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Salto achieves carbon neutrality

Salto Systems has achieved carbon neutrality thanks to its participation in two innovative projects with a triple-transformative effect on the economy, society and nature to achieve Salto’s goal: for its operations to have zero impact on the climate. In order to accelerate decarbonisation and...

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Why AI is taking surveillance to another level

In video cameras, AI plays a two-fold role in making image analysis possible but also improving the quality and reliability of captured footage. In doing so, AI is bringing new levels of situational awareness and understanding to security teams and other business functions. Here,Uri...

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“Deeper integration of access control technologies will contribute to business success”

In a survey of industry professionals for the Wireless Access Control Report 2021, over 90 per cent of re-spondents noted the importance of integration across building management functions. “Interoperability is now essential for joined-up security. Security and facility managers want systems which work together...

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Paxton enhances app to simplify remote management

The security technology manufacturer Paxton has updated its popular Paxton Connect app to make remote site management simpler than ever before. Paxton Connect has been developed by Paxton to provide remote site management for buildings secured with the company’s well-established networked access control system...

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Building trustworthy AI is key for enterprises

Organizations need to focus on transparency in models, ethical procedures and responsible AI in order to best comply with guidelines for developing trustworthy AI systems. In April 2019, the European Union released a set of guidelines for developing trustworthy AI systems. However, enterprises are...

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Dynamic threat landscape pushes firms towards managed security

Increasing cyber-threats coupled with a shortage of cyber security professionals in Europe is compelling organisations to turn toward managed and professional security services (MSS/PSS) companies. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, European Managed & Professional Security Services Market, reveals that the dynamic threat landscape requires...

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Addsecure commits to sustainability

Addsecure has published its first ever sustainability report as part of the company’s commitment to sustainability. The report sheds light on how the company and its IoT solutions are contributing to a safer and smarter world. Internet of things (IoT) has a transformative impact...

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Cyber insurance costs up by a third

The frequency and severity of ransomware attacks is a leading factor behind a substantial increase in the cost of obtaining cyber security insurance The proliferation of double extortion ransomware attacks and the relative ease of their execution by cyber criminal gang affiliates has led...

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Keenly priced technology makes AI accessible to all

According to Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, deep learning AI is no longer an emerging technology which is only suitable for high security or mission critical video surveillance cameras. Guterman believes that many people who are not involved...

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Biometrics to see strong growth to 2027

The “Global Biometrics Technology Market, is valued at US$ 23,311.5 million in 2019, and is predicted to witness a CAGR of 20.8% during the forecast period 2019-2027, as highlighted in the latest report on the subject published by Coherent Market Insights. Rising government demand...

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Beware of legacy systems with cyber vulnerabilities

“Legacy access control systems use outdated technology that leaves them vulnerable to cyber threats, and can cause damage beyond the door,” cautions Thibault Louvet, Director – Access Control Product Group at Genetec Inc., a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and...

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Key security patch testing best practices

Every company has to update and patch its software, but unless the process is carefully managed, serious problems can occur. How can you make sure you’re following the right steps? To ensure a predictable rollout when a patch is deployed across your network, it is important...

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Developers have a moral duty to create ethical AI

Corsight AI publishes report on how organisations can develop more human-centric AI and biometric technologies Developers of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and biometric-related technologies have “a moral and ethical duty” to ensure the technologies are only used as a force for good,...

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How To Survive A Cybersecurity Attack

In aForbesarticle several weeks ago, I observed thatthe remote work model creates a greater cybersecurity threatsince it exposes us to bad actors in ways that are much riskier than when we’re all working in our offices with the benefits of technological and social barriers...

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NCSC publishes smart city security guidelines

Guidance for local authorities, IT and cyber professionals aims to ensure the security of connected, smart city projects The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published new guidance on securing smart city infrastructure to help local authorities and the security community build awareness and understanding of what...

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The undeniable advantages of the cloud

The global usage of cloud based access control solutions has grown exponentially during the pandemic. “The discussion with customers is not about what the cloud is anymore but about the services and what the benefits are”, says Michael Byrden, Vanderbilt’s Business Development Manager –...

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Hanwha’s Wisenet AI NVR supports LPR

Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet P series AI NVRs support LPR search when working with non AI cameras or Wisenet AI cameras together. Users can easily and instantly search License Plates using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology which are recorded with digital data based on letters...

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3 technology predictions for 2021

As IT leaders prepare their organizations for the year ahead, we’re offering insights into the technology trends we predict will have the biggest impact. With 2020 behind us, now is a good time to look back at the at the most impactful IT industry...

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Why 2021 Will Be The Year Of Adaptive Cybersecurity

96% of enterprise executives say they are adjusting their cybersecurity strategies due to Covid-19 and half are now considering cybersecurity in every business decision. 71% plan to incorporate cybersecurity, including early detection of cyber risks, more into their company-wide enterprise risk management strategies according...

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NCSC recognises UK’s top cyber schools

National Cyber Security Centre CyberFirst Schools initiative has handed out 14 gold, silver and bronze awards recognising excellence in cyber security teaching. Fourteen schools and sixth-form colleges across the country have been recognised for the quality of their cyber security instruction in the latest...

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3 important steps to get started with AI

David Petersson lays out three steps that will change how you think about AI and help your business get started with AI. Every IT problem has a learning curve and a tipping point, an aha! moment when the solution reveals itself. Working on AI projects,...

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IoT Device Security Issues and Why They Exist

The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) envisions a world in which billions of interconnected objects possessartificial intelligence, internet, and sensing and actuation capabilities. The idea suggests that instead of having a small number of powerful computing devices in our lives, we might...

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Hanwha launches new 4K Wisenet P AI cameras

The launch of 5 new Wisenet P ultra-high definition 4K AI cameras from Hanwha Techwin can offer new benefits to control room operators and securty personnel, because in addition to capturing effective quality images, the new feature rich cameras are equipped with deep learning...

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AI could overcome the challenges of false alarms

Conventional surveillance systems mostly detect moving targets through sensor devices or motion detection software, without further analysis. This means that they cannot accurately distinguish between, for example, a stray animal and a human intruder, or a vehicle and what may just be video noise....

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Powering the remote workforce

Enabling simple, secure, reliable internet access from anywhere In a recent webinar, we discussed the challenging and unique times we live in as workforces around the world move to temporary remote work. While many of us are separated, we are also interconnected via the internet...

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Hanwha releases Wisenet Retail Insight

Hanwha Techwin has introduced a business intelligence application which enables retailers to gain a greater understanding of customer behaviour and buying patterns. Wisenet Retail Insight utilises people counting, heat mapping and queue management applications running on board selected Wisenet Q and Wisenet X fixed...

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COVID-19 ‘biggest-ever cyber security threat to hit businesses’

The COVID-19 outbreak is forcing millions of employees to work from home. This means countless organisations are faced with a unique challenge: how to keep as many business-critical functions running as possible whilst maintaining adequate security. Phishing attacks have risen an unprecedented667 per cent...

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Top IoT Trends to Watch in 2020

Like other cellular networks,5G networks will use a system of cell sites to send data via radio waves. But 5G connectivity will also rely on networks of small cells, transmitting data over short distances. As a result of expanded network capacity, 5G could bring...

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