Access control in smart cities: improving citizens’ security and everyday life

    You often see tragedies in movies where criminals take control of a city by hacking the network and changing traffic lights to create major car incidents. Fortunately, in the real world physical access control acts as fail safe to limit the impact of these incidents, even after a network has been breached. With a growing […]

      Physical security and cybersecurity – are they so different?

      Large organizations will typically have a physical security team and a separate IT team focused on cybersecurity.  Both teams protect the organization’s assets and resources.  So it is natural that one may think that this would make them great friends. The challenge is that the assets and resources are different.  Protection is an obstacle designed […]

        Are retailers doing enough to secure their customer data?

        Retail is constantly transforming, with self-service checkouts, the unmanned grocery store and ‘click and collect’ providing prime examples of the innovative ways in which technology has enhanced retail operations. Yet the systems that sit behind this frictionless shopping experience, with their complex layers of customer data, present a compelling and valuable target for cyber criminals. […]

          Building trust in banking through robust cybersecurity

          There’s a old Dutch proverb: ”Trust arrives on foot, but leaves on horseback”. Nowhere is this truer than in the world of banking. It’s an industry built on trust between a bank and its customers, who hand over their most valuable assets and expect them to be kept safe and secure. For many decades after […]

            Securing pharma with video surveillance

            Depending on the sector the challenges of safety and security vary, as the level of protection needs to be adjusted to the circumstances. One of these special fields is (bio)pharmaceuticals. Protecting staff, products and information are one of the main concerns and biggest challenges in the biopharma sector. In the past few years, the pharma […]

              Key tips for cybersecurity protection at your critical site

              It goes without saying that a cybersecurity attack in critical infrastructure could cause a catastrophic impact. Making sure you are constantly thinking about your critical site’s cyber plan and asking the right questions is a key component of securing your site. In this blog, I continue my conversation with Ryan Zatolokin, Business Development Manager, Senior […]