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

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

FM Issue: Message Received?

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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: S3 Series from Gamewell-FCI

This small, addressable system features a touch screen display designed to simplify operation for facility managers as well as emergency first responders.

FREE WHITE PAPER: ID Cards & Credentials

It is very important that all facilities be prepared for smart credential deployment, even if that facility only wants to install proximity at present.

Services & Maintenance: Security Merge

When upgrading these systems in an existing facility, consider all angles. From the October 2013 issue.

Renewable Energy: Sizing Up Solar PV

Facility managers can begin evaluating this energy source by looking at a few key factors. From the September 2013 issue.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Cats On Guard At The Hermitage

After more than 200 years of service, these hard working cats are being honored in a fashion befitting of their position: an artist has been commissioned to create highly detailed Photoshop portraits of six of the cats, which will be featured in a magazine.

August 2013 Issue (Volume 26, Number 7)

With a hand in virtually all areas of their sites, facility managers possess a holistic view of their organization' s buildings—equipping them with valuable insight into where and how perimeter security should be implemented. From the August 2013 issue.

Professional Development: Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

As facilities staff increasingly use mobile tools to work, policies should follow suit. From the August 2013 issue.

Security Trends: Elevating Safeguards

Security tools broaden access control capabilities, with an eye on increased mobility. From the August 2013 issue.

Technology and FM: Securing Perimeters

From wire detection to the latest video analytics, there are many ways to protect exteriors. From the August 2013 issue.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Sometimes It IS All In A Name

Under normal circumstances, a crime like this wouldn't make national headlines, but these aren't normal circumstances.

Higher Education Case Study: Future Proof

A new complex on a community college campus in Menifee, CA was built to last. From the July 2013 issue.

BICSI Releases New Standard For Electronic Safety And Security System Design

BICSI 005 bridges the two worlds of security and communications by providing the professional with the requirements and recommendations of a structured cabling infrastructure needed to support today’s security systems while providing the cabling design professional information on different elements within safety and security systems that affect the design.

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