Devices built for the Internet of Things (IoT) are increasingly finding their way onto organizational networks. Even modest predictions estimate more than 20 billion IoT devices (thermostats, cameras, coffee makers, light bulbs, printers, etc…) will be connected to networks across the world by 2020. While these devices provide a good deal of convenience to end […]
Category: Security Hardware and Technology
The tools of the security trade are advancing at an extraordinary pace. We take a look at the latest security hardware and software, from malware and cyberattack detection to cameras to motion sensors. These articles will help you determine what gadgets may be best for your security strategy—and what will fit your budget.
More and more, security executives are working with the C-suite to implement surveillance tools to track and predict their employees’ performance, as well as to seek ways to improve employee productivity and overall organizational profitability. But such surveillance and monitoring tools can also be intrusive and detrimental if they’re not used and implemented properly.
There is a host of reasons for a business to invest in a new security system, ranging from upgrading older and/or dead equipment to meeting the changing demands of a growing business. It’s important to choose the proper high-definition cameras, system devices, and management software to meet your security needs. However, it’s often easy to […]
Threat actors are not only increasing the frequency of their cyberattacks, they are constantly working to evolve their techniques to capitalize on unsuspecting end users and unpatched software alike. A recent study conducted by Oracle asked policy makers, C-Suite executives about their insights regarding cyberthreats, and their opinions on how to address them.
Every IT department has some old gear that’s functional, but is built to handle old storage material or can’t handle modern work demands. It can often be a pain to recycle, and, it’s still functional, so why get rid of it? Who knows, maybe someone will need a file stored on a legacy medium. Well, […]
Managing the storage requirements of integrated electronic systems is increasingly becoming a challenge. Larger files, changing retention policies, and new analytics and search tools offering greater forensics, are pushing storage to the max.
A successful business is expanding locations on a regional level and needs surveillance at all its sites. A mini-city, large-scale, master-planned community pops up with its own security challenges. Their needs are met in unique ways.
Converged systems support the goal of having one centralized point of command and control. Backward and forward compatibility plays a major role in bringing together critical functions from a wide scope of devices and solutions that deliver safety, convenience, cost-effectiveness, and energy efficiency.
No one really likes dealing with their cable and internet provider, as a phone call for a simple service request usually entails automated menus, redirected calls, and when you finally get someone on the line, a hard sales pitch to expand your service package. However, one rather enterprising Spectrum employee in Riverside, California took it […]
There is hidden value in security systems that many users do not tap into which can offset the cost of the initial investment in IP security equipment.