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i-PRO Network Cameras, Minimizing Cyber-Attack Risk from Outdated Firmware

May 18, 2020

Fukuoka, JAPAN (May 18, 2020) – Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions, formerly Panasonic Security Group, is announcing that Genetec's Security Center Firmware Vault is now available for our latest security camera series, i-PRO EXTREME. Genetec Security Center users now minimize cyber-attack risks due to outdated firmware as it is now simple and easy to keep firmware updated on i-PRO EXTREME security cameras.

According to research conducted by Genetec, as many as 68.4%—or almost 7 out of 10—cameras are currently running out of date firmware. Outdated camera firmware, and failing to change default passwords present some of the biggest weaknesses in cybersecurity defense. As the number of interconnected security devices keeps on growing, keeping pace with the latest updates can be tricky and very time-consuming.

Genetec Security Center is the unified security platform from Genetec that blends IP security systems within a single intuitive interface to simplify your operations. With Firmware Vault, all firmware is pre-downloaded to the centralized cache / download center, and upgrading targeted firmware is now simple and can be conducted from Security Center.

i-PRO EXTREME is an extreme fusion of Panasonic unique video and sensor technology, adding with high anti-environment stability and self-recognition/analysis capabilities, realize INCIDENTS much quicker, easier and with higher accuracy. End-to-end solutions with embedded Panasonic black-box technology enables flexible and scalable customized product solutions for high-demanding customers. Our main goal is to simplify your workflow.

The Firmware Vault is live for the i-PRO EXTREME, from the latest version of Genetec Security Center.


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Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd.
press_i-pro@gg.jp.panasonic.com

About Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd.

Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd., is a global leader of advanced sensing technologies in the fields of Intelligent Surveillance, Public Safety, and Industrial/Medical Imaging. Established in 2019, i-PRO was built on a legacy of over 60 years of innovation with Panasonic.

The company’s products, software and services extend human senses to capture moments of truth with innovations that inform and protect. In order to help create a safer world, Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Co., Ltd., supports the work of professionals who protect and save lives.

 

For more information about Panasonic i-PRO, visit ipro.panasonic.com

 

Reference
Genetec Press Release - New Genetec research shows almost 4 in 10 security cameras can be at risk of cyber-attack due to outdated firmware
https://www.genetec.com/about-us/news/press-center/press-releases/new-genetec-research-shows-almost-4-in-10-security-cameras-can-be-at-risk-of-cyber-attack-due-to-outdated-firmware

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