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 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT 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...IFSEC 2017 Day 2: Exhibitors shift focus from products to solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ifsec-2017-day-2-exhibitors-shift-focus-from-products-solutions-co-723-ga-co-1164-ga-co-1277-ga-co-11127-ga-co-8096-ga-sb.23268.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ifsec-2017-day-2-exhibitors-shift-focus-from-products-solutions-co-723-ga-co-1164-ga-co-1277-ga-co-11127-ga-co-8096-ga-sb.23268.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 22 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><span style="font-weight: normal !msorm;"><strong>Exhibitors at this year</strong></span><span style="font-weight: normal !msorm;"><strong>&rsquo;</strong></span><span style="font-weight: normal !msorm;"><strong>s </strong></span><span style="font-weight: normal !msorm;"><strong>IFSEC are thinking outside the box in terms of how they communicate their value proposition and how they interface with customers. In the process, some are rethinking how big trade shows like IFSEC fit with their goals.</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span class="orangebold">Panasonic's approach to the 'race to the bottom'</span></li> <li><span class="orangebold">Thomas Lausten, MOBOTIX new CEO</span></li> <li><span class="orangebold">How Gallagher benefits from IFSEC without exhibiting</span></li> </ul> <p><span class="blue_bold">Panasonic Systems Communications Europe</span></p> <p>Panasonic Systems Communications Europe is one of several companies emphasising solutions at IFSEC rather than...IFSEC 2017 Day 1: Trade show highlights changing security needs in Europehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ifsec-2017-day-1-trade-show-highlights-changing-security-needs-europe-co-3126-ga-co-2566-ga-co-3425-ga-co-10191-ga-co-9744-ga-co-8096-ga-co-268-ga-sb.23266.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ifsec-2017-day-1-trade-show-highlights-changing-security-needs-europe-co-3126-ga-co-2566-ga-co-3425-ga-co-10191-ga-co-9744-ga-co-8096-ga-co-268-ga-sb.23266.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Has there ever been a better time for a security trade show in Europe? Shifting threats such as terrorism and a volatile political climate serve as reminders every day of the importance of security in our lives, and even the role of technology.</strong></p> <p>IFSEC opened in London on Tuesday at the ExCeL centre, covering every aspect of security, from access control and video surveillance to home automation and perimeter security. Amid sweltering heat, attendees came to find the latest-and-greatest innovations to meet changing security challenges.</p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Substance over style</span></p> <p>Many of the technology announcements were "repurposed" news previously unveiled in the United States at the <a href="/news/articles/isc-west-2017-industry-trends-technology-co-2736-ga-co-14411-ga-co-7201-ga-co-11453-ga-co-14733-ga-co-7870-ga-co-14203-ga-sb.22871.html" class="orangebold">spring ISC West show in Las Vegas</a>. Even so, there was plenty to see,...ASIS International to be more transparent and inclusive in 2017http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-international-adapting-members-needs-co-177-ga-sb.23157.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-international-adapting-members-needs-co-177-ga-sb.23157.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 31 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>How do you make a 63-year-old organisation even better? That&rsquo;s the challenge for ASIS International as it continues an effort to be more transparent and inclusive, and to adapt to 21<sup>st</sup> century work environments. </strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Transforming the focus of ASIS International</span></p> <p><em>&ldquo;ASIS International is undergoing a tremendous amount of transition and reexamination, creating a lot of opportunities,&rdquo;</em> says Amy Fischer, Vice President of Marketing and Communications. There&rsquo;s a new CEO and there has been shuffling on the executive leadership team, all directed toward fine-tuning how the organisation can fulfill its role in the profession. <em>&ldquo;How can we achieve our mission? We are reexamining and reevaluating our programmes from the ground up. Our reinvestment in the annual seminar and exhibits are just the beginning. We will be rolling out new programmes in the next 18 months.&rdquo;</em></p>...Diving into AI and deep learning at NVIDIA’s San Jose Conferencehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ai-deep-learning-nvidia-conference-co-3126-ga-co-4559-ga-co-4261-ga-co-3425-ga-co-14411-ga-co-14967-ga-co-14968-ga-co-14969-ga-co-14876-ga-sb.23125.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/ai-deep-learning-nvidia-conference-co-3126-ga-co-4559-ga-co-4261-ga-co-3425-ga-co-14411-ga-co-14967-ga-co-14968-ga-co-14969-ga-co-14876-ga-sb.23125.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>A technology poised to transform the physical security market is deep learning, which is a neural network approach to machine learning, differentiated by an ability to train using large data sets for greater accuracy. In effect, the system &ldquo;learns&rdquo; by looking at lots of data to achieve artificial intelligence (AI).</strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Phases of deep learning</span></p> <p>I heard a lot about AI, including how it can transform the physical security marketplace, when I attended NVIDIA&rsquo;s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in San Jose recently. &nbsp;</p> <p>Recognising images, including video images, is a big focus of AI. In the past, you needed programmers to spend months telling a computer how to recognise an image. In deep learning, instead of programming the computer, you just show it many different images and it "learns" to distinguish the differences. This is the "training" phase. After the neural network learns about the data, it...Arecont Vision Project Registration Program offers liberal discounts for integratorshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/arecont-vision-project-registration-program-co-3107-ga-sb.23072.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/arecont-vision-project-registration-program-co-3107-ga-sb.23072.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 17 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Project registration programmes are a benefit manufacturers provide to systems integrators and security dealers who are bidding on an upcoming installation project. In effect, the integrator registers a project he or she is bidding on with a manufacturer, which offers pricing discounts to that integrator for that specific project. Such a programme seeks to encourage an integrator to specify a manufacturer's products, while making it more difficult for a competing integrator to bid lower on a project (because they do not have access to the discount). </strong></p> <p>Megapixel camera manufacturer Arecont Vision has one of the most generous product registration programmes in the security marketplace, offering substantial discounts beyond the norm among other manufacturers. To find out more about the company&rsquo;s project registration system for systems integrators and security dealers, we interviewed Scott Schafer, Executive Vice President of Arecont Vision. Following is...Axis Communications reimagines showrooms with innovative UK Experience Centrehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/axis-communications-reimagines-showrooms-innovative-experience-co-227-ga-sb.23043.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/axis-communications-reimagines-showrooms-innovative-experience-co-227-ga-sb.23043.htmlSecurity BeatFri, 12 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Axis Communications, the global provider of intelligent surveillance technology, yesterday held the official launch of the new Axis Experience Centre in Luton. The event was a chance for Axis&rsquo; partners to meet with the senior management team and explore how the new centre operates, all the while celebrating the company&rsquo;s 20th&nbsp;anniversary over a glass of champagne.</strong></p> <p>The centre was officially opened by Axis Communications co-founder Martin Gren, along with Bodil Sonesson, the company&rsquo;s VP of Global Sales. The toast was led by Atul Rajput, Regional Director, Northern Europe. As one of Axis&rsquo; first ever employees, Rajput was particularly well placed to thank partners for their collaboration over the last twenty years.</p> <p>As celebrations continued, SourceSecurity.com was lucky enough to join Axis&rsquo; partners in a tour of the new facility.</p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Exploring the Axis Experience Centre</span></p>...ASIS 2017: Supporting organisations, official partners & changing traditionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-autumn-2017-partners-tradition-events-co-177-ga-co-886-ga-sb.22999.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/asis-autumn-2017-partners-tradition-events-co-177-ga-co-886-ga-sb.22999.htmlSecurity BeatMon, 08 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>The ASIS International 63<sup>rd</sup> Annual Seminar and Exhibits, held between September 25<sup>th</sup>-28<sup>th</sup> in Dallas, will see several changes in 2017. The ASIS Board of Directors has directed ASIS staff members to look for new ways that the yearly show can provide more value, while continuing a 63-year tradition and demonstrated ability to serve the market. Under the general leadership of the Board, ASIS staff members have evaluated feedback from members, exhibitors and attendees to guide them as they seek to reinvigorate the show.</strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Fun replaces tradition at ASIS 2017</span></p> <p>Fun will replace tradition on the eve of the show in 2017. In lieu of the customary welcome reception, the opening of ASIS 2017 this year will be a Texas-style party at the legendary Gilley&rsquo;s bar and honky-tonk on Sunday, September 24<sup>th</sup>, including colourful features such as armadillo races and a mechanical bull-riding...New 3D printed Stealth Key prevents duplicationhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/urbanalps-stealth-key-protects-duplication-3d-co-14897-ga-sb.22956.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/urbanalps-stealth-key-protects-duplication-3d-co-14897-ga-sb.22956.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 26 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>Technology is a valuable tool for increasing security, but occasionally technology can create a threat. An example is the threat 3D printing technology poses to one of the most mature security technologies, mechanical locks and keys. The ability of 3D printing to duplicate keys presents new challenges for lock manufacturers, and new vulnerabilities to end users. Keys that could previously only be duplicated by skilled thieves can now easily be copied using off-the-shelf technologies and information widely available on the Internet. </strong></p> <p>In this case, technology offers a solution, too. A new kind of key cannot be duplicated by 3D printing. Ironically, it is manufactured using 3D printing techniques.</p> <p><span class="blue_bold">UrbanAlps Stealth Key</span></p> <p>A Swiss company called UrbanAlps has introduced the Stealth Key, a key that is designed and manufactured from the inside out. The mechanical elements that enable the key to uniquely open a...Lively ISC West 2017 addresses industry trends with innovative security technologieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/isc-west-2017-industry-trends-technology-co-2736-ga-co-14411-ga-co-7201-ga-co-11453-ga-co-14733-ga-co-7870-ga-co-14203-ga-sb.22871.html?utm_source=News - Security Beat&utm_medium=Feed&utm_campaign=RSS Feedshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/isc-west-2017-industry-trends-technology-co-2736-ga-co-14411-ga-co-7201-ga-co-11453-ga-co-14733-ga-co-7870-ga-co-14203-ga-sb.22871.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 12 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT<p><strong>The enthusiasm of ISC West 2017 continued through to the final hours of Friday, reflective of a show jam-packed with new technologies to address industry trends. Exhibitors seemed happy enough with booth traffic, which held up even on the final day. </strong></p> <p><span class="blue_bold">Security industry trends</span></p> <p>Industry trends drove much of the technology. For example, cameras are getting less expensive, which means it&rsquo;s more cost-effective to specify systems with higher camera counts. Also, cameras are providing more data than ever, including megapixel and 4K resolutions and retention times are getting longer, driven both by regulatory issues and the increasing use of video in operational functions beyond security. These trends point to a growing importance of video data storage systems. Themes at ISC West included the need for integrators to consider carefully system storage requirements, and that storage systems should be designed specifically...