As financial institutions navigate a rapidly evolving threat landscape and increasingly strict regulatory requirements, robust, adaptive security solutions have become required. The Convergint financial team collaborates with Verkada to offer cutting-edge physical security solutions for financial institutions.

Leveraging Verkada’s hybrid-cloud security platform transforms how banks, credit unions, and other financial entities approach safeguarding branch locations, ensuring both premises safety and regulatory compliance.

About the solution

Financial institutions confront challenges managing security across multiple branches. These include complex coordination, meeting PCI compliance standards (such as role-based action and 90-day video retention), and ensuring consistent video and system quality, all of which can impact the ability to detect and respond to threats effectively.

System solutions & benefits

Convergint and Verkada offer a full range of solutions to these challenges:

  • Remote monitoring: Access high-quality footage remotely, enabling real-time surveillance and quick response to security incidents from anywhere.

  • PCI compliance:  Ensure compliance with PCI standards through redundant cloud backup, extended video retention, and detailed audit logs.

  • Enhanced security: Deploy advanced cameras capable of capturing details with 5MP resolution while minimizing bandwidth usage, ensuring crisp and clear footage for effective monitoring.

  • Emergency response: Strengthen emergency response capabilities with customizable response flows, one-tap lockdown, and discreet panic buttons for swift action during critical situations.

  • Access control: Implement tiered access permissions and integrate with existing security systems to protect critical areas and regulate access based on bank hours.

  • Intrusion detection: Utilize 24/7 virtual guards and instant video verification to detect and respond to intrusions promptly, reducing false alarms and enhancing security efficiency.

System results

Through the efforts of Convergint and Verkada, financial institutions can realize significant benefits:

  • Streamlined security management across multiple locations, reducing complexity and overhead.

  • Ensured PCI compliance, minimizing the risk of data breaches and regulatory penalties.

  • Improved security with high-quality video footage, enhancing threat detection.

  • Enhanced emergency preparedness, improving customer safety by speeding up responses and resolutions to security incidents.

  • Strengthened asset protection and reduced risks through proactive intrusion detection and access control measures.

With Convergint and Verkada, financial institutions can modernize their security infrastructure, ensuring the safety of their premises, employees, and customers while maintaining compliance with industry regulations.

Contact an expert today to learn how Convergint and Verkada can revolutionize financial institutions’ approach to branch security and regulatory compliance.

About Verkada

Verkada, established in 2016 with over $460M in funding, stands as the world’s largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform. Offering six integrated product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace, and intercoms — Verkada’s simplicity and scalability empower organizations with real-time insights. Founded by computer scientists and security experts from Stanford University, along with Hans Robertson, the former co-founder and COO of Cisco Meraki, Verkada has expanded globally with 16 offices, 1,700+ employees, and a customer base of 20,000+ across 70+ countries, including Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in San Mateo, CA, Verkada’s mission is to provide immediate action capabilities, minimizing security risks, workplace frustrations, and inefficiencies.

Please see the “IMPORTANT PRODUCT SAFETY AND SERVICE INFORMATION” documentation, available at  prior to using a Convergint-installed solution.