Video Surveillance and CCTV

Understand the true cost of your video solution

Sign up to free email newsletters



Video Surveillance or CCTV (closed circuit television) represents the largest segment of Security technology.

Video cameras are used to observe an area, connected to a recording device or IP Network and monitored in a Control Room. Video surveillance technologies are used for far more than their roots in crime detection, with video analytics solutions able to serve a variety of applications  such as traffic and crowd control management. Popular manufacturers include Hikvision, Sony, Panasonic, Axis Communications, IDIS, Pelco, Hanwha TechwinZK Teco and Tyco.

Browse our directory for a full listing of video surveillance manufacturers.

VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SURVEY – chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher

Whether you’re an installer, head of security, security consultant or IT professional, if you involved with video surveillance systems, we want to know your views on cybersecurity, facial recognition, AI and more. The survey should only take a few minutes to complete. Everyone who completes the survey will be entered into a prize draw to win a £100 Amazon voucher (or equivalent value in local currency).

CCTV Camera Guides

Read the latest video surveillance & CCTV news:


Genetec on Security Center 5.8 and leveraging social media for situational awareness

Headquartered in Montreal, Genetec provides unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions. It’s flagship product, Security Center is […] Read More

Benchmark Magazine Innovation Awards 2019: winners announced

The publication rigorously tests hardware and software under a range of conditions to see how it meets the needs of today’s security teams. Read More

Axis Communications launches PTZ camera with emphasis on analytics and cybersecurity

The AXIS P5655-E PTZ, says the video surveillance pioneer, offers high performance around imaging, security features, analytics and video compression. Read More

“Five million in five months”: VIVOTEK confronts epidemic of cyber-attacks on IP cameras

IFSEC Global spoke to VIVOTEK's director of marketing for its product development division about a new 180-degree product line, deep learning-driven analytics and building trust through better cybersecurity. Read More

GDPR breaches rife among CCTV deployments, investigation finds

In one instance a court case was dismissed due to lack of evidence after it emerged that two systems on which an intruder was filmed were set to times 17 seconds apart. Read More

WATCH: Vanderbilt on delivering all-round security solutions with ComNet

David Sullivan, president at Vanderbilt, spoke to IFSEC TV at IFSEC International 2019 about the benefits for customers of its collaboration with sister company ComNet. Read More

PSI Magazine reveals finalists for PSI Premier Awards

The technology magazine hosts an awards evening annually, rewarding security and fire manufacturers on impressive products or services they have generated in the past year. Read More

WATCH: Seagate on the explosion of video surveillance data

Jermaine Campbell, head of surveillance sales at Seagate, reflects on the implications of the spectacular growth in the data needs of modern video surveillance systems. Read More

Axis Communications launches surveillance cameras for explosion-prone environments

Axis Communications has launched several fixed box cameras certified to internationally-recognised standards for safe operation in environments prone to explosions. Read More

WATCH: Highlights from IFSEC International 2019

Here's a chance to revisit IFSEC International 2019 if you managed to get to London ExCeL between 18-20 June - or to see what you missed if you couldn't make it. Read More



Sign up to free email newsletters