Secure Video Surveillance

Camera Shy

Article from Issue 125/2011
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Unless your surveillance cameras are wired directly to a video board, they are notoriously insecure. We show you how to keep your cameras from being compromised.

In issue 121, Marcel Gagné covered the basics of building a video surveillance system using Linux and Kmotion. But, to build a really secure, scalable (with dozens or hundreds of cameras) system that can’t be compromised easily by attackers, you’ll need to do more.

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