Blake Kozak

Blake Kozak

Blake Kozak is a Principal Analyst for the Security Technology Group at IHS. Blake is responsible for all research across the smart home which includes business models, platforms, devices, consumer video and competitive analysis. Since joining IHS in 2008, he has authored numerous syndicated reports and intelligence services on intruder alarms, electronic physical access control, Access Control as a Service (ACaaS), perimeter security and residential security. Blake is also a regular speaker at industry events.

Before joining IHS, Blake helped oversee Ohio University’s access control system and interned with a US Congressional leader in order to conduct research on healthcare and other initiatives. Blake earned his BA – Phi Beta Kappa – in Public Policy from Ohio University.


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ISC West 2018 – Smart home

This year’s conference did not disappoint. The floor was very busy the first two days and the connected home section seemed to be much larger than in 2017.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Security Technology
Smart home – lessons learned

In the North American region, the smart home market continues to disrupt major service providers and tech giants. If 2017 taught the industry anything, it was that having a smart home offering isn’t enough. Strategy, services and risk are essential to be successful in the smart home market.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Smart Home Subscriber Database

This is the fourth edition of the world market for remote monitoring services by IHS Markit. The previous edition was published in May 2016. ...

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
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