Fire & Security Industry News Round-up 23/09/16


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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 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.”

Read more here.

(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.

Read more here.

(Memoori, 21/09/2016)

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”.

Read more here & here.

(IFSEC Global, 21/09/2016)

(The Times, 16/09/2016)