interviews


“Home automation and professional security monitoring don’t usually mix”: Essence Q&A

Evolving technology is upending traditional business models in the professional security monitoring market, as Rafi Zauer of Essence noted in conversation with IFSEC Global. Read More

“We find the needle in the haystack – and fast”: Qognify’s big-data solutions for mission-critical environments

We spoke to Moti Shabtai, Qognify CEO and president, about the company’s suite of big-data solutions, including Qblock, Suspect Search and Operational Intelligence Center. Read More

Watch: Your questions answered about the FIA’s fire detection and alarms qualification

What topics do these courses cover? What's new? Are the old FIA training courses obsolete? Watch the interview with Martin Duggan of the FIA to find out the answers to these and other questions. Read More

“We’re often dealing with decades of neglect”: Hannah Mansell on fire doors and the post-Grenfell rush to improve fire safety

With Fire Door Safety Week kicking off next week, IFSEC Global caught up with the campaign’s spokesperson to find out how the Grenfell tragedy has affected the campaign. Read More

How 360 cameras are a hit in casinos and why Oncam is relishing its Milestone partnership

To find out more about the company’s latest products and strategy for growth, we spoke to Simon Reed, regional sales director for EMEA at Oncam. Read More

“Would you wait two minutes to retrieve three-month old surveillance footage if it slashed costs by 50%?”

Gabriel Chaher, VP EMEA of sales and marketing at Quantum, tells IFSEC Global about StorNext 6, the latest incarnation of Quantum's multi-tiered storage solution. Read More

ONVIF Q&A: Latest profiles, cybersecurity and the Highways England project

Stuart Rawling, a member of the ONVIF steering committee, tells us about the latest ONVIF profiles, its cybersecurity work, keeping pace with tech change, and the organisation’s standardisation work with Highways England. Read More

“‘People of interest’ were known weeks before terrorist incidents – but data was part of an unsearched, unstructured archive”

Graham Porter, the company's business development director EMEA for surveillance and security, recently spoke to our US-based media partner SecuritySolutionsWatch. Read More

“The panomorph lens will imitate human eyesight and empower AI”

ImmerVision is a one-of-a-kind company intent on persuading the security industry that its patented panomorph lens is far superior to the widely used fisheye lens. Read More

How public CCTV operators can avoid eye-watering fines under the GDPR

Jean-Philippe Deby, business development director for Europe at Genetec, shares his thoughts on the implications of the GDPR for CCTV operators and the wider security industry. Read More



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