7 Weird, Offbeat, Quirky Security Stories From 2017

The security industry saw its fair share of weird in 2017, from ‘alien’ hotlines to drunken robot fights.

7 Weird, Offbeat, Quirky Security Stories From 2017

There’s so much terrible stuff going on in the world, sometimes you just want to read about something frivolous. Something that will make you smile and take your mind off things.

Fortunately, there were a handful of stories in the security world this year that did just that.

Robotics, specifically robot security guards, have become more and more prevalent in the security industry. One provider of such solutions, Knightscope, has frequently made headlines for incidents involving its K5 security robot.

But to be fair, it usually isn’t the robot’s fault.

Now check out the rest of everything weird, offbeat and quirky the security industry had to offer in 2017.

View 7 Weird, Offbeat and Quirky Security Stories From 2017

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Steven A. Karantzoulidis is the Web Editor for Security Sales & Integration. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Communication and has a background in Film, A/V and Social Media.

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