Are Campuses Really Ready to Embrace the Cloud, AI and Cybersecurity?
Dean Drako of Eagle Eye Networks talks about the applicability of the cloud and artificial intelligence on campus, as well as the need for strong cybersecurity practices.
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If you are a regular follower of Campus Safety, you know that recently we’ve been talking a lot about the cloud and how physical security systems can be moved to the cloud for greater efficiencies, security and cost savings. We’ve also touched on artificial intelligence over the past several years.
But has there actually been widespread adoption of these technological advances? The cloud, in particular, seemed to be really appropriate last year during the pandemic when so many schools and universities were hosting virtual classes rather than in-person classes. It also was very applicable to companies that sent their office employees home to work remotely.
But are campuses really embracing the cloud for video surveillance? And what about cybersecurity? There were a record number of ransomware attacks last year, particularly against educational and healthcare facilities. So how should campuses address their cyber security vulnerabilities?
To find out, I interviewed Dean Drako, who is Eagle Eye Networks’ CEO. He has years of experience not only in the physical security industry, but the cybersecurity industry as well.