Facility Security


Survey: Dollar Recoveries from Shoplifters and Dishonest Employees Increase in 2021

Jack L. Hayes International, Inc. released today the results of their 34th Annual Retail Theft Survey which reports on over 200,000 shoplifters and dishonest employee apprehensions in 2021 by just 25 large retailers, who recovered over $240 million from these apprehended thieves

Accused Buffalo Supermarket Shooter Had Planned for More Violence

Accused Buffalo Supermarket Shooter Had Planned for More Violence

The alleged shooter who killed 10 people in a racially motivated shooting at a Buffalo supermarket had apparently planned even more violence. That’s according to CNN.

Mitigating Violence

Mitigating Violence

Hospitals and health systems are tasked with controlling costs and cutting budgets while maintaining the highest levels of patient care, safety and privacy which heighten our awareness of the vital role played by security services in the nation’s ever-evolving healthcare landscape.

Going High Tech

When it comes to physical security, the world around us has changed. First, society has changed, with more social unrest and violence occurring in the COVID-19 era, including a rise in fan misbehavior at sporting events.

Unified Solutions and Emerging Technologies

Unified Solutions and Emerging Technologies

Large scale infrastructure environments, like airports and critical infrastructure sites, present a physical security challenge.

Reducing Nuisance Alarms

Critical infrastructure sites need reliable, cost-effective physical security solutions.

Survey: 88 Percent of Companies are Experiencing Increase in Physical Security Threats

Survey: 88 Percent of Companies are Experiencing Increase in Physical Security Threats

As companies continue hybrid work in this third year of COVID-19, already high levels of physical threats are expected to continue to rise, significant health and safety protocol-related conflicts between management and employees are occurring, and workplace violence preparedness at businesses is primarily reactive and inconsistent.

Slow You Down

Slow You Down

Protecting perimeters, buildings, property and people is no small responsibility, whether it is an embassy, a school, factory or farmers market. Knowing you have the right equipment in place to secure your facility and to prevent human tragedies brings a peace of mind that no amount of money can buy.



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.

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.

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.

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

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  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • The Power of a Layered Approach to Safety

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown. Read Now

  • How a Security System Can Enhance Arena Safety and the Fan Experience

    Ensuring guests have both a memorable experience and a safe one is no small feat for your physical security team. Stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and other large event venues are increasingly leveraging new technologies to transform the fan experience and maintain a high level of security. The goal is to preserve the integrity and excitement of the event while enhancing security and remaining “behind the scenes.” Read Now

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New Products

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3