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Gary Schluckbier, Director of RF Sensing, Epiq Solutions

Gary Schluckbier, Director of RF Sensing, Epiq Solutions
Gary Schluckbier is the Director of RF Sensing at Epiq Solutions where he leads a team of R&D experts developing leading edge products that improve safety and security.
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Recent Posts

Hiding in Plain Sight: The Security Risks of Pervasive IoT Devices

Posted by Gary Schluckbier, Director of RF Sensing, Epiq Solutions on August 11, 2020

When Kevin Ashton coined the term “Internet of Things” in 1999, not many of us could envision exactly how connected the world would become. According to Statista, by 2025 there will be nearly six billion IoT connections in North America alone. The vast majority of these connections use Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or cellular connectivity, so if part of your mission requirements is to understand and interact with your wireless environments, these are the protocols you need insight into.

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The Next Generation of Wireless Situational Awareness

Posted by Gary Schluckbier, Director of RF Sensing, Epiq Solutions on June 15, 2020

Sun Tzu, in The Art of War, said, “The opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.” If any part of your mission involves protecting sensitive compartmented information facilities (SCIFs), then you understand how this philosophy can apply to safeguarding these areas from wireless device intrusion. Unauthorized portable electronic devices (PEDs), as well as Internet of Things (IoT) devices, pose risks to sensitive areas that are pervasive and always changing. But the RF signals that would carry a SCIF’s secrets away are also what let us know there’s a problem. With the right tools that constantly scan the environment to detect and locate these RF transmitters, the devices in question can’t hide.

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