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Secure by default: self-certification of video surveillance systems

Form and guidance on self-certification for manufacturers of video surveillance systems (VSS).

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Secure by design, secure by default: requirements and guidance

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Secure by default: self-certification form

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Self-certification allows manufacturers of surveillance camera devices and components to clearly demonstrate that their products meet minimum requirements to ensure that they are secure by default and secure by design.

It will mean that the UK’s resilience against cyber security attacks via video surveillance systems is higher. The new requirements are an important step forward for manufacturers, installers and users alike in providing the best possible assurance for stakeholders that products aren’t vulnerable to cyber attacks.

The first document sets out what criteria products must meet to be considered secure by default.

The second document is the self-certification form. Once completed this should be sent to the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Office.

The third document is a list of organisations that have self-certified their products as secure by default and have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

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Published 20 June 2019
Last updated 28 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added Dallmeier electronic GmbH & Co.KG to the list of organisations that have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  2. Added Avigilon to the list of organisations that have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  3. Updated organisations list that have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  4. Custom Intelligent Security added as an organisation issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  5. Updated list of certified organisations.

  6. List of organisations updated.

  7. Updated list of organisations that have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  8. Details updated for Honeywell and Vivotek Inc in the list of organisations that have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  9. Updated company name from Eagle Eye Security to Eagle Eye Networks.

  10. Motacam Ltd and Mobotix AG added to the list of organisations that have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  11. Added WOT Security and Eagle Eye Security to the list of organisations that have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  12. Updated Hikvision, VisionTrack and Videalert Ltd entries

  13. Updated list organisations list.

  14. Attached a list of organisations who have self-certified their products as secure by default and have been issued with the Commissioner’s certification mark.

  15. Updated self-certification form published.

  16. First published.