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 […]

      Implementing IoT Technology within a Real-Estate platform model

        The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has propelled us into a new information age in which data is now king. Businesses are beginning to collect, store and utilise data generated from smart, network connected devices in increasingly intelligent ways, which has created new opportunities also within the real-estate industry. The most effective […]

        Detailing security provisions within a performance specification

        The demand for connected IoT devices is increasing. Buoyed by the productivity, security and efficiency benefits, firms worldwide have been flocking to install the latest IP technologies on their IT networks. However, this has often been done with little thought to the security ramifications. That is perhaps why new vulnerabilities are being reported all too […]

          Preventing intruder access at the front door; halting hacker access at the back

          The rapid evolution of access control technology, specifically its shift from a closed, proprietary system to an open, IP based architecture, has unlocked a new set of possibilities for end users. Modern access systems offer open communications architecture, designed to allow access controllers to be deployed as IoT devices. The benefits are obvious; Access control […]

            Opening new doors with IP access control

            The access control market is changing. It’s recently been reported that in 2017, for the second consecutive year, access control technology was the fastest growing sector in the global physical security industry, now accounting for 24% of the entire market[1]. This upwards trend, which is expected to continue in 2018, has been attributed to the […]

              IoT, cybersecurity and access control

              Right now, we are beginning the next phase of digital transformation in the security industry – the move to connect all physical security components to the Internet of Things (IoT). The advantages are twofold. First, having all the components in your system working in harmony maximizes their effectiveness. Next, all the individual hardware pieces in […]