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

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.

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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.

July/August 2014 (Volume 27, Number 6)

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months ahead.

Company Secrets Going Out the Window?

Specialized window film can prevent hackers from obtaining "company secrets" through a facility's windows. Government agencies are already using this defense tactic.

New Product Flash: The Barracuda from The Bilco Company

Available for both inward and outward swinging doors, this door security device can be quickly installed to keep out dangerous intruders.

Disparities Between Corporate Mobile Security Policies And BYOD Practices

New data shows many employers and employees do not take adequate steps to protect company information—a weakness that could result in critical security breakdowns.

Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant strategies.

Facility Retrofit: Biometric Entry

Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a reality.

Tricks Of The Trade: Prepping For Cold And Flu Season

Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial tissue.

Would You Overhaul Your Security System?

New Ponemon Institute survey uncovers communication roadblocks, inefficient security systems, and lack of security education for employees.

Focus On: Life Safety

This article features six products that aid in life safety.

What Companies Can Do To Stem Rising Workplace Violence

Lockton report takes a look at the four types of workplace violence and how companies can protect themselves.

June 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 5)

The articles in this issue address the broad overlapping aspects of operations, with a focus on the role facility managers can play in advancing organizational goals.

Technology And FM: Communications Central

Facility command centers are becoming more valuable, not only for day to day operations but in emergency situations.

May 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 4)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager looks at how technology delivers primarily positive results in most operational matters.

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