[VIDEO] Cybersecurity and its impact on the AV industry

[VIDEO] Cybersecurity and its impact on the AV industry

Streamed live earlier this month in honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Atlona's "The Hub" hosts an expert panel to discuss cybersecurity and its impact on the AV industry, including how to protect your technology and confidential data from online threats.

About the panelists:

Iftekhar Hossain is the Director of Quality and Support at Panduit and has more than 20 years of experience in quality discipline in various industries. Iftekhar has a Master's in Computer Science from Colorado State University and a Bachelor's in Computer Engineering from Assumption University in Thailand. Iftekhar has numerous certifications from the American Society for Quality and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board. Iftekhar enjoys traveling, listening to music, and has recently got into vinyl collecting. ________________________________________________________________

@Paul Konikowski , CTS-D is a Cyber Security Architect at Level 3 Audiovisual. His career started in IT support and live events over 20 years ago. Paul has worked for both systems integrators and consulting firms. Paul has designed audiovisual systems for military buildings at Camp Lejeune and Norfolk Naval Base, classrooms at Stanford University, video conference rooms for Stichfix, and multiple K-12 auditoriums. In 2021, Paul earned a Master's of Science at the Georgia Tech School of Cybersecurity and Privacy, and also holds a Georgia Tech Bachelor's of Science in Computer Engineering. ________________________________________________________________

@Frank Padikkala  is a Technology Architect and AV Designer at @Audinate  who places innovation and inclusion at the core of his design philosophy. Having his foundations firm in IT and Cybersecurity - he promotes the utilization of converged technologies and networks to create high end designs. Frank positions himself as an IT AV Evangelist in the AV industry. He hopes and strives to bridge the knowledge gap between the AV and the various IT disciplines. He is a firm believer of tech training and certifications. As a self-proclaimed "cert junkie", he holds more than 10+ IT Industry Certifications and several AV Certifications, to go along with his Master's in Cyber Security / Information Assurance and Bachelor's in IT Security.


Mark Okern is a trusted advisor with over 15 years of experience in partnering with public and private sector leadership, utilizing knowledge of all facets of the IT landscape to design and deploy collaboration solutions. He has proven expertise in unified communications, cloud collaboration, and streaming architectures including SaaS and PaaS solution design. Mark has a strong background working within sales organizations in solution architecture, sales engineering, and business development roles. He has also led revenue-responsible sales engineering and cross-functional teams as both a manager and a mentor.

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3 months ago

This was amazingly fun! Clearly my definition of fun is not what everyone thinks, but hey :)