Access Control


Rethinking Access Control

When it comes to access control, it all boils down to companies trying to determine whether you are who you say you are, and whether you are authorized to access certain information. As we all know, both those are tall orders to fill.

Wisconsin Court House to Increase Security

Wisconsin Court House to Increase Security

A courthouse in Rock County, Wisconsin is getting security upgrades.

Apple Launches University ID Card Feature on iPhone

Apple Launches University ID Card Feature on iPhone

Students at three universities can now access their student ID cards on their iPhone.

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Bosch Project Assistant

As many of you will have experienced, the planning, configuration, installation and reporting of a video security project involves multiple tools and extensive man hours to complete and document the process. Managing several projects efficiently through each phase can be a difficult task for system integrators.

Are Smart Locks Really Leading Us into a Keyless Future?

Are Smart Locks Really Leading Us into a Keyless Future?

Mobile access to homes and offices is not a new concept, but in 2018, why do we still have to carry around bulky keys when we have our phone with us?

5 Things You Can Do to Avoid Battery Related Risks

5 Things You Can Do to Avoid Battery-Related Risks

With unexpected severe weather and natural disasters looming, one power outage can leave your customers’ businesses at risk.

Creating Cloud Platforms

Creating Cloud Platforms

Cloud technologies are giving people access through their mobile phones and other devices to a variety of new experiences, while making their workplaces smarter and more data-driven.

A Smart Security Program

A Smart Security Program

Northwestern Mutual operated several disparate security systems for access control, alarm management, intercom, video and visitor management. The new building project provided an opportunity to upgrade the security system and overall security program.



New Hong Kong Airport Luggage Rules Create Security Risk

New Hong Kong Airport Luggage Rules Create Security Risk

Hong Kong Airport cabin crews believe new rules on luggage create unnecessary security risks.

Six People Dead Following Shooting in California

Six People Dead Following Shooting in Bakersfield, California

A gunman in Bakersfield, Calif. killed his wife and four others before turning the gun on himself Thursday night.

ABC Sydney Tightens Security Following Infiltration

ABC Sydney Tightens Security Following Infiltration

ABC is tightening security at its Sydney headquarters after a man infiltrated security and assaulted an employee.

Airports Increase Security for 9/11 Anniversary

Airports Increase Security for 9/11 Anniversary

Florida officials are boosting security at and around airports for the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

The Door is Open

The Door is Open

Technology innovations are being introduced to the market at an increasingly accelerated pace and the established multi-national companies that have long enjoyed strong market shares and growth rates are being challenged by hundreds of startups.

Hospitals Grapple with Security Measures after New York Shooting

Hospitals Grapple with Security Measures after New York Shooting

A man defied security measures to kill his bedridden wife and himself, rattling hospital staff.

Hotels Defying Do Not Disturb Signs

Hotels Defying Do Not Disturb Signs

Even if guests put up a “Do Not Disturb” sign on their door, security will enter the room to perform the search.

N.Y. Hospital Implements Visitor Management Program

Beginning Wednesday, security officers were stationed at all entrances to help guide visitors to the appropriate areas. Security at the facility is also limiting entrance to the hospital to three locations and the Emergency Department.

YouTube HQ Adding Security Following April

YouTube HQ Adding Security Following April's Shooting

YouTube intends to bulk up security at the company's headquarters after a shooting on campus that injured three people.

Facial Recognition to be Used at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Facial Recognition to be Used at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

A test last year showed gate checks using the facial recognition was more than twice the pace of the conventional system using x-ray with visual siting by security guards.

San Francisco BART Seeks $28 Million to Improve Security

San Francisco BART Seeks $28 Million to Improve Security

The move comes after several high profile homicides and other violent crimes on the BART system.

Hemp Farm Boosting Security After Increase in Visitors

Hemp Farm Boosting Security After Increase in Visitors

A North Carolina growing area for marijuana is getting increased security.

Why Smartphone Apps Could Soon Replace Car Keys

Why Smartphone Apps Could Soon Replace Car Keys

Sooner or later, a smartphone app will be able to unlock your car. But what are the potential security issues that come with this new technology?

University of Alabama to Introduce Metal Detectors to Football Stadium

University of Alabama to Introduce Metal Detectors to Football Stadium

The Crimson Tide will be introducing metal detectors to football games starting in the fall.

Keeping Your Office Safe and Secure

Keeping Your Office Safe and Secure

Office security is always important, but in the summer, it can get more lax.

Trusted Identities

Trusted Identities

As with all major sporting and entertainment events, the goal is for everyone using a ticket to have purchased it from the authorized ticketing entity and to have a seamless experience both when they pick it up and when they present it at the venue.

Swinging For The Fence

Swinging For The Fence

With more than 120 permanent network cameras in place at Volunteer Stadium and Howard J. Lamade Stadium, Little League International works to add new technologies each year to keep the installation as secure as possible

Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Shifts Focus to Security

Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Shifts Focus to Security

Catholic churches in Fort Worth have removed signs banning guns, but that doesn't mean the policy has changed.

Smithsonian to Add Permanent Security Checkpoints at National Zoo

Smithsonian to Add Permanent Security Checkpoints at National Zoo

The National Zoo is the only Smithsonian public venue without security screening.

Campus Security Market to Continue Grow In Response to Incidents

Campus Security Market to Continue Growing In Response to Incidents

The campus security market is expected to reach $2.8 billion by 2021.

Cities Boost Security for Fourth of July Celebrations

Cities Boost Security for Fourth of July Celebrations

In the wake of a foiled attack in Cleveland, police around the country are stepping up security for the Fourth.

Four Dead in Capital Gazette Newsroom Shooting, Suspect in Custody

Five Dead in Capital Gazette Newsroom Shooting, Suspect in Custody

Five people have been killed in a shooting at a local newspaper building in Maryland.

Pittsburgh Adding Security Layers to PNC Field

Pittsburgh Adding Security Layers to PNC Field

Metal detectors are being added to entrances at PNC Field

Albuquerque Increasing Security at City Parks

Albuquerque Increasing Security at City Parks

The city council approved $114,000 for security cameras to be installed at the parks and an additional $100,000 for park security

How to Ensure You Have a Safe and Efficient Farm

How to Ensure You Have a Safe and Efficient Farm

Installing alarms, safety training and fencing could be the difference in a secure farm.

Video Grand Slam

Video Grand Slam

The Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati is the hallmark of America’s greatest pastime and home to baseball’s oldest franchise, the Cincinnati Reds. In addition to new food and entertainment options, providing high-end visual technology was a large priority—delivering a bevy of video walls, projectors, interactive screens, and flat screens that would entertain fans in and out of their seats for the ultimate game day.

Out of Harm’s Way

With more than 21,000 individual artworks on display at any given time, the Butler Institute of American Art sought out a security system to assist the guards in monitoring the vast amount of rooms and corridors filled with priceless works.

Think Beyond the Perimeter

Technologies continuously evolve to become better, faster and more efficient. In turn, users become smarter, quicker and more productive.

Airport Security Outside TSA-Screened Areas to Increase

Airport Security Outside TSA-Screened Areas to Increase

A bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would increase the security outside of TSA-screened areas.

Choosing the Right VMS for Your Business

Choosing the Right VMS for Your Business

Since every business is unique, it comes as no surprise that each has different security needs.

Florida Healthcare System Launches New Security Protocols

Florida Healthcare System Launches New Security Protocols

Florida hospitals install new security protocols aimed at visitor management.

Phillies Build Security Perimeter Around Citizens Bank Park

Phillies Plan for Security Perimeter Around Citizens Bank Park

The Philadelphia Phillies are improving security around Citizen Bank Park with perimeter protection devices.

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