Hikvision announces partnership with security lab Brightsight
Hikvision, the world’s leading supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, announces a partnership with Brightsight, the number one security lab in the world, to work together in combatting cybersecurity issues and securing against attacks.
Brightsight will be Hikvision’s lab of choice for security evaluations of their product range.
In 2017, the technology research firm Gartner predicted that more than 20 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be deployed by 2020. Furthermore, Gartner predicts that by 2020, 95 percent of new product designs will contain IoT connectivity. As an active player in IoT, Hikvision will be able to keep on top of the developing trends through its strong relationship with Brightsight.
“Hikvision takes cybersecurity concerns with the utmost seriousness and takes action every day to ensure that our products are not only innovative, but they meet the highest standards of cybersecurity best practices,” says Dr Bin Wang, Chief Officer of Hikvision’s Network Information Security Laboratory and Network Security Department. “Brightsight is a well-known cybersecurity lab globally, and our partnership will help us to strengthen the cybersecurity of all of our products.”
“Our partnership with Hikvision shows our commitment to securing cybersecurity products globally. Hikvision’s commitment to securing their products and looking for Common Criteria accreditation is one of the first important steps in the industry of IoT devices,” says Ernst Bovelander, Chief Business Officer at Brightsight. “We are proud to be the security lab for Hikvision and are looking forward to a long partnership.”
Hikvision is the world’s leading provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions. Featuring the industry’s strongest R&D workforce, Hikvision advances core technologies of audio and video encoding, video image processing, and related data storage, as well as forward-looking technologies such as cloud computing, big data, and deep learning. In addition to the video surveillance industry, Hikvision extends its reach to smart home tech, industrial automation, and automotive electronics industries to achieve its long-term vision. Always creating value for its customers, Hikvision operates 33 regional subsidiaries all over the world to achieve a truly global presence. For more information, please visit us at www.hikvision.com.
Brightsight is the number one security lab in the world by number of certifications and employs more than 170 people. From its headquarters in Delft (The Netherlands) and its local offices in Barcelona and Beijing, Brightsight serves global customers by performing security evaluations for their IT products. Brightsight is a fully licensed EMVCo and Common Criteria lab for software and hardware and is uniquely positioned with its accreditation by multiple Common Criteria schemes. For more information, please visit www.brightsight.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.