Video surveillance for temporary structures

    There are a variety of reasons why temporary structures might be created, from makeshift hospitals in disaster relief locations to music festivals, sporting events, construction projects and beyond, sites erected quickly and for a limited amount of time are becoming more widespread. These structures can be left without adequate security measures in place due to […]

      The critical role of lifecycle management in maintaining strong cybersecurity

      It there’s one thing the rise in highly-publicized data breaches has taught us it’s that cybersecurity should be a priority for every organization with a network. Threats from unauthorized and unwanted intrusion are real. And if you’re not vigilant in protecting your devices and systems, the results can be catastrophic—anything from loss of customer confidence […]

        Supporting smart city objectives with a single surveillance camera

        Collaboration is key to successful smart city development. The ecosystem of different public authorities must cooperate to ensure that processes and responses across the city are optimised and efficient. One of the key challenges that we see for cities on their journey to becoming “smart”, is that authorities and organizations work in “silos” with their […]

          8 questions to ask when choosing a provider for your end-to-end surveillance solution

          If you’re in the market for a video surveillance system, there are many options to choose from.  The first question you might ask yourself is: What kind of system is right for me? Should I go with a best-of-breed system or a complete end-to-end solution? In our previous blog post, we discuss why an end-to-end […]

            Common cyber threats in a video surveillance system

            For the last seven years I have been working with questions related to cybersecurity.  I have been investigating concepts and defining methodologies, security controls, vulnerabilities, policies and processes.  In more recent years, I have been looking at common cyber security threats, common mistakes, and common concerns within in our ecosystem, and felt it would be […]

              The easy way to publicly stream video from IP cameras

              Today’s security cameras do far more than just monitor their surroundings for threats. We’re seeing more and more businesses wanting to make their live videos available to the public.  From hotels using their online camera connection to show the beauty of their surroundings to tourists, to public infrastructure companies monitoring the traffic situation at intersections […]

                Data center security, from the perimeter to the rack

                If data is the new oil, as has often been claimed, are data centers the new power stations? It might sound like a grand claim, but when more and more of the data storage, processing and analytics that underpins so many aspects of business and society is handled by data centers, it’s perhaps not so […]