Access Control


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

REVIEW

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.

Getting Access

Getting Access

Multi-tenant buildings present security challenges not found in single-user facilities. Tenants may come and go at different times. The numbers and types of visitors needing access will vary, and then there are differences between commercial and residential multi-tenant buildings.

High Assurance Credentialing

High Assurance Credentialing

Recent cyberattacks highlight the need to know who you are interacting with in email and online activities, and who you grant access to your networks and physical facilities.

Extra Layers of Security for U.S. Open in New  York  City

Extra Layers of Security for U.S. Open in New York City

Officials believe the security plan will rival that of Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

Multiply and Conquer

Multiply and Conquer

Virtual fence of fixed camera technology serves as a force multiplier for law enforcement agencies

Germany Rethinks Cologne Cathedral Security Following Barcelona Attack

Germany Rethinks Cologne Cathedral Security Following Barcelona Attack

German police have placed concrete barriers around the cathedral in order to boost security.

Australia Announces New National Security Plan

Australia Announces New National Security Plan

Australian prime minister announced a new national security strategy, urging venue operators of crowded places to begin keeping security at the top of their minds.

New Security Screening Systems Designed to Detect Threats in Seconds

LA Metro to Test New Security Screening Systems Designed to Detect Threats in Seconds

Metro has teamed up with TSA and Evolv Technology to test a new weapon screening system.

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It's Plain to See: Video Verification Increases Security System Effectiveness

If someone told you that a particular system or product fails to work properly 98% of the time, chances are you would call that system or product an abject failure.

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Over the weekend protesters and counter protesters clashed in Charlottesville, Virginia, leading to violent clashes and a deadly vehicle attack.

Critical Infrastructure

Critical Infrastructure: Using Fiber Optic Sensing to Address Threats

Fiber optic sensing is a new tool that may address threats

Increased Security for U.S. Mosques after Bombing in Minnesota

Increased Security for U.S. Mosques after Bombing in Minnesota

The act has since been named an “act of terrorism.”

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