Facility Security


An Indispensable Role

An Indispensable Role

Today, there is significant increase in the number of hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers that are being built or remodeled across the country, in part due to the rise in demand for healthcare from an aging population and more access to health insurance.

Securing A Hospital Campus

Security a hospital campus is very different from protecting a typical commercial building.

Balancing Safety Security and Privacy

Hospital safety and security is a series of if-then scenarios. If we can prevent patients from falling out of bed, then we can avoid serious, costly injuries.

Chicago Marijuana Dispensaries Close Indefinitely

Chicago Marijuana Dispensaries Close Indefinitely

Looters armed with crowbars and baseball bats took aim at Chicago’s Mission South Shore marijuana dispensary during ongoing riots. The dispensary was supposed to be impenetrable.

Naval Air Station Security Guard Injured

Naval Air Station Security Guard Injured

An unidentified shooter has injured on security guard at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, TX, today. It has been determined that the shooting is terrorism related, according to the FBI.

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How Security Companies Are Developing AI Cameras to Measure Social Distancing and Mask Compliance

A number of companies are either adding new features in response to the COVID-19 threat or developing new systems to identify if individuals are obeying guidelines.

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Perimeter Security in Question At Texas Airport After Man's Death

Man on Austin runway killed as Southwest Airlines plane lands.

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Security Guard Killed in Dispute Over Face Mask Policy in Michigan

Calvin Munerlyn, a guard at a Family Dollar store in Flint, was killed after telling two customers to leave the store for refusing to follow a governor’s order to wear face coverings in public.



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Cuomo: You Can’t Depend on China For PPE

The New York governor said that New York hospitals must prepare their own stockpiles of personal protective equipment.

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Demand for Security Guards, Cybersecurity Workers Remains High Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Security companies are scrambling to hire guards and IT workers as businesses worry about break-ins to closed properties and cybersecurity issues associated with working remotely.

Guard services and managing the logistics of event security

A Multi-Faceted Role

On so many levels, the events of September 11, 2001 drastically altered the event security landscape.

On-site Lockers

Stadium bag policies continue to be a growing priority at sports stadiums and arenas across the U.S., particularly in regard to personal bag size and the particular items that are permitted into facilities during scheduled events.

Enhancing the Perimeter

Enhancing the Perimeter

Driven by high-profile intrusion incidents, perimeter security has become a top priority for airports in recent years.

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World Health Organization Facing Cyber Attacks During Coronavirus Response

A malicious site imitating the WHO’s email system was created to collect the account information of the organization’s employees.

Transforming Healthcare Security

Transforming Healthcare Security

Security is a top priority at healthcare facilities across the country, but developing and deploying an effective healthcare security strategy is a challenging process.

Implementing Commercial Security

Commercial buildings face a universal challenge: how to manage security without encroaching on tenant privacy, comfort and experience.

All About the Data

All About the Data

When you consider today’s smartphones, the phone part is almost ancillary. It’s really the apps and the advanced optics that drive the purchase.

Reconsidering Used Equipment

Reconsidering Used Equipment

Once you have made the decision to install a security entrance, you may find that your search for a provider brings you to used turnstiles, revolving doors or portals for sale. Naturally, these tend to be cheaper than new products.

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Employee Who Frequently Argued With Colleagues Kills Five At Milwaukee’s Miller Brewery

The gunman, who took his own life after shooting and killing five others, had frequent conflicts with his coworkers.

Under Lock and Key

Under Lock and Key

The interactive self-service kiosk has become a valuable, steadily growing commercial and informational tool since the launch of the first banking ATM in the 1980s. It is an essential part of our modern-day digital landscape.

  • The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market The Z-Wave Alliance Focuses on the Residential Market

    Mitchell Klein serves as the executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance, an industry organization that drives numerous initiatives to expand and accelerate the global adoption of smart home and smart cities applications. In this Podcast, we talk about the 2022 State of the Ecosystem, and the fact that technology has brought about almost unimaginable residential security resources. The Alliance also provides education resources as well as looking at expanding technology.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • The Ying and Yang of Security
    • Installing Smart Systems
    • Leveraging Surveillance
    • Using Mobile Data
    • RIP Covid-19

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