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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.

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

Company Secrets Going Out the Window?

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.

FM Issue: Message Received?

To optimize emergency communications, analyzing risks is only the beginning.

Focus On: Security

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.

Question Of The Week: Open Carry Laws?

The debates about the right to carry firearms openly continue to swirl in the halls of government as well as in facilities throughout the nation.

New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the WBDG.

Role-Based Access Control And Open Standards

The access control industry is now thoroughly entrenched in wireless, IP-enabled devices, and integration beyond video surveillance.

April 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 3)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager presents several aspects for managers to consider when selecting and operating the lighting systems in and around their facilities.

FM Solutions 2014 Podcasts

TFM recently spoke with several vendors on how their products are designed to help facility managers further their goals in 2014 and beyond.

FM Issue: Cybersecurity Evolution

As facilities systems increasingly intersect with IT infrastructure, protection is paramount.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: AXIS T8646 PoE+ over Coax Blade from Axis Communications

The new offering enables facilities to carry out multi-channel migration to IP video by leveraging existing coaxial infrastructure.

Increased Security Is Biggest IT Concern As Companies Move To The Cloud

The survey also found that the expansion of cloud services is the biggest factor driving demand for IT services, surpassing the headline-grabbing but less critical areas of mobile connectivity and "always-on" environments.

IBM Launches New Software And Consulting Services To Help Organizations Tackle Fraud And Financial Crime

According to Gartner, 25% of large global companies will have adopted big data analytics for at least one security or fraud detection use case (up from 8% today).

High Tech Case Study: Fitting In

Bringing a new data center online in less than three months called for a coordinated, creative approach.

WHITE PAPER: Need To Locate People And Objects In Buildings Spurs Innovations In Indoor GPS Technology

This Frost & Sullivan report explains how industry focus is on developing a unified technology to provide seamless positioning both indoors and outdoors.

2014 TFM Readers’ Choice Awards

TFM's 21st annual Readers' Choice Awards highlight preferred vendors and service providers in more than 40 categories.

WHITE PAPER: Rise Of Wireless Technology Poses Security Risks For Manufacturers

The rising use of connected devices is exposing production sites to security breaches and cyber-attacks, compelling companies to seek ways to protect their networks, according to a new white paper from IHS Technology.

Geared Up For The Big Game: Super Bowl XLVIII Gets Super-Sized Security

For the scads of security personnel charged with ensuring the safety of NFL players, fans, and the many other people behind the scenes at the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl, the real win was in pulling off the mega sporting event without incident.

2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ProTalk LT from Kenwood

This pocket-sized two-way radio is designed to meet the demands of facility management.

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