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Partnering with Privacy

June 2020 | COVER STORY
Evolving regulations and public expectations are changing how security practitioners incorporate privacy protections into technology solutions. Recent regulatory fines, particularly for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), show how critical it has become for security and privacy practitioners to partner together to provide solutions for their organizations.

CSPs Use People and Technology to be Business Enablers

Connected security professionals (CSPs) are business enablers. By receiving the right information in the right environment, they make decisions that move the business forward. CSPs use data and automation to identify risks before they become threats and respond quickly to mitigate them.

Enhancing the View

Over a three-year period beginning in 2015, Gateway Arch National Park underwent a $400 million renovation that added 50,000 square feet to the visitor center and museum, upgraded the existing security infrastructure, increased accessibility, and added new landscape features.

Facial Recognition Presents an Opportunity

Facial recognition is poised to become a big opportunity. A recent report from Mordor Intelligence found that the facial recognition market was valued at $5.07 billion in 2019 and is expected to swell to $10.19 billion by 2025. Why is this growth happening? Because three drivers are now in place.

The Impact of Privacy Regulations on Security Technology

Securing a premise shouldn't come at the expense of privacy. But for a long time, it did. While businesses tried their best to strike a balance between keeping people safe and securing information, many data and privacy guidelines were open to interpretation and rarely enforced. These days, this is changing.

Visitor Management Can Keep People Safe During a Crisis

In emergencies like that of the COVID-19 pandemic, the collection of visitor data can be recognized as a legal and legitimate for doing business during the emergency period. But organizations would do well to seek professional legal counsel before enacting these procedures.

Should Facial Recognition Be Banned?

In a time of crisis, it's tempting to let down our guard about surveillance. But privacy and human rights should always take center stage when considering how technology should be employed.