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Comment of the month

Lennart Alexandrie, Editor in Chief, Detektor Magazine

Cybersecurity –a new buzzword for video surveillance providers

As technology development moves on at an increasing pace the security industry is constantly taking advantage of the progress. The migration from an analogue to a digital technology was a real game changer. Suddenly technology integration has become much easier and cost effective. User friendliness and flexibility seem to no long have any limits.  

Here, and, in the newly published edition of Detektor magazine 02/17, Lennart Alexandrie, gives his views on the cyber threat and how it might affect the security industry.


Comment of the month

Lennart Alexandrie, Editor in Chief, Detektor Magazine

IoT creates huge security challenges

It is quite obvious to most people that we live in a time where the overall technology trend is the Internet of Things. More and more electronic devices are connected to the internet and provide major cost and efficiency benefits. But what about the safety of these devices? How do we know that they do not cause network attacks, virus attacks or allow opportunities for outsiders to take control? Security devices are no exception when it comes to these risks.


Business News

Pierre Racz, CEO of Genetec was interviewed by Detektor International 1/2007. His claims in that interview ( also published on are the target for the heavy criticism in the open letter, written by Keen Yao, the VP of Hikvision International Business Center.

Hikvision to Genetec: “Vague accusations and outrageous claims”

Hikvision responds to statements about cyber security concerns, made by Genetec´s CEO Pierre Racz in an interview, published in the Detektor magazine no 1 2017 (also on this morning).

In the interview Pierre Racz talks about why Genetec has imposed special restrictions on the use of Hikvision products, connected to the Genetec VMS platform.

Now, Keen Yao, VP of Hikvision International Business Center, responds with an open letter on


Business News

"The concern is directly proportional to the sophistication of the organisation."says Pierre Racz

Racz speaks out on why Genetec sees Hikvision products as security risks

Earlier today Securityworldhotel .com published an exclusive interview – originally published in Detektor International 1/2017– where Keen Yao, VP of Hikvision's International Business Centre, responds to the media sources that have claimed that Hikvision products are cyber security risks.

 In the same security trade magazine there is an interview with Pierre Racz, the CEO of Genetec  where he explains why the VMS-company has introduced a special restriction policy regarding Hikvision and also Huawei products. 
 "Governments have told us they are extremely concerned about the origins of these products.", says Pierre Racz in the interview, published here below on in its full length.


Business News

Keen Yao, the VP of Hikvision’s International Business Centre.

Hikvision responds to accusations of being a cyber security risk

In its latest issue, the security trade magazine Detektor International (1/2017), reports that products from Hikvision are being accused of being a cyber security risk. Various media sources have even claimed that the Chinese government may even have access to to the Hikvision cameras. Furthermore, the magazine reports that the market leading VMS company Genetec has introduced restrictions against Hikvision products and this has increased the air of mistrust.

In the light of these recent accusations and criticsm, the magazine also published an exclusive interview with Keen Yao, the VP of Hikvision’s International Business Centre, conducted by Lennart Alexandrie, Editor in Chief of Detektor magazine.

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