Understanding crime statistics in your industry and area is crucial for making important decisions about your security budget. With so much information out there, how can you know which statistics to trust?
Of the many challenges plaguing the security industry today, stricter compliance regulations are a top concern for many administrators. A main reason for this is because the longer data must be retained, the longer the window of opportunity for a cyberattack grows.
- By David Boland
- Sep 18, 2023
The cloud continues to be a major topic of discussion across the security and surveillance industry. Cloud adoption rates are continuing to increase as many customers move past earlier concerns about cloud security and reliability and begin to realize the significant benefits that come with the cloud: efficiency, scale, and cost savings.
- By Aaron Saks
- Sep 18, 2023
Security organizations are sitting on a goldmine of data collected by cameras, VMS, access control systems (ACS), automated license plate recognition (ALPR), intrusion systems and other connected devices.
- By Charles Pitman
- Sep 18, 2023
Pluralsight recently released its second annual State of Cloud Report, which compiles survey results from more than 1,000 technologists and leaders in the United States, Europe, Australia, and India on the most current trends and challenges in cloud strategy and learning. The study findings reveal a large multicloud skills gap, underscoring how critical cloud skills development is for organizations to ensure the multicloud reward outweighs the risk.
We see it time and time again, the headlines splashed along newspapers and email newsletters that a hospital or its network of offices have been hit in a cybersecurity attack. Now more than ever, we continue to expect that attackers will target nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and other medical facilities due to the immense pressure the industry is facing to modernize. While the advancements in technology are vital to ensuring better patient care, they also open doors for threat actors everywhere.
- By Katya Ivanova
- Jun 19, 2023
Digital banking has become commonplace across the world, with the number of people using these services projected to reach 3.6 billion by 2024.
- By Thorsten Stremlau
- May 30, 2023
In an era marked by technological advancements and increasing security concerns, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into video surveillance systems has revolutionized situational awareness and critical infrastructure protection.
- By Arthur Kull
- May 25, 2023
Over three-quarters (77%) of organizations across US critical national infrastructure (CNI) have seen a rise in insider-driven cyber threats in the last three years, according to new research by leading cyber security services firm Bridewell.
Imperva Inc. recently released 2023 Imperva Bad Bot Report, a global analysis of automated bot traffic across the internet. In 2022, nearly half (47.4%) of all internet traffic came from bots, a 5.1% increase over the previous year. The proportion of human traffic (52.6%) decreased to its lowest level in eight years.
Black Kite, provider third-party cyber risk intelligence, recently released its highly anticipated report, “Ransomware Threat Landscape 2023: Ransomware Resurgence”.
More than three quarters (77 percent) of IT decision makers across the United States and Canada believe their companies are likely to face a data breach within the next three years according to survey results released recently by Adastra, the global Data and Analytics solution provider.
Today, financial institutions across the globe focus on security and safety more than ever before. Known threats, such as workplace violence, terrorism, and natural disasters, continue to be significant challenges, while cybersecurity risks have expanded.
- By Alan Stoddard
- Sep 19, 2022
Consider a conventional computer. It uses a small (64-bit) processor architecture and is considered excellent for solving linear problems. Many past and present problems are linear, and 64-bit architectures have been sufficient to solve them (a 64-bit register can hold any of 264 over 18 quintillion [or 1.8×1019] different values).
- By Dave Krauthamer
- May 02, 2022
Few sectors face higher regulation and compliance standards in the United States than the aviation industry.
- By Kevin Tomich
- Apr 01, 2022
What you are about to read is like an old-fashion action-thriller book or movie. There is a very mean-spirited evil villain, and, happily, a protagonist to save the day.
- By Richard Kanadjian
- Mar 01, 2022
Let’s admit it. When analytics first hit the market, they got off to a rocky start. Lots of hype, and high expectations. When it came to delivering on those promises, their performance often fell short of the mark.
- By Robert Muehlbauer
- Dec 01, 2021
The term “smart city” has created a buzz in the past few years. More than that, the smart city concept is changing the way the world’s metropolitan areas operate. New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle have integrated a variety of intelligent sensors to improve city operations.
- By Jason Bonoan
- Aug 02, 2021
Last year, global citizens experienced dramatic shifts to working from home in response to COVID-19 safety recommendations, with communication, technology and security companies supporting changing business and consumer needs with new products, services and data security tools.
It is amazing that the year of convergence from analog to IP was supposed to be 2008 but it was not until 2012 that IP-cameras started to outsell analog cameras. We sure have come a long way from those analog-oriented days.
- By Jay Jason Bartlett
- Feb 01, 2021