When we use the term “wireless” to look at access control technologies—or, truly, any security system—the reality is that we often use it as a catch-all term for the many technologies on the market that work in some way to wirelessly communicate with one another.
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Cybercrime is a large and dangerous business and it impacts individuals, businesses and governments worldwide.
Data storage is becoming a hot topic in the video surveillance industry and gaining more attention as retention periods continue to increase.
Like it or not, every time you spend time on the keyboard, there may be someone watching your every keystroke. It wouldn’t hurt if you knew your enemy; and it certainly would be beneficial if you knew who was on your side.
Energy security, access to the electrical grid and police and fire safety are just a handful of the networked services that we take for granted and rely upon on a daily basis.
Organizations are changing how they look at security as users employ mobile devices for everything from opening doors to accessing information and services.
Information security is defined as a reactive activity, as it involves managing risks that may have a serious effect on the organization if they occur.
The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) experienced a record-breaking fiscal year in 2016. With the increase of business, and the addition of three more state-run stores, the state commission felt it was time to improve on security solutions. Enter Griffon Security Technologies.
Only a few years ago, the inevitable shift to all things Cloud was met with guarded optimism. But today, the shift is really happening.
No enterprise can eliminate 100% of its risk. Instead, the security objective must be to understand all risks and to effectively manage and mitigate them.
More than a decade ago, it was all about analog cameras. My, how times have changed. By 2010, IP-based cameras were taking over the security duties, and doing a good job, but there were challenges.
Ransomware attacks are becoming infamous. As I write now, the Petya attack is unfolding.
As more of our lives move online, crime has unfortunately migrated to the internet at matching pace taking form in what’s now considered cybercrime.
A few advantages with IP-based systems worth mentioning are remote access anytime, anyplace; digital images do not degrade over time; real time analytic capability; and content distributed electronically quickly and easily.
The organizations of today have a wealth of technology at their fingertips, highlighting new features and advancements that are changing the way these entities do business, how people work and the interconnectivity between the two.
A set of vulnerabilities present in "almost every" device with Bluetooth capabilities has been revealed by researchers at security firm Armis.
For many years, the sage advice for cybersecurity leaders has been to take a layered approach to security, and those words have served the industry well. Unfortunately, cracks in those layers continue to leave organizations vulnerable to security attacks.
Between 2005 and 2016, ransomware infections were more common than data breaches, making them the most pervasive cyber threat of the last 11 years. Ransomware attacks may encrypt folders and files or even the entire hard drive, or they may just lock the devices so that users cannot access them.
The most pervasive cyber threat in the past 11 years has been ransomware infections. Who would have even known about something like this 30 years ago, but here we are trying with all diligence to protect folders and files, or even worse, the entire hard drive.