The rise of internet connectivity and the growth of hacking make for a dangerous combination. More companies eager to reap the rewards of internet-enabled devices have entered the field. But sometimes they're heading into the rapids without a paddle.
On university campuses, the internet and its devices are everywhere. That means administrators and IT teams must take extra steps to install adequate security measures. It helps to select manufacturers and providers with a proven record of cybersecurity strength.
Ask your provider a few questions. Does the product have a documented system security plan? How reliable is the supply chain?
We'll go into a few more questions - and solutions - in the second installment of this two-part series.