You can Pair or Unpair your button at any time, see the User guide link above for details. Within seconds the SafeGuarding Officers, will receive the alert and initiate a response. Use of a secure operating system that is regularly updated can protect against video tampering, altering, spoofing and snooping. SafeGuarding can be contacted on +44 0 131 451 3500 or. Desktop version SafeZone is most effective when used from a mobile device. The results show an increased understanding about the value of integrating safety and security systems with other building systems to improve overall operations and bolster capabilities beyond the intended function of an individual system.
Apple watch Apple Watch pairs with your iPhone using Bluetooth and compatible wifi. There is an increased understanding that buildings operate more effectively when different building systems are connected As smart buildings continue to evolve, more facilities are beginning to explore opportunities to advance their own spaces. SafeZone has been implemented across all University campuses, and interested students can download the SafeZone app from their app store and register using their University email address. A Thales Data Threat report found that data-at-rest security was receiving some of the lowest levels of spending increases in 2016 44% , versus a 62% increase for network and a 56% increase for endpoint security. After raising an alarm, the option will appear on-screen to Call Security.
You may still need to identify yourself to the officers when they arrive. You will receive a Warning push message at '5 minutes to go', when you can re-set the time, cancel the Timer or Check Out. Tap the First Aid button to send your alert to SafeGuarding Services. Location is updated at a low frequency to minimise battery impact. The video analytics can then control the dimming of lights and the temperature depending on occupant levels in a specific vicinity.
If you think your SafeZone app is not performing as it should please take a screenshot of your SafeZone diagnostics found in the menu on the left hand side and send it to along with a description of the problem you are experiencing. This percentage demonstrates an increased understanding of the benefits of smart buildings and highlights the proactive efforts building owners are taking to adopt advanced technologies. The SafeZone app makes it easy for students and staff to get help with the single tap of a button. When sensors and video surveillance are integrated with lighting systems abnormal activity on the premise can automatically be detected Q: How can integrated security and life safety systems contribute to greater energy efficiency in a smart building environment? Despite the clear benefits, data-at-rest encryption lags other areas, such as network and endpoint security, in terms of the investment it currently receives. This data is used to better understand the environment and make assessments and improvements overtime to increase efficiencies. SafeZone extends the reach of campus safety and security, to cater for the real time needs of the people who use campus every day.
Finally, use of digital certificate provides assurance that data from a third party is true and not falsified. SafeGuarding Services, in collaboration with CriticalArc, won the 'Outstanding Security Team Award'. By installing the SafeZone app and registering as a user, you will also receive any critical security notifications from the University. Once the alert is sent your location will be displayed on a map for the Safeguarding Officers to see. Can I raise an alert without touching my phone? Hank Monaco: Security, fire and life-safety systems can help to inform other building systems about how a facility is used, high-trafficked areas and the flow of occupants within a building.
Will the app drain my battery? Emergency If you or someone near you requires an immediate emergency response because you feel your personal safety is threatened. If you do not do this, then a SafeGuarding Officer will call you, so that they can determine how best to respond to your location and situation. In partnership with the leading cloud providers, the security industry can carry this message to the customers and will gradually see a shift in the acceptance of cloud-based solutions in the traditional security markets. As SafeZone is best used on a mobile device, the use of the desktop version of SafeZone at Heriot-Watt University will only be made available for those who have a legitimate business need for this. Using it they can receive alerts and pinpoint the location of anyone needing assistance.
Check in timer You can also set a check-in timer, which checks you in the same as Manual Check-In and then starts a countdown timer to cover the duration of your work session. Ulster University has teamed up with technology firm CriticalArc to provide SafeZone, a free new app for students and staff that connects you to the University security team if you ever need urgent help, first aid or if you have an emergency while on campus. The Icon will change to a 'checked' icon, and you will receive a confirmation message that you have been 'Checked-In'. Other Cookies enable us to monitor audience and traffic to the site. All data should be encrypted with digital certificates. The system also is future-proof and supported by a highly-trained and professional security team working with the latest standards'.
The Timer will count down to zero, starting from your nominated time. Between August 2017 and July 2018, a total of 5398 security incidents were attended at the south-west Edinburgh campus the first to adopt SafeZone ; 3542 of these incidents 66 per cent involved assisting or interacting with students rising from 33pc in 2013. Lisa Brown: Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator found that 77% of organizations plan to make investments in energy efficiency and smarter building technology this year. Heriot-Watt University is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment to all students, staff and visitors. It is the first time that a university has won this award. The cyberattacks were carried out by a botnet, a network of bots, which are software applications in this case, computer viruses that communicate with each other and run tasks automatically over the Internet. They can deploy officers more quickly and keep track of ongoing situations as they develop.
This helps keep lines of communication open with users who need assistance. Hardware-Level Encryption It also includes standard, advanced and enterprise cybersecurity best practices for cameras, servers and workstations and networks. If pressed in error, the alert can be cancelled by tapping the button again, whilst the timer is winding down. This joint award for Heriot-Watt University and our friends at CritcalArc is a testimony to the power of working in partnership for mutual benefit and delivery of excellence with a world-leading solution. Notifications may be accompanied by a loud alarm sound or in some circumstances, silent with a buzz. Use the 'Alert Devices' Menu option in the SafeZone App to pair or unpair your button.