Richard McIntosh
Blog Contributor

Richard is a network engineer with more than eight years of experience and multiple industry certifications. He works for a large nonprofit as a network engineer, where he is responsible for the network infrastructure.

Posts (8)

Drone
Mobility

Gaining Altitude with Python and APIs

Let’s take your previously learned Python skills and move them into production to automate deployment of a new WLAN. Read More

Tags:

  • Authentication
  • GestaltIT
  • Mobility Controller
  • Network Automation
  • Network Infrastructure
  • WPA2

IoT

IoT Security and Pre-Shared Keys

Millions of IoT devices bring more vendors, all itching for your PSKs. Read More

Tags:

  • ClearPass
  • ClearPass Device Insight
  • Encryption
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Security
  • Security

Man working on a laptop in the jungle
Cloud

Intelligent Networks Require Intelligent Solutions

A growing number of branch locations is good for business, but can you keep up with IT needs? Read More

Tags:

  • Aruba Central
  • Cloud Management
  • Cloud Wi-Fi
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Management
  • SD-Branch
  • SD-WAN

Security

Cybersecurity in a Zero Trust Architecture

Your traditional enterprise network security model may need to lose some trust. Read More

Tags:

  • 802.1X
  • Authentication
  • ClearPass
  • Dynamic Segmentation
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Automation
  • Network Security
  • WPA
  • Zero Trust Security

Drone
Enterprise Campus

Getting off the Ground with Python and APIs

Get an in-depth look at the value and flexibility Python provides network engineers for automation. Read More

Tags:

  • API
  • GestaltIT
  • Network Automation

Mobility

Top 3 Impacts of Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) makes the best use of airtime, preserves client battery life and increases throughput to available devices. Read More

Tags:

  • 11ax
  • 550 Series AP
  • 802.11ax
  • GestaltIT
  • MU-MIMO
  • OFDMA
  • Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
  • WPA3

Security

Segmentation and Visibility Simplify Network Management and Security

Why waste a network engineer's time to identify and onboard new devices? Read More

Tags:

  • ClearPass
  • ClearPass Device Insight
  • Dynamic Segmentation
  • GestaltIT

Security

A Look into What’s Behind WPA3

Shouldn’t our users have an expectation of privacy? Read More

Tags:

  • 11ax
  • Authentication
  • Encryption
  • GestaltIT
  • OWE
  • WPA3