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Security Convergence: Getting It Together

The convergence of security and other building technologies offers considerable commercial, operational and environmental benefits. Here, Alistair Enser explains how joining previously separate systems together avoids duplication of effort and increases efficiency, while at the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
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Business enthusiasm over emerging tech tempered by workforce concerns

Organisations in the UK identify innovation as a top business priority and are intrigued by the potential of emerging technologies. That’s according to a new report entitled ‘International Trends in Technology and Workforce’ produced by CompTIA, the Trade...
Posted On 04 Feb 2020
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IDIS introduces line-up of bullet and dome cameras featuring on-board analytics

IDIS has launched a powerful line-up of Edge VA bullet and dome cameras featuring on-board analytics that will “transform” the efficiency of security operations in retail, banking and busy commercial settings. The new cameras build on the power of IDIS Instant Meta Filtering,...
Posted On 20 Jan 2020
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Genetec outlines Top 5 predictions for physical security trends in 2020

Genetec, the technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence, has shared its Top 5 predictions for the physical security industry in 2020. Those predictions focus on Artificial Intelligence, facial recognition and privacy, physical...
Posted On 08 Jan 2020
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Amulet officially opens new Command, Control and Intelligence Centre

Amulet, the specialist security solutions provider of the Churchill Group, has relocated its core security control hub. The new Command, Control and Intelligence Centre (CCIC) will now enable the company to enhance its services, advance its technology and develop its people from...
Posted On 07 Jan 2020
Sundeep Tengur
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Identity and Artificial Intelligence: The Recipe for a Strong Fraud Defence

Financial services event Sibos recently ran in London, with the theme for 2019 being “Thriving in a hyper-connected world”. The market has long demanded quicker and more convenient payment methods, and the industry is now answering with ubiquitous payments, but at...
Posted On 17 Dec 2019
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Deloitte: “Few businesses use enterprise-wide cognitive sensing to detect risks”

Of more than 1,590 C-Suite and other executives recently surveyed by Deloitte, 39.4% report the greatest benefit of using cognitive risk sensing is the early detection of emerging risks and potential threats. However, just 5.3% of respondents say their organisations use...
Posted On 04 Dec 2019
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Pixels Need Perspective: Video Surveillance and Privacy in Liberal Democracies

Surveillance technology – and, in particular, facial recognition – has become the subject of significant mainstream media debate over the past 12 months. In many cases it has been presented as a significant threat to our privacy and a danger to the very foundations of liberal...
Posted On 29 Nov 2019
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Protecting the Higher Education Sector: A Lecture on University Security

Forty years ago, DEC (latterly acquired by Compaq) said there was no reason why anyone would want a computer in their home. Thirty years ago, the Internet was invented and, ten years ago, we had only just discovered smart phones and social networking. The world of technology and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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‘The Future of CCTV Intelligence and Fire Integration’ outlined by Cortech Developments and Bosch

Cortech Developments’ key focus as a business is to assist today’s practising professionals in mitigating risk by dint of employing smarter interoperability. The company’s recent Forum – for which Risk Xtra served as the Official Media Partner – brought together end users...
Posted On 30 Oct 2019