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Nearly a quarter of global organizations were hit by seven or more cyber attacks in 2020, according to Trend Micro's Cyber Risk Index.


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Nearly a quarter of global organizations were hit by seven or more cyber attacks in 2020, according to Trend Micro's Cyber Risk Index.

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


Most Organizations Expect Cyber Attacks In 2021

Nearly a quarter of global organizations were hit by seven or more cyber attacks in 2020, according to Trend Micro's Cyber Risk Index.

Sloan Launches Expanded Line Of Connected Products

Sloan’s updated line of Bluetooth-connected products enables facility managers to wirelessly monitor the health and status of their fixtures.

Decision Maker’s Guide: What’s Missing from Your Facility Management Software?

View this free video webinar and learn how to differentiate among facility management software solutions and improve productivity.

Universities Adopt Everbridge “Return to Campus” Solution

University of Denver, College of Charleston among schools to leverage COVID-19 Shield: Contact tracing software to help reintegrate students onto campus during Coronavirus threat.

NIBS Rebrands Council To Focus On Building Information Management

The BIM Council will lead the development of U.S. information management standards and building processes.

ASHRAE Moves To New Net-Zero Energy Global HQs In Metro Atlanta

ASHRAE’s new headquarters uses technology integration to increase efficiency, protect people and property, and enhance the occupant experience, and is a model for net-zero energy building design.

Surfacide, iCleanse Join Forces To Combat COVID-19

Med-tech companies partner to provide chemical-free hospital-grade UV decontamination technology to protect healthcare and frontline workers.

Yale New Haven Health Recognized For Facility Management Excellence 

The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) has awarded Yale New Haven Health its 2020 Excellence in Health Care Facility Management Award.

End-To-End Solutions Provide Connectivity And Flexibility

In the past, security systems comprised of solutions from multiple vendors may have been an attractive option. Today, end-to-end solutions from a single provider offer many benefits over that model.

Mass Notification Plays A Part During COVID-19

Robust communication helps to keep facility stakeholders informed about evolving conditions and protocols throughout the pandemic, and beyond.

Facility Executive: October 2020 Issue

The October 2020 issue looks at healthy, sustainable, resilient facilities, including mass notification, HVAC, green buildings, and more.

Performance-Based Design And Advanced Fire Detection Systems

Facility managers can minimize underused space and cost effectively optimize safety with aspirating systems that continuously take in smoke at identifiable, concealable sample points.

Video Webinar: Redefining Security, Convenience, And Safety For Your Institution

View this free video webinar and discover how HID is enabling choice as institutions are redefining what security, convenience, and safety mean to them.

COVID-19: Impact On Work, Opportunities For Innovation

The Work Survey finds executives and employees in 11 countries, across multiple industries, agree the pandemic offers an opportunity to rethink how work happens.

All-Weather LCD Displays From SunBriteTV

SunBriteTV’s all-weather LCD displays help corporate facilities transform ordinary outdoor spaces into productive meeting rooms.

Temperature Checks Just First Step In Making Facilities Safer

Thermal imaging is becoming an increasingly popular way to combat the spread of COVID-19, but it can fall short if it’s not made part of a fuller solution.

Wirelessly-Powered Temperature Scanning System By Powercast

Employees scan their temperature with the personal, battery-free fob for touch-free entry and contact tracing on large corporate campuses.

UL, Telecommunications Industry Association Launch Smart Building Rating Program

The SPIRE™ Smart Building Program is the world’s first-and-only comprehensive and objective assessment and rating program for smart buildings.

New IntelliSite Remote Monitoring System By Kidde Fire Systems

The IntelliSite system allows users to monitor the status of a portfolio of fire control units in real time across multiple locations.

Edge Computing Design And Operation Guide Released

ASHRAE has created a technical bulletin to help mitigate the adverse environmental conditions that can compromise reliability and uptime of IT equipment. 

Webinar: Streamline, Simplify Workplace Access For Employees, Visitors

View this free video webinar and learn about common workplace access control challenges, cyber and physical access, and physical security system requirements.

b.well Connected Health Launches COVID-19 Return-to-Work Solution

International credit union and Wisconsin health system are first to deploy the b.well COVID-19 Return to Work Solution to get their teams back together safely amid the pandemic.

Three Essential Elements Of Next Generation Building Management Systems

Learn about the factors driving evolution of building management systems and essential elements necessary for solving management challenges of today and tomorrow.

Transformative Wave Introduces Enhanced Ventilation Mode

Transformative Wave's eIQ Platform now allows facility managers to automate ventilation adjustments to comply with COVID-19-related CDC recommendations.

Inpixon And FSI Team Up To Combat COVID-19

Businesses can visualize areas of their facility that have poor air quality or contaminated assets, dispatch workers, and quickly indicate air filters to replace or areas to sanitize.

Intelligent UVC Disinfection Products From Safe Space Technologies

Safe Space Technologies uses UVC disinfection and a GPS-enabled robotic device to provide effective solutions for safer environments in less time.

Increased Demand To Tighten Physical Security At Food Plants

In food handling facilities, sophisticated physical access control and surveillance systems can offer a cost effective solution to reducing public and operational risk.

Cybersecurity And Facilities Systems

Systematic assessment of OT/IoT infrastructure identifies vulnerabilities that impact not only facilities, but the organization as a whole.

Network Surveillance Solutions Help Business Adjust To Health Crisis

Network surveillance solutions based on sight, sound, and analytics can help businesses better enforce guidelines and obtain key insights into consumer behavior.

Laser Focused On Pest Birds

A new laser technology is suited to keep away pest birds from flat roofs and open spaces.

Did You Miss Our “Retiring Facility Staff” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about the importance of implementing forward-thinking technology to improve operational efficiency and attract new talent.

Guide For Use Of Facial Recognition Technology Released 

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has released its new policy principles guiding the development and deployment of facial recognition technology. 

Listen Up: The Sound Of Security

Network audio solutions can be a critical element of facility security and safety systems.

Drones And Roof Maintenance

Commercial roofing inspections can be made easier and more effective with this technology.

iLobby FeverCheck Discreetly Scans Elevated Body Temperatures

From corporate offices to manufacturing plants, iLobby FeverCheck identifies individuals who pose potential health risks to your facility during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brivo Adds Facility Safety Features To Reduce Spread Of COVID-19

Brivo’s new Facility Safety Features enable organizations to implement return-to-work safety plans utilizing cloud-based security system.

Enlighted Adds Workplace Contact Tracing App To Building IoT Platform

Enlighted’s broader building IoT platform helps companies master future challenges in addition to making workplaces safer during the pandemic.

OU To Install Microbe-Fighting Devices In Residence Hall Rooms

The University of Oklahoma will install 2,300 antimicrobial devices in residence hall towers on its Norman campus in an effort to provide students the cleanest possible campus living environment.

Kaon Interactive Offers Free COVID-19 Space Planning Tool

The free, interactive tool for COVID-19 space planning uses 3D technology to visualize floorplan configurations and safe distancing guidelines.

Touchless.Design Initiative To Create Touchless Kiosks For Museums

Working with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Ideum will design a unique touchless kiosk that will orient visitors to the "nation's collection of fine art" with a wave of the hand.

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