Arecont and SIA Failing Cybersecurity Efforts

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 22, 2016

Do as we say, not as we do.

The effective motto of the Security Industry Association and their cyber board member Arecont Vision. Today, the two companies issued an interview where they talked cybersecurity.

Ironically, though both companies fail following their own guide.

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