Access Control


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.

Police Investigate Three Maryland Shootings That May Be Related

Police Investigate Three Maryland Shootings That May Be Related

Maryland police are investigating three different incidents involving gunfire that may be related.

Two Dead after Ex-Employee Opens Fire on Transportation Company

Two Dead after Ex-Employee Opens Fire on Transportation Company

Officers in Katy, Texas are investigating two dead in what seems to be a disgruntled employee case.

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Secures the Lawn on D

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Secures the Lawn on D

The Unique Challenges to Securing an Innovative Outdoor Space

Researchers Uncover Connected Home Security Flaws

Researchers Uncover Connected Home Security Flaws

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Samsung SmartThings, which could give attackers the virtual key to your home.

First-Ever Entrance Security Checks at Oktoberfest

First-Ever Entrance Security Checks at Oktoberfest

Those hoping to join in on the fun at Munich’s Oktoberfest must first pass through security.

TSA to Help with Security Overseas

TSA to Help with Security Overseas

The House has passed a bill to enhance aviation security overseas.

Littleton Public Schools to Improve School Safety

Littleton Public Schools to Improve School Safety

Colorado school district continues to roll out cameras and hybrid NVRs en route to comprehensive PSIM system

Deadly Taliban Attack in Kabul

Deadly Taliban Attack in Kabul

Afghan police are reporting an explosion that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded.

Thousands of Officers Expected at Boston Marathon

Thousands of Officers Expected at Boston Marathon

It’s been three years since a terrorist attack plagued the Boston Marathon, but authorities are not letting up on keeping the runners and spectators safe.

California Police Prepare Security Plan for Coachella

California Police Prepare Security Plan for Coachella

Coachella, a music festival in Indio, California, will be seeing an increase in security measures due to recent world events.

Trends of ISC West 2016

Trends of ISC West 2016

This year at ISC West in Las Vegas, there were some definite trends to be seen in the security industry.

Hospital Security Increased After Psych Patients Escape

Hospital Security Increased After Psych Patients Escape

Security will be increased at a Washington state psychiatric hospital after two dangerous patients escaped.

Live from ISC West Day 2

Day 2 of ISC West featured demonstrations and dealer relations

Online Exclusive: Kisi Labs Unveils Drone Guard Technology as Futuristic Doorman

Online Exclusive: Kisi Labs Unveils Drone Guard Technology as Futuristic Doorman

First Indoor Drone Technology for Visitor Management Launching via Kisi Labs.

IoT At ISC

IoT At ISC

There going to be a ton of new products at this year’s ISC West show, especially internet driven devices.

Locked Down: Municipal Public Safety Departments See Benefits in Kinetic Mesh Wireless Networks

Kinetic Mesh’s secure, mobile network can aid law enforcement, surveillance efforts

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