There is no doubt that body cameras and live streaming video has helped with officer and civilian safety. Body cams are starting to play a significant role in how we investigate crime and this method is growing at a rapid pace. In today’s world, having a video camera in your pocket at all times is the norm so even civilian videos need to be stored for evidence. Both small and large agencies around the country need to be prepared for large costs of implementing cameras on officers. Cameras alone are expensive, although, the real costs occur within the IT infrastructure needed to store, protect and backup these large files once produced.
Every 39 seconds a computer connected to the internet encounters some kind Cyber Attack. 80% of agencies are burdened with inadequate Cyber Security infrastructure. What is your agency doing to secure your systems?