Home Security : Monitoring - Recording - Deterrent

Home Security and Peace of mind

Home is where everyone finds comforts, love and feels safe. But with change in time and safety of home often at stakes. With increase in unwanted loitering, theft, property damage or unidentified events around property car affect your safety and quality of life.

Nowadays, there are many surveillance, monitoring, burglar alarm, control system and technology support to provide you a peace of mind and boost your confidence of safety and protection.

Level 1 - starts with controlled access, an entry system which allows and limits the user and unwanted access. It can be done to small or whole premises as well as separate locking or access system within same location. 

Level 2 - Alarmed Monitoring , It adds above features and features of it's own to deter the intruders and take immediate actions when needed.

Level 3 - it's done by a surveillance system made of multiple security cameras and recording system. Which records all activity, 24 hours a day and 7…

Acronym for Network System, interconnection and cabling

Common Acronym used for  Network System, Interconnection and Cabling

ACL : Access Control List

ADSL : Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

AES : Advanced Encryption Statndard

AP : Access Point

ARIN : American Registry for Internet Numbers

ARP : Address Resolution Protocol

ATM : Asynchronous Transfer Mode

BERT : Bit-Error Rate Test

BGP : Border Gateway Protocol

BLE : Bluetooth Low Energy

CaaS : Communication as a Service

CAN : Campus Area Network

CASB : Cloud Access Security Broker

CAT : Category

CCTV : Closed Circuit Television

CDMA : Code Division Multiple Access

CoS : Class of Service

CPU : Central Processing Unit

CRC : Cyclic Redundancy Check

dB : Decibel

DHCP : Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DLC : Data Link Control

DLP : Data Loss Prevention

DMZ : Demilitarized Zone

DNS : Domain Name Service/Server/System

DOCSIS : Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specification

DSL : Digital Subscriber Line

E1 : E-carrier level 1

EAP : Extensible Authentication Protocol

EDNS : Extension Mechanisms for DNS

EGP : Exterior Gate…

Cyber Security 101 - Basic principles

CYBER SECURITY 101 With changes in technology and everyone connected digitally often create a havoc thought of privacy and security, often termed as Cyber Security.

Do's and Don'ts  -  Wants and Needs, often dictates our choices of selection. But before we go deeper in discussion , let's talk Security at basic level to better understand it.
Here are basic principles which can help understand security  for better designed solutions for physical or  cyber security needs.
1) Security Vs Convenience  : It's usual that higher the level of security is create lower the convenience level it creates for user in order to safely go through all layers of security. Ease to access means limited security for user as well as intruder. Choosing the balance wisely with needs and requirements is essential.
2) Security is continuous process : Issues can be fixed and resolved to mitigate the risk but there's always be new avenues of exposure and it's impossible to eliminate all ri…

CE Code Handbook for Fiber Optic Cable

In CE Code handbook, installation of fiber optic cable in same vicinity of electrical cables has be discussed. Section 56 is intended to ensure that optical fiber cables installed adjacent to, or in the same raceway and enclosures as, component of electrical systems do not pose, or contribute, to a fire or shock

Section 56 – Optical Fiber Cables
Rule 56-000 Scope Section 56 includes additional and specific requirements for the installation of optical fibre cable adjacent to electrical conductors or electrical system equipment. These optical fiber cables are used for control, signalling and communications functions that are generally performed by electrical conductors. The optical fibers transmit modulated light patterns that are encoded and decoded by terminal equipment. They do not transmit electrical voltages or currents, nor are they affected by electrical contact or induction. Shock and fire hazards, however, can arise from following: 1) The type of optical fiber cable being instal…

Structured Cabling - Backbone of all connectivity

Core of all connectivity - Structured Cabling 
 One of the most essential and critical part is to understand how beneficial a well designed cable network can be but it may looses it's merits if it's not done correctly. When designing a structured cabling for any house, office, buildings, factory, warehouse or any premises which needs connectivity or inter-connectivity whether by means of wired or wireless connections, most professionals follow either  a 4 steps process :  Analyse and Plan - Design the Network - Execute the Installation - Measure and validate

Most efficient and economical structured cabling design begins with analyzing the requirements and needs at present moment as well as forecasting future growth few years ahead. The scope should allow to upgrade or repair any issues without damaging physical infrastructure, limiting possible down time, patching or replacements of defectives as well as monitor and maintain the performance status.

Next, it is all about calcul…

Introduction to Structured Cabling

What is Structured Cabling ?
As with time and technology the communications methods, medium, technology, equipment and everything associated with connectivity or inter-connectivity is changing. With so many vendors, products, designs and requirements it's difficult to keep up with communication system. When used in smaller scales for fewer devices it was manageable but when it comes to bigger infrastructures, offices or facilities with various possibilities as well as tendency to change and upgrade it was very difficult for IT and Network designers, to answer this complexity standards were proposed which will guide the type of wiring, material of wiring, speed, connectors, protocols, data rates, error rates and more. This allowed flexibility and capability to manage a bigger infrastructure  with ease. This is how structured wiring system or cabling infrastructure came into existence. Structured cabling infrastructureusuallyconsists of a number of standardized smaller elements often…