Genetec Earns U.S. Homeland Security SAFETY Act Certification Renewal

Anti-terrorism technology initially certified in 2017, Genetec Security Center was the first unified security platform to be approved.

MONTRÉAL — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has renewed the SAFETY (Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies) Act certification for Genetec Security Center through 2028.

The designation “certifies the unified security platform’s technology that manages and monitors electronic security systems, including access control, video surveillance, and automated license plate reading,” according to the Genetec announcement.

The SAFETY Act, part of the Homeland Security Act of 2022, “provides incentives for the development and deployment of anti-terrorism technologies and establishes liability limitations resulting from an act of terrorism where Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies (QATT) are deployed,” the announcement says.

Genetec received this certification and designation after meeting stringent qualifications. In 2011, Genetec received the first certification for Omnicast its video management system followed by Genetec Security Center in 2017.

“We want our technology to meet the highest possible standards and address the specific challenges and opportunities our government customers face,” says Christian Morin, chief security officer and vice president of product engineering at Genetec Inc., in the company announcement. “This important designation reflects our dedication to this goal.”

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