The upside of IT and physical security convergence brings “a best of both worlds” approach to security. Taking innovative technologies from one camp and applying them to the other is producing positive results.
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.
Spending on IT products for cloud deployments in 2017 will increase 12.4% over previous 2016 yearly spending, according to IDC’s global Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker. Public cloud datacenters account for the majority of the spending.
All eyes are on the 4K standard in new security cameras but are the majority of end users buying into the ultra HD movement? Currently, upgrading analogue systems to IP is the norm in video surveillance. There are lots of questions about 4K or even 7K cameras that go well beyond HD and ensure futureproof […]
In a lighter story from the world of security, a Knightscope K5 security robot fell down some stairs into a decorative fountain while on patrol. It demonstrates that automation isn’t a perfect solution for security and the need for human guards persists—at least for now.
A project is under way in Long Beach, New York, and police plan to have surveillance cameras installed along the popular ocean boardwalk by the end of the summer. The city is also expanding its license plate reader program.
Fifty years ago the only way to get cash from your bank account was during a bank’s regular business hours. Since its debut, the ATM started a revolution of improved ways to do banking. Now, consumers are ready for banks to move ahead with biometric authentication and other new technology to secure their financial transactions.
An initial pilot project turns into an ongoing expansion of video surveillance as the centerpiece of a major upgrade in safety and security operations across public facilities in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Following a successful demonstration of active shooter detection, North Providence City officials expanded the pilot program. Town officials plan to install active shooter detection in schools and municipal buildings citywide.
Top NYPD officials are voicing strong opposition to a New York City Council bill requiring the police department to publicly release information about its high-tech surveillance tools. The police department argues doing so could give criminals, terrorists, and other would-be attackers a road map of NYPD intelligence operations.
Opening a world of power to Internet of Things (IoT), 5G is a developing technology that will enable systems to provide real-time execution of live data with strong security safeguards. Now, some 5 years since first hearing about 5G, significant progress is being made to hammer out all the details required to meet the projected […]