AI is becoming increasingly powerful, and capable. It is now being used to perform tasks that were exclusively entrusted to people, such as driving cars or diagnosing breast cancer. Can we trust AI in critical decision making?
Executive Summary Personal security is a key deciding factor when selecting a university or college for further education. Over 80% stated that it was ‘somewhat’ or ‘very important’ (Sem works, 2007) to their selection.
Rapid advancements in technology are transforming every aspect of business as companies move rapidly to digitize and modernize their operations. Technologies once only used by the most advanced companies are now made available for every enterprise that wants to remain competitive in the digital age.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most fascinating aspects of sci-fi movies. Many times, AI has been represented in the form of physical robots, smart computers or even software forms as a normal part of society.
In some ways, the more traditional model of site security has become a victim of its own success. In a more ‘straightforward’ environment, security operators sit at computer consoles and actively monitor the feeds from cameras placed in strategic locations across a site like a shopping mall or a concert venue.
As Head of Security, you've no doubt found yourself in a scenario where your company’s board members and chief executives raise security as their top concern, all the while pushing you to cut costs as you go. It is a tricky situation to be in and it’s even more unfortunate that many don't realise that being able to achieve high-level security while cutting costs as much as possible are contradictory and extremely difficult to accomplish.
In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, we find a huge influx of people combining work and leisure in commercial hubs and retail districts, transport centres, and education campuses. On top of having ready access to a range of services, people flock to these hubs expecting more than convenience; they expect safety and security to be a given.
With all the media interest in cybercrimes and online security breaches during the past few years, you might get the idea that identity theft and internet security crimes are virtually the only types of criminal activity most businesses are facing today.
Large retail stores. Shopping malls. College campuses. Transportation hubs. These are all environments that are incredibly fluid — at any given time there could be hundreds or even thousands of people walking among them.
Nowadays, protests quickly turn violent and terror attacks are becoming more frequent.