Public sector security

LiveView Technologies appoint Kroger’s former Vice President of Asset Protection and Safety, Mike Lamb

LiveView Technologies (LVT) is excited to announce that loss prevention professional, Mike Lamb is joining the team. He will join the company as a Loss Prevention Consultant. Prior to joining LVT, Mike Lamb spent his career in loss prevention and asset protection. He has over four decades of experience in the field, leading the loss prevention and safety efforts for national retailers, such as Kroger, Walmart, The Home Depot, and the Federated Department Stores, which later became Macy’s...

Vanderbilt Industries believes in cloud-based access control that can be accessed anytime, anywhere

Over the last few years, the presence of the cloud has created significant changes in the field of access control, and for good reasons. Cloud-based access control not only produces reliable, real-time control of the organisation but can also be fully integrated with third-party systems to help mitigate and limit risks within the organisation.  Flexible and robust security protocols  The cloud ultimately eliminates old hardware and improves on new security protocols with minimal eff...

How AI and security guards work together using video analytics

How AI and humans can work together is a longstanding debate. As society progresses technologically, there’s always the worry of robots taking over jobs. Self-checkout tills, automated factory machines, and video analytics are all improving efficiency and productivity, but they can still work in tandem with humans, and in most cases, they need to. Video analytics in particular is one impressively intelligent piece of technology that security guards can utilise. How can video analytics he...

Advanced video analytics adoption rising rapidly, finds new NW Security UK study

Four out of every ten (41%) of England-based medium and large-sized businesses which are running CCTV systems have already deployed facial recognition analytics in their systems to capture human faces and compare images to human face databases to identify matches for access control, event security, or for public safety purposes. One in six (16%) of CCTV system owners admitted to having access to this capability on their system but not yet going live with it. Over a third of CCTV system owners...

Protect physical assets from cyber-attacks

Recent cyber-attacks have disabled and even shut down physical assets. Robust foundational security and training staff, able to recognise an attack can help mitigate the threat, as ABB’s Rob Putman explains. Edge devices and data analytics As cyber security specialists, we must navigate an ever-changing threat landscape, one that is made even more complex by the increased interconnectivity between Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT), as companies look to leverage...

The robotic transformation of the security industry

The COVID-19 pandemic is only accelerating the expansion of Automation, Robotics, Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), and changing how people live their daily lives. This expansion leads the way with technologies that are developed to solve problems, improve operations, streamline processes and assist people, to focus on learning new skills, creativity, and imagination. Transformation of the physical security industry One of the latest industries to be permanently transform...

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