The Massive Challenge of Securing Railways Against Terrorism

Think Railways Article, Nov 2015: Terrorist threat in Europe is at its highest level in the last ten years. As alarming is the fact that transportation systems represent prime targets for terrorists in search of dense crowds. In a research carried by AON, transport ranks second after retail on the list of industries that were attacked by terrorists in 2014 (2). The Global Terrorism Database registered over 3600 terrorist incidents against public transport modes between 1992 and 2014, representing 3.7% of all incident types (2). Within the transport target category, heavy and light rail transport related attacks account for 34%. Starting with 2013, there is a sharp increase in the number of terrorist attacks against the railway system.

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It's all About Value

LinkedIn Article, Nov 2015: Today, more than at any time in the past the speed of the development of technology, along with its application in sectors such as physical security is defining the art of what is possible. If we look at the forecasted numbers, global physical security market, that consist of systems and services, worth 105.26 Billion USD by 2020 (a value published by Markets and Markets – Worlds’ no. 2 firm in terms of annually published market research reports). This value makes us to think that there is a real demand of physical security and investments in this technology and related services will increase.

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BFSI Security Set to Grow to $44.3B

Security World Hotel, Nov 2015: The Banking, Financial Service, and Insurance (BFSI) security market size is estimated to grow from USD 25.61 Billion in 2015 to USD 44.38 Billion by 2020, at an estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.6% from 2015 to 2020.

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Detecting and Resolving Waterside Security Threats

CNL Software & ASV White Paper, Sep 2015: Around 80% of the world’s population lives within 100km from the coast/shoreline, consequently a large proportion of critical infrastructure has a waterside front.

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Managing and Mitigating Business Risk with Security Software

Security InfoWatch, Sep 2015: This issue Security Technology Executive editorial director Steve Lasky sits down with several of the industry’s top experts to find out what’s trending and what issues are shaping the future of PSIM and VMS solutions. Here is what the experts had to say:

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PSIM: A Critical Element in Any Safe City Program

asmag.com, August 2015: With urbanization and population growth becoming more common across the global, city administrators are turning to technology to run security and other operations more effectively. In safe city projects, control and management happen at the command center, where operators are aided by various tools, such as PSIM (physical security information management) systems and data management platforms, to manage incidents.

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Physical Security Market to Reach $105 B

SecurityWorldHotel.com, Aug 2015: A new report has found that the global physical security market will grow from USD 65.41 Billion in 2015 to USD 105.26 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 9.98% from 2015 to 2020. The video surveillance segment is expected to dominate the physical security market, having been projected by research analysts from Marketsandmarkets to grow at the highest CAGR during forecast period of 2015 to 2020.

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