Network-Centric Security


Upgrading To A New Era

In order to allow an all-IP-based services platform, service providers are upgrading existing networks and migration strategies.

Cloud Security Alliance Launches Mobile, Innovation Initiatives

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) recently announced two significant new initiatives for 2012, addressing growing areas of need in cloud security -- mobile computing and innovation.

HID Global Demonstrates First Single-Provider Solution for Physical-Logical Access

HID Global recently announced its highly-integrated fraud detection service from its Identity Assurance business, ActivIdentity.

Simple is Smart

Security takes on a new perspective when looking at the IT side of the aisle. After my first day through the RSA Conference in San Francisco, I have to say Cherry’s FIPS 201 compliant keyboard makes simple look pretty smart.

Survey Highlights Webmasters' Struggles with Hacked Sites

StopBadware and Commtouch recently published a joint report titled "Compromised Websites: An Owner's Perspective" that chronicles webmasters' experiences with hacked websites. The report presents statistics and opinions on how site owners navigate the process of learning their sites have been hacked and repairing the damage.

NQ Mobile

Report Identifies Top Three Malware Threats for 2012

A new report from NQ Mobile Inc., indicates that from 2010 to 2011, Android officially overtook Symbian as the most targeted mobile platform in the world by cyber criminals.

Damballa Discovers Advanced Evasion Techniques Being Used by Six Crimeware Families

Damballa Inc. recently released results of its discovery of advanced stealth techniques used by six crimeware families to carry out global cyber attacks.

Unintentional Exposure of Corporate Data Through Theft, Loss of Removable Devices Examined in Survey

Imation Corp. recently revealed the results of a recent survey of 302 IT decision makers in the U.S. and Canada, which was conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Imation. According to the survey, 37 percent of IT decision makers reported that their business had unintentionally exposed corporate data through theft or loss of removable devices in the past two years.



White Paper Examines Certificate Management Challenges and Entrust

With the constant evolution of security threats, forward-thinking companies must closely scrutinize their security framework. Key components in an organization's security infrastructure are digital certificates, which not only provide identification assurances, but also support secure data transfer.

Milestone Announces Partner Achievements

It’s always a pleasure to attend the Milestone Integration Platform Symposium, and is an eye-opening experience to see what’s happening in the networked world.

Genetics Inspired Research Prevents Cyber Attacks

Cyber security is an ever changing and growing concern. Nearly twice as much cyber security funding proposed in the 2013 budget underscores the need for improved computer network defenses. Inadequate security configurations are blamed for 80 percent of the United States Air Force network vulnerabilities.

Cybercriminals Target Broad Range of Victims in January

January saw malware attacks targeting a wide range of potential victims, including gamers looking for a Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 game crack, small business owners concerned about the reputation of their business, and government organizations receiving spoofed messages from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT).

HFES Offers Tips on Improving Website Password Practices

In an upcoming article from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), human factors/ergonomics researchers identify impediments to efficient password creation and provide design strategies for enhancing the user experience.

The DLR Standard

Many security professionals have used the DLR standard to conduct security operations. Personal recognition is the most accurate form of identification; use of the DLR standard is at the other end of the identification spectrum.

ObjectVideo, Tyco Security Products' American Dynamics Business Unit Enter into Patent Licensing Agreement

ObjectVideo, Inc., announced today the signing of a global patent licensing agreement with Tyco Security Products’ American Dynamics business unit. This agreement provides American Dynamics access to ObjectVideo’s portfolio of video analytics patents as American Dynamics develops and launches a wide-range of its own video analytics software and hardware products.

Reaching Each Milestone On Time

The IT division’s network team at WKU implemented Milestone’s open platform video management software, XProtect Corporate.

Remote Possibilities

A security guard doing his nightly rounds on the perimeter of a power plant encounters a car left in a restricted area outside the security fence. The driver is nowhere to be found. Is this a threat?

Centralizing Credential Management with Biometrics

Ask yourself. Would your organization like to have a system that offers quick, easy access for authorized users to enter specific locales or use particular data sets and which can also enforce and document compliance with your policies and procedures? In today’s complex world, however, your authorized users are probably forced to remember multiple passwords and carry different forms of credentials for various applications.

Santiago, Chile, Metro System Ensures Passenger Safety with Security Monitoring System

Passengers on the Santiago Metro system can travel more safely to their destinations due to a new security monitoring system from IndigoVision. More than two million passengers a day travel on the Santiago metro, the backbone of the Chilean capital’s public transport system.

Ottawa Senators Enhances Stadium Security System in Time for NHL All-Star Game

This week, the Ottawa Senators and Scotiabank Place will play host to the NHL All-Star Game with enhanced facility surveillance.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • 91 Percent of Security Leaders Believe AI Set to Outpace Security Teams

    Bugcrowd recently released its “Inside the Mind of a CISO” report, which surveyed hundreds of security leaders around the globe to uncover their perception on AI threats, their top priorities and evolving roles, and common myths directed towards the CISO. Among the findings, 1 in 3 respondents (33%) believed that at least half of companies are willing to sacrifice their customers’ long-term privacy or security to save money. Read Now

  • Milestone Announces Merger With Arcules

    Global video technology company Milestone Systems is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2024, it will merge with the cloud-based video surveillance solutions provider, Arcules. Read Now

  • Organizations Struggle with Outdated Security Approaches, While Online Threats Increase

    Cloudflare Inc, recently published its State of Application Security 2024 Report. Findings from this year's report reveal that security teams are struggling to keep pace with the risks posed by organizations’ dependency on modern applications—the technology that underpins all of today’s most used sites. The report underscores that the volume of threats stemming from issues in the software supply chain, increasing number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and malicious bots, often exceed the resources of dedicated application security teams. Read Now

Webinars

New Products

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3