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Submitted on August 11, 2022 | John Adams
Staff Shortages Wrack Electronic Security Industry ♦ Staff Shortages Wrack Electronic Security Industry - Australian businesses are struggling with the worst staff shortages in memory, with around 425,000 job vacancies currently listed, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The...
Submitted on July 19, 2022 | John Adams
Best of the Best VMS ♦ Best of the Best VMS – choosing the best of the best in VMS is tricky. There are many considerations, including budget, required functionality and existing system components, to say nothing of user priorities....
Submitted on June 30, 2022 | John Adams
Voice Alarm Costs Securitas $US517M ♦ Voice Alarm Costs Securitas $US517M – a Securitas security officer’s failure to activate a building’s in-unit voice alarm is set to cost Securitas $517 million as part of a settlement worth more than $1...
Submitted on February 11, 2022 | John Adams
If you are still debating cloud migration in 2020, you will be behind 90 per cent of organisations, according to 451 research. Most these firms employ multi-cloud. This indicates cloud adoption is mainstream, and most enterprise workloads are already there....
Submitted on February 2, 2022 | John Adams
Over the past couple of years the electronic security industry has been impacted by the challenges of COVID-19, which has accelerated some areas of business and slowed others. SEN spoke to suppliers and consultants to discover more about who has...
Submitted on January 20, 2022 | John Adams
In the absence of the year’s biggest tradeshow it’s tougher than usual to get a sense of the best of the latest solutions and the trends that will shape 2022. What security products and solutions did we like most in...
Submitted on December 10, 2021 | John Adams
As 2021 draws to a close, ongoing technology trends, operational priorities, business constraints and social pressures are conspiring to deliver a 2022 that’s going to be at once challenging and full of opportunity for security people. It’s not that we’re...
Submitted on December 2, 2021 | John Adams
After years being derided as vapourware, metadata-powered video analytics is beginning to sweep through video surveillance and it’s impossible not to see it changing the nature of alarm monitoring, too. There’s a reason NO/NC alarms have dominated so long. They...
Submitted on November 5, 2021 | John Adams
5G telecommunication continues to grow, empowering users with access to super-fast networks with upload and download speeds that are up to 5 times faster than 4G – with more to come. But there’s a private side to 5G many security...
Submitted on October 15, 2021 | John Adams
SAGE 2021, to be held at the Realm Hotel in Canberra on November 25, has been given the green light with the NSW/ACT border set to open to vaccinated travellers on November 1 – delegates/attendees can pre-register here and exhibitors...
Submitted on October 1, 2021 | John Adams
Beginning a SEN editorial with no sense of where it’s going suits the tenor of strange times. Usually, editorials write themselves at the last, a stream of consciousness emerging from the final agony of paper proofing, cortex enlightened by the...
Submitted on August 31, 2021 | John Adams
COVID-19 Delta variant is pushing technological change in the electronic security industry in a way we did not see in the initial outbreak, with many businesses pressed to incorporate additional strategies into security and safety procedures, which increasingly include vaccination...
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