Engage: A Genetec podcast
Engage - Episode 7 - “Inside the modern-day police crime lab”

Engage - Episode 7 - “Inside the modern-day police crime lab”

May 17, 2021

What is a black box? How is data interpretation helping law enforcement? In Engage Episode 7, we look at how interpretable models are helping Law enforcement discover new patterns to solve crimes. Two thought leaders join the conversation, Mathematics Professor at Duke University, Dr. Cynthia Rudin, whose work with several major US police departments has helped define best practices in interpretable machine learningand Giovanni Gaccione, director for strategic planning and portfolio management at Genetec.

Engage - Episode 6 - “Risky Business” Part II - Password1

Engage - Episode 6 - “Risky Business” Part II - Password1

February 16, 2021

Risky Business Part II - Password1

From weak passwords to getting pwned, part 2 of our series "Risky Business" looks at the simple, yet critical steps we need to take to guard against identity theft with two IT & Security thought leaders, Graham Cluley, host of the hit podcast Smashing Security and Troy Hunt creator of the website haveIbeenpwned.com. We hope you can join us.

Engage - Episode 5 - “Eyes Wired Open”: Constrasting Strategies: Surveilance Technologies in Britain and the US

Engage - Episode 5 - “Eyes Wired Open”: Constrasting Strategies: Surveilance Technologies in Britain and the US

January 25, 2021

Eyes Wired Open: Constrasting Strategies: Surveilance Technologies in Britain and the US 

From pervasive video cameras to facial recognition and privacy issues surrounding personal information prompted by the pandemic, government and civil liberty organizations on both sides of the Atlantic are responding with very different strategies to balance the need for security and the privacy of citizens. In this Episode of Engage, “Eyes Wired Open” we speak with former UK Surveillance Camera Commissioner, Tony Porter, and Cindy Cohn, executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation to get their thoughts on the UK and the US’s video surveillance strategies. 

Engage - Episode 4 - “The Social Contract”

Engage - Episode 4 - “The Social Contract”

December 4, 2020

Engage - Episode 4 - "The Social Contract"

Coming through one of the most tumultuous periods in US history, marked by wide-scale social unrest, the genesis of the Black Lives Matter movement, and calls for police defunding, we look at the nation’s history of reform efforts, and go under the skin of police culture and the latest approaches to recruiting and training. We talk with co-chair of President Barack Obama's White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Prof. Laurie O. Robinson, and former police officer, law professor and Atlantic Magazine contributor Seth Stoughton, for their unique perspectives on the challenges and contrasting approaches.

Engage - Episode 3 - “Risky Business” Part I

Engage - Episode 3 - “Risky Business” Part I

October 30, 2020
Engage - Episode 3 - "Risky Business" Part I
 
To round out Cybersecurity awareness month, we bring you the first episode of the 2-part Engage cybersecurity spotlight series, “Risky Business”. In a period marked by a sharp rise in cyber attacks, just this week the US Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency issued an alert around ransomware activity targeting healthcare and the public health sector. To get an expert’s insight on the new threat landscape, hosts Kelly Lawetz and David Chauvin welcome career Chief Security Officer, Paul Simmonds, as well as Risk Management Leader and ethical hacker, Hart Brown, who introduces a unique perspective on measuring and mitigating risk. We hope you can join us.
Engage - Episode 2 - “Streetwise”

Engage - Episode 2 - “Streetwise”

October 19, 2020

Engage - Episode 2 - "Streetwise"

Can cities be smart? Can streets be wise? Can the curb be intelligently, managed and priced dynamically to keep shoppers circulating and paid parking occupancy where it needs to be to drive community re-investment? Today’s push for smarter cities and battle for the curb are part of rich and contentious history that’s as old as the city itself. From the unconventional wisdom of world-renowned parking guru Dr. Donald Shoup of UCLA, author of the High Cost of Free Parking, over to Europe with Amsterdam Smart City Ambassador Frans Anton Vermast, in this episode of Engage, host Kelly Lawetz and David Chauvin drawn a line through history with a specific focus on the new battle for the curb.

Engage: A Genetec podcast - Programme Trailer

Engage: A Genetec podcast - Programme Trailer

October 7, 2020

Engage: A Genetec podcast - Series Trailer

Engage, a Genetec podcast explores the everyday challenges of managing and improving security, operations and intelligence with perspectives from industry leaders and visionaries rising to the challenge. 

Engage - Episode 1 - “First Principles”

Engage - Episode 1 - “First Principles”

October 5, 2020

Engage - Episode 1 - "First Principles"

In this, our maiden voyage episode of Engage: A Genetec Podcast, hosts Kelly Lawetz and David Chauvin turn the spotlight to critical, often controversial topic of privacy with two thought leaders on the subject, author and former Privacy and Information Commissioner for Ontario Dr. Ann Cavoukian, and Pierre Racz, President of Genetec, to help us take the pulse on privacy and what’s at stake amid the global disruption brought on by COVID-19 and the changes resulting from the Black Lives Matter movement.