It has been more than a week since Hikvision announced the date of their cybersecurity roadshow in the US – March 27, 2018. The roadshow will kick off in Los Angeles, gradually moving to other shortlisted cities in the country. The events are going to be hosted by Chuck Davis, the director of security (Hikvision North America). Read on to know more about the roadshow and the company before attending their event in your nearest city.
What is Hikvision?
If you didn’t know already, Hikvision is the name of a Hangzhou based digital surveillance company that is statistically the largest international supplier of surveillance equipment, such as CCTV Camera, IP Camera, NVR, DVR, etc. It was founded in 2001 by Zhejiang HIK Information Technology with Gong Hongjia holding the second largest part of its shares. It is better known for its high-tech security cameras and its gumption toward technological advancement. The company has employed over 25000 highly proficient individuals for its research and development facility alone! Currently, it has close to 2400 partners in over 155 countries around the world.
What is a Cybersecurity Roadshow?
Cybersecurity roadshows are essentially conducted by security and surveillance companies for the sake of corporate conglomerates and government agencies. These roadshows communicate the imminent threats faced by organizations in the virtual world and impart possible strategies to tackle those threats. They also run promotional campaigns to display and market their newest offerings.
What would I Gain from Attending One?
If you are a proud owner of a brick-and-mortar company, then you are bound to need someone or something to watch over the goings-on at the office. You cannot hope to sit there and scrutinize every bit of information that passes over the servers. A multinational conglomerate will definitely seek the aid of technology for security purposes. That is where a Cybersecurity roadshow comes in. The host will furnish you with the knowledge that you may never have imagined about in your wildest dreams. Awareness about the threats that circulate the virtual world is what matters. Only then could you go about tackling those.
What Issues will the Hikvision US Cybersecurity Roadshow Address?
As mentioned earlier, the roadshow will be led by the director of security for Hikvision North America, Chuck Davis. He may share the name with the renowned dancer and the prodigal conman, but he is his own man. Chuck Davis will bust the myths surrounding Hikvision cybersecurity in the country and unearth the long-forgotten facts. He will impart all the knowledge regarding the best IP security practices under his belt, eventually propagating the need for cybersecurity installation. Rest assured that you will be profoundly enlightened by the strategies voiced to contain the security threats using Hikvision products.
Where Exactly will the Roadshow Kick Off?
The venue of the first Hikvision event is in Los Angeles, California. It will take place at The Colony Theater Company, 555 N 3rd Street, Burbank. It will start at 10:00 hours and will be wrapped up by 12:00 hours on March 27, 2018.
Can I Just Walk In?
No! Since it is a free entry event, you will need to RSVP by registering here. But make sure that you reach the Hikvision venue nice and early to grab the best seats in the house.
What if LA is Too Far for Me?
Don’t worry! The Hikvision roadshow will travel to other cities as well. As of now, we are certain that it will happen in Las Vegas, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, and St. Louis. Needless to say, the event will carry on for several months hence.
Now that you know everything about the event, says its content itself, you have quite a few weeks to ponder over it. You may have already installed Hikvision cameras in your office quarters, but are you aware of the strategic placements? What about the threats that may still lurk around the corner? Knowledge is important, and you can amass it all during these 90-minute roadshows.
Let me tell you a lesser known secret. If you are based in Canada and are apprehensive about traveling to the US just for the sake of the roadshow, then don’t! Chuck Davis is reportedly visiting the second largest country as well. After he would have successfully wrapped up all the Hikvision events in the US that are. You only need to wait for a few good months to behold the ecstatic charisma of the event in Canada. Stay tuned for more updates!