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Video Surveillance and Data Storage in the Cloud

Posted by Richard McKeon on Oct 4, 2016 11:44:13 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor of Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, considers what the future holds for the storage of video surveillance and other data.

With the inexorable rise of the cloud we talk to key security vendors about whether this a good option for video surveillance or other security-related data storage requirements. Despite all the hype is there still life left in locally-based storage solutions?

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Topics: Information Security

Using Data Intelligence To Defend Against Breaches Beyond The Perimeter

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 29, 2016 10:11:33 AM

Security News Desk sits down with the President and CEO of Cyber adAPT, Kirsten Bay, to discuss the inevitability of breaches and using data intelligence to defend beyond the perimeter.

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Topics: Information Security

The Deep and Dark Web

Posted by Richard McKeon on Sep 7, 2016 1:43:30 PM

The World Wide Web is an integral part of most peoples’ day to day lives, enabling business, social activity, entertainment, education, awareness and much more. With the growing Internet of Things (IoT) the only conclusion we can come up with is that it will continue to grow.  Within the Security, Fire and Safety world we are seeing daily innovations that rely on Internet connectivity.

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Topics: Information Security

Metadata Matters for Security

Posted by Richard McKeon on Aug 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, finds out why metadata, when tied-in with video surveillance footage, is revolutionising the handling of security and management issues.

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Topics: Information Security

Pokémon GO has Numerous Security Concerns

Posted by Richard McKeon on Aug 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Iran has become the first country to outright ban Pokémon GO outright.  Despite restrictions on internet usage in Iran the BBC says, “there have been a number of discussion on social media about the game.”

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Topics: Information Security

Ransomware is now a 1 Billion Dollar Industry

Posted by Richard McKeon on Jul 27, 2016 10:30:00 AM

The fastest-growing area of cybercrime has developed into a $1 billion-a-year industry complete with customer care departments set up to secure payments from victims of ransomware attacks, industry experts said yesterday.  This frightening and growing threat has been looked at by Paul Peachy from Security News Desk and SecurityMiddleEast.com.

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Topics: Information Security

Is Employee Monitoring The Way To Beat The Insider Threat?

Posted by Richard McKeon on Jul 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Insider and Privilege Misuse remains a significant threat to companies and incoming penalties for data loss are significant under GDPR. Philip Ingram from SecurityNewsDesk and SecurityMiddleEast.com looks to see if employee monitoring software is a solution.

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Topics: Information Security

Thales Breaks into Cyber Security and Consulting

Posted by Richard McKeon on Jul 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Thales, a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation, Space and Defence & Security markets, announced the launch of a new Cyber and Consulting organisation which will provide customers with consulting services in digital transformation and cybersecurity.  Philip Ingram from SecurityNewsDesk and SecurityMiddleEast.com visited the Williams F1 Advanced Engineering Conference Centre near Oxford in England for the launch of their new service. 

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Topics: Information Security

Internet Of Things, A Growing Attack Surface

Posted by Richard McKeon on Jun 29, 2016 2:57:36 PM

Paul Peachey, a senior crime reporter for major newspapers and correspondent with SecurityNewsDesk and SecurityMiddleEast.com looks at the growing attack surface through the Internet of Things.


For a home camera security system that boasted of its high-levels of protection, it proved remarkably easy to infiltrate. All it needed was a flick of the switch on the back of the outdoor camera and minor technological expertise for it to reveal the password to the home internet network.

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Topics: Information Security

Cyber Protection For Physical Security Systems

Posted by Richard McKeon on Jun 20, 2016 10:22:15 AM

Tim Compston, Features Editor at SecurityNewsDesk and SecurityMiddleEast.com, discovers that more and more providers of physical security systems are investing in cyber protection for their solutions.

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Topics: Information Security

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