The cybersecurity risk of physical security technology

    Although some may view physical security and cybersecurity as two very different practices, at their core they both achieve the same thing: protecting people, assets, brands and reputations. One of the cornerstones of doing this successfully is ensuring effective risk assessments are undertaken. Not only are physical security and cybersecurity similar in their aims, but […]

      NIS – do your security systems comply with the latest directive?

      Hands up if you’re aware of the Network and Information (NIS) Directive and what it means for your business. Unsure of the details? You’re not alone. The NIS Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation designed to boost the overall level of cybersecurity across member states and was launched just a few weeks before […]

        The importance of Secure by Default

        As the cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace, partly thanks to the increasing use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, businesses are beginning to face a proliferation of threats. This enhanced risk factor has no doubt been a driver for the implementation of new legislations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation […]

          Hardening Oil and Gas Infrastructures from Physical Threats and Cyberattacks

          As we enter a new year, I’m seeing many changes in the oil and gas industries. Producers are positioning themselves to embrace IoT and new devices to upgrade their existing remote pad sites and facilities. However, protecting new systems and devices isn’t without challenges. Cybersecurity is a major concern and protecting against cyberthreats is obviously […]

            Aware but not prepared – companies struggle to build their cyber defenses

            Cyberattacks have been dominating recent news with attacks against diverse targets, from airlines and health providers to city councils and banks. However, it seems like many businesses are not keeping up with the cybercriminals. Along with our partner Genetec, we recently conducted a survey of 175 end users of video surveillance systems, to better understand […]