Ewan D Lamont, (Analyst, Video Surveillance and Security Services, IMS Research

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Cybersecurity August 11, 2011

Riot Raises Questions Regarding CCTV Effectiveness

This week’s riots in London have shown that there is a limit to what electronic security can do: at some point you’ll need a pair of boots and a truncheon. But even then there have been complaints about ineffective deployment of the police; being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

By Ewan D Lamont, (Analyst, Video Surveillance and Security Services, IMS Research