Another week of security news wonderment here at I4S – let’s get stuck in.
First up is the debut of our info4security Forums – a regular feature where top industry names gather to discuss the most pressing issues of the day. This first edition focuses on The Surveillance State – Myth or Reality? You can read all about it in three parts – part one, part two, and part three – and download the full audio from the forum, in six sections, from any of those articles.
Alex Carmichael of the BSIA has written exclusively for I4S on the latest updates with 21CN, and the work the trade association is doing to make the transition as smooth as possible for its members.
We’ve got two interesting stories with video content this week. One features CCTV footage of a baby in a pram rolling onto the tracks in front of an approaching train. Scary. The other is a demonstration from PPSS of its new cut, slash and bite protection fabric. The video includes some large blades, but sadly no biting.
There’s advice from The Networker on IP surveillance in extreme conditions; and from Iain Cameron, on remote video monitoring.
Also in the news this week were the boiler thieves foiled by SitexOrbis; Hikvision has debuted on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange; a new worldwide risk management consultancy alliance has been formed; and 4i Security claims that it is “revolutionising the alarms industry”.
This week’s Song About Security comes courtesy of the Cold War Kids, who are actually adults.
You should totally go ahead and enter the 2010 Security Excellence Awards. Go for it. Go on.
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Here’s a video of a cat rocking out to some guitar. Enjoy.