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Zachary Comeau

Zachary Comeau comes from a journalism background with more than 8 years of experience writing for several daily newspapers and industry trade publications in Massachusetts. He joined Commercial Integrator in October 2019.

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Crestron’s DM NVX AV-over-IP Line Receives IT Security Certifications

Crestron’s DM NVX solutions are now certified by the NIAP, certifying that the products meet cybersecurity standards.

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HP to Acquire Poly for $3.3 Billion, Combine PC Sales With Poly Solutions

HP expects the acquisition of Poly will help further develop the company’s hybrid work and collaboration solutions.

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10 Things System Integrators Can Do To Harden Cyber Defenses Amid The Russia-Ukraine Conflict

With cyberattacks stemming from the Ukraine crisis possibly spilling over into the West, here are 10 cybersecurity steps system integrators can take now.

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Microsoft: This Is Why Exchange Emails Were Stuck To Start 2022

Microsoft says it has fixed an Exchange Server bug that is causing emails for on-premises servers to get stuck in queues.

Webex, Alexa To Help Power Future Space Mission Communications

Webex and Alexa will be onboard an early 2022 uncrewed mission to the moon to test how future astronauts can communicate with Earth.

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Log4j Scanning Tools Now Available for Free and Public Use

CISA, CrowdStrike, Microsoft and others have released Log4j scanning tools to help organizations find vulnerable instances of the Java logger.

Logic Integration, Commercial Integrator of the Year

Logic Integration’s Diverse Customer Base Prepares It for the Future of AV

Colorado-based integration firm’s background in residential projects with its commitment to the commercial market is serving it well during the pandemic.

Cybersecurity Holidays

Be On The Lookout For Cyberattacks Over The Holidays

Malicious cyber actors like to spring attacks when nobody is watching, including around the holidays, U.S. agencies warn.

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Videoconferencing Platforms Are Leading To More Support Tickets

Over 40% of organizations say that over half of their IT support tickets are related to videoconferencing and collaboration apps.

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Which AV Products are Impacted by the Log4j Vulnerability?

The Log4j vulnerability is impacting a wide range of IT products, including some from leading AV manufacturers.

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Sennheiser Responds After Customer Data Exposed Online

Sennheiser says it took immediate action after some customer data from 2018 was found to be exposed online.

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Exertis To Acquire Almo To Expand North American Business

Exertis is acquiring Almo Corp. in North America, the biggest such deal in the history of Extertis’ parent company, DCC Technology.

December Microsoft Patches

Prioritize These December Microsoft Patches

As if Log4j wasn’t enough, Microsoft issues patches for several critical remote code execution vulnerabilities this month.