Access Control


Security on a High Note

Security on a High Note

The safety and security of visitors and staff and the protection of the Musical Instrument Museum's extensive collection is an essential aspect of fulfilling its mission. With an active facility during both day and evening hours, the museum sought to upgrade its outdoor security surveillance system to improve the quality of the images around the clock.

The Changing Landscape

The security landscape is constantly evolving with new products and technologies. With the introduction of these new and improved technologies, it is inevitable that products which have existed within the industry for years may no longer be the go-to choice when it comes to selecting system equipment.

Booking an Upgrade

Booking an Upgrade

Farmington community library needed access control to restricted areas and employee entrances, video surveillance at the building perimeter, parking lots, restricted and common areas, and intrusion detection on all controlled doors.

Getting a Kick out of Security

Getting a Kick out of Security

You’ll get a real kick out of this security story. It is all about a secure perimeter and access control that is stored in the cloud and a man devoted to those around him.

Getting the Most from Camera Analytics Requires the Right VMS

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Getting the Most from Camera Analytics Requires the Right VMS

Ideal for customers seeking an easy to use end-to-end video surveillance solution, WAVE is highly customizable and can create tailored network video solutions for any type of project, on any device.

The Right Fit

The Right Fit

Standalone systems, where certain access points are equipped with card readers but are not connected to a larger network, can provide a cost-effective access control solution.

Campus Security & Life Safety Introduces Secure Campus Awards

CSLS now offers a product contest for safety and security products found on campuses.

The Security of Amazon Go

The Security of Amazon Go

The convenience store of the future has some hefty security.



Hotel Security, Police Intercept Burglary of Ritz Hotel in Paris

Hotel Security, Police Intercept Burglary of Ritz Hotel in Paris

An organized burglary of Paris' Ritz Hotel was disrupted by hotel security measures and the police on Wednesday night.

Security for Thousands of Austin Buildings Compromised Due to Stolen Master Key

Security for Thousands of Austin Buildings Compromised Due to Stolen Master Key

A master key that allows first responders easy and quick access to apartment complexes and commercial buildings was recently found in the possession of a burglary suspect.

Home Security Products Launching at CES 2018 This Week

Home Security Products Launching at CES 2018 This Week

Security companies are no stranger to the Consumer Electronics Show.

CES Amps Up Security Amid Safety Risks

CES Amps Up Security Amid Safety Risks

CES organizers added vehicle blockades, more armed security and other safety measures for the giant tech trade show.

Securitas Acquires Three European Companies

Securitas is strengthening its global position in 2018.

Mobile Derived Credentials for Assured Identity for Federal Government

Mobile Derived Credentials for Assured Identity for Federal Government

The solution is in hand, literally. It’s the mobile phone.

City Asks Hawaii Hospital to Include Security Measures in Renovation

City Asks Hawaii Hospital to Include Security Measures in Renovation

The request comes after the escape of a psychiatric patient from the facility in November.

Four Video Doorbells to Protect From Package Theft

Four Video Doorbells to Protect From Package Theft

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a porch pirate.

2 Killed in Shooting at New Mexico High School

2 Killed in Shooting at New Mexico High School

Two students and the suspected shooter were killed in a shooting Thursday morning at Aztec High School in Aztec, N.M.

REVIEW Endless Possibilities with the Wink Lookout

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Wink Lookout Offers Endless Possibilities for Home Security Customization

Wink has produced a starter kit for consumers looking to add smart functionality to their homes.

Real Time Crime Center Opens in New Orleans

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Real Time Crime Center Opens in New Orleans

The center, which cost more than $5 million, is part of a citywide public safety plan.

REVIEW: Abode Starter Kit is Perfect for DIY Security Beginners

REVIEW

Abode Starter Kit is Perfect for DIY Security Beginners

Abode’s starter kit comes with two door or window sensors, a motion sensor camera and hub.

Biometric Ideas

Biometric Ideas

To best leverage the advantages of biometrics, integrators should follow the tips outlined below to take advantage of the primary benefits of biometrics, which are enhanced security and convenience.

Industry Trends

3 Access Control Trends to Watch

hile video surveillance may get all the attention—what with the stunning sharpness of 4K, the immersive experience of panoramic sensors and see-through-the-night capabilities— for most security projects, the door access control solutions are among the most important.

3 Common Misconceptions About Business Security Systems

3 Common Misconceptions About Business Security Systems

When you can secure the building at night, you can open your business for a lucrative tomorrow.

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Security Companies Partner with Amazon to Introduce Key

Kwikset and Yale Partner with Amazon Key to let services and couriers into your home.

Security and Tensions Are High Ahead of Richard Spencers Speech at UF

Security and Tensions Are High Ahead of Richard Spencer's Speech at UF

Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for the event.

Overseas Holiday Markets Looking to Bolster Security to Prevent Attacks

Overseas Holiday Markets Looking to Bolster Security to Prevent Attacks

Attacks on Christmas markets and festivals in 2016 have motivated officials to boost security in order to prevent mass-casualty attacks.

Cardinals Request Security Certification for Busch Stadium

Cardinals Request Security Certification for Busch Stadium

The certification would give the stadium legal protections in the event of a terrorist attack.

abode Home Security System Boosts Functionality with New Integrations

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abode Home Security System Boosts Functionality with New Integrations

abode Systems' is expanding features to allow users to build a smart home their own way.

Sporting Events Boost Security after Las Vegas Shooting

Sporting Events Boost Security after Las Vegas Shooting

Several sporting arenas boosted security after a lone gunman killed 58 people at an outdoor concert.

Security Experts Weigh In on Las Vegas Shooting

Security Experts Weigh In on Las Vegas Shooting

America’s deadliest mass shooting will change security as we know it.

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Could hotel security have caught Stephen Paddock before he brutally shot and killed 59 people in Las Vegas?

Smart locks like Kwikset

How to Increase Smart Locks Sales by Going Beyond the Front Door

The main entry to every home is an ideal starting point for smart locks sales.

Nashville Church Shooting Kills 1, Injures 6

Nashville Church Shooting Kills 1, Injures 6

A Tennessee man is being held without bond after he open fired in a church outside of Nashville killing one person and injuring six others.

Is Cloud-Based Security Right For You?

Is Cloud-Based Security Right For You?

Here are five reasons why cloud-based security might be right for your organization.

Security Heightened As World Leaders Meet in New York

Security Heightened As World Leaders Meet in New York

"It is equivalent to the Super Bowl of security."

France Ups Security Wtih Bulletproof Wall Around Eiffel Tower

France Ups Security With Bulletproof Wall Around Eiffel Tower

Work has begun on the clear bulletproof wall that is going up around the perimeter of the Eiffel Tower.

Vulnerabilities Revealed in AT&T Modems

Vulnerabilities Revealed in AT&T Modems

Gaping security holes have been discovered in most AT&T U-verse cable modems that would allow remote cyber criminals to access a household’s internet connection as well as any devices connected to it.

High Assurance Credentialing

High Assurance Credentialing

Moving to higher ground within the commercial enterprise space.

In the Clouds

In the Clouds

Cloud solutions are changing the way businesses operate at almost every level. Their ease of implementation, access from anywhere and cost-effective pricing are making them the preferred solution for everything from marketing platforms to payroll administration to project management.

Gas Monkey Security

Industry Vertical

Gas Monkey Security

Richard Rawlings is the kind of guy that keeps track of everything in his shop, and when his Gas Monkey Garage started booming, an up-to-date security system was critical.

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