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EU to Collect Biometrics of all Visitors, Could Include Post-Brexit UK citizens

The European Parliament has approved a new entry/exit system (ESS) to store the biometric information of all non-EU citizens visiting in and out of the EU Schengen area, which could also include British citizens, post-Brexit, according to a report by Computer Weekly.

As part of the Smart Borders package, the electronic system will comprise of a central database storing the name, travel document, fingerprints, facial image, date and place of entry, exit and entry refusal of every third-country national – including visa-exempt travellers – coming to and from the EU Schengen area.

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Honeywell Building Technologies To Aid Rajkot Smart City and Surveillance Goals

The project for Gujarat’s fourth-largest city includes more than 450 integrated closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) and Wi-Fi at 13 key public places, supported by software and servers across 107 strategic locations in the city.

Honeywell, a global leader in Connected Buildings, announced its project with Rajkot Municipal Corporation and Rajkot Police to implement a smart city command-and-control center along with a citywide surveillance system. The project for Gujarat’s fourth-largest city includes more than 450 integrated closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) and Wi-Fi at 13 key public places, supported by software and servers across 107 strategic locations in the city.

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Hikvision Boosts Video Surveillance System Performance with New DeepinView Camera Series

Hangzhou, China - Hikvision, the world's leading supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has followed up its launch of the world's first Deep Learning NVRs with a new series of IP cameras. The new "DeepinView" IP Camera Series delivers power and intelligence to boost the value of surveillance system performance across a broad range of security and management applications.

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Dynamic Lockdown With Abloy at UK Security Expo

Security expert Abloy UK is inviting visitors to Stand L19 at the UK Security Expo 2017 to discuss the latest innovations in access control technology and how compliant escape solutions can contribute to dynamic lockdown.

Taking place on 29-30th November 2017 at London’s Olympia Centre, UK Security Expo is the premier global security showcase.The risk of terrorism has increased significantly in recent years, posing a security challenge for many organisations. Procedures must be developed to provide a quick response to any fast-moving incident, to make sure sites can be dynamically locked down.

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Delhi Police Aims to Adopt AI, Self-learning Tools for Smart Policing by 2020

The Delhi Police, by 2020, aspires to adopt “technology based policing” by using smart policing, artificial intelligence, and self-learning systems among other advanced technologies, it was announced on Friday.

The plan was discussed in a review meeting chaired by Lt Governor Anil Baijal on the future of Delhi Police.

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Coming soon: Security Robots that Patrol Streets or Guard Your Home

The security guard of the future is an all-seeing robot, endowed with laser scanning, thermal imaging, 360-degree video and sensors for all kinds of signals.Only, the future is now. Dozens of the self-propelled, wheeled robots are already on patrol in places like the Golden 1 Center arena in Sacramento, a residential development near Tampa, and at venues in Boston, Atlanta and Dallas.

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Spotlight on the Evolution of Security Tech

AI-enabled security systems can adapt, learn and evolve to offer improved protection from attackers.

Throughout history, there have and always will be people who simply want to take what isn’t theirs. The desire to thwart burglars and keep the home safe and secure goes all the way back to before the ancient Romans, who used domesticised dogs and even geese to keep intruders and unwanted guests at bay. Today, we’re a long way from relying on geese to sound the alarm, with automated alarm systems and security cameras being the norm in households and businesses alike.

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Dahua Presents Cloud Ecosystem,Smart Future at CPSE 2017

Hangzhou, China - The 16th China Public Security Expo (CPSE 2017) officially opened on October 29th, 2017 in China Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. The theme of Dahua’s exhibit was “Cloud Ecosystem, Smart Future”, presenting the fusion of cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, deep learning and IOT with security industry.

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China Breakthroughs: New technologies Give Hope to Missing Children's Families

Nothing can be more heartbreaking for a family than when their child goes missing. At first, they could be in denial assuming their loved one is temporarily lost and expect to find them soon. But as the minutes tick by and an hour or two later, the parents begin to panic.They realize it's no longer a joke as they may have thought the child was just hiding to be naughty and the longer it takes to recover the child, the more unlikely the kid can return safely home.

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Victims of Bad Rabbit Ransomware Might Have a Chance to Recover Their Data

Good news for all Bad Rabbit ransomware victims – technical Bad Rabbit ransomware analysis by Kaspersky revealed that the malware has several flaws allowing victims to recover their files for free.At first, it seemed that the updated variant of NotPetya is a polished data-encrypting virus that combines AES-128-CBC and RSA-2048 ciphers, but further analysis revealed that its source code actually contains a few mistakes.