Hikvision Cybersecurity Director Appointed to SIA Advisory Board

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Hikvision USA Inc., announced that its director of cybersecurity, Chuck Davis, has been appointed to the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) Cybersecurity Advisory Board. The board is designed to guide SIA members in addressing potential cybersecurity threats, develop prescriptive guidance, and advocate for cybersecurity strategies and solutions for issues impacting the physical security industry. The board's leadership  enables SIA to prepare its members for challenges related to the wider adoption of the Internet of Things and the use of secure networked devices for security.

“Effective cybersecurity defense requires an industry-wide effort, and the SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board is one of the industry’s leading resources,” Davis said in the announcement. “I'm honored to join the board, and look forward to working with other board members on this critical issue.”

Jeffrey He, president of Hikvision USA Inc. and Hikvision Canada Inc., added, “Hikvision North America's ongoing commitment to cybersecurity is reflected through a broad range of initiatives designed to keep property and assets safe, including growing our dedicated cybersecurity team, creating the industry’s first Source Code Transparency Center, and launching a cybersecurity hotline for our partners. We believe collaborative efforts such as the SIA board are vital, and we applaud SIA's leadership on cybersecurity."