For Your Business Octopus
The world is, sadly, an all too dangerous place. Be it the recent terrorist attacks, home break-ins, or cyber attacks, there are constant reminders of the number of threats that we face every day.
Technology has, in some ways, made ourselves and our businesses more vulnerable, but it’s also providing us with tools to combat the risks and dangers that exist today. Here are six innovative technologies designed to make us and our companies safer on a daily basis:
Unless you happen to work in security, you probably don’t give much thought to the complex security systems that are in schools, malls, factories and companies. These facilities — manned by security guards and equipped with monitors to multiple security cameras — are hidden away from plain view.
Octopus, an Israeli startup, gives surveillance personnel more flexibility while enhancing security. Combining a comprehensive software with a robust smart phone application, Octopus is a Physical Security Information Management system (PSIM) enabling organizations to effectively manage all their security, safety and logistical needs from one place.
The advantage of Octopus software is that it can interface with all security systems within an organization, including alarms, fraud prevention, alerts of cyber attacks, safety, entrance monitoring and closed-circuit cameras. Unifying all these means of protection, spares companies unnecessary expenditures on expensive accessory equipment for the system.
“Modern businesses are looking for security management that ensures maximum usability, flexibility and agility,
” said Octopus CEO Tal Bar Or. “Cloud computing provides users comprehensive security management and cost-effective integration of improved technologies as new devices appear on the market. As more cloud-based security services emerge — such as cloud-hosted video surveillance systems and IoT-based devices — we offer our customers easy integration with other cloud-based services in a secure manner.”