A&S International featured Convergint’s cybersecurity expert Brian Lipscomb in an article discussing the vulnerabilities facing IP cameras, and tips for keeping them secure. Written by William Pao, this article included insight from Lipscomb on the issue of how to effectively secure security devices in the face of hacks and security breaches against IP cameras.

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Many IP cameras still have significant areas of vulnerability out of the box, which can be exploited by attackers. These vulnerabilities include default passwords, unnecessary protocols, services and ports enabled, and vulnerabilities resident in the firmware itself.

~ Brian Lipscomb, Manager of Cybersecurity Services, Convergint Technologies

“Some manufacturers are building in secure features to their devices, but it is still important for the integrator to help their end-users take that basic security up to a higher standard. Legacy cameras are often overlooked by IT departments and are operating on outdated firmware versions with unpatched vulnerabilities.”

~ Brian Lipscomb, Manager of Cybersecurity Services, Convergint Technologies

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