Fire & Security Industry news round up 06/01/2017


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What 2017 is going to look like for Security Industry? This year’s first week in our Fire & Security industry news round-up we cover the predictions, trends and forecasts in various industry sectors.


Fire & Security industry news round-up for the week ending 06 January 2017


Tumultuous year ahead in the Cyber Security

2017 – a year of change, growth, and advancement. The list of top 10 technology predictions has been put together by Beyondtrust, a leading cyber security company specialists. As the Internet of Things continues to change the world and the way people live, it will also continue to open threat possibilities for all connected devices. The cyber security threat landscape continuously grows in complexity and scope, leading to new attacks, innovations, regulations and security measures every year.

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(Security World Hotel, 05/01/2017)

Global Home Security Solutions Market is growing


By 2025, the Global Home Security Solutions Market is expected to reach $74.28 billion, growing at a CAGR of around 9.1% during the forecast period. Increasing count of smartphone and tablet users growing usage of smartphones for remote monitoring,  electronic security equipment is anticipated to generate lucrative opportunities and recent technological developments of Home Security Solutions are some of the prominent trends in the market.

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(PR Newswire, 04/01/2017)

2017 Security Industry Forecast 

It’s time to raise the curtain on 2017. Security Sales & Integration interviewed 20 market experts to create their annual industry forecast, presented in six acts: Technology; Markets; Business & Operations; Security Industry; Regulations & Compliance; and Pressing Challenges. The security industry must still face and overcome several challenges, with cybersecurity, in particular, looming as a potential villain, and a new presidential administration being the wild card.

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(Security Sales & Integration, 03/01/2017)


6 Video Surveillance trends to watch out for

Based on interactions with customers and partners, IFSEC Global anticipate a number of key developments within the world of video surveillance. Being used as evidence by law enforcement and with advanced analytics in retail environments, Video is also being retained longer than ever before. According to IHS, in 2017 video surveillance will capture nearly 6000 Petabytes of data, and by 2019 3.3 trillion hours of surveillance video will be captured daily.

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(IFSEC Global, 03/01/2017)

New IoT Security Compliance Framework

At its annual conference in London, The Internet of Things Security Foundation (IoTSF) announced the publication of its IoT Security Compliance Framework as part of its mission to drive the quality and pervasiveness of security in IoT. The framework offers a methodical approach to determining an organisation’s unique security posture and provides a comprehensive and practical checklist to guide organisations through a security assuring process.

Read more here.

(Security World Hotel, 05/01/2017)



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