Featuring supplier news, product launches, events, our own articles, and more, read our Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 23/09/16
Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 23 September 2016
Cyber Security Market is booming
Over the next 10 years, the cyber security market is expected to drive $7.6 Trillion of digital value. The report was revealed during a recent high-level US-UAE Cyber security Forum held in Dubai earlier this month. “Public-private sector partnerships are critical to the future of cyber security, as collaborative information sharing will ultimately help define global security standards.”
(Security World Hotel, 21/09/2016)
Smart Commercial Buildings and The Internet of Things
The Smart Building Market are playing a bigger and bigger part within the internet of things (IoT) era. According to the newest report by Memoori, Smart Building device connections (worth $2.7 Billion) are predicted to grow to $11.2 Billion by 2021. Due to increased interest, the costs have dropped significantly, encouraging greater deployment of the market.
CCTV hacking threat in the UK?
The Times investigation has revealed that Hikvision, controlled by the Chinese government, has over 1 million security cameras based around British sites which raised a lot of questions about a CCTV hacking threat. IFSEC Global editor has spoken to an industry specialist about the overseas involvement in UK critical infrastructure and the video surveillance industry and what the industry as a whole must do to “remain one step ahead of the hackers”.
(IFSEC Global, 21/09/2016)
(The Times, 16/09/2016)