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Enterprises Soon to End Reliance on Humans to Fight Cyber Crime

With a 752 percent spike in ransomware attacks in 2016 and increasing reliance on machine learning to fight cyber threats, three-quarters of businesses (76 percent) will lessen the need to rely on human judgment to fight cyber crime, a new research found on Tuesday.

According to the security software and solutions firm Trend Micro Incorporated, these businesses foresee advanced security techniques as an end of the need to rely on humans to capture subtle differences between threat anomalies in the future.

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British Cops Make First Arrest Using Facial Recognition Surveillance Vans

Science fiction authors have been writing about it for decades. Privacy activists have warned it’s just around the corner. Today, perfected facial recognition is one step closer to becoming a reality.

UK authorities landed their first arrest last week relying on an automatic facial recognition (AFR) system, the South Wales Police confirmed to Ars Technica on Tuesday. Not much is known presently about the man or the crime he allegedly committed, but his face is presumed to be one of about 500,000 contained in a law enforcement database.

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ONVIF Sponsors IFSEC International 2017

ONVIF®, the leading global standardization initiative for IP-based physical security products, announced today that it is a sponsor of IFSEC International 2017 in London, 20-22 June, 2017, at ExCel London. IFSEC International is Europe’s largest security exhibition and more than 27,000 security professionals are expected to attend this year’s event.

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Toshiba to Highlight Video Surveillance Solutions at National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference

New cloud-based network recorders to be center stage at NRF Protect

At the National Retail Federation (NRF) Protect loss prevention conference this week, industry leader Toshiba will share its vision of driving growth for retailers and restaurants through three key areas: video surveillance innovations, cloud-based system management, and new strategies for point-of-purchase security.

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Understanding the Human Behaviour is Key to Enterprise Security: Forcepoint

Behaviour of humans or employees in organisations is a very important aspect of enterprise security, according to Forcepoint experts

Bangalore: Some of the recent Aadhaar card data leak incidents in Jharkhand, Chandigarh and other Indian states has one common trait and that is human element. Humans continues to remain at the centre of such data breaches and other cyberattacks that occurs globally whether they are caused to any human error, negligence or intentionally.

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Gartner Reveals Four Major Forces Powering the Security Software Market

The security market is getting a rapid shakeup this year as advanced analytics, SaaS and managed services and other major trends explode to unprecedented levels, according to a new Gartner report.

The Market Opportunity Map: Security and Risk Management Software, Worldwide report says there are four major developments in the security space, particularly as punitive regulations cause enterprises to rethink their approaches to investments and risk strategies.

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Comcast Challenging Incumbent ADT in Home Security Market, IHS Says

After announcing that its home automation and security services have hit the 1 million customer milestone, Comcast has become a major competitor to ADT in the so-called professional security intruder alarms market, says research company IHS.

“In recent years, the multi-service operator (MSO) market has grown to pose an increased challenge to traditional security providers, and the latest Comcast press release including the number of subscribers confirms just how serious the challenge is,” said IHS Technology analyst Anna Sliwon in a report on the home security market.

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Ring and Kuna are Literally Shedding Light on Crime with Their Smart Lights that Boost Home Security

In the hot U.S. market of connected (or "smart") home devices—which millions of Americans are snapping up at a rapid clip—two new products are banking on an old fashioned idea: Keeping homes safe rather than just comfortable.

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BullGuard Launches Dojo Comprehensive Smart Home Cybersecurity Solution

BullGuard, the consumer cybersecurity company announces the official launch of Dojo by BullGuard, the world’s most comprehensive smart home cybersecurity solution. Dojo is the only consumer cybersecurity product built from the ground up as an enterprise-grade, network security service for the smart home. There are billions of connected Internet of Things devices on the market today – from smart alarms, thermostats, baby monitors, smart appliances, lighting, locks and more. Dojo by BullGuard is built to protect them all.

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After London and Manchester, We Need Better Public Venue Security

Several fatal security failures have occurred over the last months, including the armed attack at a crowded Manila casino leaving 36 dead; the attack on London Bridge; a suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester Arena killing 22, and a fleeing suspect killing a tourist by careening a vehicle through Times Square, one of the most heavily policed areas in the world, closed to vehicle traffic since 2010.