IT vs Security: Surveillance 'Ownership' Stats

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 05, 2012

Who calls the shots when it comes to video surveillance? Given the close proximity of the system to several distinct departments, we were curious to see has ultimate 'ownership' of end user's surveillance systems and equipment. We reveal and analyse the answers in this note.

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