Welcome to ISC Security News

Welcome to ISC News

The latest addition to the ISC brand that extends industry content to a year-round resource. Learn about up-and-coming trends, innovations, technologies and information critical to physical, IT and IoT security. Discover new brands, companies, and products revolutionizing the industry, and get all the information you need to keep your business (and career) ahead of new threats.

Covid-19: Essentials for Business Continuity Now

In a recent poll conducted by Gartner, just 12 percent of more than 1,500 people surveyed in a recent business continuity webinar think their businesses are highly prepared for the impact of coronavirus. And only 26 percent believe that the virus will have little or no impact on their...

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Expo Seguridad Mexico and Expo Seguridad Industrial Announce Postponement and New Dates

Reed Exhibitions Mexico, organizers of the Expo Seguridad Mexico and Expo Seguridad Industrial events, have responded to the growing global public health crisis by postponing the shows, which were originally scheduled to begin on April 21. The events will now take place from August 18 to 20, 2020...

ISC West 2020 Releases New Dates

ISC West today confirmed that the dates for the 2020 event will be July 20 – 22. The event, which will take place at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, was one of numerous business and entertainment gatherings across the U.S. and the world affected by the onset of the coronavirus. “We’re happy...

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The Promise of OSDP and What it Means for Access Control Systems

The security of many physical access control systems today is below accepted industry guidelines, making them vulnerable to over-the-counter exploits. But, adoption of the SIA Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) is increasing, and expected to lead to enhanced security and flexibility for...

Spending on Smart Cities Security Technology to Increase

Spending on smart cities technology is expected to increase nearly 20 percent over the next year. The forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) is titled  Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide and shows global spending on smart cities initiatives will total nearly $124...

Purdue and DOE Partner On Cyber-Physical Research Lab

Purdue University’s CERIAS (Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories to create a new laboratory facility to enhance Purdue’s efforts around cyber and cyber-physical...

Ransomware Attack Shuts Down Gas Facility

An advisory from the Department of Homeland Security says that a U.S.-based natural gas-compression facility was forced to shut down operation for two days recently after being hit with a ransomware attack.  The facility was not named by DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security...

How to Protect Physical Security Systems from Cyber Threats

As physical security systems increasingly merge with cyber, they are becoming more vulnerable to attacks. In many ways, physical security systems have become cybersecurity systems due to their interconnectedness and reliance on IoT architecture.  In an upcoming session at ISC West,...