Viakoo introduces automated compliance verification for physical security

Viakoo introduces automated compliance verification for physical security
Viakoo, the security industry’s provider of a proven means to proactively automate surveillance and access systems verification, has introduced the dynamic capabilities of their solution to help ensure consistent compliance across industries for physical security.

Working in conjunction with Coalfire, a cyber risk management and compliance firm, the Viakoo Predictive product was found to fully or partially automate the audit process for 38 specific physical security controls. Using automated discovery and push-button reporting from Viakoo can save significant time during an audit, and avoid expensive penalties for failing an audit.

Additionally, Viakoo has joined with the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), which represents the global information and communications technology industry, to comprehensively and proactively participate in providing compliance solutions for protecting telecommunications facilities and products. Viakoo sits on the TIA-942 Edge Data Center working group, providing focus to the group on physical security requirements and cyber-hardening of data centers. Viakoo provides the only patented solution available to prove data retention compliance.

“Viakoo offers the only proactive and automated solution assessed by auditors from Coalfire for physical security controls,” said Bud Broomhead, CEO, Viakoo. “By working with Coalfire, and joining with the TIA, Viakoo continues to work with industry leaders to provide proactive, automated solutions for ensuring physical security compliance across industries.”

Many organizations that employ surveillance systems are required by regulations, industry standards or internal compliance standards to retain video evidence for a period of time (typically 30 to 90 days). Auditors for industry standards such as PCI, NERC, NIST, TIA-942, FedRAMP and others are now required to confirm that organizations systematically retain video data for the required retention period in order to achieve compliance certification.
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