There is currently a lot of hype about the “smart cities” concept, and communities and governments around the world are jumping onto the bandwagon. While most of the focus is on eliminating inefficiencies in a variety of infrastructure systems–from transportation to utilities and beyond—the reality is a “smart city” should equate to a “safe city.”
Category: Security Hardware and Technology
The tools of the security trade are advancing at an extraordinary pace. We take a look at the latest security hardware and software, from malware and cyberattack detection to cameras to motion sensors. These articles will help you determine what gadgets may be best for your security strategy—and what will fit your budget.
Armored Things, an emerging leader in operational intelligence solutions, recently named Julie Johnson as Chief Executive Officer. We asked Julie a few questions about how artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting the physical security and facilities management spaces—read on to see what she had to say.
Workplace violence is unpredictable … or is it? Wearables and predictive analytics are more than just trendy tech tools—they have the potential to give safety managers an edge in foreseeing and preventing workplace violence.
There is a movement underway to better maintain new buildings sprouting up across America through the integration of systems that support environmental initiatives.
Devices built for the Internet of Things (IoT) are increasingly finding their way onto organizational networks. Even modest predictions estimate more than 20 billion IoT devices (thermostats, cameras, coffee makers, light bulbs, printers, etc…) will be connected to networks across the world by 2020. While these devices provide a good deal of convenience to end […]
More and more, security executives are working with the C-suite to implement surveillance tools to track and predict their employees’ performance, as well as to seek ways to improve employee productivity and overall organizational profitability. But such surveillance and monitoring tools can also be intrusive and detrimental if they’re not used and implemented properly.
There is a host of reasons for a business to invest in a new security system, ranging from upgrading older and/or dead equipment to meeting the changing demands of a growing business. It’s important to choose the proper high-definition cameras, system devices, and management software to meet your security needs. However, it’s often easy to […]
Threat actors are not only increasing the frequency of their cyberattacks, they are constantly working to evolve their techniques to capitalize on unsuspecting end users and unpatched software alike. A recent study conducted by Oracle asked policy makers, C-Suite executives about their insights regarding cyberthreats, and their opinions on how to address them.
Every IT department has some old gear that’s functional, but is built to handle old storage material or can’t handle modern work demands. It can often be a pain to recycle, and, it’s still functional, so why get rid of it? Who knows, maybe someone will need a file stored on a legacy medium. Well, […]
Managing the storage requirements of integrated electronic systems is increasingly becoming a challenge. Larger files, changing retention policies, and new analytics and search tools offering greater forensics, are pushing storage to the max.