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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Tablet Management Units from Ergotron

Ergotron has introduced its next generation tablet management carts and desktop units with enhanced security features and accessories, including stronger steel...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: BYOD Policy Challenges

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom gets imaginative and invites other fms to share stories on BYOD and proprietary information issues. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility...Read More...

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SPECIAL REPORT: Comprehensive Exam

Recent events force K-12 facility managers to evaluate security measures in their schools. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: High Security Suite from Von Duprin

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has brought together a suite of products that provides high security exit devices and indicators for openings requiring increased monitoring or specific safety and notification...Read More...

Technology and FM: Integrating Security Systems

Technology and FM: Integrating Security Systems

Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) connects facility resources into a common platform to deliver unified...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Implementing A “No Personal Electronic Device” Workplace

Due to security policy changes, our workplace has been declared a "personal electronic device free" zone. Can anyone share experiences and...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: OnVu360 from Oncam Grandeye

This mobile application enables users to access 360° surveillance, in full HD. Featuring iPad and iPhone compatibility, the app enables total situational awareness from all...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ProTalk from Kenwood

The latest ProTalk handheld business two-way radios feature a number of enhanced and new features, chief among them being the 100% improvement in audio output with twice the audio power and improved sound for use in high noise environments....Read More...

With proper planning and knowledge of existing facility infrastructure, facility managers can maximize the reach and effectiveness of a security system. (Photo: Jupiterimages)

Services & Maintenance: Integrating Security Needs

When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing...Read More...

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FM Issue: Signature Perimeter Security

Security directors from two signature buildings (one in Chicago and another in Philadelphia) explain how they secure their buildings’ perimeters. A bonus article explains the important role of lighting in perimeter...Read More...