The importance of cybersecurity for building systems cannot be overstated. Building Automation, Access Control, and Video Surveillance systems (among others) cannot have a "set it and forget it" mentality. They must be monitored and updated to ensure software is up-to-date and cybersecurity best practices are adhered to.
Our five-state region has received over $29 billion in stimulus funding for elementary and secondary education, but how do schools best utilize those funds? We explore two paths - HVAC Enhancements and Occupant Technology - and highlight the solutions that schools can consider as they move forward.