Monthly Archives: May 2018


Guest Contributor: Kim Crawley, Cybersecurity Journalist On May 15th, Amnesty International released a fascinating report, Human Rights Under Surveillance: Digital Threats Against Human Rights Defenders in Pakistan. The report details how Pakistani activists are being targeted by cyber attacks. If you are neither Pakistani nor Indian, you might not know a lot about Pakistani-Indian […]

Pakistani Activists are being Targeted on Facebook


With cybercrime on the rise and costs associated with breached data and business interruption growing, businesses cannot simply afford to ignore the importance of having a solid cybersecurity plan for their organization. In the past recent years, cybercriminals have become more sinister and now use more advanced and sophisticated attack […]

Biggest Global Cybersecurity Trends in 2018




Top of mind for security professionals, given today’s increasingly hostile threatscape, is the mass casualty incident.  Everything from what we can do to reverse this cultural trend toward violence to how we should react in the event of such an incident must be considered.  In times of crisis, seasoned security […]

Tools for Averting a Mass Casualty Threat





Pushing AI to the Edge Horizon Robotics claims to be a leading technology powerhouse of embedded Artificial Intelligence.  The company provides integrated and open embedded Artificial Intelligence solutions of high performance, low power, and low cost.  Their website states “We equip smart cameras and cars with “brains”, turning them into intelligent […]

Artificial Intelligence Embedded in a Camera


Many would argue that the most important part of any electronic physical security system is the network on which the system resides. The switches, adapters, converters, and other network devices, not to mention the network installation and configuration techniques, will have a significant impact on the performance and usability of […]

The Importance of Networks in Electronic Security System Design




“It’s all about data for Pelco now,” said Stuart Rawling, Director of Segment Marketing at Pelco by Schneider Electric, when he sat down with Brilliance Security Magazine’s Steve Bowcut to discuss Pelco’s new data-centric paradigm.  Stuart cited the “visionary” leadership of their new CEO, Jean-Marc Theolier, as the driving force behind this bold […]

Pelco’s Data-Centric Paradigm – a closer look



Apache Struts is a free, open-source, MVC framework for creating elegant, modern Java web applications. It favors convention over configuration, is extensible using a plugin architecture, and ships with plugins to support REST, AJAX and JSON. Unfortunately, unpatched Apache Struts was the point of entry for hackers who stole 145 […]

Apache Struts and Equifax – What the Experts Have To ...