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Video security in SME market is getting more intelligent and connected


Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may not be as large as companies in the enterprise market, but they are equally important in contributing revenue to the economy. According to World Bank, formal SMEs contribute up to 40% of national income (GDP) in emerging economies. They represent about 90% of businesses and more than 50% of…

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Older legacy access control systems leave door open to cyber attacks


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 “Legacy access control systems use outdated technology that leaves them vulnerable to cyber threats, and can cause damage beyond the door,” said Thibault Louvet, Director – Access Control Product Group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

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Port security – policing ports


Security News Desk Middle East looks at the biggest threat facing port security in today’s society and addresses why there is a vulnerability  The maritime industry is the unquestionable driver of the global economy. Through a vast network of vessels, ports, logistical and administrative infrastructure – some 90% of the world’s goods are moved each year. Like…

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IBM unveils new generation of IBM power servers


IBM announced the new IBM Power E1080 server, the first in a new family of servers based on the new IBM Power10 processor, designed specifically for hybrid cloud environments. The IBM Power10-equipped E1080 server is engineered to be one of the most secured server platforms and is designed to help clients operate a secured, frictionlessiii…

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Take your security to the next level with AcuSense


A feeling of security is a universal human need. And beyond physical, bodily security, people need to know that their environment, investments, and belongings are safe as well. Security systems are installed in homes and businesses every day to create that sense of security. Compared to conventional sensor-based alarm systems, a surveillance system that utilizes…

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Irisity AB acquires Agent Vi


Irisity AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Agent Vi, a provider of AI-powered video analytics. The consideration of USD 67,5M will be paid partly in cash USD 8M and partly in Irisity shares USD 59,5M. Agent Video Intelligence (Agent Vi), headquartered in Israel with offices in the United…

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Johnson Controls introduces next generation Tyco Illustra Pro Gen4 PTZ cameras


Johnson Controls has introduced its next generation of high performance Tyco Illustra Pro PTZ cameras, featuring AI enabled edge analytics which detects and classifies objects such as people, bicycles, buses, cars and motorbikes, and Intelligent Guard auto-tracking functionality based on face or people detection. The four new Illustra Pro Gen4 series PTZs are true day/night…

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How one municipality deploys programmable electronic keys for safer access control


Running a unified locking system for multiple municipal services may bring operational efficiencies. However, if the system is based on mechanical locks, it can also create time-consuming headaches. When keys go missing, for example, or user access requirements change, mechanical security does not have the flexibility to adapt quickly. For this reason, Vincennes city administrators…

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SailPoint survey shows employees’ habits expose growing risk amid the digital transformation

Annual market pulse survey

Annual market pulse survey finds nearly 50% of employees are using AI chatbots and personal assistants for work efficiency. The results of the 10th Annual Market Pulse Survey from SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., expose an alarming trend. Despite an increased focus on cybersecurity awareness in the workplace, employees’ cybersecurity habits are getting worse, compounded by the speed…

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