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Genetec has removed support for Hikvision devices, deeming them ‘untrustworthy’, citing customer concerns about Chinese government ownership / control.

While manufacturers infrequently remove support for competitive reasons, doing it for cyber security is unprecedented in video surveillance.

We spoke with Genetec to understand their rationale and implementation. Inside, we review that, looking at the risks both to Hikvision and Genetec as well as the overall market impact.