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Proprietary vs. open systems: Open is preferred, but it's harder to sell

March 25, 2015Martha Entwistle

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—The debate over open systems versus proprietary systems is usually not a debate in the physical security industry. Open systems are generally thought of as better. Integrators want them, end users demand them and manufacturers are making them, right?At least that's the claim made by many manufacturers' marketing departments.And that's the reason standards bodies are working hard to make security systems components more easily compatible.In the field, the reality is different....

Ben Butchko, Butchko Inc, Chris Peckham, Contava, David Sime, Joe Grillo, Kratos/HBE, open systems, proprietary systems, TechSec 2015


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Is your cloud provider secure?

February 15, 2012Rich Miller

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Security companies questioning the safety of moving their data to the cloud can greatly reduce the risks by doing their homework about service providers and “practicing what they preach” about encrypting, a panel of experts told attendees Feb. 8 at the eighth annual TechSec conference.Chris Peckham, senior VP and chief technology officer for Kratos/HBE, moderated the session, titled “Is Your Cloud Provider Secure?” Panelists were Morgan Hertel, VP...

Chris Peckham, Kratos/HBE, Mace CS; Brian McIlravey, Morgan Hertel, PPM 2000, SecureInfo Corp., Yong-Gon Chon


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