Hi-Tech Security Solutions
The buzz around artificial intelligence (AI) continues unabated with many companies spending vast amounts of time and money developing the various concepts of AI to enhance the products and services they have on offer. Then there are also companies that suddenly realised that AI is the buzzword of the year and immediately changed their packaging and marketing to include references to AI-enhanced solutions, without actually changing anything. Full Article
Jason Bonoan, Alan Ataev
Detecting high-risk scenarios before they escalate is one of the core motivations behind the development of artificial intelligence (AI) for security applications. With AI in the quiver, operators deploying surveillance solutions can move beyond mere monitoring to leverage every video frame and piece of data available to identify threats and inform emergency response. AI is still an emerging technology; however, the benefits that its capabilities deliver are designed to minimize risks, maximize crime prevention and save lives. Full Article
Matthew Schwartz and Bashar Shehadeh
Cybersecurity is a topic that keeps senior executives up at night. Consumer data breaches and email hacking are constantly in the headlines. The truth is that any system connected to the internet is at risk — including a building automation system (BAS).
It is common for organizations to purchase (or create) a BAS, implement the solution, and then more or less forget about it, leaving the entire network and its controllers alone, sometimes for decades, until there is a failure. This mentality can create an environment where network security needs are not addressed. An intrusion into a BAS can lead to compromised building security and unplanned downtime of critical systems that can have rippling effects across a company’s (or a tenant’s) business processes. Full Article