Access Control


Schools Must Be Vigilant in April

Schools Must Be Vigilant in April

Sensationalism drives increased risk of copycats

Trooper, Gunman Dead in Virginia Greyhound Shooting

Trooper, Gunman Dead in Virginia Greyhound Shooting

A Virginia Trooper was shot and killed in an incident at a Richmond Greyhound Station.

Holding an Open Door

A top tier university serving more than 40,000 students needed a cost effective way to improve the level of security at its non-card access controlled doors.

Workplace Shooting Spree Kills 4

Workplace Shooting Spree Kills 4

A Kansas Sheriff believes a protection order sparked a shooter to kill 4 and injure 14 more.

Award Show Security at an All Time High

Award Show Security at an All Time High

This year’s Oscar show will be the first since the terrorist attacks in San Bernardino and Paris resulting in intense security of those attending.

Having the best, most accessible technical support team will ensure the safety and security of not only your data and staff, but will be an added benefit to your company’s long-term bottom line, as well.

Online Exclusive: Top 4 Security Installation Mistakes to Avoid

Having the best, most accessible technical support team will ensure the safety and security of not only your data and staff, but will be an added benefit to your company’s long-term bottom line, as well.

Suspect Arrested after Shooting Rampage that Killed 6

Suspect Arrested after Shooting Rampage that Killed 6

Police have arrested a shooter in Kalamazoo County, Michigan after he went on a shooting rampage from his car, killing six people and injuring at least two more.

Apple’s Security Features have Locked the FBI Out

Apple's Security Features have Locked the FBI Out

The FBI is asking for Apple’s help to crack the code on an iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters.



OnSSI Certifies Ocularis 5 VMS with AMAG Technology's Symmetry Access Control System

As a certified partner, OnSSI’s Ocularis 5 Video Management Software integrates with AMAG’s latest Symmetry V8 Access Control System.

University of Memphis Strengthens Building Security

University of Memphis Strengthens Building Security

A university in Tennessee is replacing old exterior doors and replacing them with door units centrally controlled by a locking system.

Congress Increases House Office Building Security

Congress Increases House Office Building Security

Congress seeks to bring parking garages within the secure perimeter of the House offices

Northern Mexico Prison Riot Leaves 52 Dead

Northern Mexico Prison Riot Leaves 52 Dead

A riot broke out in Topo Chico prison in northern Mexico the morning of February 11 resulting in the death of at least 52 inmates.

Agencies Working Together to Increase Security for Mardi Gras

Agencies Working Together to Increase Security for Mardi Gras

Thousands of people pour into New Orleans for Mardi Gras but what are authorities doing to ensure the safety of those celebrating?

Honeywell Announces Aquisition of Xtralis

Honeywell Announces Aquisition of Xtralis

Honeywell has entered into an agreement to acquire Xtralis, a global provider of smoke detection and perimeter security technologies.

Security Tight on Women’s Day in Cologne

Security Tight on Women's Day in Cologne

German police are stepping up security as the Cologne Carnival takes place.

‘Making a Murderer’ Sheriff Department Target of Bomb Threat

'Making a Murderer' Sheriff Department Target of Bomb Threat

Manitowoc sheriffs have now been targeted in more ways than one for their role in Steven Avery’s case.

Inmates Recaptured: What Were the Security Lapses?

Inmates Recaptured: What Were the Security Lapses?

Three California inmates who escaped from a maximum security facility have been recaptured. Now the investigation focuses on how it happened.

How to choose the perfect ID card printer for your business

Getting the Right Badge

Each industry has its own specific requirements for photo ID card solutions. The guidelines used by each market vary depending on the type of badges that companies need to print and the frequency.

One Key Figure Dead in the Arrest of Oregon Protesters

One Key Figure Dead in the Arrest of Oregon Protesters

Protesters who’ve occupied a federal building in Oregon have been arrested.

No Evidence of Gunfire at Naval Medical Center San Diego

No Evidence of Gunfire at Naval Medical Center San Diego

Despite the rush of emergency personnel and lock downs, there was no indication that a shooting had occurred on Tuesday.

Expect Tight Security at Super Bowl City This Year

Expect Tight Security at Super Bowl City This Year

Make sure you get to Super Bowl City with plenty of time to get through security when it opens up on Jan. 30.

3 Inmates Escape from Maximum-Security Jail

3 Inmates Escape from Maximum-Security Jail

California officials are asking for the public’s help to find three inmates who escaped from jail.

TSA Intercepted Record Amount of Guns in 2015

TSA Intercepted Record Amount of Guns in 2015

You still can’t bring your loaded gun onto a plane, 2015 proved that.

Attack on Pakistan University leaves 19 Dead

Attack on Pakistan University leaves 19 Dead

At least 19 dead in an attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan.

Several Schools across New Jersey and Massachusetts Receive Threats

Several Schools across New Jersey and Massachusetts Receive Threats

Schools across the northern states are reacting to threats of bombs and mass shootings.

Super Bowl Security: The Alleged “Plot” Against the Game

Super Bowl Security: The Alleged “Plot” Against the Game

Federal officials mull whether attack on fiber optic systems are connected to a plot against the Super Bowl.

Study Highlights Consumers

Study Highlights Consumers' Privacy Anxiety

A new study set out to find why consumer anxiety waxes and wanes in specific scenarios.

Security Checkpoint Thwarts Attackers in Jakarta Mall

Security Checkpoint Thwarts Attackers in Jakarta Mall

Did “security theater” actually save Jakarta mall from attack?

The Intense Security behind the Powerball Drawing

The Intense Security behind the Powerball Drawing

There are 1.5 billion reasons to be on the ball.

Security Strengthened for College Football Championship Game

Security Strengthened for College Football Championship Game

Officials in Arizona are predicting more security for the College Football Playoff game than for the Super Bowl.

Golden Globes Security Measures Cause Mile Long Traffic Jam

Golden Globes Security Measures Cause Mile Long Traffic Jam

It's more dangerous than it looks the navigating the Golden Globes red carpet.

Kentucky Schools on Heightened Security due to Threat

Kentucky Schools on Heightened Security due to Threat

Louisville schools operate under heightened security due to anonymous, vague threat.

Aviation Police Officers Ask for Guns to Bolster Security

Aviation Police Officers Ask for Guns to Bolster Security

Chicago aviation police officers request guns instead of “run and hide” training.

Paris Police Shooting on the Anniversary of Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Paris Police Shooting on the Anniversary of Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Man with cleaver killed by Paris police on anniversary of Charlie Hebdo attacks.

Chamberlain Group, Inc. Acquires Antech Guardian Affiliates to Grow Product Offerings

The GTS line will support CGI's LiftMaster brand by diversifying the LiftMaster product offering, adding road spikes, traffic barriers and systems to its current line of Perimeter Access Solutions.

Comcast Xfinity Security System Helps Burglars Break into Homes

Comcast Xfinity Security System Helps Burglars Break into Homes

Security researchers at Rapid7 have found vulnerabilities in Comcast’s Xfinity Home Security system.

Delta's HD300 Barrier Passes 1,000,000 Cycles Test

Phalanx Barrier Continuously Opened and Closed 24/7 for 14 Months

Hikvision Announces Integration with Control4 Smart Home Solutions

Hikvision cameras are easily integrated with the Control4 smart home operating system, adding to a robust suite of features by which users can control and automate lighting, music, security and energy throughout the home.

Authorities Predict What’s Next with Oregon Militia

Authorities Predict What's Next with Oregon Militia

Armed protesters refuse to leave federal building in Oregon.

The electronic key is gaining wide acceptance in North America

It's A Revolution

Opening a door with anything other than a metal key was once unimaginable, but a growing number of openings are using an electronic key.

Featured

  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    The Importance of Proactive Security Measures: 4 Stories of Regret

    We all want to believe that crime won’t happen to us. So, some business owners hope for the best and put proactive security measures on the back burner, because other things like growth, attracting new customers, and meeting deadlines all seem more pressing. Read Now

  • Global IT Outage Cause by Faulty Update from Cybersecurity Provider CrowdStrike

    Systems are starting to come back online after a global IT outage on Friday disrupted everything from airline operations to banks and 911 call centers. Read Now

  • Securing the Flow of Operations

    The transportation industry is a complex and dynamic environment where efficient management of physical keys, vehicles and shared devices is critical to ensuring smooth operations, reducing costs and maintaining security. Every day, more transportation facilities are using modern electronic key and asset management systems to better secure, audit and manage the important assets that keep operations running smoothly. Read Now

  • The Recipe for Stadium Security

    The threat landscape of stadium security is fluid. Today’s venues and stadiums have operational security 24/7, hosting sporting events, community events, concerts, conventions and more – each with a unique visitor base and each with unique security risks. Read Now

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New Products

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 3