Security Articles

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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Gesture Technology For Access Control

Just as mouse technology revolutionized the computer interface, gesture technology is expected to change how users interact with access control systems....Read More...

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REAL STREET Expo Offers CCIM’s CRE Courses

Accredited commercial real estate courses from the CCIM Institute will be featured at Group C Media's new REAL STREET Expo, which will take place February 11-12, 2015 at the LVH/Westgate Las Vegas...Read More...

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July/August 2014 (Volume 27, Number 6)

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months...Read More...

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Company Secrets Going Out the Window?

Specialized window film can prevent hackers from obtaining "company secrets" through a facility's windows. Government agencies are already using this defense...Read More...

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New Product Flash: The Barracuda from The Bilco Company

Available for both inward and outward swinging doors, this door security device can be quickly installed to keep out dangerous...Read More...

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Disparities Between Corporate Mobile Security Policies And BYOD Practices

New data shows many employers and employees do not take adequate steps to protect company information—a weakness that could result in critical security...Read More...

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Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant...Read More...

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Facility Retrofit: Biometric Entry

Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Prepping For Cold And Flu Season

Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial...Read More...

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Would You Overhaul Your Security System?

New Ponemon Institute survey uncovers communication roadblocks, inefficient security systems, and lack of security education for...Read More...