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Educating integrators about cybersecurity for work on college campuses and elsewhere

IST’s Andrew Lanning: ‘It's incumbent upon us to elevate our game’

YARMOUTH, Maine—Andrew Lanning enjoys visiting college campuses and “the ubiquity of their Wi-Fi access.” But the reason he is on campus, usually, is that easy Wi-Fi access means easy prey for hackers and cyber threats.

Keeping central station employees in the know through extensive training

Many different options abound

The controversy surrounding Article 6-E—proposed legislation in New York that looks to vet and license central station employees according to statewide standards—has many in the industry talking about central station employee training. There are plenty of virtual and classroom training options provided by industry associations like CSAA and SIA. And, many monitoring companies take full control and create their own training programs for employees.