Articles by tag: IT

How Mission Critical Technology Helps Keep Utilities Secured

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas is joined by Tyler Bonner (SVP of Mission Critical Environments at Diversified) to explore the intersection of technology and mission critical technologies. Especially in the world of utilities. They discuss the transition from traditional AV applications to more specialized, mission-critical integrations. Bonner also highlights the […]

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Why Reliable Communication Systems are Critical in Event Production

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas continues his series on live event production and venue technology, focusing on an often overlooked but essential component: intercom and communication systems. Guest Brian Grahn from Clear-Com shares his insights on the critical role these systems play beyond traditional production environments, highlighting their application in […]

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Demystifying the Access Control and Physical Security AV Markets

The fusion of AV technology and security is stirring up conversations in the access control and physical security worlds. On this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas explores this intersection with guest John Neyenhouse from Integrated Security & Control. Here are a handful of topics they cover: Integration Evolution: The transition from analog […]

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Digital and Physical Security is Coming Together. Now, Workforce Education on Security Strategies is More Important Than Ever.

This is the age of digital transformation, and its growth is prompting a major reshaping of digital and physical security as more physical environments are supported by, dependent on, and connected to monitoring and data collection devices and networks. But with this digital rise, however, finding a balance between digital and physical security […]

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AV and IT Convergence Means Convenience and Bigger Budgets for AV Professionals

  The digital realm is transforming as Information Technology (IT) and Audiovisual (AV) domains intertwine more closely than ever. This isn’t merely a looming trend; it’s the current reality, particularly in more giant corporations. Driving this merger is a combination of faster network speeds, enhanced hardware, and heightened security measures. Software companies, with […]

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The Convergence of IT and OT Systems Requires a Complete Reassessment of Security

This world of digital transformation means the convergence of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) has opened up unprecedented opportunities for operational efficiency. However, this utopia comes with its own Pandora’s box: more vulnerabilities that attract hackers. The antiquated strategy of top notch technologies for security is no longer sufficient. What’s needed is […]

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to IT: Vendor Management and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity has many facets, and not everyone is familiar with the ins and outs of it. What’s more, it may surprise people to learn that much of cybersecurity does not directly involve technology. As tech advances, new ways to address cybersecurity needs with the help of vendor management emerges. How do these advancements come together […]

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University Campuses Spearhead Security Innovation: How Advancements in Mobile Technology are Transforming Access Control
April 23, 2024

With the integration of wallet technologies by major players like Samsung and Apple, the mobile credentialing sector within the security industry is witnessing remarkable growth. Advancements in mobile technology are transforming access control by enabling more sophisticated and user-friendly solutions. At a recent Experts Talk episode, Geoffrey Kohl, Senior Director of Marketing at the […]

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The Future of Security: Discovering the Next Generation of Security Solutions at ISC West
April 23, 2024

The recently concluded International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) proved to be an indispensable platform for discovering the next generation of security solutions, providing attendees with invaluable insights into the future of the industry. At a recent episode of MarketScale’s roundtable show Experts Talk, Cathal Walsh, Vice President and Chief Security […]

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Cyber Resilience: To Protect Corporate Assets, Businesses Must Invest in Cybersecurity Training
April 23, 2024

As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead […]

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Forming Relationships with Industry Insiders Can Quell Sales Cycles and their Length of Time
April 23, 2024

New companies are facing more and more challenges in the security industry as sales cycles are experiencing lengthier times. One of those reasons is due to the complexity of the security industry itself, along with the unique and special business models every new company will come in with. But there is a solution to […]

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ChatGPT’s New Plug-Ins Are the Next Step Towards Integration Symbiosis Between OpenAI and its B2B End-Users
April 12, 2023

Just as the world was getting used to the current iteration of ChatGPT functionality, it’s time to prepare for the next generation of generative AI use cases. OpenAI recently announced it’s adding plug-in support to ChatGPT, which, among other integrations with third party services, would give the bot access to live data from the web, […]

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Moving From An On-Premise ITSM To A Cloud ITSM Platform
April 11, 2023

If you’re a Jira 100-200 service level user, look no further! Migrating your ITSM operation from on-premise to the cloud can be a daunting task. But with the right knowledge, it shouldn’t be. So, how exactly should you go about migrating to a cloud ITSM platform, and what are some red flags to look out […]

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Why Are Ransomware Attacks on Retail So Common?
March 1, 2023

We’ve all seen those suspicious emails that show up in our inboxes: “Is this picture of you?” they’ll ask, as we hover over that link for just a moment. Now more than ever, companies are aware and preparing for digital threats and data breaches. Despite that, or perhaps because of it, year after year both […]

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How to Understand and Utilize Distribution Fulfillment Software
February 24, 2023

Unless you’re in tech, software isn’t always the easiest to understand, let alone know what to put in place. Choosing the right kind of software for your distribution and fulfillment needs can feel like a daunting task – especially since there are three different categories. How do you know what the right investment is?  […]

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What Increased Video Demand Means For IT and AV
February 9, 2023

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 Partnering of Lenovo and Jabra
January 12, 2023

In-person work numbers have been climbing and are at a high since early 2020, hitting 54.5 percent of pre-pandemic numbers in September, according to The Washington Post. However, we will probably never reach full pre-pandemic levels with the remote work movement and the flexibility it enables. How is the new partnership between Jabra and Lenovo […]

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How to Pull Off a Company Rebrand in the IT Industry with Amber Lawhun of Pinnacle Business Systems
January 1, 2023

Few industries change as rapidly as the tech industry. With ever-evolving telecommunications and tech innovations pushing change, tech companies must be prepped to turn on a dime and meet the demands of their customers wanting the stay on the leading edge. So how does an IT company brand itself to be relevant now, and […]

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Growth Pains: Standardizing Process and Procedures for a Robust IT Asset Management Program
January 1, 2023

In this episode of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to IT Podcast, host Michelle Dawn Mooney discusses the challenges and strategies for building a robust IT Asset Management (ITAM) program with special guest Ian Silver, the ITAM manager for the Flynn Group of Companies. They delve into the definition of ITAM, which involves managing technology assets throughout […]

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Mastering the Science Behind Creating an IT Department
May 27, 2022

In this episode of There’s More to IT, host, Jason Claybrook, sat down with David McLaughlin, President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group. The two discuss McLaughlin’s journey in the field, the importance of the advisory component in CAG’s work, and CAG’s role in higher education. McLaughlin co-founded Columbia Advisory Group a little over 10 […]

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