Geoff Smith, Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing at Rajant, has answered questions about what the wireless connectivity specialist is doing to improve critical communications for container shipping.
The one-on-one interview, part of a series filmed at Port Technology's Container Terminal Automation Conference (#CTAC2018), has revealed how ports may be missing out on the benefits vital communications infrastructure can provide.
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Key video moments:
0:13 – What Rajant has to offer to the port sector
1:03 – Mesh network advantages
2:21 – How terminals operators can ensure cybersecurity
3:24 – What is needed to implement a wireless network in a brownfield terminal
While speaking about terminal cybersecurity, Smith said: “One of the first things that they should do is they should look at the security of their land infrastructure.
“A lot of times they overlook the physical security aspects of the system, and you can go into a building if you can gain access and plug an Ethernet jack and have access to all of the infrastructure from inside the building.”