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Security Solutions for a Post-COVID World
11Jun
Security Solutions for a Post-COVID World
Pandemic-related economic factors are likely to continue to present challenges across many industries in 2021. While the global pandemic has certainly taken the world by surprise, the security industry excels at planning for the unexpected and is resourceful in times of crisis. However, at a time when budgets are tight, many businesses, cities, critical infrastructure and transportation agencies need to be creative about how they use, update and redeploy their security systems across their organizations. When thinking more broadly about the role of physical security and what it can do beyond traditional applications to deliver more value, organizations need to think beyond the immediate challenges posed by the pandemic. They need to work to ensure that their investments not only solve today’s problems but also continue to play a strategic role even once the pandemic is finally in the rear-view mirror.
End-of-life Windows 7; Security Risk for PC users
3Jun
End-of-life Windows 7; Security Risk for PC users
Recent research by antivirus vendor Kaspersky shows that almost a quarter of PC users globally are still using the end-of-life operating system Windows 7 which creates a security risk and vulnerability to cyberattacks. This operating system stopped receiving mainstream support in January 2020. Once an OS has come to the end of its life-cycle, the vendor will no longer issue any further updates which include critical security fixes.
Extreme Networks outlines how to overcome 4 Common IoT Security Vulnerabilities
27May
Extreme Networks outlines how to overcome 4 Common IoT Security Vulnerabilities
Global research firm, Statista, projects IoT spending will surpass $1 trillion by 2023. But before you get lost in the cloud of opportunity, it’s critical to stay grounded. The average cost of a data breach in 2020 was $3.86 million globally. That figure increased 9.8 per cent year-on-year in Australia, priced at $3.35 million, a sobering fact to consider. Add to this, malicious attack breaches were more financially heavy, costing organisations across the globe on average $3.74 million instead of system glitches, at $2.90 million, and human error, at $2.82 million.
Ransomware recovery costs have more than doubled in the past year
20May
Ransomware recovery costs have more than doubled in the past year
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has received an average of 164 cybercrime reports a day. For this reason, Cybersecurity should be at the forefront of the businesses action plan. In an ever-growing and developing technological world, a new threat has emerged; Cybercrime. This threat targets not only individuals but also businesses and has an extensive global reach.
Fortis Security announces partnership with Ermes
12May
Fortis Security announces partnership with Ermes
Fortis has partnered with Ermes to provide clients with a security solution to combat the evolving cybersecurity threats businesses are now faced with. Ermes is an intelligent anti-phishing software that acts directly on a browser to prevent and intervene on targeted web attacks that other security solutions cannot recognise.
Milestone introduces the new Husky IVO Series
5May
Milestone introduces the new Husky IVO Series
Milestone is a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions as well as being a Fortis partner. Not long to go before the New Milestone Husky™ series is here. Put a cross in your calendar for May 18 and get ready to place your pre-orders.
Have you seen the latest version of Genetec Security Centre?
26Apr
Have you seen the latest version of Genetec Security Centre?
Genetec is a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions as well as being a Fortis partner.  Recently Genetec has announced a new version (v 5.10) of its flagship unified security platform, Security Center. Contact us to learn more about how you can use Genetec for your business security solutions. 
How can Access control & CCTV assist in managing a pandemic?
19Apr
How can Access control & CCTV assist in managing a pandemic?
Globalisation is the process of connection and interaction between businesses, people and governments across the world. This has been an increasing trend; allowing companies to provide services and products to a much greater market and have access to a more extensive array of resource options. However, the increased globalisation has also increased the susceptibility for viruses to spread and pandemics to occur affecting the entire globe. Read the article to understand how can Access control systems & CCTVs assist in managing a pandemic?
Are you thinking about cybersecurity? Are you sure you’re protected?
12Apr
Are you thinking about cybersecurity? Are you sure you’re protected?
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has received an average of 164 cybercrime reports a day. For this reason, Cybersecurity should be at the forefront of the businesses action plan. In an ever-growing and developing technological world, a new threat has emerged; Cybercrime. These threats targets not only individuals but also businesses and has an extensive global reach.