The InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance has partnered with cybersecurity provider Cylance Inc., allowing member firms to offer high-level building-automation-system (BAS) security practices to their customers.
In an exclusive interview, LonMark Executive Director Barry Haaser talks about how LonMark International is expanding its interoperability guidelines and device profile architecture to support the rapidly growing market for Industrial Internet of Things.
Data breaches and other cyber crime cost companies billions each year worldwide, and the damage to brand reputation can be incalculable. Since hackers look for weakly defended systems to attack, this paper presents 5 cybersecurity “best practices” to mitigate system vulnerabilities. Some are commonsense measures like effective password management; others involve securing open ports and other access points, software upgrades, user management, and vulnerability plans....More
A top priority for higher education institutions is to provide a competitive learning environment for their students. In order to succeed, they must address outdated, aging campus facilities. In these older buildings maintenance and operations costs are high, space utilization is inefficient and poorly managed, and current technology is lacking. This white paper explores four strategies for converting campus facilities into a network of smart buildings that address the needs of current and future students....More