Facility Security


Anti-ram Fencing

Vehicle ramming attacks are on the rise in the United States and abroad. Already in 2017, there have been no less than seven major attacks worldwide resulting in 24 people dead and another 153 injured.

From students and faculty to business owners and employees, everyone can benefit from learning how to keep their data safe.

Compliant isn't Secure: 4 Steps to Keep Your Data Safe

From students and faculty to business owners and employees, everyone can benefit from learning how to keep their data safe.

Private Security Outnumber Police Around the World

Private Security Outnumber Police Around the World

In at least half of the world’s countries, private security workers outnumber police officers. More than 40 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, have more guards privately hired to protect certain people, places and things than police officers whose duty it is to protect the public.

Landing the Proper Security

Landing the Proper Security

Events in recent history concerning attacks on transportation hubs have increased the importance of safeguarding airports around the world and further highlighted the need for accurate, reliable and smart security systems to protect aviation assets.

Gas Monkey Security

Gas Monkey Security

Richard Rawlings is the kind of guy that keeps track of everything in his shop, and when his Gas Monkey Garage started booming, an up-to-date security system was critical.

Secure Assets

Secure Assets

Andina chose a Milestone system that allows video to be recorded and viewed by authorized users from anywhere on the network, and brings centralized control of multiple sites. This capability helps the company reduce the need for duplicate staff or equipment in each location, with potential savings of thousands of dollars in salaries and equipment costs.

Getting Access

Getting Access

Multi-tenant buildings present security challenges not found in single-user facilities. Tenants may come and go at different times. The numbers and types of visitors needing access will vary, and then there are differences between commercial and residential multi-tenant buildings.

Extra Layers of Security for U.S. Open in New  York  City

Extra Layers of Security for U.S. Open in New York City

Officials believe the security plan will rival that of Times Square on New Year’s Eve.



Scotland Increases Security Amid ‘Severe’ Terror Threat Level

Scotland Increases Security Amid ‘Severe’ Terror Threat Level

Scotland police announced they will increase security measures at major stadiums and venues as the U.K.’s terror threat level remains at ‘severe’.

'Vapor Wake' Dogs: New Breed of Bomb-Detecting Canines

A new breed of “vapor wake” dogs would be able to – literally – sniff out a suicide bomber moving within a crowd of 50,000 people.

Germany Rethinks Cologne Cathedral Security Following Barcelona Attack

Germany Rethinks Cologne Cathedral Security Following Barcelona Attack

German police have placed concrete barriers around the cathedral in order to boost security.

Courthouse Shooting Sparks Security Reviews

Courthouse Shooting Sparks Security Reviews

After an ambush shooting outside a courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio, lands a judge in the hospital, neighboring Belmont County is rethinking security standards.

New Security Screening Systems Designed to Detect Threats in Seconds

LA Metro to Test New Security Screening Systems Designed to Detect Threats in Seconds

Metro has teamed up with TSA and Evolv Technology to test a new weapon screening system.

Shooting at Great Lakes Dragaway Leaves 3 Dead

Shooting at Great Lakes Dragaway Leaves 3 Dead

Three men were killed in a shooting at a Wisconsin dragstrip last Sunday night.

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Over the weekend protesters and counter protesters clashed in Charlottesville, Virginia, leading to violent clashes and a deadly vehicle attack.

New Security Measure to Protect Against Acid Attack

New Security Measure to Protect Against Acid Attack

Security forces in Wales are asking people to take a sip out of their water bottles to prove there is not acid in them.

Paris: Man Shot After Driving Car into Soldiers

Paris: Man Shot After Driving Car into Soldiers

Police have shot and wounded a man after a dramatic car chase following an attack on soldiers.

Increased Security for U.S. Mosques after Bombing in Minnesota

Increased Security for U.S. Mosques after Bombing in Minnesota

The act has since been named an “act of terrorism.”

Curbing the Violence

Curbing the Violence

Let me let you in on a troubling, not-so-little secret: violence in the workplace is continuing to escalate in medical facilities, despite the fact that national assault rates have been dropping in recent years.

We See You

We See You

The last major advancement in commercial perimeter security was the introduction of CCTV cameras.

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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

  • Survey: Only 13 Percent of Research Institutions Are Prepared for AI

    A new survey commissioned by SHI International and Dell Technologies underscores the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while exposing significant gaps in preparedness at many research institutions. Read Now

  • Survey: 70 Percent of Organizations Have Established Dedicated SaaS Security Teams

    Seventy percent of organizations have prioritized investment in SaaS security, establishing dedicated SaaS security teams, despite economic uncertainty and workforce reductions. This was a key finding in the fourth Annual SaaS Security Survey Report: 2025 CISO Plans and Priorities released today by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Read Now

  • Mobile Applications Are Empowering Security Personnel

    From real-time surveillance and access control management to remote monitoring and communications, a new generation of mobile applications is empowering security personnel to protect people and places. Mobile applications for physical security systems are emerging as indispensable tools to enhance safety. They also offer many features that are reshaping how modern security professionals approach their work. Read Now

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New Products

  • AC Nio

    AC Nio

    Aiphone, a leading international manufacturer of intercom, access control, and emergency communication products, has introduced the AC Nio, its access control management software, an important addition to its new line of access control solutions. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3