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.

High-Tech Facility Case Study: High-Tech Housing

High-Tech Facility Case Study: High-Tech Housing

This storage facility in southern Florida provides a secure climate for high value...Read More...

SOLUTIONS In Facility Management

SOLUTIONS In Facility Management

Brief audio interviews on some new products and services for 2012 are an expansion of content that appeared in the TFM December 2011...Read More...

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Professional Development: Avoiding The Chill Of ICE

What do facility managers need to know about the government crackdown on...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Door Prop Alarm by Designed Security Inc.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Door Prop Alarm by Designed Security Inc.

This battery powered device is intended for low risk emergency exit only...Read More...

Government Case Study: Ready To Respond

Government Case Study: Ready To Respond

The design of this mission critical facility in New York City centers on reliability and...Read More...

Special Report: Lee Evey: The Man And His Mission

Special Report: Lee Evey: The Man And His Mission

As the Pentagon renovation manager, Lee Evey is not only the man responsible for overseeing the Phoenix Project—restoring the area damaged in last September's attacks–but he is also supervising the long-term renovation of one of the largest—and arguably the most famous–buildings in the United...Read More...

Hospitality Case Study: From Swim Suits To Business Suits

Hospitality Case Study: From Swim Suits To Business Suits

The Gaylord Palms Resort And Convention Center, a 2.1 million square foot, $450 million landmark, situated on 63 acres, houses 400,000 square feet of convention space and a 178,000-square foot exhibition...Read More...

Retailers Urged To Manage Crowds On Black Friday

Retailers Urged To Manage Crowds On Black Friday

In 2008, a worker was trampled to death while a mob of shoppers rushed through the doors of a large store to take advantage of an after-Thanksgiving Day Black Friday sales event. The store was not using OSHA recommended crowd management...Read More...

New Partner Added To Ameristar Stable

New Partner Added To Ameristar Stable

Ameristar Fence Products recently acquired the assets of ATG Access Inc (Lillington, NC), a subsidiary of ATG Access Ltd based in Merseyside,...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Together As One

Integrating security systems and building management offers a multitude of benefits, but steps need to be taken before...Read More...