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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.

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KT-1 is a single door IP controller for scalable access control.

Kantech KT-1 IP Controller by TycoIS

Kantech KT-1 IP Controller by TycoIS

KT-1 is a single door IP controller for scalable access control.

Ocularis VMS & DNA Fusion Access Control Integration

Ocularis 5 VMS by OnSSI has been integrated with the DNA Fusion™ v6.4 access control platform from Open Options for increased security and situational awareness.

Boon Edam Security Gate Improvements & Renaming

Boon Edam Security Gate Models have been renamed and improved for aesthetics and ROI.

VisionPoint™ VMS Enhancements by 3VR

VisionPoint VMS features several new enhancements, including support for 360° cameras, the addition of a web-based OpCenter, and integration with tape-based storage solutions.

Energy, Water Conservation Measures Planned For Kentucky Prisons

Siemens has been awarded a $38.6M contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement energy and water conservation measures that will save $2.5M annually at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky.

HeiTel XOh by Xtralis

HeiTel XOh is a remotely programmable SecurityPlus operating system for Remotely Managed Multi-service Gateways (RMG). The firmware helps deliver intrusion detection analytics and facility management.

Infographic: The Healthcare Speech Privacy Crisis

This infographic from Cambridge Sound Management shows how patient speech privacy often gets compromised in healthcare spaces such as reception areas, nurses stations, patient rooms, and exam rooms.

Nova Scotia Community College Adopts SARA For Emergency Alerts

This universal alerting engine from Status Solutions integrates standalone alarm and communication systems in facilities for effective response.

SkyBEAM UAV From Tremco FAA Approved For Nighttime Operation

In partnership with Tremco Roofing, Industrial SkyWorks has been operating SkyBEAM drones for building inspections in Canada. Now, the technology can be applied in the U.S.

Question Of The Week: Physical Security… Lessons Learned?

Implementing physical security systems is not simple, but the decision-making may be simplified with a common sense approach.

Workplace Disasters: A False Sense Of Security?

A new CareerBuilder survey reveals that 1 in 5 workers would not know how to protect themselves if an emergency in their office posed a physical threat.

S2 Magic Monitor Version 2 by S2 Security

Version 2 of the S2 Magic Monitor is a dynamic digital canvas that displays video, text, signage, and media across an enterprise.

Facility Executive | March / April 2016 Issue

This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.

Command Centre v7.40 by Gallagher

Command Centre v7.40 is an update to the Gallagher Command Centre, a scalable security solution.

HID goID Platform For Government Issued Mobile ID

Powered by Seos technology, this HID Global platform enables driver licenses and other government IDs to be securely presented and authenticated on smartphones.

Physical Security Planning

The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.

Schneider Electric Introduces AccessXpert

This open protocol, web-based security management solution provides facility staff streamlined access to their systems.

Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.

FM Alert: Workplace Violence Infographic

Safety.BLR.com put together an infographic to illustrate who’s most at risk for workplace violence and provide suggestions for how to prevent incidents at your company.

Question of the Week: What Mistakes Are Made During Workplace Violence Training?

If done poorly, workplace violence training can be intimidating, if not outright frightening. Done correctly, such training can be an empowering tool.

Facility Executive | November/December 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.

FM Alert: Worker Endangerment Initiative Addresses Violations

Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division will work with the Department of Labor and U.S. attorneys for broader look at environmental and workplace safety crimes.

15 Steps To Mitigate Disasters

From planning to recovery, having specific procedures in place for disasters helps protect facilities from immediate and long-term damage.

Friday Funny: Why Is This New Yorker Hugging A Street Lamp?

New Yorkers may have a reputation for not being the friendliest of folks when they're busy trying to get from here to there. So what gives with them chatting with, and even hugging, a street lamp?

FM Alert: Preventing Workplace Violence In Healthcare Settings

OSHA has unveiled a new webpage to provide employers and workers with strategies and tools for preventing workplace violence in healthcare settings.

Smart Buildings Survey: Safety, Security Outrank Going Green

Building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over sustainability and productivity, according to a recent survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research.

Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.

Tech And FM: In Case Of Emergency…

Not just for wireless convenience, a robust Distributed Antenna System (DAS) increases occupant safety and reduces liability.

Stepping Up Security And Service During UN Week 2015

While providing services throughout the year to dignitaries who occupy offices near UN headquarters, Metropolitan Pacific Properties ramped up efforts for UN Week.

Did You Miss The “ACT FAST: Decision-Making in Emergency Situations” Webinar?

This webinar video addresses decision-making during an emergency using the Boyd Cycle or Observe-Orient-Decide-Act (OODA) Loop, which apply to any hazard in any environment.

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