Convergence Disappearing in IT Domain

At the Global Security Operations 2010 event at RAND Corporation last month, one of the attendees provided a very insightful answer to a question posed earlier by this column. Q. What bugs you most about convergence? A. What really bugs...

New Question:

 Q. How would you describe the progress that your physical security and IT functions have made with regard to technology convergence?

If you have experience that relates to this question, or have other convergence experience you want to share, e-mail your answer to me at or call me at 949-831-6788. I look forward to hearing from you!

Ray Bernard, PSP, CHS-III is the principal consultant for Ray Bernard Consulting Services (RBCS), a firm that provides security consulting services for public and private facilities. Mr. Bernard has also provided pivotal strategic and technical advice in the security and building automation industries for more than 18 years. He is founder and publisher of The Security Minute 60-second newsletter ( For more information about Ray Bernard and RBCS go to or call 949-831-6788.