Common cyber threats in a video surveillance system

    For the last seven years I have been working with questions related to cybersecurity.  I have been investigating concepts and defining methodologies, security controls, vulnerabilities, policies and processes.  In more recent years, I have been looking at common cyber security threats, common mistakes, and common concerns within in our ecosystem, and felt it would be […]

      The easy way to publicly stream video from IP cameras

      Today’s security cameras do far more than just monitor their surroundings for threats. We’re seeing more and more businesses wanting to make their live videos available to the public.  From hotels using their online camera connection to show the beauty of their surroundings to tourists, to public infrastructure companies monitoring the traffic situation at intersections […]

        Video surveillance for temporary structures

        There are a variety of reasons why temporary structures might be created, from makeshift hospitals in disaster relief locations to music festivals, sporting events, construction projects and beyond, sites erected quickly and for a limited amount of time are becoming more widespread. These structures can be left without adequate security measures in place due to […]

          New retail challenges – supported by technology

          New Year’s Eve is always filled with plans and wishes for what the new year will look like. This year, no one could have predicted that the world would change so drastically in a matter of weeks. As we all find ourselves navigating completely new and uncharted waters, where social distancing and enforced lockdowns are […]

            Frictionless Access Control, what it is and what it could be

            Frictionless There is a growing debate around the application of non-contact physical security – ‘frictionless’ as it is being described. The reasoning includes the quicker processing of people, securely, into and out of managed buildings and places, as well as the emerging requirement for distancing and avoiding contact with surfaces – keypads being a good […]

              Eyewitness testimony: What did you really see?

              Eyewitness testimony has become an important area of research in cognitive psychology and human memory. In court cases, juries tend to believe eyewitness testimony and generally see it as a reliable source of information when it comes to identifying perpetrators, or discussing details of a crime scene. However, how much of what witnesses say is […]