Data center security, from the perimeter to the rack

    If data is the new oil, as has often been claimed, are data centers the new power stations? It might sound like a grand claim, but when more and more of the data storage, processing and analytics that underpins so many aspects of business and society is handled by data centers, it’s perhaps not so […]

      A win, win, win proposition for critical infrastructure

      When is a surveillance system more than a surveillance system? When it not only protects an organization’s premises but also supports efficient, reliable operations, and health and safety. Network surveillance supports critical infrastructure organizations in three ways: It helps them reach their goals for security, for operations and for health and safety, all with a […]

        Critical Infrastructure safety and security: Oil & Gas as the ideal example

        Its name highlights its importance. Critical Infrastructure is defined as those systems, networks and assets that are essential for the functioning of a society and economy. Areas of Critical Infrastructure include the provision of energy, the extraction and production of oil and gas, mining, telecommunications, water treatment and sewage, food production, and manufacturing. All of […]

          Deterring incidents with audio talk down

          Video surveillance systems are traditionally used as forensic tools to investigate and provide proof after incidents, but what if you can use your surveillance system to proactively deter incidents before they happen? Warnings issued either automatically or manually – known as audio talk down – can be a highly effective enhancement to video surveillance. Network […]

            #GSX19: Opening the door to new possibilities with network solutions

            What does the future hold for your business? What challenges lie ahead from a security and business standpoint? Whether you’re a director of security, a small business owner or your position lies somewhere in-between, the decisions you make impact your organization. That’s why it’s crucial to not only purchase the right network solutions but do […]

              6 questions you may have forgotten to ask when developing your perimeter protection plan

              It takes more to protect a perimeter than simply building a tall fence topped with barbed wire. A well-secured perimeter contains myriad layers of defenses reinforced with robust security solutions. More than ever before, organizations are realizing the value of stopping criminals well before they can damage property, or hurt customers or employees. In fact, […]