Access Control


Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Shifts Focus to Security

Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Shifts Focus to Security

Catholic churches in Fort Worth have removed signs banning guns, but that doesn't mean the policy has changed.

Smithsonian to Add Permanent Security Checkpoints at National Zoo

Smithsonian to Add Permanent Security Checkpoints at National Zoo

The National Zoo is the only Smithsonian public venue without security screening.

Campus Security Market to Continue Grow In Response to Incidents

Campus Security Market to Continue Growing In Response to Incidents

The campus security market is expected to reach $2.8 billion by 2021.

Cities Boost Security for Fourth of July Celebrations

Cities Boost Security for Fourth of July Celebrations

In the wake of a foiled attack in Cleveland, police around the country are stepping up security for the Fourth.

Four Dead in Capital Gazette Newsroom Shooting, Suspect in Custody

Five Dead in Capital Gazette Newsroom Shooting, Suspect in Custody

Five people have been killed in a shooting at a local newspaper building in Maryland.

Pittsburgh Adding Security Layers to PNC Field

Pittsburgh Adding Security Layers to PNC Field

Metal detectors are being added to entrances at PNC Field

Albuquerque Increasing Security at City Parks

Albuquerque Increasing Security at City Parks

The city council approved $114,000 for security cameras to be installed at the parks and an additional $100,000 for park security

How to Ensure You Have a Safe and Efficient Farm

How to Ensure You Have a Safe and Efficient Farm

Installing alarms, safety training and fencing could be the difference in a secure farm.



Video Grand Slam

Video Grand Slam

The Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati is the hallmark of America’s greatest pastime and home to baseball’s oldest franchise, the Cincinnati Reds. In addition to new food and entertainment options, providing high-end visual technology was a large priority—delivering a bevy of video walls, projectors, interactive screens, and flat screens that would entertain fans in and out of their seats for the ultimate game day.

Out of Harm’s Way

With more than 21,000 individual artworks on display at any given time, the Butler Institute of American Art sought out a security system to assist the guards in monitoring the vast amount of rooms and corridors filled with priceless works.

Think Beyond the Perimeter

Technologies continuously evolve to become better, faster and more efficient. In turn, users become smarter, quicker and more productive.

Airport Security Outside TSA-Screened Areas to Increase

Airport Security Outside TSA-Screened Areas to Increase

A bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would increase the security outside of TSA-screened areas.

Choosing the Right VMS for Your Business

Choosing the Right VMS for Your Business

Since every business is unique, it comes as no surprise that each has different security needs.

Florida Healthcare System Launches New Security Protocols

Florida Healthcare System Launches New Security Protocols

Florida hospitals install new security protocols aimed at visitor management.

Phillies Build Security Perimeter Around Citizens Bank Park

Phillies Plan for Security Perimeter Around Citizens Bank Park

The Philadelphia Phillies are improving security around Citizen Bank Park with perimeter protection devices.

Violent Incidents on UT Campus Leads to Improved Security

Violent Incidents on UT Campus Leads to Improved Security

The University of Texas has stepped up its safety and security following violent incidents on campus.

Solid on the Ground

Solid on the Ground

Talk about intensity, Aeroturn engineers have found a new passion for developing turnstiles. In fact, they treat everything they do as if it is the only thing they do.

The Problem Persists

The Problem Persists

While the security industry is being sold on UPS battery back-ups that come with “power conditioning” built in, the reality is that over 90 percent of these battery back-ups only offer surge suppression and surge suppressors that solely protect against large power fluctuations, such as lightning, which only account for two percent of failures.

Campus Security Solutions Highlighted at ISC West

Campus Security Solutions Highlighted at ISC West

Several companies at ISC West are dedicated to bringing safety and security to campuses across the country.

Seven Inmates Killed Following Incident at Maximum Security Prison

Seven Inmates Killed Following Incident at Maximum Security Prison

Several hours of fighting at a maximum security prison in South Carolina led to the death of seven inmates.

YouTube to Increase Security After Shooting

YouTube to Increase Security After Shooting

“We will be increasing the security we have at all our offices worldwide to make them more secure not only in the near term, but long-term,” YouTube Spokesman Chris Dale said.

A Privacy Balancing Act

A Privacy Balancing Act

Privacy. It’s gone beyond buzzword into a class of its own: basically, privacy of the individual is of the ultimate importance, and all else must fall away in our efforts to preserve it.

Study Finds Industrial Access Control is on the Rise

Study Finds Industrial Access Control is on the Rise

Market Research Future found that Industrial Access Control is expected to reach $1.03 billion by 2023.

Tennessee Adopts New Security Standards for Courthouses

Tennessee Adopts New Security Standards for Courthouses

For the first time in two decades, Tennessee is boosting security standards for courthouses across the state.

Poised for Expansion

Poised for Expansion

Most of us are using biometric technology in some way, shape or form whether that is at work or in our personal lives. If you are not yet using it, you will be soon.

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

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.

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.

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    Perimeter Security Standards for Multi-Site Businesses

    When you run or own a business that has multiple locations, it is important to set clear perimeter security standards. By doing this, it allows you to assess and mitigate any potential threats or risks at each site or location efficiently and effectively. Read Now

  • New Research Shows a Continuing Increase in Ransomware Victims

    GuidePoint Security recently announced the release of GuidePoint Research and Intelligence Team’s (GRIT) Q1 2024 Ransomware Report. In addition to revealing a nearly 20% year-over-year increase in the number of ransomware victims, the GRIT Q1 2024 Ransomware Report observes major shifts in the behavioral patterns of ransomware groups following law enforcement activity – including the continued targeting of previously “off-limits” organizations and industries, such as emergency hospitals. Read Now

  • OpenAI's GPT-4 Is Capable of Autonomously Exploiting Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

    According to a new study from four computer scientists at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, OpenAI’s paid chatbot, GPT-4, is capable of autonomously exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities without any human assistance. Read Now

  • Getting in Someone’s Face

    There was a time, not so long ago, when the tradeshow industry must have thought COVID-19 might wipe out face-to-face meetings. It sure seemed that way about three years ago. Read Now

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  • EasyGate SPT and SPD

    EasyGate SPT SPD

    Security solutions do not have to be ordinary, let alone unattractive. Having renewed their best-selling speed gates, Cominfo has once again demonstrated their Art of Security philosophy in practice — and confirmed their position as an industry-leading manufacturers of premium speed gates and turnstiles. 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3

  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3