Securing Outdoor Assets with Trusted Alerts

Safeguarding outdoor assets in a reliable and cost-effective manner often comes down to a single requirement – accurate intruder alerts and timely information about the unfolding event. While there are many technologies available for outdoor security, smart cameras with video analytics have emerged as the solution of choice for detecting intruders in real time outdoors. Yet the best technology will be handicapped if the alerts generated cannot be trusted. Repeated false alarms can eventually condition security operators to ignore real intrusions, undermining trust in the perimeter security system. In most…

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Reasons to Upgrade Access Control Technology

The security landscape continues to evolve in new and complex ways. This evolution brings change on many levels, which offers an opportunity for improvement rather than an interruption or a distraction. This concept has never been more important as you face today’s combination of new technologies, escalating security threats and the need to derive greater value from the access control infrastructure while solving increasingly complex system integration challenges. Upgrading from older, legacy technology to a new access control standard is a significant initiative. However, recent advancements have made this transition…

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CVEs Abound But Not Enough for Enterprises

A recent article by Taylor Armerding of CSO Online explores the current state of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) program managed by MITRE. He expands on the creeping belief that the CVE, the old-guard vulnerability ‘dictionary,’ is falling behind and leaving security teams and technologies that rely on it open to risk. And although MITRE is taking measures to close the gap – including dedicating more resources to vetting and assigning CVE identifiers to vulnerabilities – the response among some experts is that these will not be enough to…

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Industry’s Views

Road Safety & Transportation Security in India Road accidents have emerged as a major public health hazard globally, and more so in India that is one of the worst affected with about 5 lakhs accidents killing nearly 1.5 lakh people and leaving thrice the number injured per year for the last few years. India marks one of the highest growth rates of motorisation in the world, thanks to rapid urbanisation and economic growth of middle class, which gravely impact the road safety level of the country. Though the road safety…

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