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Engineering’s Nick Barendt gives insight on keeping Internet of Things devices securely protected

Colleges secure the IoT with proactive solutions and strategies

EdTech: Nick Barendt, executive director of the Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems at Case Western Reserve, is a lead source for a story on the challenge of protecting Internet of Things devices. “For years, the IT environment was separate from the operational technology environment,” Barendt said. “More and more, those things are bleeding together, and groups that are not thoughtful about it are opening up holes in their systems from a security standpoint.”