The Security Buzz: Dec. 4, 2017 Edition

Welcome to the first of our industry news reports, “The Security Buzz.” These weekly news round-ups will share some of the top stories shaping the global security industry and impacting SIA members.

Industry Market Forecasts and Reports

The end of the year means the issuance of many new market reports looking to the coming years. To help you out, we’ve put together a quick reading list of some of the top reports so you can understand what is shaping the future of the security industry.

Memoori has released its annual 5-year forecast, Q4 Physical Security Business, 2017 to 2022. The new 2017 resource provides information about access control, intruder alarms and video surveillance market research.

Data Bridge Market Research’s Global Physical Security Market – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2024 reports global physical security market accounted for $70.11 billion USD in 2016 growing at a CAGR of 11.01 percent during the forecast period of 2017 to 2024.

The United State video surveillance market is set for growth according to the latest report, United States Video Surveillance Market, Forecast to 2023, released by Frost and Sullivan. The report provides an in-depth analysis of key market dynamics, including drivers, restraints, forecasts, trends, market share and competitive profiles.

McAfee Inc.’s most recent threat analyst report has identified five key cyber security trends to watch in 2018. The five trends include machine learning, ransomware attackers, server-less apps, the connected home, and corporate abuses of digital content created by children.

Industry News

Apple’s latest update for its laptop and desktop PCs, macOS High Sierra, may create privacy concerns for users. The latest update may allow attackers to bypass administrator authentication without supplying the administrator’s password.

Writing for Forbes, tech analyst Dan Woods covers a new model for continuous cybersecurity that has developed a process to make authentication systems work while preventing unauthorized people or hackers from gaining access.

Women from the national security community spoke out on sexual misconduct this. Over 200 female professionals in the field signed an open letter to the national security community, titled #metoonatsec— a reference to the “Me Too” movement, claiming they survived sexual misconduct or knew someone who had.

McAfee, now a standalone cybersecurity vendor, will add Skyhigh’s CASB capabilities to its portfolio of security solutions after acquiring the CASB vendor.

A robber, remains at large, after stealing from the cash cage at the Bellagio and escaping undetected through the hotel’s valet area.

Let’s Talk About It. SIA members: Join our online discussion forum SIA360 to discuss any of the topics listed above or start a new discussion about current events related to the security industry. Our new community is open to all SIA members.

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