Articles by Steve Van Till

Enhancing the Security Experience with Social Applications

How social applications will transform the security experience

Social spaces will be able to identify and know their inhabitants, visitors, guests, caretakers, administrators, and any other people who interact with them. This knowledge is a fundamental building block because social relationships are built on the concept of stable personal identity over time.


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How Will Big Data Change Security?

In the first part of this series (published in April 2013) we discussed some of the major technologies that will play a role in the application of Big Data to the practice of physical security.

In the first part of this series (published in April 2013) we discussed some of the major technologies that will play a role in the application of Big Data to the practice of physical security.


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How Will Big Data Change Security?

In this three-article series, we will look at the underlying technologies that make up the Big Data revolution
The signs are all around that Big Data is the first major post-cloud technology that can change our useof data as much as the cloud has changed the way we deploy it.
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Where is the Big Data?

Part 2 of 4
In the first part of this series, we looked at the definition of Big Data and the business benefits that companies are beginning to see from this new technology. Today, we drill down on what types of security data might make up a Big Data strategy, with an eye toward what types of analytics might help extract value from that data.
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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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In the May 2015 issue of Security, learn how to be the bridge between busieness and security with "customer facing," how to effectively work with your CFO, and covert security.

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Body Cameras on Security Officers

Body cameras are being used increasingly by police in cities across the U.S. Will you arm your security officers with a body camera?
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