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Eligible Employees With Access To Restricted Materials

- How many government and contractor employees have access to restricted materials.

Access Control’s Future Is Now

- A look at how access control standards are evolving, new technologies to consider, and some futuristic applications that are emerging now.

The Trends On Top

- Protecting high-rise buildings depends on new technologies, but security practitioners must also consider the basics of safeguarding any building, including risk management, training, emergency preparedness, access control, and customer service.

The Trends On Top

- Protecting high-rise buildings depends on new technologies, but security practitioners must also consider the basics of safeguarding any building, including risk management, training, emergency preparedness, access control, and customer service.

Smart Card Solutions

- Versatile smart cards can perform multiple security tasks. Read how a multinational insurance company is using them for access control, while a credit union secures its mobile banking transactions with smart chips.

Behind the Numbers

- Most and least effective security controls in healthcare

Banking on a Security Upgrade

- Credit Suisse, a global financial services company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, needed to standardize its video and access systems after it acquired several smaller companies. Find out how a new video management system solved the problem.

Case Study

- How a security upgrade at a Florida gated community allowed them to reduce security patrols while increasing perimeter protection.

NIST Issues Updated Standard for Federal Identification Card to Strengthen Authentication Capabilities

- The National Institute for Standards and Technology has come out with an updated version of the standard specification Personal Identification Verification (PIV) Card used by government employees and contractors. It has a stronger authentication credential. It does not require existing cards to be replaced.

School Seeks Uniformity

- The IT department at the Escambia County (Florida) School District has embarked on a five-year quest to unify and update the district’s access control system.  

A Healthy Access Upgrade

- Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago required a new access control system to provide a secure environment for its employees, patients, and visitors.

Case Study

- Roanoke Regional Airport found a locking system that has the ease of mechanical locks with the features of an electronic access control system.

Morning Security Brief: Theft Databases, Credential Authentication, Mobile Device Security, and South Korean Cybersecurity

- Retailers have created databases of alleged employee thieves. The U.S. Transportation Security Department is seeking credential authentication technology. Mobile Device security at the U.S. Military Academy and the Army Corps' Engineer Research and Development Center is lax. South Korea is creating a new cybersecurity and attack deterrence department.
 




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