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Security in today's complex facilities is a significant part of a facility manager's job. Physical security, badging, access control, door locks, cybersecurity, biometrics, and other important issues are featured under this heading.

Security | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings


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To reduce the risk to employees in these sectors, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers.

OSHA Updates Guidance For Protecting Vulnerable Employees From Workplace Violence

OSHA Updates Guidance For Protecting Vulnerable Employees From Workplace Violence

To reduce the risk to employees in these sectors, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers.

Top Three IT Workplace Issues Prevent CIOs From Sleeping

Sungard AS study finds CIO and IT professionals worry most about information security, downtime, and talent acquisition.

Did You Miss The Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery Are You Ready Webinar?

View this video to find out how to evaluate your emergency plans, technologies, and training to ensure the safety of people, the protection of property, and the prevention of business disruptions.

What We Have Here… Is A Failure To Communicate

Communication should be the impetus for an appropriate response during a security related event.

Organizations Changing Strategies As Security Environment Gets More Complex

Cyber security attacks can be more dynamic, changing rapidly and targeting with greater efficiency.

Focus On: Safety

Several recent safety product releases are featured in this latest post.

U.S. Cyber Security Survey | Fear Of Cyber Crime Up

Growing threats from hacking groups, terrorists, and government-sanctioned retaliation has individuals fearful of attacks and losses, research shows.

Hospitals Report Rise In Violence And Assaults

In 2014, one in three U.S. hospitals report increase in violent acts; employee turnover rates, low morale attributed to insufficient equipment for officers.

Facility Executive | January/February 2015 Issue

This issue reflects the diversity of tasks handled by members of the facility management profession and it includes a profile of the Facility Executive of the Year winner for 2015.

New Product Flash: Usher Mobile Identity Platform By MicroStrategy

The offering can replace traditional forms of identity, like IDs, passwords, and tokens, with mobile identity badges on a smartphone.

Technology And FM: Identity And Access Management

With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than ever.

New Product Flash: Situational Awareness Bundle from Status Solutions

This comprehensive offering provides complete and effective communication during an emergency and other disruptive events.

2015 Readers’ Choice Awards Selected By Facility Management Professionals

For this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, the survey included more than 40 categories, and facility management professionals were asked to indicate what companies they rated highest based on product aesthetics, product reliability, value, and customer service.

Friday Funny: Newborn Rhino | Instant Danish “Horn” Star!

The open platform technology enables Copenhagen Zoo to pick camera brands and models that are perfectly suited to the highly challenging environment within the park's facilities.

Web Exclusive: Locks 101

Access control, in whatever its form, begins with locks. And this subject has its own nomenclature, which can be confusing.

Survey Shows Ethics Lacking In The Modern Corporate Environment

In the survey results, some respondents expressed disgust of certain individuals on their staff as well as their own inability to say something and correct the situation.

Security Expert Predicts Four Critical Cybersecurity Trends For 2015

While 2014 was a landmark year for data breaches, 2015 could be even more significant.

Growing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Market Driven By Employee Behavior

The growth of the North America Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) market is being driven by increasing adoption of tablets and smartphones by employees for business purposes.

Today’s Facility Manager | November/December 2014 Issue

The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end coverage.

November Is Critical Infrastructure Security And Resilience Month

Emphasizing how essential America’s critical infrastructure is to national security and economic growth, President Barack Obama has proclaimed November to be Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month.

Focus On: FM Software

This article features four products that cover facilities management software.

Web Exclusive: Just How Safe Are Electronic Locks?

Equipped with security features like access control, audit, and scheduling capability, electronic locks offer a new generation of protection and make it easier to secure and manage one or thousands of facilities.

Today’s Facility Manager | October 2014 Issue

In this issue, TFM's Annual Green Report includes a selection of articles addressing a variety of sustainability concerns. FM Frequency: It's Not Easy Being Green(er) - Tech And FM: The Enernet - The Next Frontier? - Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit - Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean - Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits - FM Issue: Managing Security Services - LEED Case Study: Triple LEED

FM Issue: Managing Security Services

An effective security program requires communicating key parameters.

October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This web exclusive article looks at the vulnerability of smart building systems and provides a checklist of cybersecurity measures to help minimize hack attempts.

Friday Funny: When Dog Days Are A Good Thing

While some facilities professionals have had to deal with the practical (and sometimes not so pleasant) hygienic aspects of pets in the workplace, employees can often benefit. If you have any dog tales to share, there is a contest out there waiting for you.

Focus On: Data Center Infrastructure

This article features four products that cover data center infrastructure.

Data Breach Situations Can Leave Corporations Unprepared

Findings show that while companies are more aware and taking initial steps to prepare, they are not fully practiced and confident in their data breach response.

Today’s Facility Manager | September 2014 Issue

This issue looks at the future of facility management in both technical and human terms. The HVAC Factor: Hybrid Operating Rooms, Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers, Services & Maintenance: For Safety's Sake, Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management, FM Issue: Mission Critical Training, Hospital Case Study: Rebirth In New Orleans, Special Feature: Forklifts And Freight Terminal Doors, Renewable Energy: The Role Of Demand Response.

Gesture Technology For Access Control

Just as mouse technology revolutionized the computer interface, gesture technology is expected to change how users interact with access control systems.

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