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.

Security Trends: The Path of Most Resistance

Security Trends: The Path of Most Resistance

Installing security systems in layers around the facility will decrease chances of a major security...Read More...

Security Trends: Changing Security Gears

Security Trends: Changing Security Gears

Sophisticated risk assessments and productive business plans are driving outsourcing and...Read More...

Directions: Security Budgeting

Directions: Security Budgeting

Numerous technologies makes deciding what to buy a challenge for facility...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard....Read More...

FM Issue: Information Security

FM Issue: Information Security

The president of Digital Data Trust describes the tools and techniques fms need to protect their confidential...Read More...

FM Issue: The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Following a protracted campaign to achieve Congressional passage of legislation on this critical initiative, the "Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002" was signed into law at the White House on November 26, 2002. From the February 2003 issue....Read More...