Startups are a modern phenomenon, with all kinds of new concepts and conveniences for modern living sprouting in all directions. With the infinite bursts of creativity that accompany these startups, there is still an undisputed king of locations for startups, which is Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay area in California.
Startups are considered a “cool” concept, while the Startup Genome has all cities of the world trying to gain recognition as startup centers, in an attempt to keep up with Silicon Valley, They are subtly trying to even depose Silicon Valley as tech king at some point. Furthermore, startups are discovering that security of their business is also important as they try to get up to speed and to sprint to keep up with the rest of the industry they are in.
The security industry is one that is vital for the safety of communities, government, infrastructure and information, and it is a growing industry. According to a 2012 industry study, the security field is worth $350 billion.
Security startups in today’s challenging global security environment need to have well-honed critical thinking and decision-making capabilities, the ability to persuade mad influence others and compelling oral communications skills.
The world’s security industry is growing relentlessly, even though with little publicity, and startups rake in massive profits. In today’s world of growing security threats, people are becoming increasingly aware of the need for greater security of their homes. Furthermore, they are willing to invest in products and services that give them a deeper feeling of being protected.
Among the rising security startups in the world today, five of them stand out as being totally committed to customer service and the ability to meet head on the increasingly complex needs of safety and protection on a daily basis.
Keys are yet a fundamental symbol of security and the startup, Tony’s Locksmith, a 24/7 locksmith service in the UK, is committed to making communities feel secure and protected. Another startup in San Francisco is committed to protecting thousands of residential offices and warehousing facilities with 24/7 telephone customer support. When locations are secured, there is another need that arises in terms of fraud prevention and authentication. A startup in Georgia has built a digital library of audio traits to pinpoint the origin and category of phone calls coming in. In today’s world of technology, airspace security is a grave concern. A startup in San Diego that identified this need launched its company to take control of a drone over the air without the use of jamming. In an age where plastic money is in vogue and everyone is using credits cards but also having their cards hacked from time to time, a startup in the US has created a credit card for the 21st century which gives back control to the consumer, preventing fraud and protecting against merchant data breaches and card loss.
Even as big name brands grab headlines and appear major players in the field of security, startups are slowly but surely rising with the tide to meet the complex demands of connected security of contemporary times.
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