Security service

Six reasons security integrators should adopt cloud technology today

As technology advances, the world is becoming increasingly connected, changing the way users think about and interact with security systems, which continue to evolve across all verticals and applications. With this change comes new opportunity for security integrators; security systems are advancing, creating new needs for products and services — some of which can be met through the adoption of cloud-based service systems. Cloud technology is no longer a dreamt-up version of the future of...

GET Group appoints Matthew Robinson as Director of Customer Service for better customer engagement

GET Group North America, a provider of end-to-end solutions for secure credentials with over 20 years of experience in identity management, announces the appointment of Matthew Robinson as Director of Customer Service. In his new role, Mr. Robinson will leverage past government contracting experience to support GET Group’s business objectives and develop strategies for optimal customer engagement. Continuing government contracts Before joining GET Group North America, Mr. Robinson was th...

Black Sage offers event-based, counter drone protection for sports and large scale events

Black Sage now offers event-based counter drone protection (service) specifically for sports and other large-scale events. Stadiums and other open-air venues are particularly vulnerable to the growing risk posed by the proliferation of consumer drones and Black Sage is addressing this issue by offering a new service. Commercially available drones have quite literally added a new dimension to security threats not only in war zones, but also at large public gatherings here in the U.S. Operators w...

Hikvision announces financial results for the first half of 2018

Hikvision, a premier provider of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, has reported a total turnover of RMB 20.88 billion for the 1st half of 2018. The year-on-year revenue growth was 26.92%, and net profit attributable to shareholders was RMB 4.15 billion, up by 26.00%. Driven by innovation and value generation for its partners and end-customers, Hikvision continued its extensive development of leading technology, products and solutions with video technology and Artificial Inte...

Applying biometric authentication to physical access control systems

Over the past few years, biometrics has rapidly expanded into consumer applications, like the financial market for customer authentication, to payment services and withdrawing cash from ATMs in high-fraud markets. However, its adoption as an additional authentication factor for physical access control systems (PACS) and other enterprise applications, hasn’t been as rapid. But this is changing. Biometrics offers numerous benefits at the door and throughout the enterprise. With the advent o...

How SecuriThings boosts cybersecurity across multiple IoT devices

As Internet of Things (IoT) devices go, networked video cameras are particularly significant. Connected to the internet and using on-board processing, cameras are subject to infection by malware and can be targeted by Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Hacking of cameras also threatens privacy by allowing unauthorised access to video footage. The performance of hacked cameras can be degraded, and they may become unable to communicate properly when needed. Ensuring cybersecurity is a...