Reply to post: Automated patch management

Not so private eye: Got an Axis network cam? You'll need to patch it, unless you like hackers

MasterofDisaster

Automated patch management

Have to give some credit to Axis that was not pointed out in the article - they are one of the leaders (along with Viakoo) for developing automated ways of updating firmware on cameras. The reality of surveillance cameras is they have been "set it and forget it" for a long time, and the idea of updating firmware is genuinely new to the industry. Without an automated firmware update mechanism camera vendors may as well not bother; it's unrealistic to have the facilities guy on a ladder with a USB updating the hundreds/thousands of cameras across a large enterprise.

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