Product News: Non-Industrial Products
Password Checker helps in ensuring PCI, NERC, NIST standards.
Press Release Summary:
April 8, 2017 -
Examining HTML authentication points for testing URL entry points and frequently used passwords, Password Checker improves security systems to tackle cyberattacks. Product is an automated solution which checks network cameras whether they are using default passwords or frequently used passwords. Checker also report test results of each camera on the network for alerting system operators.
Original Press Release
New Password Checker IP Camera Vulnerability Solution Introduced by Viakoo at ISC West
Press release date: April 3, 2017
Beta Tester Privileges Offered to Select Organizations
Viakoo, provider of the security industry’s only proactive automated data verification solution, is debuting its innovative new Password Checker here at ISC West. Password Checker is an automated solution that verifies network cameras are not using default or commonly used passwords, which are a proven network vulnerability for cyberattacks. Additionally, Password Checker helps ensure compliance to many standards, including PCI, NERC, NIST, etc., which require that surveillance networks can’t be compromised.
“Viakoo’s new Password Checker complements our portfolio of proactive automated data verification solutions by easily verifying the integrity of network cameras’ password protection,” said Viakoo, CEO, Bud Broomhead. “It is a highly efficient and cost-effective solution to harden physical security systems from cyberattacks.”
Viakoo Password Checker (as part of the Viakoo Predictive solution) examines HTML authentication points to test a variety of common URL entry points and frequently used passwords. Test results are reported for each camera on the network to alert system operators if they need to change some or all easily compromised passwords. Viakoo Password Checker can be run on-demand or on a scheduled basis.
Viakoo is offering qualified users the opportunity to beta test Password Checker. Interested parties can visit www.viakoo.com/passwordchecker-beta/ to apply.
Viakoo automatically verifies performance of physical security systems and delivers automated proof of networked physical security system compliance. Leveraging purpose-built technology, Viakoo quickly and automatically detects physical security system failures, diagnoses problems, alerts users with repair information, and maintains historical records on operations. With Viakoo, users improve physical surveillance and security reliability and performance, gain critical insight into physical security systems, capture valuable operational performance information, eliminate lapses in security coverage and automate reporting for compliance and auditing.
Viakoo Inc. is an Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) company, located in Mountain View, California, USA.