Cloud video surveillance is taking over. At most trade shows, manufacturers are highlighting their answers to cloud-based security. Cloud is not all created equal, and without understanding the cybersecurity posture of cloud cameras, organizations could be opening themselves up to unnecessary risk.

This does not mean that cloud is insecure. When done properly, cloud-managed cameras can provide better cybersecurity hygiene than any on-premise system. Standard features like cloud-deployed firmware and security patching, by themselves, are an important way to reduce the threats on the network that traditional surveillance systems leave open.

When looking at cloud, understanding the following 4 items can help keep your organization safe.

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