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Top 10 physical security trends from the past decade

January 23rd, 2020 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Top 10 physical security trends from the past decade”

“Often as we venture forward it is prudent to look back to see how we got here. The 2010s were an important decade for security and helped set the stage for our journey into the future.”

– Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security


It’s 2020, a new decade that will bring new security challenges and fast and furious innovation in the security industry. As we look forward to learning how to keep up with new threats and the tech to foil them, it is an excellent time to look back on the past 10 years of physical security innovation.

This article by Tracey Ades for Security Infowatch highlights ten of the most critical security trends of the 2010s and touches on how they changed security and may impact the future.

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The 10 Biggest Takeaways From CES 2020

January 14th, 2020 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The 10 Biggest Takeaways From CES 2020”

“Foldable phones and laptops, high-speed computer chips, next-gen smart devices, and more, it was all there at CES 2020! Here are the ten biggest takeaways from the tech experts at CRN.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


The Consumer Electronics Show is the largest technology show of the year, and you know we love technology! From 5G to robotics, AI just about everything in tech is on display at CES. We get excited about technology and are pretty sure you do too, so we’re happy to share this quick summary by Kyle Alspach, Dylan Martin, for CRN that highlights what they found to be the 10 Biggest Takeaways from this year’s extravaganza.

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Experts weigh in on cybersecurity predictions for 2020

January 7th, 2020 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Experts weigh in on cybersecurity predictions for 2020”

“As security teams and CSOs try to keep up, numerous new cybersecurity threats are lurking in 2020. Experts recommend cyber vigilance and a proactive strategic approach to avoid becoming a victim.”

– Glenn Baruck, eDot


A new year brings new threats. After grabbing headlines throughout 2019, cybersecurity threats are not going away in 2020. In fact, according to a recent survey of a prominent panel of cybersecurity experts, cybersecurity threats will increase in 2020 and will bring a new set of challenges for CSOs, IT departments, and security managers as the reliance on cloud applications and the IoT expand. This article by Steve Lasky for SecurityInfoWatch.com highlights The Top 6 Cyber Threats of 2020 identified by their panel of experts.

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Portland plans to propose the strictest facial recognition ban in the country

January 2nd, 2020 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Portland plans to propose the strictest facial recognition ban in the country”

“Big brother is watching. Facial recognition has been a breakthrough for law enforcement and private security, but there are many concerns about the increased use of this technology.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


In terms of security, facial recognition has provided authorities and private businesses with many benefits since its inception. The downside, however, has been the increasing concern from citizens and lawmakers concerning privacy issues. Specifically, many are worried about the use of facial recognition and the tracking of their distinctive features by governments and private companies. As the federal government plods along on developing new privacy laws, some cities are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to facial recognition technology.

This five-minute read by Sean Captain for FastCompany highlights the major concerns, what Portland, OR, is proposing and how it may set a precedent for other states as the debate continues.

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WHAT 5G TECHNOLOGY MEANS FOR CYBERSECURITY RISKS

December 30th, 2019 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “WHAT 5G TECHNOLOGY MEANS FOR CYBERSECURITY RISKS”

“Faster network speeds and an explosion of new devices in the IoT are some of the benefits of 5G. That said, get ready, this new tech also comes with a whole new set of cybersecurity concerns as well.”

– Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Ready or not, 5G technology is here, and the world may never be the same. Telecommunication networks, mission-critical systems, transportation systems, robotics and more will benefit from this new wave of tech in ways once thought not possible. In addition to the many benefits that 5G technology will provide, it will also present new cybersecurity risks that IT admins and InfoSec professionals must prepare for now.

This article by Stephen M.W. for TechGenix takes a look at some of what this fantastic technology will bring and the new cyber-threats that come along with it.

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5 emerging customer identity threats

December 4th, 2019 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “5 emerging customer identity threats”

“While it may sound like a broken record, you cannot afford to tune out critical information on identity threats to your business/customers.”

– Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


Data thefts continue to rise and alter the profitability and survival of companies of every size. In response to the evolution of data hacking methods, data security tools and techniques are continually evolving to help protect companies and their customer data. At the same time, legislation to encourage companies to better protect their customer data continues to grow as well. This article by Rakesh Soni for Security Infowatch examines the current state of data security, the top threats from 2019 that have the attention of security experts around the globe, and highlights things your organization can do now to reduce risk.

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