Facility Security


Hostage in Texas Synagogue Standoff Uses Security Session Knowledge to Help Escape

Hostage in Texas Synagogue Standoff Uses Security Session Knowledge to Help Escape

A rabbi in a Texas synagogue hostage situation Saturday used training from a security session to help escape from a captor.

Protecting Premises and People

To ease cost pressures, facility operators must find ways to improve a variety of elements within their buildings, including their security system.

Post Pandemic Environment

Post Pandemic Environment

Over the last year and a half, the retail industry has undergone massive changes. Retailers of all sizes have shown extraordinary resilience and creativity by reshaping their business models and operations.

Billions on the line: Keeping Stores and Shoppers Safe during the Holidays

Billions on the line: Keeping Stores and Shoppers Safe during the Holidays

From Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, shoppers in the United States spend almost $730 billion on the holidays. With an increase also comes more merchandise shrink from shoplifting, organized retail crime and other methods.

Idesco helps Enhance Security at Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Nationwide with Unique Oversized ID Card Printer

New York-based ID card specialist offers XCR100 2.0 oversized badge printer to protect patients and healthcare professionals from unauthorized access.

Agenda Announced for the 2021 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition

Agenda Announced for the 2021 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security’s (NCS4) 12th Annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition agenda is now available.

Redefining Security

In the fall of 2020, sports fans began making their way back to stands for the first time since COVID-19 forced mass shutdowns. For many, this signaled a return to normalcy and a promising outlook for a struggling industry.

Sacred and Secure

Sacred and Secure

When people think of a House of Worship (HoW) what may first come to mind is a solemn sanctuary of welcome and refuge. Churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship are built on the premise of openness and accessibility, peace and community.



Turning to the Cloud

Turning to the Cloud

The ability to reliably and quickly access video from anywhere at any time is something healthcare organizations have come to rely on.

San Diego Police Department helps secure U.S. Open at Torrey Pines

Tee Up the Security

When the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the 2021 US Open was taking place at the famed Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, CA, there was an excitement in and around the city.

Smarter Buildings are in Demand Thanks to COVID-19

Smarter Buildings are in Demand Thanks to COVID-19

A new KRC research report recently commissioned by Honeywell, 75% of surveyed U.S. facility managers say COVID-19 has caused them to permanently rethink how their facility operates.

Prepare, Prevent and Reduce Risk at Your Facility

Prepare, Prevent and Reduce Risk at Your Facility

Violence in the workplace is taking on a position of greater priority and attention for businesses as they reopen after a year of COVID-19-related closings. In recent months, an increase in reported violent incidents at business locations across the country is shifting security concerns beyond virus transmission to a renewed focus on the steps companies can and should take to help protect their people, patrons and visitors from the threat of violence on their properties

Unification is the Cure

In the past, the Lee Health security department installed many different analog video and access control systems to secure each site. Over time, the technology began aging and failing.

A Healthier Facility

Amid the health, economic, natural, and social crises we’ve experienced in the past year, the critical role that security plays in creating safe and healthy environments is more apparent than ever.

Going Beyond Retail

Going Beyond Retail

Physical security infrastructure has traditionally been seen as a sunk cost; an expense that represents a cost of doing business.

A Sound Strategy

A Sound Strategy

No matter the security criticality of your facility or the sophistication of your security system, simple key control is a foundational process of physical key management that helps control access to crucial assets, people, information and spaces.

A Changing Profile

A Changing Profile

Healthcare facilities were already a complex security environment due to the number of moving pieces and literal life or death situations faced daily.

The New Normal

The New Normal

With the waves of the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across our nation like wildfire in 2020, the new normal had to adapt itself quickly to all situations.

A Permanent Solutions

The trend that has catapulted to the top of the list for vehicle perimeter security is securing temporary events with certified crash equipment that can be installed in only 15 minutes

Meeting the Current Crisis

Meeting the Current Crisis

Even as we appreciate and applaud our healthcare professionals, most of us can do little more than watch as systems everywhere face the tremendous pressure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Approaching the Education Market with Milestone

    Milestone’s Laurie Dickson addresses Open Architecture, new equipment and the cost of entry and upgrading VMS systems over time. She also talks about how K-12 and Higher Education campuses differ in regard to surveillance system needs. Schools have certain guidelines they must follow to protect student identities, and Laurie addresses this question as well.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

    Featuring:

    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • Spaces4Learning
  • Campus Security & Life Safety