How the Hidden Value of Video Improves Business Processes
- Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 15:59
- Written by William Pao, a&s International
Adding Even More Value to Video Surveillance
SecureIDNews, Dec 2016: On a train platform in Washington, D.C., a lone wanderer threw himself onto inside train tracks operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
A train immediately pulls into the rail station, passing over the supposed suicide jumper. A long minute passes, and then remarkably the individual emerges unscathed from under the train. The man had survived his suicide attempt, but instead of being grateful, he makes an obscene gesture at the driver.
Role of Social Media in Physical Security
asmag.com, Dec 2016: Modern surveillance systems are making use of data from social media networks in order to provide fool-proof security. At the forefront of these efforts are PSIM companies that look to take advantage of their technological strengths.
Security Middle East Magazine, Oct 2016: Leading PSIM developers are now Looking to offer integrated security systems aimed at the growing needs of Large scale enterprises and the increasing trend for smart city applications, SME reports.
asmag.com, Oct 2016: Needless to say, big data can offer big help for rail operators in many ways, including keeping the rail system safe as well as enhancing management efficiency. However, a lot of operators are still hesitant to make relevant investment due to various factors, the biggest of which is finding the budget to support it. With railway budgets allocated primarily to staffing, upgrades, and repairs of trains and tracks, it’s difficult for operators to find additional money for new technologies.
IoT Security Foundation, Sep 2016: It’s quite incredible to think that it has been a full year since the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF) was founded. At the launch event, Stan Boland (now CEO, FiveAI) outlined the journey to that point and Sir Hossein Yassaie (former CEO of Imagination Technologies), announced to a packed room at London’s Digital Catapult, that “IoTSF” was open for business. Security is a top 3 challenge for IoT and we immediately began taking the first steps to coordinate an eco-system wide response to the growing threat of insecurity.
Risk UK, Sep 2016: Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) CCTV Section have issued a stark warning that end users of IP-connected CCTV systems should be taking cyber security very seriously indeed.
Security Info Watch, Sep 2016: Creating an environment of collaboration between physical and IT departments should be a business as usual for most organisations.