The impact of GDPR on video surveillance

    On May 25 2018, the deadline for the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) loomed large on the calendars of organizations collecting and processing the personal data of people living in the EU. While the significant penalties for breach of the regulations were well-publicized, to many the implications of GDPR on […]

      Ensuring privacy when undertaking surveillance

      Surveillance and privacy are not natural bedfellows. However, as the public begin to understand how surveillance can help with their safety and security, the use of surveillance in public places is becoming more accepted. While privacy has always been a priority in the surveillance industry, public awareness over their rights has been heightened by initiatives […]

        GDPR’s role in delivering a smarter, safer world

        A refreshed approach to cybersecurity has been a long time coming. Use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, those that can connect and share data with each other in real-time, is growing exponentially and are being utilised in everything from industrial processes through to consumer devices. However, as these devices and systems have become more […]

          The multiple benefits of video surveillance in manufacturing

          Manufacturing is a complex business, and manufacturing plants feature a number of areas of potential security risk and health and safety guidelines to adhere to. There are many areas of a manufacturing business where video can play a valuable role: from the car park, to entrances and exits, office areas, delivery and dispatch and, of […]

            Detailing security provisions within a performance specification

            The demand for connected IoT devices is increasing. Buoyed by the productivity, security and efficiency benefits, firms worldwide have been flocking to install the latest IP technologies on their IT networks. However, this has often been done with little thought to the security ramifications. That is perhaps why new vulnerabilities are being reported all too […]

              Video surveillance and the GDPR. What will change?

              At a time when technology, including smart cameras, allows companies to collect much more sensitive information about individuals, more stringent supervision of the protection of personal data is certainly needed. A video recording of an identifiable person naturally forms part of an individual’s personal data. The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which will apply throughout […]