Internet of Things

Access control in the connected workplace 2017

Access control in the connected workplace 2017 The benefits and barriers to enhancing convenience and compliance in connected buildings. IFSEC […] Read More

HID Global expands IoT services for asset management and equipment monitoring

HID Global has added item management to its location services and has launched new condition monitoring services that analyse equipment performance. Read More

Kitemark standard would be a progressive step towards strengthening IoT security

Rob Norris, VP head of enterprise & cyber security EMEIA at Fujitsu, reflects on the findings of Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report 2017. Read More

“The ‘security of security’ is our top priority in the IoT era”

Cybersecurity is a pressing priority for Genetec, just announced as sponsor of the Borders & Infrastructure Expo at IFSEC 2017. We spoke to their sales engineering manager, EMEA and APAC, Simon Cook, about their efforts to stiffen cyber resilience not just in their own systems, but connected third-party devices too. Read More

US regulator and healthcare sector fear medical device hacks

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and medical device makers are expecting more hacking attacks, according to an in-depth piece published by The Hill. Read More

Access control in the Asia-Pacific 2017: Legacy infrastructure, innovation and the Internet of Things

IFSEC Global surveyed hundreds of security professionals to gauge the capabilities of access-control infrastructure across the Asia-Pacific and demand for the latest generation of technologies. Read More

Insecure web interfaces are achilles heel of IoT security defences: cybersecurity CEO

Many vulnerabilities among IoT devices originate from insecure web or web-based interfaces, according to Ilia Kolochenko, CEO of High-Tech Bridge. Read More

Hacked ‘smart teddy’ database of two million personal voice messages lacked even basic password protection – security experts respond

Three cybersecurity experts reflect on the implications of the teddy bear hack and offer their prescriptions for reducing cyber risks in similar scenarios. Read More

2 in 5 building management professionals are ‘unfamiliar’ with the ‘internet of things’

The survey also found that 55% of respondents say that a ‘lack of clear advice or knowledge’ is a serious barrier to the installation of connected technology in their buildings. Read More

Internet of things bubble will burst in 2017, predicts Wired Magazine

As predictions go it’s pretty bold given sales of internet-connected devices already number 12 billion worldwide and are projected to grow to about 30 billion by 2020. Read More

The smart buildings report 2017: installed base, benefits and challenges, cyber threat and barriers to adoption

IFSEC Global recently polled hundreds of professionals involved in the building supply chain and management of commercial premises to understand the changing ‘smart building’ landscape. Read More

CES 2017: first “enterprise-grade complete solution” for IoT data security unveiled

Fortress Cyber Security has launched Fortress UTM, a residential unified threat management (UTM) appliance, at CES 2017. Read More

6 trends in video surveillance to watch out for in 2017

Wayne Arvidson, Quantum’s vice president of video surveillance and security solutions, surveys the CCTV market and shares his predictions. Read More

Smart fire appliances: how IoT technologies could cut maintenance costs and optimise incident response

Fire appliances have been equipped with IoT tech that could cut the lifetime cost of vehicle ownership and accelerate average incident response times. Read More

Smart cities? Few even have an IT department! Q&A with Silver Spring Networks on IOT in connected cities

Cities are getting 'smarter' as try to do more with less as budgets tighten. But what exactly does getting 'smarter' mean and whats about the cyber threat? We spoke to Brian McGuigan, European commercial director of smart cities and lighting at Silver Spring Networks. Read More

“IoT can be a force multiplier for physical access control”: Q&A with Allegion CEO

Dave Petratis, the president, chairman and CEO of Allegion, joins IFSEC Global in conversation about his own company’s IoT-angled direction of travel and potential applications for the internet of things on the wider industry. Read More

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Access control in the connected workplace 2017

Do you know your access control system’s weakest link?

Access control in the Asia-Pacific 2017: Legacy infrastructure, innovation and the Internet of Things

How a care home harnessed SMARTair™ to make residents safer, save staff time and eliminate managerial hassle

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