Is the privacy concern unjustified?

    The general public does not consider the use of security cameras on streets and market squares as an intrusion on their personal privacy. On the other hand, clearer regulatory frameworks and procedures for managing video material and camera surveillance are sought. This is shown by a survey conducted in Sweden by KANTAR SIFO. The attitude […]

      Sustainability: Leading by example

      Sustainability is perhaps one of the most talked about topics across industry today. The negative impact that we, as individuals as well as corporations, are having on our world understandably stirs up a lot of feelings and emotions. Governments worldwide have a duty to increase awareness and work to reduce the impact that modern living […]

        Breaking down the silos to create efficient smart cities

        The number of people expected to be living in cities is set to double by 2050 to some 6.4 billion urban dwellers. To cope with this population increase, and to adjust to the new needs of larger cosmopolitan environments, cities will require new and innovative ways of managing their assets and resources. This is addressed […]

          How to drive physical security and IT convergence in healthcare

          This post is also written by guest author, Sean Owens, PSP, Director of Security Technology & Non-Acute Care at Lee Health. Read more about Sean at the bottom of this page. In an evolving healthcare landscape, staying on the cutting edge is vital to any hospital’s survival. To thrive as a healthcare facility, it’s more […]

            Retail crime: Network cameras combat the rising risk

            One of the biggest challenges facing retailers today is preventing crime against their business and dealing with the aftermath of an incident. The impact of organised retail crime groups operating within Europe is huge and appears to be on the increase. In the UK alone, we saw the total cost of crime suffered by the retail sector […]

              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 […]