How Are Customer Expectations Changing in The Physical Security Market?

How Are Customer Expectations Changing in The Physical Security Market?

SourceSecurity.com, May 2017: Meeting a customer’s expectations is a key component of success for any business, including the physical security market. However, understanding customers’ expectations is a big challenge, which is made even more difficult because those expectations are a moving target. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How are customer expectations changing in the physical security market? Their wide-ranging answers highlight elements from technology expectations to adaptability to change.

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IoT Security Is Too Critical to Be an Optional Extra – Security by Design, From the Beginning

IoT Security Is Too Critical to Be an Optional Extra – Security by Design, From the Beginning

Device Authority, Apr 2017: $6 trillion will be invested in the Internet of Things (IoT) between 2015 and 2020, which will yield $12.6 trillion ROI over the next decade. Until now, security has been treated as an afterthought; by adding layers of security after devices are delivered, and infrastructure and applications are already in place. Security for the IoT is too important to be treated an afterthought. To realize the full potential, the IoT ecosystem is forcing security from the beginning, built as part of the device and infrastructure.

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PSIM: grande gerador de valor na integração com a segurança cibernética e os novos ambientes de IoT

PSIM: grande gerador de valor na integração com a segurança cibernética e os novos ambientes de IoT
 
Artigo: Keith Bloodworth, CEO da CNL Software
 
Em um ano em que a segurança nacional mostrou ser relativamente impotente contras as ameaças em evolução de pequenas células terroristas, a necessidade de cobertura de CCTV em larga escala, tanto do espaço público quanto do privado, nunca foi maior. Num momento em que quase todas as operações policiais e de transporte em massa enfrentam orçamentos reduzidos para operações de segurança, o que significa menos homens nas ruas, tem-se dado maior ênfase ao uso da tecnologia, usando os “olhos” digitais como multiplicadores de força para oficiais e guardas com “olhos nas ruas”, trabalhando 24/7/365 com um baixo custo de manutenção e pouca intervenção necessária. O não pode impedir ataques, mas eles podem ajudar as investigações e a apreensão dos infratores.

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How the Hidden Value of Video Improves Business Processes

How the Hidden Value of Video Improves Business Processes
 
asmag.com, Feb 2017: For years, video surveillance has been used for security purposes, collecting footage for post-event investigation. Yet, according to various studies, this only accounts for 10 percent of data in the video. How to fully employ the information video provides to enhance business intelligence and operational efficiency has become an increasingly important focus for solutions providers, especially amid fiercer competition in the video markets.

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Adding Even More Value to Video Surveillance

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.

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Role of Social Media in Physical Security

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.

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Central Control

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.

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Adopting Big Data Can Help Rail Save More in The End

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.

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