Are you keeping up to date with the Genetec updated for Security Center?

If you are still using older versions of Security Centre, you will need to migrate through the differing updates and ensure that your hardware is compatible with the latest updates.  Security Center 5.9, offers more robust protection against video tampering and unauthorised export.  In addition, this latest version has a plethora of improvements to make systems more efficient.

Find out more about the Security Centre 5.9 below.

Protect video integrity

Video exported from Security Centre Omnicast™, our video surveillance system, now uses the EdDSA digital signature scheme. This provides stronger protection against tampering and fraud.

Video watermarking can also be enforced on all live feeds and footage exported from Security Centre. With the username, hostname, and camera name overlaid, all footage can be traced back to its origin. This creates a strong deterrent against unauthorised external video sharing.

The Media Gateway role now has complete IPv6 support, increasing the security of your system.

Manage system upgrades efficiently

Not all systems can be updated in lockstep with new releases. But staying up to date is a critical part of a strong cybersecurity strategy. The Long-Term Support (LTS) release track provides a new option for organisations that want to keep their system secure between long upgrade cycles.

The LTS track offers new releases with limited scope. Each patch includes fixes for software defects and critical vulnerabilities. This ensures your system is safe until you’re ready to upgrade to a newer version. Want to take advantage of the latest capabilities and performance enhancements? The existing Continuous Delivery track remains the primary release track for Security Centre.

Easily deploy to your mobile device

If you’re using the Genetec Mobile app, deploying it to your organisation’s devices is now easier! Genetec Mobile has been certified with VMWare Workspace One and Microsoft Intune.

Get your message across with Sipelia public address

Version 2.9 of Sipelia, our unified communications management module, is also available today. It introduces the ability to group SIP devices into paging groups that can be called in a single click.

Operators can send pre-recorded or live audio messages to all devices in the paging group, speeding up response and coordination.

And since Sipelia works with integrated intercom systems and SIP devices, you can broadcast messages to a wide range of devices, including intercoms, door stations, and VOIP phones.

Keep your access control devices healthy and updated

Keeping track of new firmware for edge devices is time-consuming. With 5.9, system reports now tell you if you are using the latest firmware available for your access control interfaces and controllers.

New firmware containing security vulnerability fixes are also highlighted, helping you prioritise updates. The status of controllers and interfaces is also tracked in the access control health report.

To make it easier to validate that the door is both locked and secured, a new “door secured” event is now available. It is displayed in both the door widget and events pane.


Investigate intrusion events faster

Time is of the essence when reacting to intrusion alarms. Security Centre 5.9 speeds up your reaction to potential risks and helps you keep on top of intrusion threats.

Cameras are now mapped directly to individual intrusion inputs, instead of intrusion zones. When an alarm is triggered by an input, the associated camera is automatically displayed to operators, so they can assess the situation faster. And with the new intrusion overview pane, you can keep an eye on the status of your intrusion system from any task.

Personalise your dashboard with new alarm widgets

Introduced in Security Centre 5.8, dashboards let you track key indicators from across your system in a tailored layout.

Since then, the selection of specialised widgets has been growing. Occupancy and flow widgets for KiwiVision People Counter and system health tracking were introduced in version 5.8.1.

Version 5.9 includes two new widgets that display the count or list of active alarms and events. They can even be added to your dashboards to provide more data at a glance.

Ready to upgrade?

If you want to learn more about all the new functionalities within Security Centre 5.9, or would like to upgrade your current system, contact your Account Manager our our team on  0333 344 8971. You can also contact us by email at

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