Fire & Security Industry news round up 24/03/2017


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This week in our Fire & Security industry news round-up we cover the growth of perimeter intrusion detection market, new technology against cyber attacks and more…


100% protection against cyber attacks?

Cyber security has become a high-profile issue, made even more so by recent Wikileaks allegations against the Central Intelligence Agency, accusing them of bypassing security encryption on a variety of smart devices. A researcher from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has developed a new technique that could provide virtually 100% protection against cyber attacks launched through internet videos or images. His techniques combat steganography, a process that involves hiding a message in an appropriate carrier, such as an image file.

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(Security World Hotel, 21/03/2017)

Perimeter intrusion detection market is on the rise

The latest report published by MarketsandMarkets shows that the Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems Market is expected to grow from $4.12 Billion in 2016 to $5.82 Billion by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.1%. The increasing risk of terrorism and infiltration, increasing government regulations on perimeter security, and significant reduction in manpower cost offered by these systems play a main role in the market growth.

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(PR Newswire, 22/03/2017)

Security Integrators potentials within the hospitality market

Establishing a relationship with a national or international hospitality chain could potentially anchor a security integrator’s business for years to come. Hotels are one of the most challenging vertical markets to secure and safeguard, but also one of the most lucrative. Video surveillance and analytics are in high demand with hotel customers, but security providers should make sure to simplify video management and interfaces for users.

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(Security Sales & Integration, 23/03/2017)

The pitfalls of hiring a private investigator

Private espionage is undoubtedly a booming business. The exposure of Christopher Steele, the man known for working up the dirty dossier on President Donald Trump, shows that there is a risk in hiring an investigator, however attractive it might be to have covert and exclusive information about a competitor, a rogue employee, a politician or official, or a member of your family. A private investigator, typically hired a law firm, and the law firm does it through an agency and the agency recruits the investigator, who is a subcontractor who the ultimate client can deny in the event that it is uncovered. Just occasionally, that deniability gets harder to sustain.

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(Security News Desk, 23/07/2017)


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