Wincor Nixdorf recently announced that, according to its recent survey, consumers are largely unaware of major security threats at their ATMs -- but would switch banks if another institution demonstrated that it provided more secure ATMs.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has joined in a new public-private partnership to spur cybersecurity innovation in the financial services sector.
March Networks recently announced that Banorte -- one of Mexico’s five largest national banks -- has selected the company’s video management software and hybrid NVRs to upgrade its existing surveillance systems across more than 1,100 branches.
When Main Street Bank in Wheeling, W.Va., wanted to streamline its fire alarm system, it turned to a long-time partner, Diebold. Consolidating the bank’s alarm and fire monitoring services under a single provider helped the bank operate more efficiently, and, in turn, provide a higher level of security to its customers and employees.
- By Brad Stephenson
- Oct 01, 2010
During the second quarter of 2010, there were 1,146 reported violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute, a decrease from the 1,304 reported violations in the same quarter of 2009. According to statistics released recently by the FBI, there were 1,135 robberies, 11 burglaries, zero larcenies and one extortion of financial institutions reported between April 1, 2010 and June 31, 2010.
Security Products magazine, the only integrated product magazine reaching the entire security market, announced the winners of its 2010 New Product of the Year Award at the publication’s premiere Virtual Event today.
March Networks, a provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that one of Canada's premier financial institutions will deploy its VideoSphere Banking Solution as part of a comprehensive video surveillance roll-out at approximately 1,000 bank branches across Canada. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed by October.
I’m no fan of the current administration in Washington, D.C., especially when it comes to spending money. The White House, it would seem, pays its bills by printing more money and borrowing from a creditor that has no interest in democracy.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Jul 28, 2010
3VR Security recently announced that Members 1st Federal Credit Union has successfully leveraged the 3VR P-Series SmartRecorder solution to cut investigation times in half and increase prosecution success with higher quality evidence.
PerSay recently announced that it has successfully completed the deployment of its systems in the top three banks in Israel. Bank HaPoalim, Bank Leumi, and Discount Bank have all rolled out secure voice biometric applications to the public.
Everyone knows that banks use video systems. From an integrator viewpoint, banks can be major customers. For instance, 4,000 high-resolution color cameras protect the branches of Caixa Economica Federal in Brazil, the largest public bank in Latin America. They also provide a video surveillance security solution for more than 50 branches of the Banco de Guayaquil, one of the largest private banking institutions in Ecuador.
- By Brian Leland
- May 01, 2010
March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that a top 10 global financial institution will deploy the March Networks VideoSphere Banking solution across more than 2,000 U.S. banking locations.
Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software is an important tool for Loomis Denmark to ensure transparency throughout the entire cash services process.
Recently, the FBI released bank crime statistics for calendar year 2009. Between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009, there were 5,943 robberies, 100 burglaries, 19 larcenies, and three extortions of financial institutions reported to law enforcement. The total 6,065 reported violations represents a decrease from 2008, during which 6,857 violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute were reported.
For more than 75 years, GECU, an El Paso, Texas, credit union, has served its members and developed into El Paso's largest locally owned financial institution, with more than $1.2 billion in deposits and $1.4 billion in assets. As it continues to grow with 15 locations, including branches and new satellite centers in local schools, GECU holds true to its mission statement: People helping people.
- By Richard Lisko
- Mar 04, 2010
Looking ahead to 2010, Unisys predicts that government and commercial organizations will take a more proactive approach to security, implementing new measures to verify identity and protect confidential information. Financial institutions and defense agencies will lead the charge, with ports and other organizations quickly following.
Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that Union Bank, N.A. is using its comprehensive Nextiva Financial IP Video solution.
When a security program is designed to prevent more common and unwanted activities, in many ways the program will also lessen the potential of more extraordinary events. Many of us understand the principle of layered security using a number of resources.
- By Darren A. Nix
- Nov 09, 2009
Milestone XProtect open platform IP video management software has proven to be a reliable and scalable security solution for AL Bank for more than a decade.
3VR Security Inc., provider of intelligent surveillance and search, recently announced that customer Union Savings Bank has successfully leveraged 3VR's search-based surveillance and advanced analytics technology to capture 80 times more usable security video and maintain one of the industry's lowest fraud rates.