Are retailers doing enough to secure their customer data?

      Retail is constantly transforming, with self-service checkouts, the unmanned grocery store and ‘click and collect’ providing prime examples of the innovative ways in which technology has enhanced retail operations. Yet the systems that sit behind this frictionless shopping experience, with their complex layers of customer data, present a compelling and valuable target for cyber […]

      From trust to population dynamics: the broader trends affecting the security sector in 2020

      As a technology company, it’s obvious to say that we need to be highly aware of advancements and trends in technology in order to apply them in our solutions. For the past few years we have published a blog post which looks at the technology trends that will affect the security and surveillance industry over […]

        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 […]

          How can banks balance privacy with safety and security in branches?

          Safety and security have always been a priority in banks as a way of ensuring that both the people inside the building and the bank’s assets are protected from harm. However, with the increase of video surveillance to ensure safety and security, the privacy of workers and visitors to bank branches needs to be addressed. […]

            The impact of GDPR on video surveillance

            On May 25 2018, the deadline for the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) loomed large on the calendars of organizations collecting and processing the personal data of people living in the EU. While the significant penalties for breach of the regulations were well-publicized, to many the implications of GDPR on […]

              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 […]