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Cybersecurity in an IT-First World: Vigilance & Risk Mitigation with Ex-CIA Chief Christopher Burgess

Cybersecurity in an IT-first world

With digital transformation occurring at breakneck speed, cybersecurity has become a critical concern for first-world IT environments. The shift towards IT-first technology has brought about new challenges in protecting sensitive data and ensuring enterprise security. The stakes are high, with reports of data breaches becoming a daily occurrence, impacting organizations across various sectors. In…

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IT and Security concerns for mission critical systems

On this episode of Signal Flow, we delve into the differences between mission-critical and commercial installations, focusing on the crucial considerations from an IT and infrastructure standpoint. Joining the show is Wayne Dorris, a cybersecurity expert from Axis Communications, who navigates listeners through the complexities of these two installation types. For products used in mission-critical…

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Device Management and Security Concerns in the AV Industry

IT managers face many challenges in their daily activities. Central to those challenges? Device management. All AV devices from the conference room to remote work locations live on an IT network. Supporting those devices shouldn’t cause stress for IT managers, but they do. Signal Flow, presented by AVIXA host Ben Thomas discusses these challenges with…

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What Increased Video Demand Means For IT and AV

Internet connectivity was an essential ingredient that helped many industries continue operating throughout the pandemic. The internet traffic boom that resulted from work-from-home policies increased demand on network connectivity that still remains to this day. How are IT and AV companies handling this demand and what are they doing to prepare for the future? On…

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The Growing Scope of IT Managers

The scope of IT managers’ roles is growing from a security and device management standpoint. Brian Kenyon, Founding Team Member & Chief Strategy Officer at Island, joined Tyler Kern to talk about the need for collaboration, technology, and software to handle the challenges of today’s IT manager. Island is a cybersecurity company focused on…

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Striving for Equity: Building a More Inclusive AV Industry

In an industry that thrives on innovation and cutting-edge technology, envisioning an equitable AV (Audiovisual) industry is crucial. Embracing diversity, different perspectives, and inclusivity can only strengthen the field, creating a more vibrant and impactful community. To truly understand equity, we must distinguish it from equality. While equality aims to provide the same opportunities to…

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AVIXA’s Role in Fostering Equity in the AV Industry

AVIXA, the leading association for the AV industry, is taking significant strides in promoting equity within the field. Their efforts are geared towards creating a more inclusive and diverse industry landscape, ensuring equal opportunities for all professionals. One impactful initiative by AVIXA is their campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day. By highlighting and honoring women…

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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AIS targets
Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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AI in content marketing
Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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Striving for Equity: Building a More Inclusive AV Industry
January 1, 2023

In an industry that thrives on innovation and cutting-edge technology, envisioning an equitable AV (Audiovisual) industry is crucial. Embracing diversity, different perspectives, and inclusivity can only strengthen the field, creating a more vibrant and impactful community. To truly understand equity, we must distinguish it from equality. While equality aims to provide the same opportunities to…

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AVIXA’s Role in Fostering Equity in the AV Industry

AVIXA, the leading association for the AV industry, is taking significant strides in promoting equity within the field. Their efforts are geared towards creating a more inclusive and diverse industry landscape, ensuring equal opportunities for all professionals. One impactful initiative by AVIXA is their campaign to celebrate International Women’s Day. By highlighting and honoring women…

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Becoming an Ally: Promoting Equity in the Workplace

Creating a truly equitable work environment requires the collective efforts of individuals willing to be allies. Aspiring allies can contribute to the cause by engaging in ongoing conversations about equity and advocating for its implementation within their organizations. One crucial step towards allyship is fostering inclusivity. This involves developing an increased awareness of microaggressions and…

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Cybersecurity in an IT-first world
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Cybersecurity in an IT-First World: Vigilance & Risk Mitigation with Ex-CIA Chief Christopher Burgess
April 24, 2024

With digital transformation occurring at breakneck speed, cybersecurity has become a critical concern for first-world IT environments. The shift towards IT-first technology has brought about new challenges in protecting sensitive data and ensuring enterprise security. The stakes are high, with reports of data breaches becoming a daily occurrence, impacting organizations across various sectors. In…

Read More
IT and Security concerns for mission critical systems

On this episode of Signal Flow, we delve into the differences between mission-critical and commercial installations, focusing on the crucial considerations from an IT and infrastructure standpoint. Joining the show is Wayne Dorris, a cybersecurity expert from Axis Communications, who navigates listeners through the complexities of these two installation types. For products used in mission-critical…

Read More
Device Management and Security Concerns in the AV Industry

IT managers face many challenges in their daily activities. Central to those challenges? Device management. All AV devices from the conference room to remote work locations live on an IT network. Supporting those devices shouldn’t cause stress for IT managers, but they do. Signal Flow, presented by AVIXA host Ben Thomas discusses these challenges with…

Read More
What Increased Video Demand Means For IT and AV

Internet connectivity was an essential ingredient that helped many industries continue operating throughout the pandemic. The internet traffic boom that resulted from work-from-home policies increased demand on network connectivity that still remains to this day. How are IT and AV companies handling this demand and what are they doing to prepare for the future? On…

Read More
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The Growing Scope of IT Managers
January 1, 2023

The scope of IT managers’ roles is growing from a security and device management standpoint. Brian Kenyon, Founding Team Member & Chief Strategy Officer at Island, joined Tyler Kern to talk about the need for collaboration, technology, and software to handle the challenges of today’s IT manager. Island is a cybersecurity company focused on…

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Uniting the AV Community: A Digital Hub for Learning and Collaboration
January 1, 2023

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, the power of digital platforms to bring people together and foster collaboration cannot be underestimated. Our company takes pride in offering a unique and differentiated space that serves as a virtual haven for the AV community. With the ability to share content across various channels and rooms, our platform…

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Becoming an Ally: Promoting Equity in the Workplace
January 1, 2023

Creating a truly equitable work environment requires the collective efforts of individuals willing to be allies. Aspiring allies can contribute to the cause by engaging in ongoing conversations about equity and advocating for its implementation within their organizations. One crucial step towards allyship is fostering inclusivity. This involves developing an increased awareness of microaggressions and…

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Uniting the AV Community: A Digital Hub for Learning and Collaboration
January 1, 2023

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, the power of digital platforms to bring people together and foster collaboration cannot be underestimated. Our company takes pride in offering a unique and differentiated space that serves as a virtual haven for the AV community. With the ability to share content across various channels and rooms, our platform…

Read More
The Growing Scope of IT Managers
October 13, 2022

The scope of IT managers’ roles is growing from a security and device management standpoint. Brian Kenyon, Founding Team Member & Chief Strategy Officer at Island, joined Tyler Kern to talk about the need for collaboration, technology, and software to handle the challenges of today’s IT manager. Island is a cybersecurity company focused on…

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