The IoT Security Foundation: One Year On

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.

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IP CCTV Surveillance System End Users “Must Consider Network Security”

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.

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Physical and IT Security Collaboration: Do The Usual

Security Info Watch, Sep 2016: Creating an environment of collaboration between physical and IT departments should be a business as usual for most organisations.

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Study Shows More Than 9 in 10 Campuses Have Security Cameras

Campus Safety, Jul 2016: According to Campus Safety’s latest survey, an overwhelming majority of universities, hospitals and schools have adopted video surveillance systems, with most planning on acquiring more in the next three years.

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Exclusive PSIM Security Sessions at IFSEC 2016

Our world is changing, what was once deemed to be safe is at risk, and what was once at risk no longer needs securing. We live in an era of new risks, new technology and new ways of staying ahead. At CNL Software we too have been evolving, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the control room.

Meet us at IFSEC and discover how CNL Software is leading this new era in security with innovation, technology and experience.

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Why Physical Security Professionals Need to Get to Grips with Cyber Security

IFSEC Global, May 2016: ‘Stop thinking cyber security is an IT problem, because it’s not; it’s a business problem’, advised industry expert, Mike Gillespie, at a recent NSI Summit.

Mike, who entered the cyber security business before computers had made their way into offices, went on to stress that IT managers cannot be expected to manage this epidemic alone. 40 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020 and if something has a computer attached to it, it has the potential to be hacked.  Cyber security poses the biggest threat to insurers’ balance sheets since 9/11, yet so many organisations have no real strategy to deal with it. The issue has to be taken on at board level, warned Mike, and security professionals have a huge role to play.

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Intelligent Action

Using one platform to reign in all security applications

Security Today, Mar 2016: There have been many discussions and articles about PSIM over the last five years, but there is also a lot of confusion around exactly what it does, how it is defined, and in what way it differs from other forms of security management.

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What's in Manufacturers' Partnerships for the End User?

asmag.com, Feb 2016: Security customers increasingly prefer solutions over individual devices. This has prompted several manufacturers to enter into partnerships to expand their footprint. For distributors and systems integrators, this opens up an array of new opportunities, but perhaps the real benefit goes to the end users.

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