Windows 7 sp1

As Microsoft announced Final End of Support for Windows 7 in January 2020, MCDI is recommending to install new SECURITHOR on Windows 10 pro instead.

While installed Securithor will continue to work for sometimes on Windows 7, it makes technical support more difficult due to lack of technological updates by Microsoft.

To note, 2020 updates of Securithor v2 might not be compatible with Windows 7 as they will require a higher technological level.

It’s time to say goodbye to an old friend

It’s time to say goodbye to an old friend, Securithor v1.
We launched V1 over 10 years ago.
While v1 had thousands of users at the height of v1, most of them elected to upgrade to Securithor v2 during the last 5 years.
Microsoft is also announcing the discontinuation of support for windows 7, the original OS or v1.
This tells us it’s time to move on.
We will not provide technical support to the operation or re-installation for Securithor v1 after October 15th 2019.
2019/10/15  will be considered as the End Of Life for Securithor v1.

We will retain the ability to provide licenses should the need arise.

You can contact our sales staff at to look into upgrades to Securithor v2.
MCDI can migrate the database of a Securithor v1 to a Securithor v2 as part of the purchase of v2.
For more information contact or skype: mcdi-hq ph: +514-481-1067

Update for APS Help Module

As of June 25th 2018, most FTP servers in the world deprecated support for TLS v1.0 and 1.1 for safety reasons.
TLS is a protocol for encrypting data when connecting between client and server.

This move by the IEFT (Internet Engineering Task force) has impact on your Securithor if you are using the APS Help Module.

APS uses TLS to upload encrypted provisioning codes that are retrieved by your Subscribers to setup their APS apps.

If you have APS Module for your Securithor, provisioning of accounts might not work anymore since June 25th.

Fortunately, if you have Securithor 2.1.5, 2.1.6 or 2.1.7, MCDI has a an update for you. Contact MCDI staff to get the update for your APS.

It’s a simple component update that takes a few minutes. It’s available free of charge when you have a MCDI support plan.

For versions older than 2.1.5,  you need to make a full update to either 2.1.5 or 2.1.7. Contact MCDI staff to review options and plan this update.


Is your Monitoring Software ready for GDPR ?

GDPR is a new rule to be implemented in Europe on May 25th 2018. It stands for General Data Protection Regulation.
While it’s solely enforceable in Europe, we worked to adapt the general release of SECURITHOR for GDPR.

The key elements of GDPR are:

.Anonymizing collected data to protect privacy
The anonymity and safeguarding of data in Securithor is insured by encryption of key elements of the database. This modification starts at version 2.1.7. Should you have a lower version, contact MCDI to make arrangements for an update or an upgrade

From our older Monitoring Software: SAMM, WinSAMM, RX1000, or Securithor v1: we can convert your account data and upgrade your software to Securithor v2.1.7. Contact MCDI to purchase an upgrade.

From any SECURITHOR v2:we can update to 2.1.7. Update rights are included in your SECURITHOR support plan.
We also perform database maintenance when updating a Securithor v2. Database maintenance will help speed up your database and might prevent corruptions as well as detecting a bad HDD. Contact MCDI to confirm your update rights to version 2.1.7 or to renew your support plan.

• Requiring the consent of subjects for data processing:
Revise contracts with your subscribers for data collection.

• Providing data breach notifications
In the unlikely event you have notice a data breach, inform the subscribers that have been affected.

• Safely handling the transfer of data across borders

We can discuss options with you in case you need to operate across jurisdictions. Simple steps such as setting a vpn can be taken.

SECURITHOR connecting Bosch D6100 Alarm Receiver

SECURITHOR is now handling alarm signals from Bosch D6100 through IP connection. The IP connection is standard in SECURITHOR 2.1.6 while serial connection is available to all SECURITHOR V2 since 2015.
The IP connection now brings new possibilities such as connecting from a  remote location.

Contact MCDI or your SECURITHOR power centre to get SECURITHOR or learn how you can update your SECURITHOR Alarm Software.  Thanks to Mathieu Racine at Novytec to make this possible. SECURITHOR Works with Bosch D6100