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SECURITY EXPO 2016 – from the era of digital technology

Doubled number of visitors welcomed by the only Bulgarian exhibition for security and safety
Twice as many visitors have attended this year’s SECURITY EXPO, announced the organizers from Inter Expo Center. The 23rd edition of the only Bulgarian exhibition for security and safety was held from 16 to 19 March.
New security systems and digital technologies attracted great interest. It was mainly due to increased demand for innovative technologies for video surveillance, access control, fire detection, data encryption, physical security , concerning the events that took place in Europe the last month. Security has become an inevitable part of everyday life, so businesses, institutions and end-customers are increasingly getting to use such solutions.
New applications and software , cyber security
In 2016, the businesses demonstrated a wide variety of products and security systems. While so far the content of the exhibition was aimed primarily at hardware solutions, now the companies pay special attention to new applications and software that make entirely new product. This year there were exhibited more technologies from the sector of telecommunications, IP networks, security of personal data and secure digital transactions. Among the highlights there were also the protection of information using mobile devices, the possibilities of modern software applications for security management in homes, offices, public buildings and infrastructure.
"We are facing much more challenges for e-banking and e-commerce . That is why we work towards raising the level of cyber security in the country, said Ch. Commissioner Georgi Kostov, Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Interior at the opening of the exhibition. At SECURITY EXPO in the course of already 23 years companies and institutions seek to offer advanced technologies and protection of the systems. This is the reason why the exhibition has established itself over the years as a forum for cooperation of businesses and institutions in the battle against crime. 
Specificities of investigation into murders, linked to organized crime groups, psychological aspects of radicalization and problems of volunteering were among the key topics of the Interior Ministry this year.
Leading companies in the sector such as Sectron, Bosch, Andi-L, D-Link, NST Security Group, Western Digital Corporation presented the latest novelties in video surveillance systems at their own company presentations . Visitors learned more details about the latest video surveillance cameras with integrated video analysis system. Additional protection is provided by specialized discs for video surveillance, as the use of new technology reduces the losses of personnel and improves the playback of footage. The businesses paid special attention to the smart security and facial recognition systems. At SECURITY EXPO there were presented the VideoField wireless alarm systems - a revolution in the global market for security equipment in the last decade.`
For the first time the global leader in satellite systems attended a regional exhibition
For the first time GLOBALSTAR , the global leader in satellite systems and emergency notification ,attended a regional exhibition. Satellite systems offer greater security and provide connection in places without standard telephone coverage. Governments, offices for crisis management, shipping, energy and forestry sector around the world are increasingly demanding the opportunities of the indispensable SPOT technology.
At SECURITY EXPO visitors reviewed GSMs with indication of eavesdropping. Portable USB drives store information with enhanced security and allow for extreme destruction of data.
Security of digital technologies in online payments was the subject of the first ever conference on "SECURITY IN DIGITAL PAYMENTS". Security of digital technologies will be driving businesses over the next 1000 years, proving once again the need for forums and exhibitions to demonstrate the latest technology for the prevention of terrorism, crime, crises and natural disasters.
A platform for new business contacts
"Our participation at SECURITY EXPO 2016 was very fruitful, we created new business contacts which we hope to end up with positive outcomes", commented the exhibitors.
SECURITY EXPO is organized jointly with the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the patronage of the Ministry of the Interior. The exhibition was held in parallel with Bulgarian Building Week - the most prestigious exhibition in construction industry. They welcomed more than 8,000 visitors.
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