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Data Center World 2020

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Agenda at a Glance

Mitigating Insider Physical and Cyber Threats in Data Centers Using Sensors and Real-Time Analytics

Bruno Riegl (Managing Partner, Swiftsure Group, LLC/rfidCollect, LLC.)

Tim Buckley (Vice President, rfidCollect LLC)

Location: 205

Date: Wednesday, March 18

Time: 8:00am - 9:00am

Pass Type : All Access, Standard

Track : Design, Build, Operate & Automate

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

While physical and cyber security is often adequately addressed by controlled access to data and co-location centers, the greater vulnerability is posed by inside security breakdowns. Most successful hacks are the result of inside jobs whose perpetrators are authorized to have network or locational access to facilities. The physical fiber network is a vulnerable aspect of security and includes the fiber pathways and conduits that can be accessed directly through maintenance holes as well as through communications lines inside facilities. In addition, bad actors who have access to servers, drives and storage devices have the opportunity to compromise the security of stored data. This discussion session addresses how to fully integrate sensors on cabinets, servers, fiber networks and floors, and RFID to trigger videos and alerts in conjunction with real-time analytics can defeat inside hack jobs.