Mobile Devices and Mobile Data Security

Tips to protect personal information in a connected world By Patrick Nelson, Smart City‘s Operations Manager at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Nearly a decade ago the concept of mobile security was simply about securing the device itself from potential loss or theft. But as mobile technology becomes more…

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Network Address Translation and its Role in IPv4 Conservation

By Timothy Boyer, Smart City‘s Data Operations Manager at the San Diego Convention Center   Since the development of the Internet in the 1980’s, 2^32 or about 4.2 billion unique Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses were created. Of those 4.2 billion only 3.2 billion were made available, the others…

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A Brief History of Wireless Fidelity and the Evolution of 802.11

A Brief History of Wireless Fidelity and the evolution of 802.11 By Patrick Nelson, Smart City’s Operations Manager at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center   Although WiFi may appear as a technological advancement founded in the twentieth century the concept of WiFi was developed over 140 years ago. In…

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