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A new poll reveals that 62 percent of Americans believe the nation's electric power transmission grid is vulnerable to cyber or physical attacks from foreign enemies.
A new poll reveals that 62 percent of Americans believe the nation's electric power transmission grid is vulnerable to cyber or physical attacks from foreign enemies.


Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Security articles below.

Majority Believes U.S. Electric Grid Vulnerable To Enemy Attack

A new poll reveals that 62 percent of Americans believe the nation's electric power transmission grid is vulnerable to cyber or physical attacks from foreign enemies.

NCPC Focuses On School Safety And Security

There have been at least 200 shootings on school campuses—the most recent in Parkland, FL—and shooting drills are becoming as commonplace as fire drills.

Collaborative Response Graphics From Critical Response Group

Collaborative Response Graphics® provides a solution to the biggest challenges first responders face during active school shooter incidents.

High Definition Printing For Maximum Security Identification Cards

Download this white paper from HID and learn how HDP provides a reduced cost of ownership, the superior durability of HDP ID cards, why it’s more difficult to corrupt an HDP-printed image, and more.

SilverShield Visitor Management System

South Florida company launches visitor and incident management system to improve school safety.

Choosing An Access Control System

Whether standalone or integrated with other equipment, this security function is on the frontline.

Valerus 18 Video Management Software

Valerus 18 VMS offers enhancements to its user interface, new data backup and security options, and support for H.265 cameras.

2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.

BAS Multiply Due To Global Urge For Energy Efficiency

Concern for building energy consumption is propelling rapid transformations in the global Building Automation Systems market, finds Frost & Sullivan.

Workplace Safety: Employee Perceptions, Employer Policies Not Aligned

When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, according to a recent Rave Mobile Safety survey.

Attack Resistant Openings From ASSA ABLOY Win Design Award

Attack Resistant Openings were developed with K-12 schools and colleges in mind, and have become popular for offices, places of worship, libraries, and other public buildings.

Increased Active Shooter Incidents Prompt New Response Standard

In response to the rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA is fast-tracking a new standard for unified response.

Gibraltar Anti-Ram Bollards Installed On Las Vegas Boulevard

Gibraltar's anti-ram vehicle barriers have been installed on Las Vegas Boulevard to protect pedestrians from errant vehicles.

Facility Executive | December 2017 Issue

The December 2017 issue features the impact of HVAC, professional development, floor care strategies, and more. Plus, FM Solutions 2018, a guide to facility management products and services.

Harassment, Workplace Violence Most Challenging Employer Issues Of 2018

Cyber security, workforce planning, immigration, medical marijuana, the Affordable Care Act also among the big challenges facing employers in 2018, according to a new XpertHR survey.

Preparing For The Black Friday Frenzy

Learn how retail facility managers prepare for the most highly anticipated, and busiest, shopping day of the year.

Cyber Security Tips: Advice From The Counselors Of Real Estate

Regardless of the size of your organization, it's wise to proactively take steps to secure it from the financial and reputational damage cyber attacks can cause.

CAIR Offers Security Advice For U.S. Religious Institutions

Following the church massacre in Texas this weekend, CAIR is urging all houses of worship to take extra security precautions using its "Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety" booklet.

CM-RX-90 Advanced Single Relay Receiver From Camden Door Controls

CM-RX-90 has three operating modes -- Delayed, No Delay, and Latching -- making it ideal for most wireless door activation projects, including control of two automatic doors in vestibule applications.

Did You Miss Our Five Innovative Ways To Manage Physical Security Webinar?

Join us for this free video webinar and learn five innovative ways that companies are making facility management easier, faster, and more efficient.

Friday Funny: China’s Sadistic Scenic Skywalk

Glass-bottomed bridges have become popular tourist destinations in China. This one has taken an interesting approach to promoting itself. 

Anixter University Offers Technical, Standards-Based Courses

Based on best practices gained through decades of experience, courses are provided at no cost and most are certified for BICSI Continuing Education Credits. 

In Chicago, Facility Executive Live! Covered Range Of Topics

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.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

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.

Cybersecurity Assurance Program From UL

Life safety and electronic physical security systems can now be assessed for cyber risk against industry-specific requirements.

Mobile Facilities Dashboards From ARC

New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.

Secure Issuance Solutions – An Executive’s Guide to Selecting the Right Provider

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.

Cyber Security Standard Business Practice For Large Companies

Even with protocols in place to prevent cyber attacks, enforcement by management can be lax, according to new survey from Clutch.

Airport Debuts Self-Cleaning Nanotechnology In Checkpoint Bins

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.

Friday Funny: The World’s Wildest Data Centers

A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.

Virtual Threats That Are All Too Real

Managing the cyber security of buildings will require a coordinated effort among stakeholders in the facilities industry.

Did You Miss Our Assessing And Managing The Risk of Vendors In Your Facility Webinar?

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.

Future Of FBI Headquarters Released

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.

Security: The Eyes Have It

Developments in video surveillance technology have accelerated in recent years.

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