What to consider when securing an airport’s perimeter. It’s more than you think

    In May 2015 around 5 p.m., surveillance cameras at Mineta San Jose International Airport in San Jose, California spotted a 20-year-old person entering a restricted area, reported The Mercury News. When airport security personnel approached her, she not only resisted arrest, they found she also wasn’t carrying identification. At the time, it was the airport’s […]

      Banking branch transformation: security and openness combined

      While dematerialisation of processes is one of the top priorities of banks – with a view to internal efficiency and greater accessibility to services for customers – and an increasing number of customers are using ‘remote’ banking services such as ATMs, internet and mobile banking, there’s an assumption that the physical bank branch will disappear. […]

        Reducing the costs of video surveillance

        It’s an obvious thing to say, but there isn’t a business anywhere which doesn’t have an interest in reducing costs wherever possible, without negatively impacting performance. When it comes to security, of course, any efforts to control costs must be balanced finely against the potential effect on the organisation’s exposure to risk. Video surveillance – […]

          Making Smart Video Resilient to Cyber-Threats in Smart Cities

          In 2016, IDC predicted that: “By 2019, countries with 50% of their midsize to large cities in the repeatable stage or higher of smart city maturity will be more successful in country digitization efforts” and that: “City government systems will become attractive cyberattack targets and in 2017 at least one major city will suffer a […]