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: Changing Security GearsSeptember 13th, 2004
Sophisticated risk assessments and productive business plans are driving outsourcing and
Directions: Security BudgetingSeptember 6th, 2004
Numerous technologies makes deciding what to buy a challenge for facility
The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access ControlFebruary 8th, 2004
Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.
FM Issue: Information SecurityMarch 6th, 2003
The president of Digital Data Trust describes the tools and techniques fms need to protect their confidential
FM Issue: The Terrorism Risk Insurance ActFebruary 15th, 2003
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.