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Cellular IoT connections for security to grow along with monitored devices

Monitoring

Cellular IoT connections for security to grow along with monitored devices

January 3, 2022SSN Staff

DUBLIN—The number of professionally monitored alarm systems in Europe and North America is forecast to grow, along with the number of cellular IoT connections for home and small business security systems, according the latest research from ResearchandMarkets. The number of professionally monitored alarm systems in Europe is forecasted to grow from 16.8 million in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.0 percent to reach 20.4 million in 2025. In North America, the number of monitored...

IoT, monitored alarm systems, Research and Markets


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Suppliers

Viakoo raises $10 million in Series A funding for IoT vulnerability remediation

November 1, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Viakoo, a leader in IoT device remediation, announced it has secured $10 million in Series A funding led by Shasta Ventures, joining existing investors Stanley Black & Decker, PivotNorth Capital, and BlueFog Capital. This latest round will be used to expand executive leadership, as well as invest in product development and go-to-market. In addition, Viakoo is launching its Viakoo Action Platform suite of cyber modules, which remediate and repatriate IoT devices,...

Bud Broomhead, IoT, Viakoo


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Commercial

Is the edge the next great technological paradigm?

July 14, 2021Pierre Bourgeix

YARMOUTH, Maine—Over the past 30 years we have seen the promulgation of edge devices used in the public and commercial arena, including intelligent sensors, cameras, phones, household appliances, medical devices, temperature sensors, door sensors – the list is growing and endless.  We have grown accustomed to the use of these devices to help us conduct our lives and at the same time give us information that helps us make decisions. As these devices have become critical for private...

access control, AI, IoT, Pierre Bourgeix, Steve Caroselli


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SMB spending on physical and cybersecurity on the rise

Commercial

SMB spending on physical and cybersecurity on the rise

April 12, 2021SSN Staff

DALLAS—More than half of SMBs are concerned about cybersecurity regarding employees’ home networks, while 21 percent report an increase in need for products and services to protect or monitor the physical safety of the business, according to the latest research from Parks Associates. “One-third of SMBs have already increased spending on solutions such as voice and video conferencing services, internet access, IT devices, and support, and 37% are likely to purchase cybersecurity...

Cybersecurity, IoT, Parks Associates, SMB


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Cybersecurity

Network-centric U.S. military systems and the rise of CMMC

August 28, 2020Antoinette King

The digital revolution has enhanced military capabilities in so many positive ways. In the U.S., this is referred to as a Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) (Stiennon, 2015). Reconnaissance through unmanned aerial and marine vessels; the use of GPS to refine target coordinates; and digital communications are just some examples of systems that have been enhanced to provide the military with enhanced capabilities resulting in a reduction of casualties and improved efficiency. However, with this...

AI, artificial intelligence, Cybersecurity, encryption, Internet of things, IoT, NIST


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General News

ONVIF streamlines, expands interoperability with open source

July 21, 2020SSN Staff

SAN RAMON, Calif.—ONVIF is implementing open source for its network interface specifications for physical security technology, streamlining administrative and collaborative processes while also leveraging the collective ingenuity of the global developer community. The use of GitHub, an online open source development platform, will allow for easier contribution and collaboration on ONVIF specifications by applying state-of-the-art software development tools to specification engineering. This...

AI, artificial intelligence, Cloud, GitHub, IoT, ONVIF, open source, Per Björkdahl


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Also Noted

Essence Group joins Zigbee Alliance

June 8, 2020SSN Staff

HERZLIYA, Israel—Essence Group, provider of IoT solutions for security, connected home and healthcare, joined Zigbee Alliance as a member in the Project Connected Home over IP initiative. The company will contribute to developing and promoting the adoption of a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products with security as a fundamental design tenet.  “Essence is excited to join in and contribute to the standard by bringing its vast 25 years...

Essence Group, IoT, open protocol, Smart Home Security, Zigbee, Zigbee Alliance


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Bosch launches first fully open camera platform

April 27, 2020SSN Staff

GRASBRUNN, Germany—Bosch announced the launch of INTEOX, a new camera platform designed to modernize the security and safety industry by giving users, system integrators and application developers unlimited freedom for innovation and customization.  The Internet of Things (IoT) presents new opportunities and Bosch is demonstrating that potential with INTEOX, combining build-in Intelligent Video Analytics from Bosch, a commonly used open OS and the ability to add software apps securely. This...

Bosch, Bosch Building Technologies, intelligent video analytics, INTEOX platform, IoT, Michael Seiter, open platform, video analytics


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Monitoring Matters

Voice assistants hackable by laser

March 11, 2020Ginger Hill

The more I think about it, the more I realize I'm a “house purist.” I like my home to be as free as possible from “extra” electronics of any kind. Sure, I have a laptop, smartphone and a rebuilt iPAD from 10 years ago, and I'm connected to the Internet, but I don't have cable TV and quite frankly, I refuse to put a voice assistant of any kind in my home — ever! It creeps me out that some random person can be listening, inserting themselves into my daily existence...

Alexa, connected devices, Cybersecurity Assurance Program, Google Assistant, IoT, Portal, Siri, Voice assistants


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Senate passes of Bipartisan DIGIT Act

January 14, 2020SSN Staff

WASHINGTON.—The U.S. Senate recently passed the Developing and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act, which calls for the creation of a working group of federal entities and experts from the private and academic sectors tasked with providing recommendations to Congress on how to facilitate the growth of connected IoT technologies. This bipartisan bill, which unanimously passed the Senate in the 115th Congress and was reintroduced in May 2019 by U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Brian Schatz...

DIGIT Act, Internet of things, IoT, Security Industry Association (SIA)


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