When it comes to smart buildings it is all too easy to collect so many “toys” (technology products and solutions) that you can’t possibly use them all at once. With children this problem is easily solved. Simply put them away for a while and when you bring them back out they will be “new” and interesting again.
At the recent Securing New Ground conference, held virtually October 28, the topic of smart buildings came up multiple times — particularly in regards to new technology trends, pandemic impacts as well as cybersecurity concerns and the differences between IT/OT.
This October marks the 18th annual Cybersecurity Awareness month. Over that span, cybersecurity has gone from being a topic the IT department mostly worried about, to one that is top of mind for everyone from the CEO to the receptionist at most businesses.
Employees are currently able to pre-register guests both from their desktop and from their home computer or laptop. KGW is collaborating with Veristream to work on an app that will also allow them to do it from their cellphones in the near future.