• Hikvision Continuously Supports Cyber Hygiene

     

    January 30, 2018

     

    Hikvision Continuously Supports Cyber Hygiene

     

    On January 30, 2018, U.S. House of Representatives SmallBusiness Committee held a hearing, where Chairman Steve Chabot andrepresentatives from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FederalBureau of Investigation highlighted the need for increased cybersecuritysupport for small businesses. Hikvision appreciates Chairman Chabot’s focus onthis issue and share his commitment to protecting small businesses from therisks of cyber-attacks.

     

    As a part of our continued commitment to the safety and securityof our customers and partners, Hikvision supports and adheres tointernationally recognized cybersecurity standards and best practices,integrating cybersecurity systems into the complete life cycle of our products.We readily coordinate and partner with government and law enforcement agencies,as well as industry peers, to prevent cyber threats and quickly combat themwhenever and wherever they arise.

     

    As noted in the hearing in the United States, Hikvision hastaken a proactive stance to addressing cybersecurity issues in the past. Wewill continue to work with DHS and other security institutions around the worldto ensure such issues and concerns are fully addressed.

     

    In thespirit of the hearing, raising public awareness of this issue, we urge ourcustomers and partners in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, topractice good cyber hygiene, including changing their default passwords andstaying current on all necessary firmware and software updates. All of ourfirmware and software updates are located in the Downloads sectionof our website’s Support page. If you have any questions, please consult withyour Hikvision representative. Thank you for your attention to this importanttopic and your continued support of Hikvision.

     

     

    DanielHuang

    ManagingDirector

    HikvisionAustralia Pty Ltd