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Passwords … mind over matter

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

I’m always fascinated when I see articles stating that the top passwords of the year were “password” “1234” or “qwerty” or even “abc” in conjunction with the millions of articles about data breaches that offer easy-to-do actions for people to take to protect their personal data, either personal o

Zoom “zooms” up its lax security

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

COVID has taken the physical world virtual.

The future of security ...

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

With the business landscape changing so dramatically over the past few months — possibly irrevocably — the task for many in security, including for consultants, integrators, dealers and manufacturers, is to figure out what the “future of security” will look like and how existing and new technolog

How the CIA got hacked ...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

I feel like I should start this week’s blog post with “once upon a time …” yet that phrase typically fosters good memories of childhood fairy tales that usually led to happy endings, where the prince and princess live happily ever after.

The art of privacy

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The struggle is real in this COVID-19 world we’re all living in with so many uncertainties, concerns, distracted thinking, working from home … the list goes on and on.

Giving back is more important — and easier — than ever!

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

As my blog title says, giving back is more important — and easier — than ever! With all that is going on right now and so many out of work, or on furlough, or living on diminished wages, the need to give back to those who are less fortunate is becoming vitally important.

Is working from home viable long-term?

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Typical weekday at my home: My son and I can be seen chasing our dog Blondie, trying to grab her before she escapes out the front door, which is open for some reason (my son?). Chaos ensues.

A time to recognize young security professionals

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

As most of you know, each year for the past 13 years, the Security Systems News team has honored a diverse, talented mix of young professionals within the security industry.

‘40 under 40’ award nominations open

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The #SSNTalks’ Team is passionate about recognizing diverse, talented, young security professionals representing the next generation of industry leaders via our yearly “40 under 40”

Industry associations assess COVID’s impact

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Trying to gauge how badly the security industry is being affected by the coronavirus, and figuring out ways to best help us all get through this, is top of mind for everyone.

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