VMS Supports HTTPS for encrypted communication
WESTFORD, MA. March 24, 2017 — Tyco Security Products, part of Johnson Controls, introduces the latest release of the exacqVision VMS (8.4) which adds critical cybersecurity features demanded by IT departments while enhancing the user experience.
exacqVision now supports HTTPS communication between the NVR and some of the industry’s leading cameras, adding a new layer of protection to security deployments. Users can also easily acquire and configure security certificates used by exacqVision Web Services for HTTPS communication, ensuring all communication to web browsers and Exacq Mobile is encrypted.
This latest release further strengthens Exacq Mobile by supporting the use of the microphone on smart devices. The flexibility of audio support allows security operators to conduct both digital and physical patrols to better manage entrances where two-way audio exists without having to be at their workstations. In addition, new integrations with Bentel and Bosch intrusion systems allow users to arm and disarm the alarm system from the exacqVision Client or Exacq Mobile, and receive notifications with associated video of events directly in Exacq Mobile.
“We recognize the importance of protecting business infrastructure against cyber-attacks, and that certainly includes customers’ security and surveillance systems,” said Ryan Hulse, Senior Product Manager, Tyco Security Products. “Using HTTPS whenever deploying web-based solutions is an essential part of that protection, and exacqVision 8.4 makes that much easier. Using the free and open Let’s Encrypt certificate authority allows the entire process to be automated.”
Already known for its intuitive user experience, exacqVision now features a low contrast GUI designed to address the direct link between interface ergonomics and operator fatigue. Combined with other powerful features such as PTZ support for Suspect Tracking and configurable Event Thresholds, this release raises the bar for system protection, video performance and intuitive user experience.
For more information or to try the exacqVision software, visit exacq.com.
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Exacq Technologies from Tyco Security Products is now part of Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Exacq Technologies (www.exacq.com) designs and manufactures the cross-platform, open-architecture exacqVision video management system (VMS) used in the physical security industry for IP video surveillance. exacqVision is available on factory-installed hybrid and IP camera servers or on commercial off-the-shelf servers. It can also be installed directly on compatible IP cameras, eliminating the need for a separate server. Video from exacqVision servers can be accessed with the free, cross-platform (Windows/Linux/Mac) client, most web browsers and via the free Exacq Mobile app available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Exacq’s products are available throughout the world via authorized resellers and distributors.
About Tyco Security Products
Tyco Security Products is now part of Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. With its world-leading premium access control, video, location-based tracking and intrusion solutions, Tyco Security Products employs over 2,800 employees globally, including research and development, marketing, manufacturing, sales, service and logistics teams in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. Our products, built by developers from all product disciplines, consistently allow customers to see more, do more, and save more across multiple industries and segments including healthcare, government, transportation, finance, retail, commercial and residential. Worldwide, Tyco Security Products helps protect 42% of Fortune 500 companies, transportation systems on five continents, 37% of the world’s top 100 retailers, over two million commercial enterprises, thousands of students in more than 900 educational facilities, and over five million private residences.