Access Control


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.”

Industry Professional

Metro Proof

The lock system of the Amsterdam underground is quite extensive and includes 2,574 cylinders. GVB was able to find and implement a system that solved their key issues as well as environmental issues.

Securing the City

Securing the City

Thanks to new advancements in video analytics technology and powerful Internet of Things (IoT) edge devices; these superheroes can now be armed with new superhuman capabilities to better protect us.

The Potential of Biometrics

The Potential of Biometrics

Many financial institutions are looking to biometrics to enhance customer trust and convenience, and for securing the bank enterprise and facilities.

Vehicle Crash in Los Angeles Injures Eight Pedestrians

Vehicle Crash in Los Angeles Injures Eight Pedestrians

Eight people were injured when a van hopped the curb and crashed into a group of people dining at a popular restaurant.

Scotland’s Biggest Arts Festival to See Increased Security

Scotland's Biggest Arts Festival to See Increased Security

In the wake of terrorist attacks in London and Manchester, security measures will be added to Scotland’s Edinburgh Fringe arts festival to keep participants safe.

Mergers & Acquisitions Create Challenges for Access Control System Integrators – New Multi-Format Technology Can Help.

DigiOn24 Inc. is proud to introduce D24Secure NFC™ Multi-Format Cards and Readers.

Burglar

Burglar's Perspective: Why You Need Tighter Garage Security

There are three types of burglars: the amateur-opportunist, the semi-pro, and the professional.

Israel Sees Push Back After Installing Security Measures at Religious Site

UPDATE: Israel Embassy Shooting in Jordan Deepens Uncertainties about Security at Temple Mount

Israel began implementing new security measures at entrances of one of the most holy sites in Jerusalem.

Erie Insurance Arena Improves Security Measures

Erie Insurance Arena Improves Security Measures

Authorities at Erie Insurance Arena enhance security though metal detectors and other security measures to increase patron safety.

Tour de France Organizers Increase Security with Additional Officers, Bomb Dogs

Tour de France Organizers Increase Security with Additional Officers, Bomb Dogs

The world’s largest sporting event sees a heightened sense of security.

Air Force Recruiting Office Rocked by Explosion

Air Force Recruiting Office Rocked by Explosion

Local and federal authorities in Brixby, Oklahoma are investigating an explosion at the entry way of an Air Force recruiting office.

U.S. Cities Add Security Measures to Protect from Vehicle Attacks

U.S. Cities Add Security Measures to Protect from Vehicle Attacks

Since 2014, terrorists have carried out 176 vehicle attacks resulting in the death of 173 people and injuries of 667.

The Dallas Ambush: One Year Later

The Dallas Ambush: One Year Later

Remembering the deadliest day for police since 9/11.

NYPD Officer Dies in Unprovoked Attack

NYPD Officer Dies in Unprovoked Attack

The NYPD officer’s shooting in a command vehicle was “unprovoked,” authorities said.

Vehicle Attack near London Mosque Leaves Several Injured

Vehicle Attack near London Mosque Leaves Several Injured

A van drove into crowds of Muslim worshippers near Finsbury Park Mosque.

X-iT Series Narrow Stile Exit Devices Now Available from Marks USA

Marks Model M8800 Narrow Stile Exit Device is designed for use on all types of narrow stile single and double doors, of either 36” or 48” door width, and conveniently, non-handed for installation flexibility.

Congressional Security Questioned Following Attack

Congressional Security Questioned Following Attack

Members of Congress spoke out about needing more security following the shooting rampage that injured five people.

Workplace Violence Incident at San Francisco UPS Warehouse Leaves 4 Dead

Workplace Violence Incident at San Francisco UPS Warehouse Leaves 4 Dead

Four are dead, including the shooter, following a workplace violence incident at a San Francisco UPS.

The Access Control Dilemma – Balancing Security, Convenience and Budget

The Access Control Dilemma – Balancing Security, Convenience and Budget

There are many different features with access control, and the technologies behind the platforms are ever-changing

Active Shooter Prompts Quick Response to Indiana Beauty College

Active Shooter Prompts Quick Response to Indiana Beauty College

Two females were injured after a man entered the beauty college and open fired. He then shot and killed himself.

Unprecedented Amount of Force Used Against London Attackers

Unprecedented Amount of Force Used Against London Attackers

Police in London say they used unprecedented amount of force to ensure the London attackers were neutralized in less than ten minutes.

Orlando Workplace Shooting Leaves 5 Dead

Orlando Workplace Shooting Leaves 5 Dead

Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed five people were killed in a workplace violence incident in Orlando, Florida.

Security at Manchester Benefit Concert Expected to be Tight

Security at Manchester Benefit Concert Expected to be Tight

Ariana Grande and company are playing a benefit concert to raise funds for the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing. Here’s how they’ll keep it safe.

Team Work

Sometimes you need to be in the right place at the right time. Sometimes, it’s who you know. For Karrie Gabbard, executive director of the East Butler County Family YMCA in Hamilton, Ohio, it was both.

Cubs to Install Security Cameras around Wrigley Field

Cubs to Install Security Cameras around Wrigley Field

The Cubs plan to spend $1 million on security cameras near Wrigley Field.

U.S. Police Departments React to Manchester Bombing

U.S. Police Departments React to Manchester Bombing

While there is no credible or specific threat to the United States at this time, police will increase security at popular tourist spots and arenas.

Witnesses Say Concert Security was Lax before Bombing

Witnesses Say Concert Security was Lax before Bombing

Concert-goers have slammed “lax security” at the Ariana Grande show that was targeted this week in a terrorist attack

Manchester Arena Explosion Leaves 22 Dead

Manchester Arena Explosion Leaves 22 Dead

An explosion at Manchester’s popular arena after an Ariana Grande concert killed 22 people and injured more than 50 others.

Several Injured, 1 Dead in New York Times Square Crash

Several Injured, 1 Dead in New York Times Square Crash

At least 19 people were injured and one was killed when a vehicle crashed through pedestrians at Times Square in New York City.

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