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Network Security: Protecting Against Digital Sabotage

Physical security systems have experienced a substantial shift from being a mechanical circuit to become electronically-circuited networks, with the first network-enabled surveillance camera being launched more than 20 years ago (in 1996, to be precise). Now, more and more...
Posted On 03 Feb 2020
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Perpetuity Research explores experiences of females working in security sector

Perpetuity Research has published the detailed findings of new industry research sponsored by ICTS UK and Ireland into the experiences of women in security. The results of the independent research are contained in a 92-page report and based on 706 survey responses as well as 21...
Posted On 22 Jan 2020
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The Rise of Wireless and the Importance of Integration

In today’s fast-paced digital age, we’re constantly subject to change. It’s no different for the access control environment. Here, Trevor Ball asks whether we truly understand the importance of seamless systems integration in today’s shifting access control market. The world of...
Posted On 15 Jan 2020
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ONVIF hails collaboration success of 21st Developers’ Plugfest in Rome

ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, hosted its 21st Developers’ Plugfest late last year in Rome. It was an event that highlighted the continued demand for interoperable solutions. More than 30 developers and engineers from 18...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020
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ASIS Foundation research unearths current state of security convergence

ASIS International has published the results of new research conducted by the ASIS Foundation and sponsored by AlertEnterprise. Using survey responses from more than 1,000 security leaders operating around the globe (in addition to upwards of 20 follow-up interviews), the study...
Posted On 06 Jan 2020
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Top technology trends set to impact security in 2020 outlined by Axis CTO

As existing technologies reach maturity and innovations make the leap from consumer applications to the business spectrum (and vice versa), it’s imperative that security professionals constantly seek out those that have the potential to add value to the host organisation. With...
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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ONVIF to discuss single operational interface for converging systems at Intersec

Together with participating member companies, ONVIF (the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products) will be present at Intersec 2020, which runs from 19-21 January in Dubai, to demonstrate interoperability between products using ONVIF Profiles....
Posted On 23 Dec 2019
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Hosted Security Landscape Report reveals essential market insights for 2020

A new White Paper details market analysis of attitudes towards cloud adoption and purchasing behaviours behind hosted physical security from 1,000 IT decision-makers from across Europe. The in-depth survey, undertaken by security solutions provider Morphean, illustrates a market...
Posted On 17 Dec 2019
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Outdated firmware placing security cameras at risk of cyber attack

Outdated camera firmware and the failure to change default passwords are two of the biggest weaknesses when it comes to organisations’ cyber security defences in the surveillance arena. As the number of interconnected security devices continues to grow, keeping pace with...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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SRI examines impact of advanced technologies on physical security solutions

The Security Research Initiative (SRI) has just published its latest report entitled ‘The Evolution of Physical Security Measures: Assessing the Benefits and Implications’. The aim of the work was to develop a better understanding of the ways in which physical security measures...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019