Access Control


How Theaters Plan to Handle Security during ‘Star Wars’ Opening Weekend

How Theaters Plan to Handle Security during 'Star Wars' Opening Weekend

Recent shootings at theaters of popular movies have lead theater security professionals to crack down on movie goers in the midst of ‘Star Wars’ opening.

U.S. Looking to Boost Social Media Security

U.S. Looking to Boost Social Media Security

After evidence of attack in San Bernardino was found on social media, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is looking to boost security on social-networking sites.

Los Angeles Closes All District Schools after Bomb Threat

Los Angeles Closes All District Schools after Bomb Threat

All LAUSD schools were closed after an electronic threat risked the safety of students.

New Sandy Hook School Built with Invisible Security Measures

New Sandy Hook School Built with Invisible Security Measures

On the third anniversary of the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, we take a look into the school being built on the site of the shooting.

HID Global to Supply U.S. Government with Permanent Resident Cards

HID Global wins contract to help redesign and continue manufacturing U.S. government’s Permanent Resident Card.

San Bernardino Steps Up Security

San Bernardino Steps Up Security

County employees are back at work after a shooting that killed 14 and wounded 21 of their coworkers.

Obama Calls for New Security Measures after Terrorist Attack

Obama Calls for New Security Measures after Terrorist Attack

The President of the United States calls for stricter gun laws in the wake of the attack on San Bernardino.

Maine Scrutinizes Security Measures in Wake of Attacks

Maine Scrutinizes Security Measures in Wake of Attacks

Officials review protocols and take steps in a new direction following recent events with mass shootings.



Secret Service in Crisis Following Breaches

Secret Service in Crisis Following Breaches

Committee afraid for the safety of the President after reporting United States Secret Service downfalls.

UNC Implements Security Measures during Lockdown

UNC Implements Security Measures during Lockdown

The Chapel Hill university warned students and staff to stay inside after reports of an armed and dangerous person.

UPDATE: San Bernardino Shooting Investigated as Act of Terrorism

UPDATE: San Bernardino Shooting Investigated as Act of Terrorism

FBI able to confirm they are now "investigating these horrific acts as an act of terrorism."

5 Steps to Derail an Attack on a Soft Target

5 Steps to Derail an Attack on a Soft Target

Minneapolis police put together a guide to recognizing an attack before it happens.

Airports Expected to See Increase in Thanksgiving Travelers and Security

Airports Expected to See Increase in Thanksgiving Travelers and Security

Airports’ busiest travel days of the year are likely to become even more complicated for travelers flying through U.S. airports this Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Next Generation of Security and Bag Check

The Next Generation of Security and Bag Check

We may have finally found a more efficient way of getting through airport security.

Malaysia Steps up Security for Asean and East Asia Summits

Malaysia Steps up Security for Asean and East Asia Summits

Malaysia is on high security alert as world leaders fly in for the Asean and East Asia Summits.

Securitron and HES Preview Suite of Sustainable Products at Greenbuild 2015

At Greenbuild 2015, Securitron and HES are previewing innovations specifically designed to improve the efficiency of an access control solution.

Police Raid Paris Suburb in Search of Terror Suspects

Police Raid Paris Suburb in Search of Terror Suspects

At least 2 dead and 8 arrested in the raid of an apartment building in Saint-Denis, a suburb of Paris.

Altronix Offers Solutions for Challenging Outdoor Surveillance

Altronix Offers Innovative Power and Transmission Solutions for Challenging Outdoor Surveillance, Access and Security Applications

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of German Stadium

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of German Stadium

Officials make quick decision to evacuate stadium and cancel soccer match after threats of explosions.

Lenel and AlertEnterprise Announce Partnership to Sell PIAM Software

The Physical Identity and Access Management software will extend OnGuard into new directions.

Upscale Panama City Property Using ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

The property is using VingCard Visionline, Signature RFID locks and Elsafe Sentinel safes.

The NFL tightened security at all of its stadiums Nov.15, 2015, following the terrorist attacks in Paris.

NFL Tightens Security at Stadiums

"Following the events in Paris on Friday, we are closely monitoring events and have been in communication with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, which have informed us that there are no known threats against NFL stadiums," the league said in a statement about the heightened security measures Nov. 15.

Albany Jail Plans for Security Upgrades after Risk Assessment

Albany Jail Plans for Security Upgrades after Risk Assessment

Albany County Jail plan to make security upgrades worth over $200,000.

Metro Sales Group to Represent Sielox Solutions

Sielox Solutions partners with Metro Sales Group to serve as manufacturers' representative in the northeast.

Fort Bend County Texas Chooses 3xLOGIC to Unify Access Control

Fort Bend County installs infinias Intelli-M slated to scale up to 1500 doors at multiple locations.

Join the Team - Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.

Join the Team

Now that mobile identities can be carried on phones for physical security applications, they are merging with smart cards into centralized identity management systems.

Insuring Access - In the decade that First Service Insurance (FSI) has conducted business in Roseville, Calif., it has provided contractors with specialized property and casualty insurance products focused on general liability, workers compensation, business auto and bonding/surety.

Insuring Access

In the decade that First Service Insurance (FSI) has conducted business in Roseville, Calif., it has provided contractors with specialized property and casualty insurance products focused on general liability, workers compensation, business auto and bonding/surety.

Using an Iris for Time and Attendance - At the peak of El Salvador’s sugar harvesting and processing season, the Ingenio Azucarero Injiboa mill in San Vicente becomes incredibly busy as hundreds of employees change shifts throughout the entire day, typically seven days a week.

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Using an Iris for Time and Attendance

At the peak of El Salvador’s sugar harvesting and processing season, the Ingenio Azucarero Injiboa mill in San Vicente becomes incredibly busy as hundreds of employees change shifts throughout the entire day, typically seven days a week.

Getting Involved - Physical security administrators and IT departments have both gotten much more involved with each other in system deployment decisions, ever since video surveillance first began transitioning from analog to network cameras.

Getting Involved

Physical security administrators and IT departments have both gotten much more involved with each other in system deployment decisions, ever since video surveillance first began transitioning from analog to network cameras.

Winning a Better Solution - There are many challenges associated with securing Specialized including theft protection and loss prevention, general security for employees, and protecting the company’s highly confidential trade secrets which are safeguarded at headquarters.

Winning a Better Solution

There are many challenges associated with securing Specialized including theft protection and loss prevention, general security for employees, and protecting the company’s highly confidential trade secrets which are safeguarded at headquarters.

Advanced Considerations - Employee mustering at industrial sites or large facilities has typically been difficult to efficiently manage due to the complexity of the situation and human factors.

Advanced Considerations

Employee mustering at industrial sites or large facilities has typically been difficult to efficiently manage due to the complexity of the situation and human factors.

Tight as a Drum - Imagine getting slapped with a $1 million fine for not adequately securing your facility. Think it can’t happen? Think again.

Tight as a Drum

Imagine getting slapped with a $1 million fine for not adequately securing your facility. Think it can’t happen? Think again.

ASSA ABLOY Releases Seven Environmental Product Declarations

An important aspect of an EPD is to provide the basis of a fair comparison of products by their environmental performance.

DVTEL Announces Release of United VMS 7.0

DVTEL, INC., the video surveillance solutions provider, announced today the release of its new VMS platform: United VMS 7.0, the platform of choice for corporations and organizations from entry-level to enterprise.

OffSite Vision to Unveil EmergenZ Real-time Security & Safety Solutions Product Suite at ISC East

OffSite Vision Holdings, Inc. (OSVH) today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the ISC East show, the east coast’s largest security show that will bring together the top security professionals in the industry.

Preventive Software Bolsters Protection Systems

Exclusively Online: Preventive Software Bolsters Protection Systems

Physical security solutions encompass data-driven knowledge to help anticipate future incidents.

Security Breach

Security Breach

As professionals in the commercial security industry, our ears perk up whenever we hear of a security breach—such as recent perimeter control issues at airports, the White House, and other government and public locations.

Large Hospital Security: Technical and Physical Challenges

Large Hospital Security: Technical and Physical Challenges

Large hospital environments present unique challenges for a surveillance integrator. Specifically, these challenges can include implementing IP surveillance technology, access control, or networking.

Paxton to Preview New Building Intelligence System at ASIS

Out-of-the-box access control, IP video management and building automation streamlines management of buildings.

Securitech Introduces New Bluetooth Entry Electronic Locks

Partnership with ECKey adds Bluetooth link to popular LEXI and ELECTRA lineups.

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