Category Archives: Home Security

How to Set Up a Wireless Network Webcam

If you want to monitor your home remotely with a security camera, using a wireless network camera is the most permanent way to do it. You can make do with a standard USB webcam (or use your iOS or Android … Continue reading

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Security At the Edge: Locking Down the Network Perimeter

When securing your company’s network, it’s best to start on the edges — the perimeter — where the system interfaces with the rest of the world. It’s an approach that makes sense. While installing safeguards deep inside the network is … Continue reading

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Web Security – The Problem

Web security has changed a lot in the past few years. It is no longer good enough to take a desktop antivirus scan engine and scan web content. URL filtering isn’t enough. It is not enough to put HTTP security … Continue reading

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Home Security Cameras & How to choose them

If you have ever thought about installing some security cameras around you home there’s no better time than now. Home security cameras are becoming more and more popular since they can help identify thieves, vandals or just who’s at your … Continue reading

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What is video management software?

Video management software running on a Windows or Unix/Linux server, supplies the basis for video monitoring, analysis, and recording. A wide range of software is available, based on the users’ requirements. A standard Web browser provides adequate viewing for many … Continue reading

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What is a video encoder?

A video encoder, or video server, makes it possible to move toward a network video system without having to discard existing analog equipment. It is ideal for integration with existing analog CCTV (closed circuit television) system. A video encoder brings … Continue reading

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What is a network camera?

A network camera, often also called an IP camera, can be described as a camera and computer combined in one unit. The main components of a network camera include a lens, an image sensor, one or several processors, and memory. … Continue reading

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No IT Support For IP Video Cameras?

According to a recent report by the Centre for Retail Research (CRR) and commissioned by Axis Communications, many retailers are being prevented from deploying IP-based surveillance due to a lack of collaboration with their IT departments. The independent report examines … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi security luddite? The ICO is coming for you!

The Information Commissioner’s Office today published new guidance for home Wi-Fi security after a YouGov report found that 40% of home users did not understand how to manage the security settings on their networks. The survey also found that in … Continue reading

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An examination of DHCP Snooping with option 82 on Cisco.

DHCP snooping is a DHCP feature that provides security by filtering untrusted DHCP messages from hosts or other devices on the network. DHCP snooping accomplishes this level of security by building and maintaining a DHCP snooping binding table. An untrusted … Continue reading

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