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IHS Markit has released an analysis of safe cities, noting the concept will become increasingly important as more migrate to urban areas across the globe.
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According to a new study commissioned by Schneider Electric, companies across industries are “increasingly leveraging the cloud for security applications”, with 42 per cent of respondents indicating they currently run security applications in the Cloud and almost half (45 per cent) stating they are likely or extremely likely to transition security operations to the Cloud in the future.
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IHS Markit says disruption is coming to the professional smart home market and that fast growth and low penetration means opportunity remains for everyone.
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IHS Markit has issued insights from the Appliance & Electronics World Expo 2017 in China, noting smart connected home appliances are becoming appliance makers’ strategic products but interoperability is still a barrier.
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Tripwire, a global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, has announced the results of a study that looked at the rise of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployment in organizations, and to what extent it is expected to cause security problems in 2017.  
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Researchers in the U.K. have found children are at “risk of dying in house fires because they often remain asleep when smoke alarms sound”, according to a recent Guardian article.
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A global study by Citrix and the Ponemon Institute has highlighted global trends in IT security risks and reasons why security practices and policies need to evolve, finding technology is all too often outdated.
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According to recent research by IHS Markit, the penetration of smart home systems will reach 3 per cent of global households by 2018 and 7 per cent by 2025.
Written by Jimmy Dearing, IHS Markit
In a new report from IHS Markit, analyst Jimmy Dearing says globally in 2017, the access control market will increase by 6.8 per cent and exceed $4.2 billion. Here is more from Dearing on the highlights of his study:
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has revealed the findings from its 4th annual State of Security Operations Report, which discusses the trends, capabilities and maturity levels of organizations’ security operations centres (SOC).
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The IPSO Alliance’s (IPSO) Security, Privacy and Identity (SPI) Working Group has published its charter, which provides a framework for the group to help the industry address the challenge of secure IoT interoperability by identifying and describing best practices for the authorization, authentication, privacy, integrity and confidentiality services of IP-based smart objects, as well as object life cycles.
Written by Jimmy Dearing, IHS Markit
A new analysis form IHS Markit says Chinese supplier branded consumer video surveillance equipment accounted for approximately 5 per cent of U.S. market revenues in 2016. However, the report warns the recent explosion of supply and demand for consumer video in the Chinese domestic market is a “potential ticking time bomb” for American market stakeholders.
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For market research and consulting company Parks Associates, three new technologies have “promising applications for improving technical support experiences and managing support resources” in 2017. These include: big data analytics, voice control and augmented reality.
Written by Blake Kozak, IHS Markit
Looking back at 2016, the smart home market made great strides in 2016 but there is still a lot of work to be done to bring smart home to the mass market.
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451 Research’s latest Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things (IoT) Organizational Dynamics survey reveals that 71 per cent of enterprises are gathering data for IoT initiatives. This is a three-percentage point increase from the previous quarter’s Voice of the Enterprise: IoT Workloads and Key Projects survey.
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From artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things (IoT), “innovations are unfolding in virtually every technology sector around the globe, continuing to change the way consumers, businesses and machines interact while also spurring the next revolution in tech market growth”, says a new white paper from IHS Markit.
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The installed base of security cameras in North America is expected to grow from just 33 million in 2012 to nearly 62 million cameras by the end of 2016, according to Niall Jenkins, consulting manager, building technologies, IHS Markit. However, the security camera product mix is changing.
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A new Parks Associates whitepaper, sponsored by Verimatrix, notes that video service operators, under pressure to provide a personalized experience to viewers, are expanding their video data analytics strategies to deliver desired content to their subscribers. In doing so, they experience several new risk factors impacting the privacy of their customers and integrity of the data caused by cloud connectivity, multivendor environments, and vulnerability to savvy hackers.
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A team of researchers from Microsoft and the University of Michigan claim to have developed attacks on Samsung's smart-home platform that use phishing and malware to take control of cloud-connected door locks and fire alarms, CNET reports.
Written by Linda Johnson
With a new year upon us, it is traditional for SP&T News to reach out to the industry and take its pulse.
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