One method fast-casual chains can use to simplify the automation and optimization of foodservice operations is by employing Artificial Intelligence (AI) as part of a video surveillance system. Smart security cameras combine the Internet of Things (IoT) and security cameras with AI analytics, helping operators automate monitoring and analyzing visitor and employee behavior.
Communication was already a challenge in the security industry with widespread teams or lone personnel in siloed locations. Now that COVID-19 has virtually eradicated in-person interactions and many team members are only working remotely, it is all the more difficult to keep everyone synced. The entire face of security communications has changed, escalating the need to find alternate ways to connect with the growing remote workforce. Internal and external communications are merging as security companies struggle to manage disconnected teams. Remote work now requires mobile communication delivery at an unprecedented level. Security professionals are discovering faster, more effective ways to communicate with simple, plug-and-play digital solutions.
Bloomberg has reported that a group of hackers have breached a database containing security camera feeds collected by Verkada Inc., a Silicon Valley startup. The database includes live feeds of 150,000 surveillance cameras inside hospitals, organizations, police departments, prisons and schools.
Third specification from OSSA prescribes leading measures to mitigate cybersecurity camera threats and vulnerabilities; New app developer council involves essential entrepreneurs and small businesses in the alliance ecosystem
March 4, 2021
The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of stakeholders from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, announced two important developments to help pave the road towards trustworthy and innovative security and safety solutions. First, a new specification is now available to members that focuses on camera cybersecurity measures. OSSA also introduces a new App Developer Council designed to attract and involve app developers in the Alliance’s ever-growing ecosystem of security and safety industry players.