Rethinking Retail Security
It’s no secret that threat actors are becoming more sophisticated. Whether it’s cyber crime or in-person threats, security isn’t innovating quickly enough or maturing fast enough to catch up. No one..
Rethinking Retail Security
It’s no secret that threat actors are becoming more sophisticated. Whether it’s cyber crime or in-person threats, security isn’t innovating quickly enough or maturing fast enough to catch up. No one is feeling this pain more than those in the retail sector.
HiveWatch Team Joins TIME Program with SIA & RISE
One of the values on which HiveWatch is built is a “passion for safety and security.” While we carry that forward in the software we’ve created, there’s something to be said for supporting the..
Product Feature: Emergency Services Communications
There’s a shift happening in global security operations centers (GSOCs). Centralized monitoring and response from a GSOC is often done for a global enterprise across multiple locations, but more..
The Hive Speaks: 5 Takeaways from ISC West
Judging by the amount of people I had to wade through to make it to our first-ever booth, it’s safe to say that last week’s ISC West in Las Vegas was a resounding success. Early reports from credible..
Women's History Month: The Hive Influences
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we see a lot of commentary on influential leaders in the tech industry and across the world. But women are making an impact each and every day on a smaller..
PSIM is out. Fusion is in.
In a global security operations center (GSOC), operators are making decisions about the safety and wellbeing of assets and people. A lot of the challenges across security programs involve many of these decisions being made reactively, which can cause burnout and..
Doing More with Less: 3 Considerations to Make to Optimize Your Security Programs
Here’s the deal. Budgets are tightening or staying flat. The recent State of the Industry report from Genetec found that 34% of respondents said..
A Celebration of Black History Month
If we’ve learned anything the last couple of years while building HiveWatch, it’s: representation matters. It shows in the leadership team being built, in the diversity of our team, and in the..
TLDW: 3 Key Insights from the "Security Business State of the Industry Report" Webinar
The security industry is, of course, ever-changing. That’s why it’s important to stay on top of industry trends and progressions to make sure you’re..
6 Tips to Make the Most of ISC West 2023
Are you ready? It’s hard to believe it, but ISC West is quickly approaching. Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned veteran this show for the physical security industry hits HARD. So let’s make..
A Look Back at 2022 with HiveWatch Founder & CEO
HiveWatch had an amazing year, and we’re excited and proud about the progress we’ve made in 2022.
HiveWatch’s Support to Students in Rural India
How HiveWatch Helps Me Support Students in Rural India I have heard stories about the general work culture at startups, which include long working hours, having hard deadlines, and no work-life..
In Physical Security, Data-driven Risk Assessments are Incomplete Without Device Data
As the global threat landscape evolves and security resources remain limited, security leaders have had to re-think historic approaches to security..
HiveWatch Honored in Inaugural SecurityInfoWatch Readers’ Choice Awards
Leading security industry online portal announces top products after more than 1,650 security pros participate in online voting El Segundo, Calif., Nov. 2, 2022 — HiveWatch, a physical security..
5 Key Takeaways from our 'Speaking the C-Suite Language' Webinar
In our webinar we invited representatives of key C-suite stakeholders to discuss how physical security leaders can navigate buy-in for security. Our panelists gave valuable insights into how and when..
Physical and Cyber Security Teams Still Need a Cohesive Vision
It’s not a secret that physical and cyber security teams are still operating in completely different spheres. And in many regards, cybersecurity protocols are lightyears ahead of the game. It’s..
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Physical Security: Why It Matters
A lot of companies say all the right things about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), but when it comes to implementation, it’s easy to fall short. For the most part, many companies struggle to..
HiveWatch Day of Service
HiveWatch Volunteer Day It was the middle of summer with July coming to a close. Though HiveWatch had already had a busy summer with kicking off a performance review cycle for the first time and ramping up to an important physical security industry conference, we..
Embracing New Technology in Physical Security
Companies moving to the Cloud As companies reflect on the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent changes to business operations, the maturity and effectiveness of physical security..
How to Keep Your GSOC Engaged and Ready
A GSOC is a key tenet of any security strategy, and because of this you want your team to be prepared and ready to act in a moment's notice if something were to go awry. But, if we’re being honest,..
The Top 3 Benefits of Utilizing Machine Learning in Security
Machine Learning (ML) should not be confused or used interchangeably with AI (Artificial Intelligence). ML is a subcategory of AI that uses algorithms to recognize patterns from data and..
HiveWatch: Phase 1
When we started building HiveWatch in 2020, we had a vision of what the modern Physical Security Program would look like. HiveWatch has been quietly working over the last two years to understand the pains of security professionals and how to address them head on. As..
Security Doesn’t Scale!
Security doesn’t scale! Now before you get offended and stop reading, consider where we are as an industry today and how much we’ve evolved over the past 5, 10, 15, 50 years. Sure, there has been great innovation across certain products: Camera resolution is higher..
Reimagining the Channel
In the security industry, “The Channel” is discussed in hushed tones and dark corners; this omnipresent thing that mustn’t be disturbed, or the industry as we know it will cease to exist. Or so that is the reality that is typically portrayed. The fear of disrupting The..
How Technology Addresses Worker Shortages in Security
It’s clear that despite recent layoffs in the tech industry and general unease about the economy, there are still significant gaps in the number of jobs available and the amount of workers available..
5 Tips and Tricks for GSOC Operators, by GSOC Operators
Before HiveWatch became a software company, it was a service organization. That service organization (formerly known as RAS Watch) is what is now our virtual GSOC (vGSOC). I interviewed our GSOC..
Working from Home May Not Be All It’s Cracked Up to Be
‘Wearing the pants’ has taken on an entirely new meaning after two years at home, thanks to COVID. Gone are the days of stockings, ties, and cufflinks; but now even just putting on pants is a..
Proud to Be a HiveWatch Employee
I never thought that taking a job as a Customer Support Specialist would be the bridge that helped me identify on a deeper level with who I am - but here we are. It all started when I found out that HiveWatch was taking an active role in Hermosa Beach’s Pride weekend...
Duty of Care - Whose Duty is it to Care?
Duty of Care is a broad term that encompasses some of the most important responsibilities a business can take on today. It might sound foreign, or even a bit vague, but duty of care is an element..
Your Onboarding Experience Matters!
Imagine being told you’re going on a vacation. You’ve been sold on it by this amazing travel agent - and it’s everything you’ve ever dreamed of... but there’s a catch. No one told you how you’re..
It’s Time for Physical Security & IT to Come Together
Taking a new approach to anything is never easy. For so long, security decisions were made by security leaders; but as the lines blur between IT and physical security, and as more security devices..
Reducing Noise in Security Operations Centers
For so many of us, the picture in our minds when we discuss security operations centers or command centers is the photo of numerous operators with multiple screens, a massive video wall and a chaotic..