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21st August 2019 Issue no. 471
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Dahua Technology has launched a high-end series of its NVR family, powered by the latest AI capable of deep learning and optimised for security applications, opening up new functions for end-users.
Is a hotspot real or malicious? Many consumers simply don't check. New research of 2,000 people has revealed that 79% of public Wi-Fi users take significant risks when choosing hotspots. Instead of taking the time to check that a hotspot is legitimate, users are selecting hotspots based on Wi-fi- strength, a name that seems appropriate, or just picking any free option.
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Over two thirds (67%) of companies feel that cybersecurity concerns prevent them from adopting new technology to grow their business faster, according to a new report from EY that is based on a survey of 175 C-suite executives at UK-based organisations. Cloud computing and the internet of things (IoT) were the two technologies that were perceived to pose the greatest cybersecurity risks.
Mike Maddison, EMEIA Advisory Cybersecurity Leader, EY says: "There is pressure for companies to compete in the technology arms race, but cybersecurity fears are sometimes thwarting adoption in important areas such as cloud computing, blockchain, artificial intelligence and IoT. This is illustrated in the concerns of our survey respondents, as 42% of technology and business leaders feel that they are behind their competitors in the adoption of new technology.
Hickleys are explaining the opportunities in key programming at two presentations being held in September, following on from their August presentations. The ability to copy or program vehicle keys and remotes adds additional business to service and diagnostic garages, car sales and main dealers, plus key cutters and auto locksmiths.
Measuring just 99mm in diameter, the new super compact 2 and 5 megapixel Wisenet Q mini domes manufactured by Hanwha Techwin are packed with features designed to ensure end-users obtain maximum benefit from their video surveillance solutions.
40% smaller than previous models, the new H.265 mini domes deliver real-life practical benefits to a wide range of end-users and in particular, retailers who require aesthetically attractive cameras to be installed on walls and ceilings in what could be confined spaces.
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KD Electronics, a leading distributor of CCTV, Access Control, Alarm, TV and Networking products for the security, TV and networking industry, today announced that it has secured distribution for Dahua's full product portfolio.
The Ministry of Justice launched the POS framework to effectively manage a pipeline of competition for new prisons and potentially existing privately managed prisons over the next six years.