Businesses that continue to treat physical and cyber security as silos are at risk of being left behind, as technology advances rapidly and threats keep evolving.
Cyber Security Considerations for Physical Security Deployments
Global terrorism has evolved beyond soldiers and weapons, with many terrorist organisations using their internet as their tool for harm.
Recently a Belgian security researcher at KU Leuven University revealed a serious flaw in the WPA2 security protocol, used to secure virtually all modern Wi-Fi networks, potentially putting millions of devices at risk.
At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security.
As individuals, we are all increasingly ‘time poor’, while as businesses we strive to achieve more and more ‘efficiencies’, but for the Australian security industry there is one area that just won’t allow us to make the most of our resources – licensing.
IoT is the big topic to well and truly emerge from 2017 and seems to be rolling out like a steam train out of control but it is dependent on standards and some of these standards are mandated.
When approaching private security from a national perspective, security licensing and regulation in Australia is a complex issue. The compliance requirements of jurisdictional licensing and regulation curtails the flexibility needed in today’s modern business world to enable security organisations to respond to client security and safety needs.
With 2018 is on the horizon, what trends can we expect to see next year within the security sector?
Traditionally, security assessments in factories have been focused on the inside of the premises and not to the more exposed perimeter of the actual factory or plant, including the perimeter wall of the structure and the fence line.