Tag Archives: network security

Embrace a Security Culture

In the Washington, D.C., area where InfoComm is located, we have an unreliable, accident-prone light rail system. The NTSB says it lacks a “safety culture.” We are at the point in AV and IT integration where AV companies should (if they haven’t already) embrace a “security culture.” It is practically an existential issue.

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Weekly Reading: Security is Key to IoT

I help administer a blog (not this one). It has some very good built-in security. No one has broken in (not sure why they would, except maybe to “borrow” the infrastructure or as an avenue to somewhere else on the Net), but there have been plenty of attempts. In the past week, I’ve been alerted to […]

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Weekly Reading: Net Insecurity on Campus, at the Nuke Plant

For an infographic that InfoComm recently published about AV in higher education, we learned that 79 percent of students think their study tools should be more like social media. Wha?! Although maybe students have it all figured out — turn this century’s great distraction into an avenue of learning. Heck, if you’re already checking your […]

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How Vulnerable Are Your Enterprise Conference Rooms?

I’ve written past blogs about how today’s collaboration needs require an “any-to-any” mindset, and about how the look of enterprise conference rooms is changing. In the first blog I explained that “any” represents the expectation from the now-seasoned users of collaboration that everything should just work — in any combination and anywhere they happen to […]

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Weekly Reading: Shhh, This is My Jam

There is reading, and then there is reading. I’ve been doing a lot of the latter in recent weeks, including reading a modest 158-page guide to AV/IT infrastructure in higher education. It’s a fantastic piece of work from a collection of dedicated InfoComm volunteers, vetted by the world’s most prominent technology managers’ groups. And you don’t have […]

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