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Webinar: What Building Owners Need to Know About Cyber Security Insurance!

November 28th, 2022
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85% of All Cyber Crimes Go Unreported

November 21st, 2022
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Hidden Cyber Vulnerabilities Threaten Smart Building Security

How can cyber security teams secure a smart building without first knowing what devices, systems, and connections are active in the building? That is the quandary facing building owners and managers as smart devices proliferate across their facilities, leaving a large and growing attack surface undefended. Those responsible for cyber security have to map entire networks […]

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SenseTime’s Artificial Intelligence Business Examined

In this research note we examine the ups and downs of Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) giant, SenseTime, during their turbulent first year as a publicly traded company. Founded in 2014 by computer scientists, SenseTime specializes in AI-powered software that analyzes images, including faces, and competes directly with Megvii Technology, backed by the Alibaba Group, which […]

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Buildings Can Do Much More To Reduce Their Cyber Security Risk

The ultimate vision of mass hyper-connected smart buildings hosting hundreds of interconnected devices will not be possible without addressing a wide range of building specific cybersecurity issues. Each system, device, router, server, and gateway, including their multiple versions and iterations, introduces its own cyber security risk to the building. And, without strict segmentation, unauthorized access […]

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We Need to Talk About Cyber Security Insurance for Commercial Buildings!

Cyber attacks are one of the greatest threats facing buildings as they become connected and smart, but ensuring smart buildings are insured for cyber threats is also becoming increasingly difficult. The rising vulnerability of connected buildings is driving limited cyber-coverage and some brokers have even withdrawn from the space altogether. There are some early signs of […]

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dormakaba Access Solutions Business and 2022 Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine one of the top three companies in the global access solutions market, dormakaba Group, based on their FY2021/2022 financial results, year ending 30 June 2022 and their latest Annual Report. This analysis also covers the firm’s strategic partnerships and acquisitions, focused on digital solutions.  dormakaba increased net sales by 10.3% to […]

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Mapping the Strategic Direction of Johnson Controls – Part 2

This Research Note examines the emerging strategic priorities of Johnson Controls (JCI) in physical and cyber security. We have mapped acquisitions, divestments, strategic partnerships and investment activity to ascertain the growth ambitions of the group, by categorizing the various business relationships by technology and investment type over a 3-year period. This article, part 2 of a 2-part analysis, […]

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Mapping the Strategic Direction of ADT Security

In this research note, we map the strategic direction of US security alarms and monitoring services provider ADT. This analysis focuses on the acquisition, investment and partnership moves they have made in Smart Home, Mobility and Connectivity / Cyber Security. ADT Reported revenues of $5.3 billion in 2021, They met or exceeded guidance from the […]

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Smart Buildings Are Being Forced into a Cyber AI Arms Race

Cyber-attacks now rank alongside natural disasters and climate change as one of humanity’s top ten risks globally, according to the World Economic Forum. Like pandemics and global economic crises, a wide range of buildings, businesses, public services, and almost every facet of society is at risk after the widespread proliferation of connected technologies, such as the […]

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