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.



Access control

The Top 5 Technology Trends In Physical Access Control

The 2024 State of Physical Access Control Report from HID paints a picture of the access control industry and where its headed.
mission-critical facilities

Preparing For Disaster: Designing The Last Building Standing

How mission-critical facilities are designed to be the most resilient buildings.
Storm Shelter Doors

Storm Shelter Doors: Balancing The Code Requirements

Implementation and understanding of comprehensive severe weather solutions such as storm shelter doors, and adherence to codes and requirements is necessary to mitigate risks and protect lives in the face of severe weather.
Emergency Management

Emergency Management: Preparing For Threats Against The Clock

Emergency preparedness is challenging for any business, but having the right tools can make a difference.
Facility Executive June 2024 issue

Facility Executive June 2024 Issue

The June 2024 issue explores flexible workspaces. Plus, emergency preparedness, data center management, equity in the workplace, energy retrofits, and more.
facility resilience

From Prevention To Action: The Role Of Facilities Management In Handling Emergencies And Maintenance

This webinar will provide actionable strategies to safeguard your assets, protect lives, and ensure operational continuity.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Did You Miss Our Webinar On Learning How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities...

View the archived recording and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Physical Documents

Are Digital IDs Ready To Replace Physical Documents?

Not yet, according to a recent study by Regula, which found that despite digital advances, many organizations still depend on physical documents for verification.
secret service

U.S. Secret Service Publishes Guide On School Safety

The school safety guide, released this month, is a toolkit for strengthening K-12 bystander reporting programs.
AI weapons detection

Modernizing Threat Detection: The Shift To AI Advanced Security Solutions

Advancements in AI weapons detection systems can offer facilities cost efficiency, accuracy, streamlined entry procedures, and a discreet and non-intrusive experience.
Critical Incident Mapping

Critical Incident Mapping Laws For Schools Launched In 11 States

Thanks to a national bipartisan initiative, 11 states have passed common sense laws or initiatives to enable swift, effective emergency response in schools; other states set to follow their lead.
Workplace Challenges

Security, New Technologies Are Top Workplace Challenges

Physical workplaces are making a comeback, with nearly all organizations encouraging or mandating on-site work to some degree, finds Envoy research.
School Security

Keeping Schools Safe With High Performance Windows, Doors

New website highlights innovative glass solutions that create secure, yet welcoming, learning environments.
April 2024 Issue

Facility Executive April 2024 Issue

The April 2024 issue explores business continuity. Plus, fire safety, managing FM teams, ADA compliance, and more.
HID

HID Releases 2024 State of Security Report

Mobile IDs, multi-factor authentication and sustainability emerge as some of the top trends in HID's report.
Cloud-Based Visitor Management

A Faster Path To Cloud-Based Visitor Management

SaaS solutions reduce the costs and complexity of moving visitor management to the cloud while simplifying compliance reporting.
Cyber-Physical Risks

Building Security: Facing Converging Cyber-Physical Risks

Open-source intelligence and digital investigations can help organizations more accurately predict major threats to their operations.
Visitor Management Solutions

Enhancing Facility Safety With Visitor Management Solutions

Many organizations are turning to visitor management solutions to maintain security and stop unwanted guests from gaining entry.
climate change

Adapting To Climate Uncertainty

Facility executives can enhance their organizations' resilience to weather disasters through proactive measures and informed decision-making.
February 2024 Issue

Facility Executive February 2024 Issue

The February 2024 issue explores how to create safer, smarter and healthier workplaces. Plus, cybersecurity, climate change, and office design.
facility resilience

From Prevention To Action: The Role Of Facilities Management In Handling Emergencies And Maintenance

This webinar will provide actionable strategies to safeguard your assets, protect lives, and ensure operational continuity.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Did You Miss Our Webinar On Learning How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities...

View the archived recording and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.

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