Articles by tag: utilities

Creating and Preserving Resilience is Priority for Utility Infrastructure

Chad Newtown of Osmose Utilities Services on utility infrastructure

Growing conversations surrounding climate change have also intensified discussions on the frequency and severity of weather-related disasters, and the resilience of utility infrastructures, particularly power grids. As a result, examining the dynamic world of utility infrastructure is increasingly pertinent. This urgency to bolster the structural integrity of the electrical grid cannot be overstated since […]

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From Power Lines to Passwords: The Utility Sector Must Elevate Cybersecurity to Safeguard the Grid

As utilities increasingly integrate digital technologies into their operations, the critical need for robust cybersecurity measures is pushed to the forefront. As discussed by West Monroe, the intermingling of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) networks reveals a landscape ripe with benefits yet fraught with emerging security threats. This blend necessitates stronger cyber […]

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DTECH 2024: Enterprise Asset Management in Utilities Get a Powerful Lift From AI and IoT

When AI and IoT work together, good things happen in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM). When evolved EAM is applied to utilities; good things become great solutions. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing asset management in the utility sector, enhancing operational efficiency, reliability, and cost savings. AI enables predictive maintenance, allowing utilities to anticipate equipment failures […]

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UBBA Seeks to Help the Utility Industry Capitalize on Technology Advancements and Opportunities

The rapid transformation of the utility industry was palpable at DISTRIBUTECH 2024, highlighting the sector’s stride towards a future powered by artificial intelligence, sustainable energy, and electric vehicles. Secure and resilient connectivity remains the linchpin of this evolution, a focus underscored by the Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) and its commitment to private LTE networks […]

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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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The Importance of Cybersecurity and Interoperability in the Energy World

Watch above as Julian Durand of Intertrust provides his thoughts on the evolution of cybersecurity in the energy and utilities world. — Here’s a brief overview of Julian’s thoughts In the energy sector, cybersecurity is of utmost importance because of the critical nature of the infrastructure, including power grids, pipelines, and other energy […]

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The Convergence of Data and Automation in Utilities

Watch above as Casey Werth from IBM shares his thoughts on the intersection between Data, Security and Automation in the utilities world at Distributech 2023. — In the utility industry, the intersection of automation, predictive analytics, data, and security has the potential to revolutionize the way utilities operate. Here are some key points to […]

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Galvanized Steel Leads the Way in Sustainable Building Practices From Cost Savings to Environmental Benefits
April 22, 2024

As the construction industry navigates the complexities of sustainability and economic pressures, the role of galvanized steel has become increasingly pertinent in sustainable architecture. This material, celebrated for its durability and low environmental impact, is gaining attention amid global steel market fluctuations and rising demands for sustainable building practices. With significant shifts in manufacturing […]

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Edge AI
The Winning Combination in Edge AI is Combining Cutting-Edge Hardware with Smart Software
April 22, 2024

As the world heads towards a technology-driven future, the integration of AI and edge computing is proving to be a game changer, particularly in the realm of IoT. These innovations are making it possible to process and analyze data where it’s collected, drastically reducing latency and enhancing real-time decision-making capabilities. The burgeoning field of […]

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cloud environments
Rethink Everything: Modern Cloud Environments Demand a Fusion of New Security Architectures, Continuous Education and Educated Partnerships
April 22, 2024

As businesses increasingly transition to cloud environments, the conversation around cybersecurity has become more crucial. The shift from on-premise to cloud-based infrastructures offers notable benefits like scalability and cost savings, yet it introduces unique challenges and complexities in security management. The stakes are high, with a significant rise in cyber threats exploiting the vulnerabilities […]

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Bullying, Suicide, and Society The Unseen Crisis in K-12 Education
April 22, 2024

In a recent episode of the Secured podcast hosted by Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive of ASAP Security Services, the tragic case of a transgender student named Nicks Benedict from Oklahoma grabbed national attention. Benedict, a 16-year-old who identified with he and they pronouns, died by suicide after a bullying incident at school. The […]

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The Marking Minute -Presco: Fiber-Build and FTTH Project Space
April 11, 2022

When the onset of the pandemic pushed everyone back into their homes, one of our greatest assets became having uninterrupted access to the internet. While fiber to the home initiatives (FTTH) were on the up and coming prior to COVID-19, the pandemic brought a slush of funding and attention to the industry. National Account Manager […]

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How Can Critical Infrastructure Facilities Become Cyber-Resilient
February 23, 2021

Bringing together leaders, lawmakers and lawbreakers. Host Luke Fox explores how innovations in business and technology are redefining our trust in security measures.   Trusting a technology network is fundamental for modern business, but what happens when trust is broken because of cyber-attacks? The Trust Revolution topics the shortcomings of cybersecurity and how to close the gap. […]

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With Tight School Budgets, Where Do You Cut Costs? A Superintendent’s Perspective, with Katie Bowman of Birdville ISD
March 13, 2019

Whether within or without the industry, most can agree on the importance of education and giving children all of the tools they need to be successful, especially as the world and workforce around us changes so drastically and consistently. Financing those tools is a completely different matter altogether. The number of special needs and […]

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