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SIA Unveils Details for its 2019 Cyber: Secured Forum in Dallas

November 8, 2018

SIA Unveils Details for its 2019 Cyber: Secured Forum in Dallas

The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced details for its 2019 Cyber: Secured Forum, the 2nd annual cybersecurity educational summit, to be held July 29-31, 2019, at the Westin Dallas Park Central in Dallas.

The 2019 conference “will explore the ramifications of cybercrime, the strategies for cyber hardening and new technologies and tools designed to improve the security of solutions and systems, and provide a framework for developing new business opportunities,” according to the SIA announcement.

“Providing compelling and practical cyber and data privacy educational content is a top priority for SIA,” said SIA CEO Don Erickson. “Our continued collaboration with PSA and ISC Events furthers this goal by presenting new and impactful insights that attendees may leverage to improve their risk management, understand the threat landscape and enhance their cybersecurity strategies.”

The event will include a welcome reception as well as multiple educational sessions on the hacker’s perspective, Internet of Things, right-sizing cybersecurity strategy and more. Keynote presentations will be given by representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The event is co-hosted by the SIA, the International Security Conference and Exposition Events (ISC Security Events), and PSA Security Network.

Hikvision was a Bronze Sponsor of the inaugural Cyber: Secured Forum held in June of 2018. Hikvision is a proud member of the SIA and PSA Security Network.

Click here to read the entire announcement.

IMPORTANT! This model requires non-standard firmware. Do Not Install standard firmware (e.g. v.4.1.xx) on this model. Doing so will permanently damage your system. You must use custom firmware v.4.1.25 from the iDS-9632NXI-I8/16S product page.

View the most updated version of this document here:

https://techsupportca.freshdesk.com/en/support/solutions/articles/17000113531-i-series-nvr-firmware-upgrade-instructions

 

The I-series NVR (such as the DS-7716NI-I4) is one of Hikvision's most popular and feature-rich recorders. As such, many firmware revisions have been introduced over the years to continually ensure the product is compatible with the newest technology available. Due to the many revisions, we recommend that the user closely follows the instructions below in order to reduce the amount of time spent as well as the chance of failure.

 

Database Optimization and Repair

As more affordable IP cameras are introduced over time with greater video resolution and data sizes, more efficient database management also becomes necessary. The introduction of firmware v4.0 brought about a new database architecture in order to be futureproof.

 

After upgrading to v4.X, the recorder database will need to be converted and optimized. If you are experiencing issues where playback is expected but not found, make sure "Database Repair" is performed as indicated in the procedures and scenarios below.

 

Preparing the Upgrade

Before proceeding with upgrade, it is recommended that NVR configuration file is exported from the NVR over the network or on to a local USB drive.

 

Upgrading from v3.4.92 build 170518 or Older

  1. All recorders must reach v3.4.92 before proceeding further. Upgrading from versions before v3.4.92 directly to any version of v4.X will likely cause the recorder to fail.
  2. If the recorder is already at v3.4.92, a full factory default is highly recommended before upgrading to any version of v4.X. There is a high chance of unit failure (requiring RMA) if the unit is not defaulted before upgrade.
  3. After reaching v3.4.92 and performing a full factory default, an upgrade directly to v4.50.00 is acceptable.
  4. After the upgrade is completed and the recorder is reprogrammed, it may be beneficial to perform a Database Repair. For details, refer to the section "Database Optimization and Repair" above.
  5. To verify repair progress, you may refer to the HDD status, or search the recorder log for repair started and stopped entries. Note that while the HDD is repairing, new recordings are still being made, but some existing recordings may not be searchable until repair is complete.
  6. If you continue to observe playback issues after database repair, ensure there are no power, network, or motion detection issues. Should the problem persist, contact technical support.

 

Upgrading from Any v4.X Build to v4.50.00.

  1. Any v4.X build can be upgraded directly to v4.50.00.
  2. Export configuration is highly recommended before performing the upgrade.
  3. If upgrading from any v4.X version that was not v4.22.005, a Database Repair is recommended. Refer to Step 4 and onwards in the previous section.

 

Downgrading

Downgrading is not recommended. Due to new features and parameters constantly being added, downgrading may cause the NVR to factory default itself or require a manual default to operate properly.

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