SourceSecurity.com RSS - Security Beat SourceSecurity.com RSS - Security Beat from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/larry-anderson-security-beat.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2017 Security Beat Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT Security professionals avoid costly breaches with encrypted USB driveshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/heathrow-usb-data-breach-encrypted-memory-drives-co-15151-ga-sb.23994.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/heathrow-usb-data-breach-encrypted-memory-drives-co-15151-ga-sb.23994.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 08 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>A USB drive from Heathrow Airport, found on a London street in late October, contained confidential information about accessing restricted areas at the airport and security measures used to protect the Queen. The drive also contained a timetable for anti-terrorism patrols at the airport and documentation of the ultrasound system used by Heathrow security to check perimeter fences and runways for breaches. The data was not encrypted, and the London resident who found it turned it over to a newspaper reporter. </strong></p> <h2>How cybersecurity impacts physical security&nbsp;</h2> <p>The incident highlights a number of issues for security professionals. One is the interrelated nature of cybersecurity and physical security, and how a failure of one can directly impact the other. Another is extending cybersecurity outside the firewall, considering the inherent risks of USB drives and the need to manage &ldquo;endpoint security,&rdquo; such as restricting access to a...BCDVideo finds success in video surveillance market thanks to rapid growthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bcdvideo-finds-success-video-surveillance-market-rapid-growth-hq-co-10265-ga-co-2566-ga-sb.23973.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/bcdvideo-finds-success-video-surveillance-market-rapid-growth-hq-co-10265-ga-co-2566-ga-sb.23973.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 03 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>BCDVideo is finding success at the intersection of IT and security, focusing on the video surveillance market. The Hewlett-Packard OEM partner has seen yearly revenue increases of 25 percent for the past three years. Rapid growth resulted in a desperate need for more space to expand. </strong></p> <h2>Global HQ grand opening</h2> <p>Now a new 51,000-square-foot global headquarters in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb, will provide an abundance of room for the company to &ldquo;stretch our legs,&rdquo; says Jeff Burgess, CEO/President of BCDVideo. He cut the ribbon at a grand opening event for the corporate headquarters. <em>&ldquo;Our organic growth has been good, and this is another evolution for the company,&rdquo;</em> says Burgess. <em>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s incredible what we did in such a tight space.&rdquo;</em></p> <p>The new facility includes the BCDVideo Innovation Center, where each system is configured and customised to order. The centre has 90...How Qognify’s Extend uses 'human sensors’ to enhance situational awarenesshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/qognify-extend-leverages-human-sensors-expand-situational-awareness-co-9744-ga-sb.23923.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/qognify-extend-leverages-human-sensors-expand-situational-awareness-co-9744-ga-sb.23923.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 25 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Qognify&rsquo;s security management systems compile information from a variety of sensors to provide situational awareness, and now they can leverage the benefit of a different kind of sensor, what the company calls the &ldquo;human sensor.&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>Employees see and hear a lot of information during their work day, and some of it has an impact on security. Now that information can become part of an integrated security system, reported by trusted employees through a smart phone app.</p> <p>Qognify&rsquo;s Extend adds new capabilities to the company&rsquo;s existing Situator physical security information management (PSIM) and VisionHub video management; it&rsquo;s a new element in Qognify&rsquo;s interconnected product portfolio.</p> <h2>Using smartphones to report incidents</h2> <p>The Extend Mobile Solutions Suite enables systems to leverage the &ldquo;human sensor&rdquo; by equipping employees (or students in a campus environment) with an easy-to-use...How UL helps security manufacturers comply to cybersecurity standardshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cybersecurity-underwriters-laboratories-standards-certifications-co-177-ga-co-3292-ga-co-1508-ga-co-13233-ga.23866.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/cybersecurity-underwriters-laboratories-standards-certifications-co-177-ga-co-3292-ga-co-1508-ga-co-13233-ga.23866.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 11 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Cybersecurity is a growing concern for manufacturers of life safety and security products, and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) wants to help solve the problem. Specifically, UL seeks to work with manufacturers to up their game on cybersecurity and to certify compliance to a minimum level of cybersecurity &ldquo;hygiene.&rdquo; </strong></p> <h2>UL cybersecurity certification</h2> <p>UL is a familiar brand in consumer goods and in the security and life safety markets. UL certification is sought by manufacturers in a range of product lines, from electrical goods and smoke alarms to access control and central monitoring stations. Approximately 22 billion UL marks appeared on products in 2016. In the physical security industry alone, products are certified to around 20 different standards covering access control, intrusion detection, locks, safes and vaults, software and other categories.</p> <p>Now UL is working to increase the prominence of their brand in cybersecurity...Las Vegas Massacre demands reevaluation of hospitality sector securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/las-vegas-massacre-demands-reevaluation-hospitality-sector-security-co-1097-ga-co-14836-ga-sb.23840.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/las-vegas-massacre-demands-reevaluation-hospitality-sector-security-co-1097-ga-co-14836-ga-sb.23840.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 05 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>The massacre in Las Vegas is both sadly familiar and terrifyingly novel. Because of the recent series of violent attacks on innocent people gathered in public places, high body counts are no longer unheard-of, although the 59 dead after the Las Vegas tragedy sets a depressing new record. These news stories have become so grimly commonplace as to dull our collective sensitivity to their shock.</strong></p> <p>However, the <em>modus operandi</em> of the latest attack, apparently by a &ldquo;lone wolf&rdquo; &ndash; carefully planned and involving a stockpile of nearly two dozen guns gathered in a hotel room &ndash; prompts new soul-searching about how public events are secured, not to mention a re-evaluation of security in the hospitality sector.</p> <h2>Public events at risk from attack</h2> <p>The sniper attack from a 32<sup>nd</sup>-floor room at Mandalay Bay, overlooking 22,000 people attending a country music festival, has been compared to &ldquo;shooting fish in a...Cybersecurity and artificial intelligence key security themes at ASIS 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-professionals-celebrate-change-asis-2017-co-177-ga-co-4559-ga-co-10191-ga-co-882-ga-co-1042-ga-co-2785-ga-co-2283-ga-co-12538-ga-co-2380-ga-sb.23836.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/security-professionals-celebrate-change-asis-2017-co-177-ga-co-4559-ga-co-10191-ga-co-882-ga-co-1042-ga-co-2785-ga-co-2283-ga-co-12538-ga-co-2380-ga-sb.23836.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 04 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>As the dust settles after ASIS 2017 in Dallas, most agree it was a good show. It was different in some respects from previous shows, but several of the changes seemed to work well. Launching the exhibition on Tuesday instead of Monday was a big hit, and who could fault the idea of happy hour drinks on the show floor? Attendance may not have broken records, but end user VIPs were among the crowd, and foot traffic held up fairly well, even on the final, shortened day. </strong></p> <h2>STANLEY Security virtual reality experience</h2> <p>What the show lacked in big, new product announcements, it made up for in an abundance of industry buzzwords, such as virtual reality, Internet of Things, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence.</p> <p>Virtual reality (VR) is among the &ldquo;enhanced&rdquo; security solutions highlighted by Stanley Security at its ASIS booth. The interactive &ldquo;virtual reality experience&rdquo; provides training for critical response situations,...ASIS 2017 hot topics: Digitising building systems, cybersecurity and cloud serviceshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-2017-hot-topics-digitising-building-cybersecurity-cloud-services-co-5961-ga-co-4781-ga-co-10787-ga-sb.23795.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-2017-hot-topics-digitising-building-cybersecurity-cloud-services-co-5961-ga-co-4781-ga-co-10787-ga-sb.23795.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 28 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>End users at ASIS 2017 in Dallas may feel overwhelmed by all the new technology on display, but often their integrator partners can offer a helping hand. Traffic continued through much of Day 2 of the ASIS exhibition, but the foot traffic appeared to slow considerably as the day wore on. </strong></p> <h2>Convergint seeks closer manufacturer relationship</h2> <p>Integrators are prominent at ASIS and play an important role connecting end user customers with manufacturers' products that meet their need. <em>"We are taking them by the hand and introducing them to our [manufacturer] partners and to the solutions," </em>said Tony Varco, Vice President Security Division, Convergint Technologies. Convergint has a global presence and is one of several large integrators with booths at ASIS.</p> <p><em>"We want a closer relationship with the manufacturers we work with," </em>Varco said. Previously manufacturers may have preferred to keep their distance from end users, but not...ASIS 2017 Day 1: Surveillance companies moving beyond integrationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-2017-day-1-buzzwords-cybersecurity-software-covert-weapons-co-3107-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2900-ga-co-1097-ga-co-1726-ga-sb.23784.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-2017-day-1-buzzwords-cybersecurity-software-covert-weapons-co-3107-ga-co-2566-ga-co-2900-ga-co-1097-ga-co-1726-ga-sb.23784.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 27 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>ASIS 2017 was off to a strong start on Tuesday, presenting a new wave of innovation to the U.S. security end user community. Many attendees to the Dallas show are well-placed in their companies to influence or direct the purchase of security products and equipment, and exhibitors sought to impress them with a range of new and enhanced options. </strong></p> <h2>Moving from integration to unification</h2> <p>In general, the ASIS show has a quieter, less frantic feel than the spring <a href="/events/free-event-listing/isc-west-2017.html" class="orangebold">ISC West show</a> in Las Vegas. Conversations are more "intimate" than those common at integrator-focused shows. <em>"End users are very honest about the challenges they are facing,"</em> observed Derek Arcuri, Product Marketing Manager of Genetec. <em>"The challenges we are hearing are a symptom of similar problems we hear in conversations with other users. It's more than just technology, it's planning out the strategy...HID Global introduces cloud-based card issuance at ASIS 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hid-global-introduces-cloud-based-card-issuance-personalisation-asis-2017-co-823-ga-sb.23766.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/hid-global-introduces-cloud-based-card-issuance-personalisation-asis-2017-co-823-ga-sb.23766.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 26 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>We can add another technology category to those aspects of the physical security market on the verge of being changed by cloud technology. The new category is the printing and encoding of ID cards.</strong></p> <p>HID Global is adapting the benefits of cloud computing to the ID card printing market with the introduction of HID Fargo Connect, a cloud-based personalisation and issuance system for ID cards. The new cloud approach, which will be introduced at the ASIS 2017 show in Dallas, converts standalone card printers and encoders into edge devices in the Internet of Things (IoT). In effect, ID cards can now be printed from any device anywhere on any other device anywhere else.</p> <h2>Evolving ID card market</h2> <p>Historically, ID cards were printed by local standalone printers connected to on-premises personal computers (PCs). Using the cloud approach, a card can be printed from a tablet or similar device and directed to a cloud-connected card printer.</p> <p>The...Babel Street analyses data in any language to find security threatshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/babel-street-analyses-data-language-security-threat-detection-co-15109-ga-sb.23731.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/babel-street-analyses-data-language-security-threat-detection-co-15109-ga-sb.23731.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 21 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>The Internet is awash in information, and some little bit of it somewhere might represent a threat to your company. </strong></p> <p>How much would you pay someone on your staff to read more than a billion Internet posts a day in 200 languages, sort through it all, provide what&rsquo;s relevant to your company in your inbox, and then alert you, in real time, to the most threatening information?</p> <p>It&rsquo;s an interesting question that points to the value proposition of Babel Street, one of the exhibitors at the upcoming ASIS 2017 show in Dallas. Babel Street is one of the new &ldquo;Big Data&rdquo; analytics companies serving the security marketplace with a cloud-based platform able to analyse multi-lingual data in near real-time. &ldquo;<em>Our goal is to bring information from various sources, including billions of Internet posts, into one pane of glass</em>,&rdquo; says Jeff Chapman, CEO of Babel Street. The data analytics company sells its capability to...MOBOTIX aims high with cybersecurity and customer-focused solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mobotix-new-ceo-konica-acquisition-cybersecurity-co-1164-ga-sb.23695.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/mobotix-new-ceo-konica-acquisition-cybersecurity-co-1164-ga-sb.23695.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 13 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>The last two years have been pivotal for MOBOTIX, the German IP surveillance manufacturer.&nbsp;In 2016, the company entered into a share transfer agreement with Konica Minolta, a provider of advanced imaging and sensor solutions. More recently, the company has welcomed new CEO Thomas Lausten, who joins MOBOTIX with a wealth of experience from companies including Siemens, ADI Global Distribution and Milestone Systems. The changes have been accompanied by an updated look for the MOBOTIX brand, with a simpler logo and more unified branding across solutions and regions. SourceSecurity.com caught up with CSO Dr. Tristen Haage and CEO Thomas Lausten [<em>pictured left-to-right</em>] to find out what we can expect from the new-look MOBOTIX.</strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">High-quality IP solutions in a commoditised market</span></p> <p>With a new CEO and Konica Minolta on board, MOBOTIX is set for expansion on a global scale. But how much growth can we expect for a...ADT Survey: Do Millennials use security products?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/adt-survey-millennials-continue-depend-security-technology-co-5961-ga-sb.23669.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/adt-survey-millennials-continue-depend-security-technology-co-5961-ga-sb.23669.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 06 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Millennials are an important market, and in one sense, they represent future possibility. The changing tastes and trends of this tech-savvy &ldquo;Generation Y,&rdquo; who came of age around the turn of the millennium (circa 2000), are an important consideration in the marketing of security technologies, among many other things. Fortunately, according to a recent survey from ADT, millennials will likely be dependable consumers of security technology products and services for years to come.</strong></p> <h2>Smart phones essential for personal protection</h2> <p>Millennials&rsquo; dependence on smart phones and smart watches is legendary, and ADT&rsquo;s survey points to a not-so-obvious benefit this demographic derives from their smart devices: Peace of mind. According to the survey, 90% of millennials say smart phones and related technologies provide them peace of mind when they are alone. In effect, millennials see smart phones as essential devices for their personal...Body-worn cameras: Crime prevention tool, or threat to privacy?http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/body-worn-cameras-crime-prevention-privacy-threat-sb.23600.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/body-worn-cameras-crime-prevention-privacy-threat-sb.23600.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 22 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Despite the </strong><a href="/news/articles/co-177-ga-sb.15657.html%20" class="orangebold">increasing popularity of body-worn cameras</a><strong>, the technology has its detractors. For example, this month Big Brother Watch, a British civil liberties and privacy organisation, is raising new questions about the effectiveness of body-worn cameras. Specifically, Big Brother Watch found that 32 of the 45 police forces that have adopted body-cams in the United Kingdom were &ldquo;unable to say&rdquo; how often the footage was used in courts. To be clear, being &ldquo;unable to say&rdquo; doesn&rsquo;t equate to the cameras not being useful, and using video as evidence in court is just one of the possible ways the cameras could be beneficial. </strong></p> <p>Even so, point taken. Adoption of the body-worn cameras continues full speed ahead despite lack of empirical evidence of their effectiveness. Studies in the United States and Canada on the effectiveness of the cameras...How NERC/CIP compliance is boosting US power grid securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nerc-cip-guidelines-security-improvements-power-grids-co-10181-ga-sb.23520.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/nerc-cip-guidelines-security-improvements-power-grids-co-10181-ga-sb.23520.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 09 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Protecting power grids is essential to deliver electricity that serves millions of consumers. Transmission substations are a component of the power infrastructure that presents unique security challenges. These important facilities often sit out in the open, in remote locations, and were historically protected by little more than cameras or chain-link fences.</strong></p> <p>Much of the current concern about securing electrical substations in the United States originated in response to a 2013 sniper attack, using military-style weapons, on Pacific Gas and Electric Company&rsquo;s Metcalf Transmission Substation in Coyote, Calif., near San Jose. Gunmen fired on 17 electrical transformers, resulting in more than $15 million in damage. The crime is still unsolved.</p> <h2>Security critical infrastructure</h2> <p>The North American Electric Reliability Corporation&rsquo;s Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC/CIP) guidelines emerged in the aftermath of the attack,...Intelligent surveillance: AI for police body-worn camerashttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/edge-deep-learning-police-body-worn-cameras-co-7256-ga-co-15035-ga-sb.23483.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/edge-deep-learning-police-body-worn-cameras-co-7256-ga-co-15035-ga-sb.23483.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 02 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Working together to develop an intelligent body-worn camera for public safety users, Motorola Solutions and artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala are demonstrating how AI can be added to everyday devices such as smart phones using existing hardware platforms.&nbsp; </strong></p> <p>AI software, working at the &ldquo;edge,&rdquo; provides the capability to add AI functionality to existing cameras, such as Motorola&rsquo;s Si500 body-worn camera. An agreement to develop the products follows Motorola&rsquo;s strategic investment in Neurala in January 2017. <em>&ldquo;The technology is real, as our prototypes have demonstrated,&rdquo;</em> says Massimiliano &ldquo;Max&rdquo; Versace, Neurala CEO. &ldquo;<em>The technology will mature dramatically by the end of the year.&rdquo;</em> A final, marketable product from Motorola might be a year or more away, and the timing will depend on extensive testing in the meantime, he says.</p> <p>The goal is to enable police...Deadline looms for companies to comply with EU Data Protection Regulationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eu-data-protection-regulation-deadline-sb.23453.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eu-data-protection-regulation-deadline-sb.23453.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>The European Union has spelled out specific requirements and safeguards for handling and protecting personal data. In the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU makes clear exactly what is expected of those who control and process data. (The United Kingdom has committed to follow the regulation despite the Brexit vote.) Everyone is facing a deadline on May 25th 2018 to comply with the GDPR. What are the exact implications for the physical security market? What do customers need to do to ensure they are compliant? These are urgent questions, given that the clock is already ticking. </strong></p> <p>The GDPR&rsquo;s implications are especially timely considering the physical security industry&rsquo;s current emphasis on the value and importance of data. <a class="orangebold" href="/news/articles/ifsec-2017-big-data-artificial-intelligence-co-1151-ga-co-14411-ga-co-8421-ga-co-4687-ga-sb.23310.html%20" target="_blank" rel="noopener">The growing value of data</a>...ASIS 2017 invites international visitors to join global network of security professionalshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-2017-invites-international-visitors-co-177-ga-co-886-ga-sb.23372.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-2017-invites-international-visitors-co-177-ga-co-886-ga-sb.23372.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 12 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>An expanding outreach and programming targeted especially to international visitors are among the ways ASIS International is seeking to attract more global attendance than ever to its 63<sup>rd</sup> Annual Seminar and Exhibits, which will take place between 25-28 September in Dallas, Texas. </strong></p> <p>In addition to returning, long-time international visitors, ASIS International is looking to expand global attendance. One initiative is the International Buyer Program (IBP), a joint government/industry effort, which brings thousands of international buyers to the United States for business-to-business matchmaking with U.S. firms exhibiting at major industry trade shows, including this year&rsquo;s ASIS International annual seminar and exhibits.</p> <p>ASIS 2017&rsquo;s participation in IBP provides attendees access to a global network of security professionals, qualified international buyers, representatives and distributors. When attendees join an IBP delegation...Eagle Eye Networks acquires Panasonic CameraManager, expands European presencehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eagle-eye-networks-expands-european-presence-co-2293-ga-co-12058-ga-sb.23232.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/eagle-eye-networks-expands-european-presence-co-2293-ga-co-12058-ga-sb.23232.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 15 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Cloud-based video systems are becoming more common in the market, growing faster than on-site recording systems. One of the largest companies in the cloud video sector, Eagle Eye Networks is aggressively expanding its offerings to the fast-growing market, and its geographic reach, with acquisition of Panasonic&rsquo;s cloud-based video business, including the CameraManager and NuboCam brands.</strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Expanding Eagle Eye Networks' coverage in Europe</span></p> <p>The acquisition will expand Eagle Eye Networks&rsquo; coverage in the European region, where the CameraManager system is popular, and will include two additional data centres, to be added to EagleEye Network&rsquo;s existing global network of seven data centres. The acquisition will also include existing CameraManager coverage in Latin America and Asia. The division&rsquo;s 45 employees, including the managing director and technical director, are leaving Panasonic and joining...IFSEC 2017: Collaboration and customer-centric solutions stand outhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ifsec-2017-collaboration-customer-centric-solutions-co-9787-ga-co-15001-ga-co-12058-ga-co-1151-ga-co-4108-ga-co-7201-ga-co-11127-ga-co-1795-ga-sb.23312.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ifsec-2017-collaboration-customer-centric-solutions-co-9787-ga-co-15001-ga-co-12058-ga-co-1151-ga-co-4108-ga-co-7201-ga-co-11127-ga-co-1795-ga-sb.23312.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 28 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>With global events putting security at the forefront of everyone&rsquo;s minds, IFSEC International 2017 was a chance for the industry to come out in force. Over 600 exhibitors and numerous seminars kept visitors informed on the latest innovations in security products, solutions and best practice. Despite the challenging heatwave, exhibitors were raring to go for the three mercifully air-conditioned days of the exhibition. SourceSecurity.com took to the show floor to check out what exhibitors were talking about. <em>[Pictured: Nedap Security Management welcomes new Managing Director Fokko van der Zee]</em><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li><span class="orangebold">Increasing ROI in vertical markets</span></li> <li><span class="orangebold">Sustainable partnerships overtake integrations</span></li> <li><span class="orangebold">Power in the hands of the customer</span></li> </ul> <p><span class="blue_bold">Adding value in vertical markets</span></p> <p>The big question for...IFSEC 2017: Big data and artificial intelligence more than buzzwordshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ifsec-2017-big-data-artificial-intelligence-co-1151-ga-co-14411-ga-co-8421-ga-co-4687-ga-sb.23310.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ifsec-2017-big-data-artificial-intelligence-co-1151-ga-co-14411-ga-co-8421-ga-co-4687-ga-sb.23310.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 28 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>A growing emphasis on the impact of data &ndash; storing it, analysing it, and getting more value from it &ndash; was a common theme at this year&rsquo;s IFSEC. Throughout the three days of the show at London&rsquo;s ExCeL exhibition centre last week, there were many conversations about the growing benefits of the data generated by today&rsquo;s physical security systems.</strong></p> <ul> <li><span class="orangebold">Industry embraces deep learning &amp; artificial intelligence</span></li> <li><span class="orangebold">Video analytics increasingly critical</span></li> <li><span class="orangebold">Access control provides business intelligence</span></li> <li><span class="orangebold">The move towards edge-based storage</span></li> </ul> <p><span class="blue_bold">Deep learning and video analytics<br /></span></p> <p>Video data was one key focus; especially how tools such as artificial intelligence and deep learning will create more value. However, Bj&oslash;rn Skou...