Industrial security

Dahua Technology unveils industrial cameras for enhance automation

With the rapid development of industrial automation, the long for productivity enhancement, labour interference reduction and product quality improvement is souring, resulting in a rapidly growing demand of industrial cameras. Dahua Technology, a solution provider in the global video surveillance industry, has unveiled a series of new industrial camera to enrich its product offering globally for logistics industry and general industry automation. Industrial camera series Together with the new...

STANLEY Security unveils high-end Thermal Perimeter Detection solution

STANLEY Security, global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, has broadened its alarm verification offerings with STANLEY’s Thermal Perimeter Detection, a solution that provides a reinforced layer of identification and verification protection against intrusion, theft and damage in outdoor spaces with the use of thermal sensors and intelligent analytics. With the mounting number of high-value assets being stored outdoors for multip...

Honeywell unveils Silent Knight 6000 series of fire alarm control panels

Honeywell announced the release of its Silent Knight 6000 Series, an expansion of addressable fire alarm control panels (FACPs) and accessories sold through security equipment distributors for improving small-to-medium size business applications.  The new 6000 Series includes four new panels with point capacities ranging from 100 to 1,110 points for greater flexibility and larger installs. Up to 17 panels can now be connected with a designated panel acting as a common communicator, offerin...

Hannover Messe 2018 focuses on Industry 4.0 solutions

HANNOVER MESSE and Industry 4.0 (originally coined in Germany as Industrie 4.0): two names that are inextricably intertwined. True to form as the world's leading trade fair for industrial technology, HANNOVER MESSE got on board very early with the opportunities of Industry 4.0, and in the process became the global hotspot for the digital transformation of industry. This year, with ‘Integrated Industry – Connect & Collaborate’ as its lead theme, HANNOVER MESSE, is taking its...

Gartner projects IoT security spending to reach $1.5 billion in 2018

Internet of Things (IoT)-based attacks are already a reality. A recent CEB, now Gartner, survey found that nearly 20 percent of organisations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats Gartner, Inc. forecasts that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 percent increase from 2017 spending of $1.2 billion. Factors such as Endpoint Security, Gateway Security and Professional Services will be the main drivers o...

SIA GovSummit 2018 to focus on security policies for public and private sectors

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has opened registration for its annual public policy and government security technology conference, SIA GovSummit. At the 2018 SIA GovSummit, security industry leaders and government officials meet and examine technology requirements, review policy trends, and address evolving security challenges. Additionally, the Secure Schools Roundtable on day of the conference will address school security needs, funding, guidelines and standards. SIA will host SIA Go...

Round table discussions

What are the security challenges of critical infrastructure facilities?

They call it “critical” for a reason. The so-called “critical infrastructure” is composed of the basic services that citizens have come to depend on, and which are necessary to support society and ensure national stability. The term includes high-visibility segments such as airports, refineries, transportation, wastewater, nuclear reactors, electric utilities, pipelines, and more. Because these functions are so critical, the stakes of providing security are higher than fo...

Is the role of manpower more or less important for security today?

Even the most effective technologies usually require some level of human involvement. What new technologies do, generally speaking, is change the nature of a human’s role. Most jobs in today’s world are vastly different than 50 years ago, in many cases because of the changing role of technology. In the physical security world, what specific impact does technology have on the human element of systems? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Have recent developments in secu...