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New Secret Service Pins to Include Security Feature

New Secret Service Pins to Include Security Feature

The document says the Secret Service contacted three other vendors, but none were able to “provide the expertise in manufacturing lapel emblems with any type of security technology features.”

As Many as 500 Million Potentially Affected by Marriott Data Breach

As Many as 500 Million Potentially Affected by Marriott Data Breach

"The company has not finished identifying duplicate information in the database, but believes it contains information on up to approximately 500 million guests who made a reservation at a Starwood property," Marriott said in a statement.

Meeting the Challenge

Around the world, the shipping and logistics industry has experienced immense operational growth and development.

Watch for New Trends

Watch for New Trends

What technology and industry trends should you keep an eye out for to stay ahead of the pack? In short, complex analytics are growing hotter which is made possible by the trend towards GPU co-processing.

Smarter Infrastructure

Smarter Infrastructure

Smart city initiatives are growing across the globe, as leaders look to increase security and intelligence across metropolitan environments.

The Next Generation

Hardware Security Modules, or HSMs, protect against insider and external threats by delivering confidentiality for encryption keys in a physically hardened appliance.

Challenges and Solutions

Challenges and Solutions

Technological advancements are resulting in trends and movements that improve the quality of life and business.



Bringing Hope to SMB Networks

Hopemate is a small IT service provider located in the Greater Vancouver, Canada, area that brings IT support to small businesses in its community.

Securing High-End Retail Stores

Securing High-End Retail Stores

It’s no secret Americans like to shop online. A marketing survey showed 40 percent of U.S. internet users made purchases several times a month in 2017.

A Market Focus

A Market Focus

Since North American Video (NAV) was founded in 1995, the systems integrator has continued to build an outstanding reputation in the physical security market.

Enabling Your Own Surveillance as a Service Offering

In the dealer/integrator business, recurring monthly revenue (RMR) is like finding a gold mine with several profitable veins that can be mined. RMR is an attractive means for a secondary revenue stream.

What Lies Ahead for 2019

What Lies Ahead for 2019

After spending close to 20 years in the security industry, it is always a good exercise to see what projections came through the last year and which ones we foresee in the coming years.

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Networking Technology is Changing

No one will argue that the network has been one of the greatest evolutions in time. Think of it, everything that you used to do by hand, you can now do via computer. Well, almost everything.

From Risk to Reward

In the professional security market, the model for revenue is changing. Systems integrators are looking for revenue beyond basic sales and maintenance—especially customer-oriented addons to generate recurring monthly revenues (RMR).

The Tide of Security

The Tide of Security

Before installing a networked, open-platform, VMS solution, the Port of Antwerp had a standalone DVR system with no networking capabilities and no open platform support, meaning only a limited number of camera brands were supported.

Rethinking Access Control

When it comes to access control, it all boils down to companies trying to determine whether you are who you say you are, and whether you are authorized to access certain information. As we all know, both those are tall orders to fill.

Blurring the Lines

Blurring the Lines

Thanks to wireless lock technologies, cloud-based software, and smartphone/tablet integration, it is now possible to deploy a secure, manageable, and cost-effective security solution without the need for complicated and expensive infrastructure.

Shifting Towards the Cloud

Shifting Towards the Cloud

Video surveillance has dramatically changed in recent decades. Open, IP-based network technology has largely replaced the closed, proprietary world that long dominated the security industry.

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Keeping the Perimeter Protection

Radar may not be the first technology that comes to mind when discussing perimeter protection, but that is all beginning to change.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

Times are Changing

My, how times are changing the way we do business… in the publishing industry. Without going back to the details of yesteryear, the manner in which a publication is produced has changed from cut and paste, to the digital version of today.

A Successful Data Security Plan

We live in a world where computer hacking, data breaches, identity theft, and stolen records of all sizes have become worldwide events that can happen at any time.

Dunkin

Dunkin' Donuts Reward Program Users' Data Made Vulnerable

The coffee chain says hackers might have accessed customer info through a data breach.

The Evolution of Endpoint Security Demands Detection and Response

The Evolution of Endpoint Security Demands Detection and Response

Legacy endpoint prevention and protection solutions are limited when faced with advanced and sophisticated threats

California City Adds Surveillance Cameras to Park

California City Adds Surveillance Cameras to Park

The cameras are expected to cost about $30,000 and will be installed in about three months.

Ohio Hospitals Disrupted by Ransomware Attack

Ohio Hospitals Disrupted by Ransomware Attack

“The OVMC-EORH employees and medical staff have been very adaptive and supportive, and we are able to continue with quality patient care,” Ohio Valley Medical Center CEO Daniel Dunmyer said.

New Zealand Bars Chinese Firm’s 5G Rollout Due to Security Concerns

New Zealand Bars Chinese Firm’s 5G Rollout Due to Security Concerns

Huawei, the world’s biggest producer of telecoms equipment, has faced pushback from governments due to concerns that its technology could be used for unsavory purposes such as spying.

Security by Default: 5 Principles for Building More Secure Apps

Security by Default: 5 Principles for Building More Secure Apps

Here are five principles that developers should keep in mind to create more secure apps

Three Cybersecurity Must-Haves for Small Businesses

Three Cybersecurity Must-Haves for Small Businesses

Tips and tactics for ensuring your small business is safe from the threat of cyberattacks.

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