Security system unification, access control modernization, hybrid cloud advancement, and cybersecurity will be the top trends for the physical security industry in the coming year, predicts Genetec Inc.
Here’s what to expect in 2023, according to the unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions technology provider:
1. Labor shortages drive demand for unified security solutions.
In the Genetec 2022 State of Physical Security Report, 50% of respondents said their physical security team experienced human resource challenges last year. For 2023, security leaders are re-evaluating their technology stack seeking solutions that help streamline tasks, automate processes, and enhance team efficiency. Unifying video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition, communications technology, and other valuable functions can make an operator’s job easier and reduce costs and training. Built-in analytics or decision support features can further streamline operations.
2. Modernizing access control will be a top priority.