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Critical infrastructure security leaders: 'bridging the gap' with integrators

February 7, 2014Leif Kothe

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—Securing critical infrastructure is always a tall order, but add in the constraints of a tight budget and it becomes an even more daunting challenge.To get the most out of a security solution under such demands, end users often have to become more than just security directors—they have to become salesman.“You have to sell it as something that's of value to the community,” Thomas Komola, manager of the security and emergency management office, Massachusetts...

Bhavesh Patel, end user, Genzyme, MIT, Physical Security, Rob Hile, Scott Starkey, security integrator, SureView Systems, Thomas Komola

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MIT gives Pro 1 kudos for 'working smarter'

October 10, 2012Martha Entwistle

A study by the MIT's Center for Information Systems Research gives Protection 1 kudos for Working Smarter. At MIT, Working Smarter is a proper noun, a concept the group defines as having "an organization-wide habit of using a digitized platform to optimize each individual's contribution to enterprise business objectives." MIT surveyed more than 200 public companies in 2010 and said that those who adhere to practices of Working Smarter "were significantly correlated with...

Center for Information Systems Research, MIT, Protection One, Sloan School., Tim Whall

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