Protective Clothing for Firefighters

High-quality equipment is important for fire services because this provides the best possible protection when fighting a blaze. Post-deployment hygiene should not be neglected. This is because contamination can lead to considerable health hazards. The A+A as the world’s leading trade fair with congress for safety, security and health at work presents everything revolving around modern protective clothing for firefighters in Düsseldorf from 17 to 20 October 2017 International studies show that firefighters are at a greater risk of cancer than the average population. It is assumed that the reason…

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Cyber-Threat Intelligence and Information Sharing

Cyber-attacks continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, presenting significant challenges for organizations that must defend their data and systems from capable threat actors. These actors range from individual, autonomous attackers to well-resourced groups operating in a coordinated manner as part of a criminal enterprise or on behalf of a nation-state. Threat actors can be persistent, motivated and agile, and they use a variety of tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to compromise systems, disrupt services, commit financial fraud, and expose or steal intellectual property and other sensitive information. Given the…

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Putting Physical Security Systems on the Cloud

The cloud era has the potential to change every aspect of physical security, offering alternative ways of doing things, opportunities to realise greater long-term value from legacy systems, and capabilities that have simply never existed before. Working together, smart devices and IP networks can realise remarkable benefits in diverse areas, including cost, installation, efficiency, integration, business automation, monitoring, situational awareness and ease of use. Software is always up to date without the need for on-site work and systems can be quickly and easily adapted to user requirements. One of the…

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Seven Top Reasons to Use Multi-Tier Storage Solution for Surveillance Content

1. Lower your storage spend –  Organizations are keeping as much as 40% of their inactive data on their most expensive infrastructure. With unstructured video growing exponentially, fueled by the rise of new video surveillance programs, you can’t afford to have this kind of inefficiency. Then the solution is to adopt a multi-tier storage system that automatically migrates your video to the most cost efficient tiers of storage. Whether that’s high-performance disk storage, object-based storage or high-capacity primary storage, file-based tape or the cloud – your organization can cost-effectively store…

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