Banking & Finance security applications - Expert commentary

Video Analytics And 4K Cameras For Outdoor City Surveillance Present Opportunities For Manufacturers, Security Resellers And Integrators

An improving economy has resulted in additional spending on new and existing security initiatives in 2015, a solid year for the security industry. In addition, industry consolidation continued with the announcement of a few important mergers and acquisitions, which is further evidence of a vibrant and exciting time for our industry. As we move into 2016, we expect to see increased momentum for megapixel and 4K security products. The benefits of 4K are being realised by end users in outdoor cit...

Key And Asset Management Are Vital Parts Of Security Strategy, But More Integration Is Needed

2015 has been a huge success for key and asset management company Traka. The manufacturer is predicting growth between 20 and 30 percent. It attributes a large part of its success to the extensive work completed in previous years in the U.S. markets, as the foundations set are now coming to fruition.   However, Traka has also encountered a real culture shift within the industry. Where previously key management systems and intelligent lockers for asset management were seen as a...

Security Integrators Push Connectivity With IoT Technology And Global Customer Service In 2016

In today’s connected world, our customers are focused on streamlining operations and garnering actionable insights to help drive success across the business. Modern security systems enable security integrators to offer remote access capabilities which in turn helps businesses to improve their performance. For example, security integrators continue to bring new value to customers through new capabilities enabled by the Internet of Things. By utilizing connected technology and sensors, secu...

Security Goes Mobile: Identity And Access Management Solutions On Devices To Improve User Experience

HID Global is looking forward to a long term investment in a complete range of secure identity solutions. Also, focusing on its global partnership program will be on the agenda. An increasingly global market for identity and access management is undergoing very rapid development due to technological advances, particularly in communications, where digital mobile solutions are experiencing strong demand. The year 2015 was a good one for HID Global, which has a strong global position and is invest...

Siklu’s Millimeter Wave Wireless Technology Supports Video Surveillance Networks With Improved Capacity

Siklu further expanded its presence in the video surveillance market in 2015. The company released the world’s smallest outdoor Gbps radio to address the issue of densified coverage, which results in the need for high capacity connectivity in surveillance networks – a trend that has snowballed in past years.  Growing Video Surveillance Networks Demand Greater Bandwidth Capacity Developments in video analytics and resolutions, requiring high-quality video at the surveillance ne...

Affordable Cloud-Based Cybersecurity Subscription Adds Value With Email Alerts And 24/7 Service For Resellers And SMB Customers

SIPcurity is a new breed of security product that is a key element of anyAdvanced Threat Protection (ATP) framework As cyber threats continue, there’s no business or market immune from malicious takeover and data compromise. Now, systems integrators have a new, cloud-based weapon in their arsenal designed specifically as an affordable monthly subscription service to prevent telecommunications attacks and takeovers directed at small to medium businesses (SMBs).  Acc...

Concerns Over Card Security Systems Raise Customer Interest In Long-Range And Durable Contactless Access Control Readers

Farpointe Data started 2015 in newly relocated offices featuring a larger, more proficient layout that added new manufacturing equipment and increased its production and inventory capabilities. Shortly into the year, Farpointe introduced new WRR-22 and WRR-44 433 MHz receivers that use either 2-button or 4-button transmitters to open two or four different doors from ranges up to 200 feet (61 m). Each button outputs transmitter data over separate Wiegand outputs, yet the receiver installs just...

Enterprise Command Software Integrates Data Sources To Analyze Security, Business And Risk Profiles

The role of today’s security leader continues to evolve as they are faced with an ever-expanding risk environment that includes active shooters, crime, natural disasters, liabilities and cyber threats. Most recently, the terrorist attacks in Paris and the active shooter violence in California once again served as reminders of the threats organizations face on a daily basis.   Intelligent Technologies For Proactive Security Management Over the past year, the increased fo...

ID Cards As Preventative Solution For Shooters And Emergencies In Schools, Despite Budget Constraints

Budget becomes a major constraint for any school and organization while addressing safety of their students and staff. IDSecurityOnline, the leading provider of photo identification services will provide customers its innovative ID card solutions irrespective of their budget. The development of cloud-based services and mobile platforms has offered more options to organizations all around the United States in 2015. In the meantime, scare tactics have been the go-to marketing strategy for many se...

Falling Prices And Open Security Systems See Increased Competition Amongst Security Providers

Ups and downs tested the staying power of security system providers in 2015, which was a dynamic year for the security market. A key development in the security industry has been the acquisition of VMS leader Seetec by OnSSI, which has enabled it to serve customers globally. The security market in 2015 also witnessed a growing trend towards supporting diverse security systems from different manufacturers. Falling Prices And Increased Competition On the bright side, while the economy has not ye...

Increased Understanding And Focus On Data Analysis Allows For Widespread Predictive Security And Identity Management

2015 was a notable year for Quantum Secure, culminating with the company becoming part of HID Global. Growth was seen in several sectors for us, led by the adoption of our SAFE software solutions in the finance and aviation markets, among others. For the industry in general as it relates to Quantum Secure, predictive security became a more prevalent theme as organizations were tasked with not only providing more data but making sense of the data for use in improving security operations. Another...

Situational Awareness And Emergency Response Solutions Strengthen Security Infrastructure

The security environment is unsettling and continues to require focus and continuing vigilance to increase security measures. Sensors in active technology systems play an important role in situational awareness, which helps in identifying and responding to emergency situations.   As of October 2015, there were 45 school shootings in the United States. There continues to be grave concern about potential “lone wolf”-type events for individuals and businesses. Situati...