Networking Security


Bandwidth Throttling

VMS Bandwidth Saving Technologies

Beyond the core functionalities of recording and displaying video, one of the most important capabilities of modern Video Management Software platforms is the ability to reduce bandwidth required for transmitting live video.

Making IP Video Cyber Secure

Financial institutions have been historically slow to adopt IP video surveillance citing concerns about possibly compromising network security.

Stop Lingering

Security threats are on the rise and as IT security teams increase their scrutiny of all network-connected devices, it’s time for some new thinking about the design and maintenance of building security systems.

The Connected World

The Connected World

The abundance of networked solutions and devices—both security and nonsecurity— has exploded in recent years, providing unparalleled convenience and efficiency.

Dissecting the Advantages

Physical identity access management (PIAM) solutions have changed the way leading organizations approach security.

Netgear Warns Routers have Easily Exploitable Security Vulnerability

Netgear Warns Routers have Easily Exploitable Security Vulnerability

Several routers, including those in the popular “Nighthawk” series, are affected.

FLIR Launches Second Generation FLIR Meridian Network Video Recorder

Latest all-in-one NVR offers advanced embedded enterprise video management features for small and medium business users.

Online Exclusive: Building Security Management: Is the Cloud a Viable Option?

Online Exclusive: Building Security Management: Is the Cloud a Viable Option?

Now, the understanding of cloud technology and its value are clear, but safety often comes into question for security professionals.



Securing The Network

Securing The Network

It is an understatement to say that IP networks have been a game changer for specifying, installing or managing video security and surveillance systems.

Widen The Approach

Widen The Approach

Remember the Jurassic Age of organizational security? You built the stronghold, hardened the perimeter, established a set of rules and walked away. Security? Done.

Software Defined

As physical security technology continues to advance in both complexity and capability, it is increasingly bumping into and being influenced by other technology segments.

Sophisticated Attacks

Sophisticated Attacks

With cyber-attacks on the ascent, the need to strengthen the security posture and be responsive is top of mind for CIOs, CEOs and CISOs. Security is closely interlinked to all aspects of the business and has a direct bearing on business reputation, privacy and intellectual property

Securing Confidences

Manufacturing companies are placing increasing emphasis on data security throughout their operations to protect confidential data and to validate their systems are protected against unauthorized and unwanted changes.

Wake Up!

Megapixel technology has been a tremendously disruptive force in the security industry, as the superior image quality made possible by high-resolution imaging has led to increased capabilities and effectiveness of video surveillance.

The Top 3 Trends

The Top 3 Trends

Cloud environments give companies a cost-effective, easy-to-use data store solution. In fact, analysts predict that cloud spending will cross a $200 billion tipping point in 2016.

Your Best Project: Ten Security Design Tools You Must Try

Your Best Project: Ten Security Design Tools You Must Try

Network design is challenging, requiring designers to balance user performance expectations with network-resource costs, capacities, capabilities, and use scenarios.

The Top 3 Trends

The Top 3 Trends

Cloud environments give companies a cost-effective, easy-to-use data store solution. In fact, analysts predict that cloud spending will cross a $200 billion tipping point in 2016.

Building Software

Building Software

Today’s security leaders must present solutions to enterprise organizations that meet the needs of these diverse organizations.

Extreme Requirements

Extreme Requirements

CEZ recently faced several challenges, including a large increase of IT devices to be monitored, pressure to increase work efficiency and reduce the number of employees at the same time.

Policy Conundrum

Cybersecurity isn’t the sexiest topic for presidential candidates right now, but controversial legislation, massive security breaches and increasing tension with China are keeping media attention on the issue.

Featured

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    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Busy South Africa Building Integrates Custom Access Control System

    Nicol Corner, based in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa, is home to a six-star fitness club, prime office space, and an award-winning rooftop restaurant. This is the first building in South Africa to have its glass façade fully incorporate fritted glazing, saving 35% on energy consumption. Nicol Corner (Pty) LTD has developed a landmark with sophisticated design and unique architecture by collaborating with industry-leading partners and specifying world-class equipment throughout the project. This includes installing a high-spec, bespoke security and access control system. Read Now

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    A new survey commissioned by SHI International and Dell Technologies underscores the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while exposing significant gaps in preparedness at many research institutions. Read Now

  • Survey: 70 Percent of Organizations Have Established Dedicated SaaS Security Teams

    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

Webinars

New Products

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3

  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 3