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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.

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Physical Access Biometrics Month: 5 Places Protected By Contactless Biometrics

When it comes to physical access biometrics, few things are more important than maintaining a balance between security and convenience. As biometrics become more pervasive as a physical security mechanism, contactless biometrics have gained a great deal of traction, offering the highest levels of user convenience without compromising the considerably strong security brought to the table with biometrics.

Today, as part of Physical Access Biometrics Month, we are going to look at five different physical access biometrics deployments that help illustrate just how pervasive these contactless next generation security systems are becoming.

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Nest Unveils New Camera that Detects Family Members, Intruders

Nest said Wednesday its newest security camera will take facial recognition to another level, with better sensors and software smart enough to detect the difference between family members, pets and potential intruders in the home

The company spent two years on the $299 Nest Cam IQ, collaborating with Google on algorithms that recognize familiar faces. (Both Nest and Google are divisions of Alphabet Inc.) The camera has an 8-megapixel image sensor and 12x digital zoom. That allows users, with a companion app, to zoom in on faces. With a $10-a-month Nest Aware subscription, they can enter their names, and the next time a person appears on camera, a smartphone alert will identify them.

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COMPUTEX 2017’s InnoVEX Global Innovation and Tech Startup Ecosystem Ends on High Note

Dutch security-as-a-service start-up, Amaryllo, receives InnoVEX pitch contest US$30K grand prize

COMPUTEX 2017’s InnoVEX exhibit attracted 272 startups from 23 countries/territories, showcasing innovations from around the world in IoT, AI, health management, VR/AR, cloud computing, wearables, and mobility. InnoVEX featured startups, VCs, and accelerators collaborating to build a new ecosystem for the information and communications technology (ICT) industry.