Security

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.



healthcare violence

Aggression, Violence Impacted All Hospital Staff In 2023

New data from Canopy reveals that 60% of reported threats in hospitals happened outside the emergency department last year. (Is the full moon really a factor?)
video surveillance technology

Understanding The Evolution Of Video Surveillance Technology

In the latest edition of Intelligent Network Video, author Fredrik Nilsson traces the path of video surveillance technology from its roots to its current state. Topics include AI, cybersecurity, and cloud-based solutions.
Workplace Safety Culture

Do Workers Value Safety Culture When Evaluating A New Job?

Almost half of American workers would consider a pay cut to work for an employer with a better safety culture, reveals 2024 Workplace Safety Culture Report from DuraPlas.
school cybersecurity

What Is The Main Cybersecurity Concern For School Districts?

Cybersecure 2024 illuminates the challenges and opportunities for schools in strengthening cybersecurity.
campus safety

Three Ways Schools Can Improve Campus Safety

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles can enhance campus safety and deter potential criminal behavior.
December 2023 Issue, Facility Executive

Facility Executive December 2023 Issue

The December 2023 issue explores business continuity and the next generation of facility management. Plus, stormwater management trends, LED lighting, and SOLUTIONS for 2024.
retail safety

It’s The Holiday Season: Retail Workers Are Worried About Personal Safety

Retail workers report that petty theft , grab-and-run incidents, and hostile customer interactions have increased in their stores over the past year.
legacy phone lines

Legacy Phone Lines Are Draining Your Profits

Copper wire phone lines supporting emergency devices are being phased out while draining your profits. How will you stop the leak?
TSA, Explosives Detection Canine

2024 TSA Canine Calendar Spotlights 15 Protective Pups

The annual TSA Canine Calendar honors the more than 1,000 explosives detection dogs that protect transportation facilities across the U.S.
Remote Work

Where In The World Are The Best Places For Remote Work?

Find out where the U.S. ranks among the best (and worst) countries to work remotely based on cyber safety, economic safety, digital and physical infrastructure, and social safety.
Mobile Access

Why Mobile-Access Adoption Is Seeing Exponential Growth

Mobile-access solutions are increasingly the “glue” that holds together the systems and technologies in buildings.
cyber attacks, manufacturing facilities

Manufacturers: Ready For Industry 4.0 Cybersecurity Implications?

Recent breaches of MGM and Caesars are proof that no company — or industry — is safe from sophisticated, aggressive and frequent cyber attacks.
Facility Executive October 2023 Issue

Facility Executive: October 2023 Issue

The October 2023 issue of Facility Executive explores facility resilience, risk management, the path to net zero, EV adoption, Legionella prevention, and more.
Tech Trends 2024

Looking Ahead: 6 Artificial Intelligence-Centric Trends For 2024

Info-Tech Research Group’s Tech Trends 2024 report reveals how organizations will approach AI, spatial computing, security, digital sovereignty, and more over the coming year.
School, Access Control

Access Solutions: More Than A Checkpoint On Your School Doors

Prioritizing the modernization of access solutions in educational facilities will help bolster the safety and security of occupants in these environments.
Active Assailant

Run. Hide. Freeze. Fight. How Would You Respond To An Active Assailant?

A TAL Global poll asks: “If an assailant entered your building or office, which of the following do you believe you would do first?”
AI in Facilities Management

Watch Now! AI In Facilities Management: Challenges & Opportunities

View this free video webinar and find out why AI is coming for the facilities management industry, and how you can use and control it.
biometrics

Biometrics: When Fobs And Keycards Are Not Enough

Does your organization need a more updated security system with biometrics? Here, we'll discuss key considerations.
parking garage lighting

Lighting Maintenance: Under The Spotlight

Potawatomi Casino Hotel refreshed its parking garage lighting to enhance the visitor experience.
Security Products

Security Products Focus

This assortment of security products will help keep your facility safe and secure for occupants and visitors.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.