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Fire safety – how technology can save lives

Maintaining the safety of people, assets, and architecture stands as one of the leading challenges for any organisation. One of the most potentially devastating threats to this safety, is the threat of fire. Fortunately, with today’s enhanced education and a range of preventative measures taken with both construction and human behaviour, serious blazes are rare, but when they do happen, the consequences are truly dire. Business, livelihoods, and most importantly, life, literally depend on the protective measures decision-makers take. On June 14th, 2017, the UK, and indeed the rest of the world, stood in horror as the consequences of poor fire prevention measures were brought into clear, tragic focus as…

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Join NetVu at Professional Security Twenty 18 – Ireland

NetVu will be attending Professional Security Twenty 18 – Ireland on 5 September 2018 as one of its headline exhibitors. The NetVu team will be crossing the Irish Sea to attend the prestigious event which is the fourth of five across the UK and Ireland in 2018. As a key event partner in 2018, NetVu will again be sponsoring the pre-event dinner on the evening before the conference. Then on the exhibition day itself, NetVu will take its place as a top tier exhibitor in the main venue. Delegates will get the chance to talk to the NetVu team about our cutting-edge innovation with highlights including our UK, Europe &…

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NetVu awarded Cyber Essentials Certificate by The National Cyber Security Centre

NetVu has been awarded the Cyber Essentials certificate for meeting the cyber security standards of the new Government backer cyber protection scheme. The Cheshire headquartered surveillance industry leader was independently assessed by Digital XRAID Ltd, a member of the not-for-profit CREST accreditation and trade association. To achieve cyber secure accreditation, NetVu had to demonstrate effective cyber security in five technical control themes, which were: firewalls secure configuration user access control malware protection patch management By achieving Cyber Essentials certification, NetVu technology can now be specified in bids for central government contracts which involve handling sensitive and personal information or the provision of certain technical products and services. Cyber Essentials Certificate…

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NetVu to Again be Key Exhibitor at Professional Security Twenty 18 – North

NetVu will be one of the main surveillance industry leaders at Professional Security Twenty 18 – North on 5 July 2018. The prestigious event is the third of five across the UK in 2018 at which NetVu is a high profile sponsor. As a key event partner in 2018, NetVu will again be sponsoring the pre-event dinner on the evening before the conference. Then on the exhibition day itself, NetVu will take its place as a top tier exhibitor in the main hall. Delegates will get the chance to talk to the NetVu team about their cutting-edge innovation with highlights including the Enterprise ObserVer and Pick-a-Point surveillance monitoring systems. NetVu personnel…

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FireVu Awarded Visual Flame Detection Patent No.GB2535409 in UK

The award, Patent no. GB2535409, is granted in recognition of the uniqueness of the ‘Flame detection system and method’. The patent was awarded in April this year and follows on from the grant of a US patent in March 2017 for the FireVu flame detection algorithm. FireVu’s innovative method of measuring the colour and intensity of flame in an image results in exceptional detection rates, exceptional detection range and zero false alarms. It is superior to all other visual flame detectors on the market which rely on flicker. Other manufacturers claim to correlate colour and flicker but they are unable to eliminate false alarms. FireVu’s flame detection uses the absolute…

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Surrey Fire Service invites NetVu to showcase FireVu

Fire Safety: Innovative Solutions

26th March 2018

NetVu is taking part in an Innovation Day at Surrey Fire Service to demonstrate its FireVu, very early visual detection system.

The event will be attended by fire service officials and key stakeholders in the fire prevention and housing sectors.

NetVu CTO Mike Newton, the inventor of the FireVu innovation, is part of the expert panel whom will field the technical questions about the innovations.

This event provides the opportunity for some practical demonstrations and discussion about how these innovations can be put into practice.

The event is by invitation only.

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NetVu to be one of the main exhibitors at Professional Security Twenty 18 – Scotland

Following a successful Midlands event, NetVu will again be one of the high-profile surveillance industry leaders at Professional Security Twenty 18 – Scotland on 1 May 2018. Once again those in attendance at the pre-event dinner on the 30 April will see NetVu prominently displayed as the pre-event sponsor. Then on the exhibition day itself, NetVu will again take its place as a key exhibitor in the main hall. As was the case at the busy Midlands event, delegates will get the chance to talk to the NetVu team and see innovation in action with highlights including NetVu’s customisable upgrade solutions for those needing to move from analogue to IP…

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FireVu Multi-Detectors play a role as Cory Environmental completes successful fire simulation test

FireVu customer Cory Environmental has announced that in early February it completed a successful fire simulation test in conjunction with London Fire Brigade (LFB) at its Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) on its Smugglers Way site. Central to the successful test was the site’s installation of FireVu Multi-Detectors.

The Cory article states: ‘It (Cory) has recently installed new thermal detection cameras … in the MRF to help prevent waste fires occurring.’ The thermal detection cameras mentioned are FireVu Multi-Detectors.

The original Cory Environmental article from 12th February 2018 can be seen here: https://www.coryenergy.com/news/cory-riverside-energy-london-fire-brigade-hold-fire-simulation-exercise-smugglers-way

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NetVu Managing Director invited to judge IFSEC Top Influencers for 2018

NetVu Managing Director Pauline Norstrom has been invited to join the prestigious judging panel for the IFSEC Top Influencers in Security and Fire 2018. The judging panel is made up of a diverse range of respected industry experts and thought leaders and will be lead by Grant Lecky, co-founder of the Security Partners Forum. Pauline, who has two decades of experience in the security industry, spent two years as the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Chairman of the Board. Pauline continues to provide advice to key Government and Industry stakeholder groups and is a regular public speaker on the subject of quality and value benefits in the sector, cyber security…

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Internet of Things and the Risk of Vulnerabilities

Following on from his insightful article about the recent discovery of gSOAP library weaknesses in open IP surveillance cameras, NetVu CTO Mike Newton has delivered a hard hitting presentation on the wider vulnerability risk to an audience of surveillance industry leaders. In his ‘Internet of Things and the Risk of Vulnerabilities’ presentation Mike again draws upon his 35 years of industry expertise to provide invaluable insight into the wider concerns the surveillance industry faces in 2017. Open and read Mike’s presentation below to get the inside track on what vulnerabilities you need to be aware of and how to go about building a camera surveillance network that has the resilience…

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Is the gSOAP Vulnerability Really a Surprise for IP camera users?

It has recently been identified and reported that the ubiquitous gSoap library used in many vendors IP cameras is subject to a stack buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2017-9765), referred to as Devil’s Ivy by the discoverers Senrio Labs. Devil’s Ivy results in remote code execution, and was found in an open source third-party code library, from gSOAP. When exploited, it allows an attacker to remotely access a video feed or deny the owner access to the feed. This has resulted in widespread concern, however should the existence and widespread exposure to this sort of problem really be a surprise? There have been a number of estimates for the ratio of number…

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Join NetVu and Professor Brian Cox for an exclusive event at IFSEC 2017

Join NetVu at the BSIA stand at IFSEC International 2017 for an exclusive networking event with Professor Brian Cox. On Wednesday 21st June NetVu will be sponsoring a very exciting networking event at IFSEC International 2017. Held on the BSIA stand (B1300) at 12.30pm, the NetVu sponsored event will be an exclusive networking opportunity with one of IFSEC’s key speakers, TV personality Professor Brian Cox OBE. Those in attendance at this special gathering will have the opportunity to network with Brian over lunch, while also having the opportunity to explore and discuss NetVu’s industry leading technology with their representatives. Attendees will have the chance to talk about prominent topics such…

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