Staying safe and secure during business growth

    In broad terms, ‘growth’ is the goal for almost every business. Though often defined in different ways – more customers, more revenue, increased profit – all these factors point towards organizations getting bigger. And for the majority of businesses, financial growth results in physical growth: more employees, a bigger office, larger warehouses, and an increase […]

      How to address the changing reality of cybersecurity

      The issues and challenges around cybersecurity are changing. In the past, cybersecurity models centered on placing a firewall around an enterprise and assuming everything inside that firewall was trustworthy and secure while everything outside of it was part of a malevolent world. With IP technology, the Internet of Things, and bring-your-own-device-to-work initiatives, the line between […]

        9 questions to consider before purchasing a recording solution

        Purchasing the right video management and storage technology isn’t always easy. You often need to consider a number of factors before you feel comfortable enough tying your business to any kind of surveillance hardware. The result could ensure you’re using a recording solution that will meet (or even exceed) your security objectives. To simplify your […]

          Safe hospitals are smart hospitals

          The brutal attack on a Lehigh Valley nurse by a former patient captured on video surveillance. A privacy breach of over 18,500 Anthem medicare beneficiaries reported to the US Department of Health and Human Services. Hospitals from New Mexico and Florida in the US to London, England forced to lockdown in response to high risk […]

            Talking security and communications convergence with Avaya’s Bill Petty

            I recently had the opportunity to join Avaya’s Bill Petty on his DevConnect 8 & Out podcast to share my views on the rapidly converging world of security and communications. Bill’s podcast has been growing in popularity and I can see why – I had a really good time chatting with him. In just 8 […]

              Fighting fire with cameras

              Thousands of deliberate fires are recorded by fire and rescue services every year. Arsonists set fire not just to forests, but also to landfills, bins and parked cars, causing critical damage to the environment and putting the safety of citizens at risk. During 2007-2011 alone, an estimated 282,600 intentional fires per year were reported to […]