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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Higher Education Case Study: Core Curriculum

The University of Maryland University College created a hub of academic activity for its students and staff. This renovated building provides a new center of academic...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Access Control Recommendations

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Access Control Recommendations

One facility manager is looking for access control recommendations from facility management...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: FlashShip Program from Yale Locks & Hardware

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: FlashShip Program from Yale Locks & Hardware

The program ensures same day shipping for many of its products, when ordered by 11:00AM...Read More...

BOMA International Joins DHS Security Campaign

BOMA International Joins DHS Security Campaign

"If You See Something Say Something" program was launched by the DHS to help bolster security awareness and anti-terrorism efforts in buildings across the...Read More...

At Villanova University, NFC Technology Being Tested

At Villanova University, NFC Technology Being Tested

Students and staff there are using their smartphones as their credential to access dorms, academic buildings, and administration...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Security Continuum App by ASSA ABLOY

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Security Continuum App by ASSA ABLOY

This iPad app is designed to simplify finding the right access control locking solution for any door in a...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Preventing ID Theft for Contractors and Employees

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Preventing ID Theft for Contractors and Employees

Since his identity was stolen in 2003, Daniel Bulley has volunteered as an advocate with the Identity Theft Resource Center. He offers these easy-to-follow tips for securing personal and business...Read More...

Education Facility Case Study: Urban Learning

Education Facility Case Study: Urban Learning

A new science education and research center at Georgia State University fosters innovative...Read More...

Government Facility Case Study: All In One

Government Facility Case Study: All In One

Blue Earth County in Minnesota steps up security, service, and sustainability with its new Justice...Read More...

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Security Trends: Security And Access Control

In today’s changing climate, what’s the new normal in terms of security? Constantly evolving challenges of keeping a building secure are the reality for facility...Read More...