Smart Cities, Smart Buildings and The Evolution Of The Converged Security Approach

Smart Cities, Smart Buildings and The Evolution Of The Converged Security Approach

April 10, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sands 304

This transformative session will discuss the future of security from the managing of traffic lights/traffic flow, Power Grids, Ports, and transportation systems. Included in this conversation will be the understanding of the use of Cameras, Access Control, Gunshot Detection, OSINT (Open Source Intelligence Social Analyzers), IoT devices, cyber information, video management, predictive maintenance for critical infrastructure, and entry solutions. We will also discuss the use of meta data, analytics, AI (Artificial Intelligence), Secured communication, secured storage and secured devices in the role of risk mitigation and prevention. Finally, discuss the role of a converged security standard to define and weigh liability and align proper technology to compliance with business processes.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand the current state regarding converged security and the Smart cities and Smart Buildings movement.
2. Describe the methodologies bringing IT, OT, PS together to properly align People, Process, and Technology with the goal of implementing todays converged security solution.
3. Examine the various industry standards that address parts of converged security and conceptualize how they can be brought together as a common converged security standard.


  • Pierre Bourgeix


    Enterprise Security Consultant

    Boon Edam

    Pierre has spent 20 years in the security industry as a global security consultant and passionate innovator – carving out a career with ADT,...

  • Skip Myers


    Director of Loss Prevention, Fraud, Risk Strategy

    Micro Center

    Skip Myers is the Director of Loss Prevention and Risk Strategy for Micro Center. He is a former criminal investigator, white collar crimes...

  • Jim Hansel


    Global Physical and Technical Security Manager

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

    Jim Hansel is a US Navy veteran who has previously served aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) and has a military background in physical...

  • William Wilkins


    Director, International Security Operations & Global Technical Projects

    Valero Energy Corporation

    William Wilkins has worked within the private and government sectors of the security industry for over 25 years.  In his current role, William has...



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    Connected Security Technology

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