Blockchain

Impact of challenges in the component supply chain on security manufacturers

Prices and delivery times for essential components in CCTV systems are being driven up as demand soars from other industries. Secure Logiq’s Robin Hughes explains the current state of the market. Challenges Component shortages and supply chain challenges are a hot topic in just about every industry based on semi-conductors and silicon chips right now, and security is no exception. It’s common knowledge that the global Covid lockdown caused a shutdown in the mining of silicon and s...

Keyless and Dizme partner to help make decentralised identity technology more intuitive and private

Keyless, a pioneering privacy-first biometric authentication firm announced that it has joined the DizmeID Foundation, to develop an open ecosystem for decentralised management of digital identities. Control over digital identity DizmeID Foundation operates to combine the benefits of self-sovereign identity with necessary compliance and regulation, to enable wallet holders with ownership and control over their digital identity, data access, and distribution. Keyless will work alongside A...

Protecting data centres and servers with better physical security with Assa Abloy's locks

According to a recent wide-ranging article on data security in Computer Weekly: “physical security is key to maintaining the resilience and effectiveness of data centres… businesses end up exposing themselves to a range of risks in this area of security is ignored.” A lack of investment in the physical security of servers undermines the cyber-security of data assets and vice versa. Appropriate physical security controls manage risk by minimising unauthorised access to server...

Tackling the challenge of the growing cybersecurity gap

The SolarWinds cyberattack of 2020 was cited by security experts as “one of the potentially largest penetrations of Western governments” since the Cold War. This attack put cybersecurity front and centre on people’s minds again. Hacking communication protocol The attack targeted the US government and reportedly compromised the treasury and commerce departments and Homeland Security. What’s interesting about the SolarWinds attack is that it was caused by the exploitation...

Videosoft appoints Street Czar Andy Stocker as Principal Public Sector Manager

One of the UK's foremost figures in public space safety and street crime prevention has joined Videosoft as the company rolls out its next generation of CCTV and security video streaming products and services. Andy Stocker, the former 'Street Czar' of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (LBHF), and CCTV, local authority, and public space security expert brings 20 years’ experience to his new role as Videosoft's Principal Public Sector Manager. Appointment Andy's appointment com...

Ping Identity joins Decentralized Identity Foundation to advance open standards for personal identity

Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, joined the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF) to help forge open standards for protecting digital identities. The Digital Identity Foundation aims to develop an open ecosystem for decentralized management of digital identities, and ensure interoperability between all participants. The goal is to help people and organisations gain control over their digital identities, enabling them to conduct trusted online transactions a...