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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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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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Security Convergence: Moving Towards Organisational Collaboration

In last month’s blog about digitalisation and cyber risk, the subject of convergence was touched on to explain a trend towards increasing organisational collaboration and merged management responsibilities to improve security. This is one example of convergence, a term...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
Steven Webb
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Digitalisation and Cyber Risk: The Key Questions for Today’s Organisations

It’s difficult to avoid discussions about digital trends, business models and the resulting benefits. The world’s most valued organisations provide digital services. Private investment in new digital start-ups is sky high, while the benefits to organisations of digitalising...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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Converged Security: The Centre of Attention

In today’s high-risk and high-threat environment, there’s a very real and immediate need for a converged security approach that actively unifies the monitoring of both physical and cyber security events through a single platform. Here, James Willison and Sarb Sembhi outline in...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019
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Ava Group to demonstrate latest technology and innovations at ISC West 2019

Security risk management services and technology solutions specialist Ava Group will be showcasing its portfolio of security solutions at ISC West in Las Vegas from 10-12 April. ISC West is the largest converged security industry trade show in the US. The event provides a major...
Posted On 05 Apr 2019
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Convergence between physical and cyber environments “leaving businesses exposed”

More than half (59%, in fact) of respondents to the latest social media poll conducted by Infosecurity Europe 2019 believe that an attack on the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) is likely this year. As more devices, systems and infrastructure are connected to the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2019
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The Security Institute’s View

‘What makes the modern security professional?’ As Tony O’Brien observes, the right combination of the security mindset, hard skills, soft skills, technical skills, self-awareness and adaptability is almost impossible to define. Today, and increasingly so,...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018
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“Overwhelming majority” of EMEA companies “still struggling” to secure the cloud

Sumo Logic – the cloud-native machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence for modern applications – has unveiled the results of an independent study that finds 98% of European companies facing “organisational challenges” when it...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018
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IFSEC International 2018: Show Preview

IFSEC International is Europe’s leading security event and the only global stage committed to co-creating the future of integrated security. The show represents the critical, measured response to a world of ever-evolving threats, inviting every vertical of the security...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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