Raytheon Global Study: Data Breach is Inevitable

A new global cybersecurity study commissioned by Raytheon, in partnership with Ponemon Institute, reveals a majority of senior-level IT professionals fully expect their organization will experience a catastrophic data breach that could greatly impact shareholder value. The 2018 Global Megatrends in Cybersecurity survey of 1,100 senior-level IT and IT security global practitioners also shows that despite growing threats, IT professionals believe cybersecurity is still not considered a strategic priority among senior leadership. “Our hope is that CISOs and senior leaders can use this report as a tool to start a…

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The Value of Surge Protection for Surveillance System in Multiple Sectors

At first glance, warehouses, sports stadiums, datacenters, convenience stores and healthcare facilities may not have much in common. Yet, they all house expensive equipment including security equipment, that is at risk due to power surges that can damage, degrade or destroy that equipment, and result in downtime and financial losses. While insurance may cover the cost of repairing material damage to a security system, the downtime is often not covered by insurance and can quickly surpass the cost of surge protection devices or the cost of the damaged equipment. The…

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Mass-Notification System Market by IHS Markit

I n the Americas, hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes are occurring more frequently, so unimpeded mass communication during these events is critical. MNS software is often employed so companies can communicate with their employees, federal agencies, university students and the general public. More channels of communication available in these types of events, means more people can reach safety faster and more lives can be saved. In Western Europe, the second-largest market for MNS software, weather-related incidents occur less often, How Catastrophic Events are Changing Mass-Notification System Market By Robert Brooks –…

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BOSCH and Genetec End-to-End Security, Day After Day

Cybercrime – one of the world’s biggest crimes goes nearly unnoticed. The Internet of Things makes mobility, businesses and industries more connected, but it also leaves them more vulnerable to cybercrime. Online hacking has become so widespread that, by 2021, it is estimated that the cost of cybercrime damages will be $6 trillion annually.* All it takes for a hacker is finding a single weak link, from the outside or more commonly inside, in a surveillance network to gain access to, and jeopardize an entire data system. To cancel out…

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Smart IoT Industrial Park Brings Productivity & Quality to a New Level

To grasp the current manufacturing trends and seize the Zeitgeist of Industry 4.0, Dahua Technology has put to use a new smart IoT industrial park in Hangzhou. Dahua Smart (IoT) Industrial Park occupies in total 512 acres in Fuyang district of Hangzhou, about 20 minutes’ drive from Dahua headquarters, designed to host 6000 staff (by 2017, 4500 people have been working/ living in the 262 acres of phase one area). With topnotch technologies, personnel, materials and other benefits, Dahua’s smart industrial park will bring productivity and quality to a brand…

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HID Predictions in Id Technology

HID Global has identified the top trends in the identity technology industry for 2018. The company points towards increased cloud and mobile access adoption, more focus on securing the Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics as some of the top trends that will take center stage in developing more intelligent, connected experiences this year. “Trusted identities will emerge this year as the fundamental building blocks for organizations to create environments that connect people, places and things,” said Samuel Asarnoj, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development with HID…

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School Security Systems Industry US Market Overview

With the growing number of schools in the United States with video surveillance, electronic access control and other traditional security systems, the number of potential “greenfield” projects for suppliers falls. Declining numbers of new security system installations will lead to slowing market growth over the next five years. Even so, security manufacturers are looking to implement the following new security technologies to improve school safety, which would also help reignite market growth: 1.     Facial recognition technology Many of the video surveillance systems currently used in schools are not actively monitored…

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