The impact of GDPR on video surveillance

    On May 25 2018, the deadline for the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) loomed large on the calendars of organizations collecting and processing the personal data of people living in the EU. While the significant penalties for breach of the regulations were well-publicized, to many the implications of GDPR on […]

      Video surveillance and the GDPR. What will change?

      At a time when technology, including smart cameras, allows companies to collect much more sensitive information about individuals, more stringent supervision of the protection of personal data is vital. A video recording of an identifiable person naturally forms part of an individual’s personal data. The EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which came into effect […]

        Taking a borderless approach to cybersecurity governance

        Robust cybersecurity has never been more important as cyberattacks continue to increase. In fact, against UK businesses alone, malicious attacks increased by nearly 20% in 2020 as bad actors took advantage of vulnerabilities introduced by remote working. Driven by the potential for financial gain or widespread disruption, cybercriminals can be highly motivated adversaries. Fortunately, businesses […]

          The multiple benefits of video surveillance in manufacturing

          Manufacturing is a complex business, and manufacturing plants feature a number of areas of potential security risk and health and safety guidelines to adhere to. There are many areas of a manufacturing business where video can play a valuable role: from the car park, to entrances and exits, office areas, delivery and dispatch and, of […]

            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. […]

              Ensuring privacy when undertaking surveillance

              Surveillance and privacy are not natural bedfellows. However, as the public begin to understand how surveillance can help with their safety and security, the use of surveillance in public places is becoming more accepted. While privacy has always been a priority in the surveillance industry, public awareness over their rights has been heightened by initiatives […]