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Antoinette King

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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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, Managing Editor

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 at any time. Recent...

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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General News

Eight steps forward and one sideways for the security industry

December 9, 2019Brian Seemann

The security business is in the midst of upheaval, with tech giants like Google and Amazon offering consumers the tools to set up and operate their own secure smart homes. And, the rise of IoT gadgets is further redefining the industry. However, if the last several decades serve as a guide, change and upheaval are the norm for security professionals. New technologies shift solutions and business models, and give both installing dealers and consumers new opportunities and experiences.Nest, Ring and...

alarm.com, Alula, Amazon, Brian Seemann, Google Nest, Interlogix, IoT, Nest, smart home, technology sunset


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Suppliers

Home security and entertainment is converging

October 29, 2019Bill Hensley

With the ever-increasing access to smart technologies, consumers are expecting more than ever from them. This of course includes home security; homeowners expect an easy-to-use and reliable security system - one that tells them when the kids are home and when the package has been delivered. After all, what homeowners want is “peace of mind” and when elements like door locks and security systems connect together this is easier to achieve. Homeowners are now expecting their security systems...

audio visual, AV, Bill Hensley, Internet of things, IoT, Nortek Security & Control, Nortek Security and Control, smart home, Smart home automation


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Monitoring Matters

Guiding IoT manufacturers to safer, more secure and private horizons

July 10, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Featured in Time magazine's “Top 10 Public-Service Announcements,” the popular one from the 1960s, 70s and 80s went something like this: “It's 10pm do you know where your children are?” Being the ripe age of 42, I vaguely remember the tail-end of this campaign where a celebrity or publicly known person — Joan Rivers, Jane Seymour, Darryl Strawberry, Paul Stanley, etc. —would appear on the TV screen at 10pm or 11pm, depending on location, and ask this almost sinister-like...

Cloud Security Alliance, GSMA, Internet of things, IoT, IoT Security Foundation, IoT Working Group, NIST, Open Web Application Security Project, OWASP


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Why's everyone “trippin'” about IoT devices?

June 19, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

According to urbandictionary.com, the somewhat “official” definition of “trippin'” means “when someone is overreacting or getting all 'bent out of shape' over something small.” And while most of the more popular IoT devices present themselves as a small physical footprint —for example, Google Home is only 3.79 inches in diameter, 5.62 inches in height and only 1.05 lbs. while on the other side of the ring, fighting for market share is the Amazon Echo Plus...

Alexa, Amazon, Amazon Echo, Barclays, encryption, Google Home, Internet of things, IoT, Zscaler


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