Security Firm Awarded Cyber Crime Accreditations for New CCTV Security System
Watchtower Security Solutions, a worldwide industry-leading high tech CCTV security system company, has been granted the Security by Default (SBD) accreditation, a certification scheme aimed to help businesses find products that reduce their vulnerability to cyber crime and promote the fact that they take their digital and cyber security seriously.
This award ensures and reassures customers of Watchtower Security Systems that the default configuration settings of their unique CCTV security systems have the most secure settings possible.
The nature of the internet means that connected devices can be subjected to a cyber attack from anywhere in the world. Widespread attacks on connected products is a current and real threat, and a number of highly publicised attacks have already occurred. That is why the Police Digital Security Centre (PDSC) and the British Standards Institution (BSI) have collaborated and developed this accreditation.
Watchtower Security Solutions supplies individuals and businesses with technical security solutions suitable to their needs. Working in multiple countries around the world, they have more than 26 years of experience in the industry, building bespoke 24/7 CCTV towers to address specific site security needs, from large infrastructure sites, commercial premises, industrial estates, utility companies, construction sites and military applications.
In addition to the Security by Default endorsement, Watchtower Security Solutions has also been working alongside Designing Out Crime Officers from the Police Crime Prevention Initiative (PCPI), whose job it is to work with planning officers, architects and designers in order to create secure sites and developments and thus reduce crime. At time of going to print, Watchtower await their accreditation as a highly visible deterrent to effectively reduce crime therefore obtaining the Commissioner’s Certification Mark 'Secured By Design' (SBD) indicating that their product meets the high standards expected.