WARNING-Check Your EdgeMarc Password

Our partner Bandwidth has alerted us that there is potentially a problem with the password security of EdgeMarc Gateways and Session Border Controllers (ESBC).

This might affect all EdgeMarc device owners. In short, the default Username / Password of “Root” / “Default” of these devices have been compromised.

However, if you changed your log in credentials when you programmed your EdgeMarc device then you are probably safe. If you were never prompted to change the default username / password you may not have thought to change it.

How to Tell If Your EdgeMarc Password Should be Changed and Steps to Take

From the Bandwidth announcement, here’s how to tell if you need to change your password and the steps to take:

If you are

ACTi announced their Standalone NVRs ENR-1100, ENR-1200, and ENR-2000 as End of Life and replaced each with the the ENR-120, ENR-130, and ENR-140.

ACTi NVRs are popular components to any ACTi system. It’s sad to see a few of their models go, but the replacements are making the parting of ways a little sweeter.

ENR-120 ENR-130

ACTi ENR-120

  • 2-Bays
  • 9-Channels / Supports 9 IP Cameras or Video Encoders
  • Live view for up to 9 displays
  • Recording Frame Rate: Max 270 fps in total; Max 30 fps per camera
  • Max Recording Throughput: 36 Mbps
  • Record video; Play alert beep; Activate external device through digital output; E-mail notification with snapshots; Enlarge; video loss; Go to PTZ preset point

ACTi ENR-130

  • 2-Bays
  • 16-Channels / Supports 16 IP

How would you rather spend your time online if you had a health concern; searching WebMD or speaking with a real doctor through video conferencing?

MobiHealthNews writer Jonah Comstock posted an article today, Five Reasons Virtual Doctor Visits Might Be Better Than In-Person Ones, showing how video conferencing is growing in popularity for healthcare uses:

  1. Convenient for both patient and doctor
  2. A virtual waiting room is better than the physical one
  3. Increased patient engagement thanks to screensharing
  4. More convenient, automatic record-keeping
  5. Patients feel like doctors pay better attention to them during virtual visits

Virtual Checkups Save Time, More Comfortable

Video conferencing used to be expensive but now it can easily be done via your laptop, tablet, and even smartphones.

The benefits of virtual doctor …