Test Your Knowledge Of The Security Industry!

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Test Your Knowledge Of The Security Industry! - Quiz

How closely are you following the physical security market? Take Our Quiz to test your knowledge about recent developments. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a major cybersecurity attack in 2016 that involved IP video cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs)?
    • A. 

      Vulcanbot

    • B. 

      Mirai

    • C. 

      Wiper

    • D. 

      Stuxnet

    • E. 

      Red October

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an advantage of smartphones used as an alternative to smart cards or fobs for access control? 
    • A. 

      Longer distance communication

    • B. 

      Less likely to be stolen or shared

    • C. 

      Easier revocation of access rights

    • D. 

      Greater support for multi-factor authentication

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What year was H.265 published as a standard?
    • A. 

      2003

    • B. 

      2012

    • C. 

      2013

    • D. 

      2016

  • 4. 
    True or False: Implementing uniform security protocols and policies would ensure safer and more secure premises and help avoid million-dollar jury verdicts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The goal of PPVAR is to...
    • A. 

      Promote greater usage of monitored alarms among homeowners

    • B. 

      Enable law enforcement to prioritize police response to verified alarms

    • C. 

      Create standards to improve how home automation systems interface

    • D. 

      Avoid false alarm fines imposed by local jurisdictions

  • 6. 
    Which large camera manufacturer recently announced plans to establish a research and development (R&D) center in Montreal and a research institute in California's Silicon Valley?
    • A. 

      Panasonic

    • B. 

      Hanwha Techwin

    • C. 

      Hikvision

    • D. 

      Dahua

    • E. 

      Axis

  • 7. 
    Which prominent figure in the U.S. video surveillance marketplace recently published a book? 
    • A. 

      Fredrik Nilsson of Axis

    • B. 

      Tom Cook of Hanwha Techwin

    • C. 

      Jeffrey He of Hikvision

    • D. 

      Tim Shen of Dahua

  • 8. 
    PureTech Systems has received a patent for which type of video analytics system useful to the cruise ship industry?
    • A. 

      Detecting manatees and other protected species

    • B. 

      Providing early warning of tropical weather events

    • C. 

      Facial recognition of casino players

    • D. 

      Detecting man overboard scenarios

  • 9. 
    What advantages does NVIDIA’s new Jetson TX2 graphics processing unit (GPU) provide over its predecessor technology?
    • A. 

      Twice the performance

    • B. 

      Twice the energy efficiency

    • C. 

      Twice the performance AND twice the energy efficiency

    • D. 

      Twice the performance OR twice the energy efficiency

  • 10. 
    According to Bjørn Skou Eilertsen, Milestone Systems Chief Technology Officer (CTO), what percentage of worldwide global video installations have purposes instead of, or in addition to, surveillance?
    • A. 

      5 percent

    • B. 

      15 percent

    • C. 

      More than 35 percent

    • D. 

      More than 50 percent

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