Access Control


Orlando: The City of Security

Orlando: The City of Security

Orlando has been on the cutting edge of security even before ASIS 2016 showed up.

Your Best Project: Ten Security Design Tools You Must Try

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Network design is challenging, requiring designers to balance user performance expectations with network-resource costs, capacities, capabilities, and use scenarios.

UT Steps up Security after Murder on Campus

UT Steps up Security after Murder on Campus

The University of Texas asked the Department of Public Safety to complete a security review of the campus.

U.S. Open Fans Protected by Layers of Security

U.S. Open Fans Protected by Layers of Security

Roughly 700,000 spectators are expected to view the tournament over a two week time period.

Money Well Spent

Money Well Spent

New security system at public school district helps police crack a case.

French Schools to Ramp up Security with “Mock Attacks”

French Schools to Ramp up Security with “Mock Attacks”

After the terrorist attacks in Nice and Paris, officials are preparing children for potential terror attacks.

Climber Arrested After Scaling Trump Tower

Climber Arrested After Scaling Trump Tower

The 19-year-old had planned the climb, posting a YouTube video explaining his reasoning the day before.

Getting Smart About Smart Cards

Getting Smart About Smart Cards

The evolution of the credential has been moving toward a more secure technology.



Rio Beefs up Olympic Security Presence by a Third

Rio Beefs up Olympic Security Presence by a Third

Military police in Rio de Janeiro are deploying a third more officers than originally planned for the Olympic Games.

Evaluating Accuracy

Evaluating Accuracy

Installers and system integrators must consider a wide range of readers and credential types in the evaluation process when designing an access control system.

UPDATE: Shooter Planned Munich Rampage for a Year

UPDATE: Shooter Planned Munich Rampage for a Year

The shooter, an 18-year-old, had been researching mass shootings for over a year.

Heavy Security Expected at the Democratic National Convention

Heavy Security Expected at the Democratic National Convention

Between 35,000 and 50,000 protesters are expected to show up in Philadelphia for the DNC.

Cleveland Police See Minimal Problems as Convention Sees Last Day

Cleveland Police See Minimal Problems as Convention Sees Last Day

Cleveland Police show planning and dedication can lead to security during a massive event.

University Pulls Out of Hosting Presidential Debate over Security Concerns

University Pulls Out of Hosting Presidential Debate over Security Concerns

Wright State University stated they would not host the first presidential debate of the general election.

Ax-Wielding Teen Wounds Several on German Train

Ax-Wielding Teen Wounds Several on German Train

Authorities say some were critically injured when a teenage man attacked passengers on a train in Bavaria.

Michigan Shooting: Inmate kills Two Bailiffs

Michigan Shooting: Inmate kills Two Bailiffs

Inmate killed after fatally shooting two bailiffs in a Michigan courthouse.

TSA Testing New Idea to Speed up Airport Security

TSA Testing New Idea to Speed up Airport Security

TSA plans to use computed-tomography to inspect carry-on bags.

Background Checks Rise 40 percent in June

Background Checks Rise 40 percent in June

After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, federal background checks for gun purchases increased in June.

Baton Rouge Police Shooting Caught on Video

Baton Rouge Police Shooting Caught on Video

Alton Sterling died as the result of a police shooting in Baton Rouge on July 5. A video of the incident has caused national outrage.

Integrating Security

Integrating Security

Security checkpoints are some of the most publicly visible and heavily used components of today’s security infrastructure. Whether airports, stadiums, ports or border transit points, in many ways checkpoint technology is the linchpin for effectively protecting people and property.

A Known Leader

As one of the most progressive districts in Missouri, LPS has become a known leader in school safety, implementing comprehensive policies and state-of-the art security technology to protect students and staff.

Joint Base Andrews in Lockdown due to Active Shooter Situation

Joint Base Andrews in Lockdown due to Active Shooter Situation

Joint Base Andrews in Maryland has been placed on lockdown following a report of an active shooter.

At Least 10 Injured at California Rally

At Least 10 Injured at California Rally

At least 10 were injured when a white supremacist group and counter-protesters clashed at a rally on the Sacramento Capitol steps Sunday, June 26.

Vanderbilt SMS Streamlines Access, Integrates Multiple Systems for Historic Ripon College

It was critical for Ripon to deploy a comprehensive safety and security program that streamlined access management across the expansive campus.

German Cinema Attacker Killed by Police after Hostage Situation

German Cinema Attacker Killed by Police after Hostage Situation

German police shot and killed a rifle-wielding man Thursday after he open fired in a movie theater and took hostages.

Security in Rio Questioned After Olympian Mugged

Security in Rio Questioned After Olympian Mugged

Australian Olympian, Liesl Tesch, was mugged outside the athlete accommodations in Rio.

Security Products Dad Will Love

Security Products Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is just around the corner; give Dad the gift of security with one of these products.

VidCon Increases Security in Wake of Florida Shootings

VidCon Increases Security in Wake of Florida Shootings

Officials of VidCon, a conference that brings Social Network stars and their fans together, will see increased security in the wake of the shootings in Florida.

UCLA Forms Task Force after Deadly Shooting on Campus

UCLA Forms Task Force after Deadly Shooting on Campus

In the week following the murder-suicide that happened on UCLA’s campus, safety officials have created a task force to deal with security issues.

Hackers Take Over Outlander PHEV

Hackers Take Over Outlander PHEV

A security firm was able to hack into Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV through its mobile app and disable the theft alarm.

Solid ROI Metrics Support Case for PIAM

Solid ROI Metrics Support Case for PIAM

By definition, PIAM is an end-to-end solution that manages identities, compliance and events across disparate physical security systems.

Paxton Net2 Access Control Integrates with Dahua Video Integration Platform

Paxton has announced the integration of its networked access control system, Net2, with a leading manufacturer of professional security and surveillance equipment, Dahua.

Revolving Security

Revolving Security

After revolving doors emerged on the architectural scene in the late 19th century, they were very much in vogue and favored as a way to provide building access stylishly.

New Security Measures for the Indy 500

New Security Measures for the Indy 500

As a result of the record-breaking crowds flocking to the Indy 500, new security measures have been brought in.

Chicago Police use Big Data to Predict Gun Violence

Chicago Police use Big Data to Predict Gun Violence

Chicago’s police department is implementing new ways to keep the city free of gun violence.

Security Tightened at Baltimore Courthouse ahead of Verdict

Security Tightened at Baltimore Courthouse ahead of Verdict

The verdict in the trail against Officer Edwards Nero in the case against Freddie Gray is set to be read May 23, among tightened security.

Iris Readers Enhance Security of Access Control Systems

Iris Readers Enhance Security of Access Control Systems

A new generation of iris reader technology and products is about to change the landscape for access control.

U.S. Airports React to Downed EgyptAir Flight

U.S. Airports React to Downed EgyptAir Flight

Airport security in the United States as increased after a flight from Paris to Cairo was downed in the Mediterranean Sea.

Stadium Evacuated after Reports of Suspicious Package

Stadium Evacuated after Reports of Suspicious Package

Manchester United’s home stadium was evacuated and their match against with Bournemouth was cancelled after reports of a suspicious package.

National Park Uses Security System to Identify Vandals

National Park Uses Security System to Identify Vandals

Death Valley National Park in Nevada is investigating an incident involving three vandals.

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