyber-security risks, according to a new report from Gemalto.

The Gemalto report surveyed 1,050 IT decision-makers globally and found some surprising results. Among the high-level findings is that 94 percent of IT professionals reported that in their view perimeter security is effective at keeping unauthorized users out of their networks. Yet despite that apparent confidence, 65 percent reported that they are not extremely confident that their data would be protected in the event of a perimeter breach.