Why are Shopping Malls Easy & Lucrative Targets for Terrorists ?

In the 21st century, shopping malls have become the symbol of prosperity. They are omnipresent across the globe – especially in metropolitan cities. India, which is one of the fastest growing economies of the world today, is also not lagging and has made a remarkable part of this global phenomenon that is fast spreading its footprints in Tier-II and Tier-III cities of the country. Shopping malls are also transforming the landscape of rural India. The nondescript and sleepy towns have become vibrant and are buzzing with commercial activities with population…

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Shorten Your Checkout Lines to Enhance Customer Experience

Today’s shoppers have less time than ever to get their grocery shopping done, and they expect a fast and easy purchasing experience. Waiting to pay is a huge problem for retailers and shoppers alike. Customers who find themselves in a seemingly endless line may grow intensely frustrated – upto the point that they abandon the store. Long checkout lines are therefore damaging customer relationships.   In fact, a recent study from Forrester Research and Digimarc stated that long lines are one of the main reasons for shopping abandonment. To avoid…

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Power-over-Ethernet & Campus Security

Power-over-Ethernet (PoE/ PoE++) is a technology that enables devices to receive electrical power over a standard ethernet cable. Ethernet technology has evolved over the last few decades and is pervasive in almost every office, and small and large businesses. It is used to network servers, storages etc., that provides end-users a critical service as far as their business operations are concerned. In parallel, over the last decade or so, many companies are manufacturing devices that use the Internet Protocol as a means of communication. This allows for many disparate devices…

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Asia-Pac MSSPs Need to Offer Advanced Analytics

Enterprises today are embarking on digital transformation projects at an ever increasing pace. As businesses leverage digital technologies such as cloud, data analytics and IoT among others, the need for cyber security becomes increasingly crucial to protect proprietary IP and private customer data. However, enterprises lack the in-house expertise to adequately manage cyber security while dealing in an increasingly advanced threat landscape, all while given less resources by management. This lack of talent and the constant push to meet regulatory compliance is driving the adoption of Managed Security Services (MSS)…

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Avigilon’s Product Line up for GSX 2019

Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, is showcasing some of its latest and most innovative products and technologies at GSX 2019 during September 10 to 12, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Avigilon will showcase the next generation of video analytics, artificial intelligence, access control and cloud solutions, as well as some of the integrations with Motorola Solutions. Avigilon will be demonstrating how these latest technologies are redefining how customers consume data in order to help them gain actionable information. Through the power of cutting-edge video analytics and AI, these new products…

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Sophos IT Managers are Inundated with Cyberattacks from All Directions and Struggling to Keep Up

Sophos has recently announced the findings of its global survey, ‘the Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity,’ which reveals IT managers are inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions and are struggling to keep up due to a lack of security expertise, budget and up to date technology. The survey polled 3,100 IT decision makers from mid-sized businesses in the US, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, UK, France, Germany, Australia, Japan, India and South Africa. Cybercriminals use multiple attack methods and payloads for maximum impact The Sophos survey shows how attack techniques are…

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7 Home Security Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Security is one aspect of our homes that we should never overlook. Instead, home security is something that we need to constantly evaluate and improve upon. There’s always an opportunity to improve the security of our homes; we just need to know where to look. Here are some common mistakes that homeowners commit when it comes to home security, as well as some tips to make sure your home is always secure and your family is always safe. Hiding a spare key outside This should go without saying, but you…

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Blockchain Technology Provides Biometric Technology Vendors an Edge

Biometrics to find high-growth opportunities in border control Rising consumer demand for convenience without compromising security is driving companies to adopt biometric technologies, propelling the $4.60 billion market toward $11.10 billion by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate of 19.3%. The proliferation of devices at the network’s edge and the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) are creating a need for enhanced cybersecurity. In response, biometric companies are establishing new partnerships with blockchain technology companies to deliver identity management solutions. Meanwhile, the Biometric-as-a-Service business model is expected to…

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The Evolution of Video Data Protection

Over the past year, we’ve been focusing on a lot of big buzzwords. Deep learning, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity are hot topics, and these trends undoubtedly define the current landscape. In today’s evolving business environment, none is more complex and challenging than cybersecurity. The growing number of cyber threats around the world has ensured that data security is a top concern for all types and sizes of organizations. It is more vital than ever to protect video and corporate data to ensure critical data is secure and safeguarded from unauthorized…

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Where are the Opportunities for Non-Leading Safety Suppliers Amid the Global Economic Slowdown?

Leading automation suppliers often have long-term relationships with their customers. These customers tend to be experienced in automation systems and are highly educated about safety concepts. As a result, these companies demand more advanced safety services from their automation suppliers. For leading automation suppliers, safety services present the biggest growth opportunities. The innate advantage held by these leading manufacturers is not easy for non-leading safety focused suppliers to acquire. Their clients tend to be more price-sensitive and have lower demand for high-end safety services. Economic challenges bring fear – and…

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