The Converged Security Centre, developed in partnership with global enterprise security software leader, Vidsys, is an expert-led exhibition zone, returning to IFSEC International 2019. It gives IFSEC visitors the unique opportunity to learn from world-leading experts, discuss critical physical and IT security challenges, and experience the latest Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) platform solutions.
Through the Converged Security Centre, conference attendees will be immersed in the world of converged security through a hands-on, in-depth education programme, including panel discussions and presentations focussed on the latest trends and capabilities of a range of CSIM use cases and vertical market solutions.
Importance of converged security
Converged security has become paramount to the success of risk and security programmes for organisations worldwideWhile businesses and government organisations have greatly benefited from increased ubiquitous connectivity, increasingly complex networked systems have opened the back door to mission-critical security threats. In the light of the growing integration between security systems, new technologies, and digital networks, converged security has become paramount to the success of risk and security programmes for organisations worldwide.
This is what makes the Converged Security Centre in partnership with Vidsys an essential part of IFSEC International. Visitors are not only introduced to some of the leading converged security solutions, but can watch live simulations to demonstrate their efficacy across a range of real-world applications. They are given the opportunity to ask experts and practitioners for their insights and advice to learn more about how these solutions can meet their growing security needs.
Discovering trustworthy CSIM solutions
The Converged Security Centre gives visitors to IFSEC the unique opportunity to learn from world-leading experts and discover the best and most trustworthy CSIM solutions in real time; in this way they can better understand how to navigate the critical field of converged security.
Rachel Eaton, IFSEC International Event Manager, comments: “We’re delighted to be working with Vidsys again at IFSEC International 2019 as our major catalyst behind the Converged Security Centre. This forum was a major success in 2018, highlighting IFSEC’s credentials as a thought leader and ensuring the event remained at the heart of the conversation around converged security.
It’s important to understand the significance of increasingly interconnected systems"“It’s important for security professionals to understand the significance of increasingly interconnected systems, and the capabilities of CSIM as a solution. By providing a platform lead by converged security experts, we can help visitors learn about the key issues within the sector, and find security solutions they can trust.”
Monitoring physical and cyber security
James I. Chong, CEO, Vidsys says: “We’re thrilled to be part of the Converged Security Centre’s return at IFSEC International 2019 and to be working with our global partners and experts to showcase and share what a truly converged security solution can provide to organisations worldwide.
“Today, there is a rapidly growing requirement for a converged security solution that monitors both physical and cyber security events under one, unified software platform, especially due to the ever-increasing amount of data created in the world of IoT and Smart Cities.”
James Willison, Founder, Unified Security adds, “Sarb Sembhi, CISO, Virtually Informed, and I are delighted to be working with all the partners bringing together physical and cyber security leaders and converged security technologies to show visitors how security risks can be managed in one unified security operations centre in real time.”