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Cloud computing security

The set of procedures, processes and standards designed to provide information security assurance in a cloud computing environment is termed as Cloud computing security. It is very effective in addressing physical and logical security issues across all the different service models of software, platform and infrastructure. Cloud security also addresses how these services are delivered (public, private or hybrid delivery model).

Why is Cloud security important?

The cloud's nature as a shared resource, identity management, privacy and access control are a major concern. Cloud computing security deals with the below given key threats 

Data breaches - A virtual machine could use side-channel timing information to extract private cryptographic keys in use by other VMs on the same server. Designing a multitenant cloud service database properly is necessary as a single fault in one client's application could allow an attacker to get at various client's data. 

Data loss – Data can disappear due to various reasons like a hacker might delete a target's data out of spite, careless cloud service provider, fire, flood, or earthquake. It can lead to serious negative outputs like impacting relationships with customers, legal issues, and more.

Account / service traffic hijacking - With access to your credentials, an attacker can eavesdrop on your activities and transactions, manipulate data, return falsified information, and redirect your clients to illegitimate sites.

Insecure interfaces and APIs – This can expose a company to security issues concerning confidentiality, integrity, availability, and accountability.

Cloud security - Applications
Public safety start-up chooses Promise VSkyCube & VSkyStor for cloud-based surveillancePublic safety start-up chooses Promise VSkyCube & VSkyStor for cloud-based surveillance
VSkyCube pre-integrates computing, storage, and networking into hyperconverged nodes The IVX, Inc....
HID Global and ASSA ABLOY provide smart card access control solution for George Mason UniversityHID Global and ASSA ABLOY provide smart card access control solution for George Mason University
George Mason's magnetic ID card system needed to be replaced with a more efficient smart card solution As the...
Meyertech provides a Meyertech provides a "fundamental change in airport video surveillance" at Cork Airport
Introduction In the first quarter of 2015 Meyertech completed the modernisation of Cork airports video surveillance system which went...
Cloud security - News
InnoVi For Smart Cities: Agent Vi's New AI-based Cloud Platform
March 29, 2017: innoVi eliminates the need for continuous human monitoring of surveillance cameras, as it detects and alerts to security and safety incidents in real-time Agent Video Intelligence, a provider of video analytics solutions, is...
CodeLynx Adapts Microsoft HoloLens Headset For Security Systems On The Go
March 29, 2017: “Mixed reality” may seem like a strange term to apply to the physical security industry, but it describes a new approach to enable the features of access control and video surveillance systems to be...
Deep Learning Algorithms Broaden The Scope Of Video Analytics
Deep Learning is a name used to describe a family of algorithms based on the concept of neural networks Over the years, video analytics has gained an unfavourable reputation for over-promising and under-delivering...
Aligning Physical And Digital Security In The Cloud
Organizations are moving to align their physical and digital security initiatives, especially in today’s more connected world Organizations must address growing security threats using fewer resources in an...
Brivo Introduces ACS6000 And ACS300 Door Access Controllers
March 24, 2017: The ACS6000 is a powerful plug-compatible update to Brivo’s popular ACS5000 controller, adding higher credential capacity, OSDP reader support, and optional WiFi connectivity Brivo, a provider of cloud-based...
SALTO Rebrands Cloud-based Wireless Locking Solution As SALTO KS, Keys As A Service
March 22, 2017: SALTO KS provides a flexible access control management system that requires no software installation or the added expense of a fully-wired electronic product The knowledge acquired through constant market learning...
Schneider Electric Study Highlights Cross-industry Trend To Move Security Applications To The Cloud
March 22, 2017: Organizations utilize the cloud for existing applications, including data storage, HR, email and security According to a new study commissioned by Schneider Electric, companies across industries are increasingly...
SALTO Systems To Showcase Products, Software And Partnerships At ISC West 2017
March 21, 2017: Salto Systems will showcase access control products and software at ISC West 2017 SALTO Systems, a manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, will showcase new products, innovative technology in...
Dahua Announces Integration Of Angelcam With Eco-Savvy 2.0 And Home Wi-Fi Cameras
March 21, 2017: The inclusion of Angelcam will simplify the process of connecting cameras to the cloud and offer an assortment of features Dahua, a manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance products and services,...
Brivo OnAir Cloud-based Access Control System To Include Mercury’s Open Platform Hardware
March 16, 2017: Brivo OnAir combines access control technology, video surveillance and mobile credentialing in a unified cloud-based security platform Brivo, the provider of cloud-based physical access control systems and mobile...
In Profile
Arecont Vision Releases MicroDome Duo Compact Twin-sensor Megapixel Camera Series
Arecont Vision Releases MicroDome Duo Compact Twin-sensor Megapixel Camera Series

Exhibiting at ISC West 2017: Booth 8045

Arecont Vision announces the expansion of the compact MicroDome ultra-low profile true day/night camera family with the release of its dual-sensor MicroDome Duo series.

MicroDome Duo Unique Capabilities

With revolutionary innovation and in-house designs, Arecont Vision has pioneered the multi-sensor megapixel surveillance camera market since 2006. MicroDome Duo is the latest addition to that continuing heritage, with an extremely compact and advanced twin sensor omnidirectional camera. Both sensors feature independent remote focus modules, mounted on 3-axis gimbals for outstanding viewing coverage. 

“Customers across the Middle East and around the world will benefit from the small size, advanced cybersecurity protection, future-proof design, and unique capabilities of the new MicroDome Duo,” said Sanjit Bardhan, Vice President of Sales, Middle East, Africa, ...

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Arecont VisionAvigilon Corporation
BCDVideoHID Global
Hikvision USA Inc.IDIS
InterlogixKeyscan Inc.
Promise Technology

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