Secure Your Security System: 3 Ways to Harden Video Surveillance Systems

Secure Your Security System: 3 Ways to Harden Video Surveillance Systems

April 10, 2018, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Sands 304 Level 1


Security systems are vulnerable targets for hackers who are increasingly using endpoints, such as IP cameras and network video recorders, to gain access to networks. Even isolated “camera only” networks can have unintended connections that bridge to the main corporate network. Despite the growing number of incidents and threats to company revenues and reputations, our industry has been too slow to react. This session will detail the security weaknesses of video system endpoints and outline the best practices for how to handle them, including automation.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Determine methods to stop would-be hackers by fixing the security vulnerabilities of IP cameras, including inadequate deployments, physical exposure of network connections, weak passwords, and poor maintenance.
2. Implement best practices for hardening cameras, switches, and servers against cybersecurity risk, including isolating cameras, implementing firewalls and locking down exposed network connection.
3. Apply automation to ensure best practices are done correctly and at scale.


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