As with all other industries, compliance standards for security camera systems must be met in order to operate in a safe manner. These standards help to ensure that the cameras are not being used for unauthorized purposes and do not disrupt the daily work of staff and students. For NMSU Entities, this means developing protocols for security cameras that will address the operation of the cameras and prevent tampering and duplication. The protocols must be written and must follow no less stringent standards than those outlined in the rule.
The NDAA only applies to the primary contractor, but the manufacturer must review relationships with subcontractors and ensure that banned components are not used. Manufacturers of security cameras and systems such as Bosch and Paxton are making NDAA-compliant products for the US market. Compliance standards for security camera systems are important to ensure the safety of government facilities and employees. In addition, a comprehensive audit will reveal any products that may contain banned components.
Video recordings must be retained for three months if the cameras are used in sensitive areas. The camera must capture every entrance and exit. Additionally, video evidence must be clear and four frames per second to provide clear evidence in the event of a physical security breach. The footage must be stored offsite to ensure compliance. There are several other important standards for security camera systems. For example, a camera must be positioned where it will capture all activity that occurs.
Having a policy does not guarantee that the security cameras will be monitored in real-time. The policy defines the terms used in the rule, including the Chief of Police and the Head of the Division of Public Safety. If the cameras do not meet these standards, they may lose their authority to operate. So, it is essential that the cameras be configured to meet the campus standard. This will help to ensure compliance for the camera. However, a compliance audit is not complete without a thorough analysis of the camera system.
PCI compliance is another important requirement for security camera systems. PCI (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliance is a process for accepting credit cards. If the security camera system does not meet the requirements of PCI, then the business must be in compliance. If the company is in compliance, they must store the video footage for 90 days. Otherwise, it would be in violation of the PCI DSS, which does not require the retention of video footage.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requires organizations to follow certain guidelines for the protection of individuals' personal data. For example, businesses must display signs that explain the use of CCTV and state that they comply with GDPR. They must also post contact details of their data controller and data protection officer. Additionally, they must use QR codes for additional information. However, the GDPR does not require all types of security camera systems to be GDPR-compliant. Keatings Communications provides certified business solutions with compliance in mind for our security, VoIP, Video Conferencing and all our other b2b technology solutions. Trust Keatings Communications certified engineers and your technology will always stay up to date.