Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Security articles below.
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Presented by Facility Executive magazine earlier this week, the conference brought together facilities professionals and other industry experts to discuss technology, energy, security, workplace design, and more.
The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.
Join us for this free webinar and learn five innovative ways that companies are making facility management easier, faster and more efficient.
Life safety and electronic physical security systems can now be assessed for cyber risk against industry-specific requirements.
New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.
Download this white paper from HID and learn how to define, evaluate and ultimately select the ideal secure issuance provider to meet your specific credential needs.
Even with protocols in place to prevent cyber attacks, enforcement by management can be lax, according to new survey from Clutch.
In a first among the world’s 9,000 airports, the Akron-Canton Airport has launched a nanotechnology solution that uses light to clean checkpoint bins 24/7.
A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.
Managing the cyber security of buildings will require a coordinated effort among stakeholders in the facilities industry.
Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. View this free video webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.
With input from GSA, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the status of the ailing J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, DC.
Developments in video surveillance technology have accelerated in recent years.
The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.
The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.
KPMG's 2017 Cyber Healthcare & Life Sciences survey found an increase in the percentage of respondents that were victims of a data breach at healthcare providers and health plans.
In exchange for free WiFi, would you clean a porta-potty? Hug a stray cat? Give a snail a makeover? You might not believe the number of people who unwittingly agreed to do all that, and more.
More than 80 percent of employers feel responsible for locating, sharing information with, and confirming safety of mobile employees during critical events, but find it challenging, finds a new report from Everbridge.
If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.
Effective integration of access control and visitor management is one tool in tracking building occupants.
The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.
WannaCry and other ransomware have been making headlines: Here are six immediate steps you can take to protect your organization from cyber attacks, courtesy of EY.
Alliance will provide connected solutions for stronger facility management, safety, and security.
Zoo animals need climate control and security, too. InsideIQ, an alliance of building automation contractors, apply human-centric practices (and more) to these facility projects.
Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.
With one touch of a button, Smart Microphone lets teachers send emergency alerts and supports automated communications between the teacher and the response team.
The Building Information Management (BIM) software plugin lets you define secure openings, set standards across your future facility, and keep everyone in the loop for the seamless integration of Door Security Solutions.
Despite increased spending on deterrence and detection, new survey finds insider attacks are increasing in frequency and in cost of remediation.
The Metasys® 8.1 building automation system delivers new graphics and enhanced security for secure, encrypted communications.
A new survey and white paper from ISACA explores whether businesses are ready for the increasing role of drones.
Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.
Johnson Controls and Booz Allen Hamilton publish call to action for building owners and facility managers to invest in cybersecurity.
For life safety, establish and practice procedures for facility management, occupants, and first responders.