Future Fibre Technologies Limited (FFT), a global provider of fiber optic perimeter intrusion detection systems, has announced it intends to make an off-market takeover bid for all of the shares it does not hold in ASX listed security company MaxSec Group Limited. FFT currently holds 65,000,000 MaxSec shares (or approximately 13.7 percent). The board of MaxSec has indicated it currently intends to recommend the offer, in the absence of a superior proposal.
Enterprise customers often have unique needs and approaches to security. How will some of the top trends such as mobile credentials, cloud, big data, IoT and cybersecurity affect these larger customers?
According to a new research report Perimeter Security Market, published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to grow from $110.64 billion in 2017 to $196.60 billion by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2 percent between 2017 and 2022.
Enterprise Ireland, the Irish government agency for the promotion of international trade by Irish companies, announced the opening of a new Chicago operations center by client company Netwatch. The new office will be based on North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, and will employ five people with plans to grow to 15 employees over the next 18 months.
Outdoor security is rife with challenges and obstacles not faced indoors, and thus resists the kind of repeatable, uniform solutions that can often fit various indoor locations with sometimes only minor adjustments.
While no amount of security can guarantee against the possibility of an attack, major terrorist attacks around the world always serve as a clarion call, drawing people’s attention to security measures in their own towns, and many are increasingly beginning to turn their focus from indoors to outdoors and the perimeter surrounding the venues.
Accepted throughout the security industry as the best 24-hour visual surveillance option on the market, thermal imaging cameras are an integral component in effectively securing borders, airports, seaports, critical infrastructure, and more.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.