Fire & Security Industry News Round-up 01/07/16


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Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 01/07/16


Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 01 July 2016



Brexit and Security Industry

No-vote to the European Union announced last Friday made us all think “What now?!”. Professional Security Magazine asked industry specialist about the potential consequences of Brexit. “Ahead of the EU referendum, we stated our need to work closely and at speed with European countries to keep people in the UK safe from organised crime, cyber attack, terrorism or violent offenders. This operational requirement must be maintained as the UK leaves the European Union.” says Assistant Commissioner for NPCC.

Read more here.

(Professional Security Magazine, 27/06/2016)


Eligo team at IFSEC 2016

The Eligo team and I were proud to be exhibiting once again at what proved to be yet another successful event, meeting lots of great industry talents, networking, and experiencing the market’s current strengths. I was asked to IFSEC Eligo Fire & Security Team answer a few questions about Eligo, IFSEC, and what advice I could offer to candidates and clients in the current Fire & Security market on the day, and it has now been made into a video! Please feel free to watch below and read more about our experience at the Europe’s biggest Fire & Security industry show here.

Watch the video here.


Highlights of FIREX 2016

FIREX at our Fire & Security industry newsEurope’s biggest fire trade show is over and Attendees took part in number of different panel sessions and discussions about the industry and its future & got familiar of hundreds of products. Our friends from IFSEC Global prepared a summary of everything that took place last week across all three days (21-23 June).

Read more and watch a video here.

(IFSEC Global, 29/06/2016)


How safe are we in the crowded places?

Security experts explain that the communication is the main area at fault. Effective engagement and management of stakeholders is the key. “If there is a stakeholder that hasn’t been involved in the early stages, you may have to safety in crowded places in our Fire & Security industry newsdo the whole process all over again because they were not involved.”

Read more here.

(IFSEC Global, 28/06/2016)


Security Analytics market is booming

According to the latest report by Marketsandmarkets, security analytics market is estimated to reach $9.28 Billion by 2021 (worth $2.83 in 2016) at CAGR of 27.1%. The main reason of the rapid market growth are increased needs of Internet of Things and BYOD policy as well as deployment of web & cloud-based  business applications.

Read more here.

(Security World Hotel, 29/06/2016)


Over 25,000 CCTV cameras and DRVs used in DDoD attacked 

Over 25,000  CCTV cameras and digital video recorders were discovered to be used by hackers to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against websites. The botnet has a global distribution, but the largest number of hacked devices were found in Taiwan, USA, Indonesia, Mexico, Malaysia, Israel & Italy.

Read more here.

(CSO, 28/06/2016)


Artificial Intelligence Market rapidly growing

Latest report by TechSci (“United States Artificial Intelligence Market, By Application, By Region, By End User Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2011-2021″) predicts the US artificial intelligence market will grow at a CAGR of 75% during 2016-2021. Venture capital investments are in full swing and the number of start-ups are sprouting every year.

Read more here. 

(PR Newswire, 27/06/2016)


The issues of ATM Security

ATM security is fighting a serious battle against fraud and physical attacks. According to the European ATM Crime Report issues last October, ATM related fraud incidents were up by 15% compering to the previous year. New generation of electronic devices and video analytics are the way to win the battle, say industry experts.

Read more here.

(Security News Desk, 27/06/2016)

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