EP 93: Drone intrusion defence, Interview with Marc Bouvrette

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology has evolved significantly over the past decade, with innovative new drones hitting the enterprise and consumer market regularly. While the focus has been primarily on how drones can be used to enhance enterprise applications — everything from Public Safety applications, to military deployments, hydro and telecom infrastructure inspections, and even to agriculture — there are some security risks that are inherent with drone availability.

In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with Marc Bouvrette, President of Gap Wireless, a stocking distributor of mobile broadband and wireless solutions including one of the most impressive suites of vendor partner UAV solutions in North America. Marc delves into the security aspects of the UAV market and how the latest technology is enabling protection from rogue drones and their pilots.

 

 

About Gap Wireless

 

 

Gap Wireless is a leading distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, serving carriers and contractors throughout North America. The company works with industry-recognized vendors to stock and distribute thousands of wireless infrastructure and Test & Measurement products, plus offers a suite of hardware and value-added services for the UAV (Drone) market. Gap Wireless also provides value-added technical/engineering services.

Gap Wireless headquarters is in Mississauga, Ontario where the company occupies 15,000 square feet of office and warehouse space. Other Canadian locations include Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal. The 8,000 square foot warehouse in Calgary was the most recent location to open, serving customers in Western Canada. The company also has U.S. warehouse in Buffalo and locations in San Jose, Los Angeles, Rochester, Miami, Boston and Dallas.

To learn more about Gap Wireless’ UAVs solutions, go here.  To see our Game Changer interview with Marc Bouvrette, go here

Thanks for listening.

Author: Marcello Sukhdeo

Marcello is the managing editor of Vanguard, IT in Canada and Canadian Government Executive and the host of Vanguard Radio and WRLWND Radio podcasts. He is an avid technology and security enthusiast, who has worked on content leadership strategies for a number of industries including the public sector, life science, technology and defence.

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