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Why the Fortune 100 Choose Security Portals for Tailgating Prevention

When it comes to preventing tailgating at the most sensitive of areas, such as data centers and corporate headquarter buildings, security portals are the solution of choice for the Fortune 100. Sometimes called a mantrap or sally port, portals reliably protect people and information every time.

What makes the mantrap portal so unique among other entry solutions?

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5 Reasons to Choose a Security Revolving Door for Your Physical Security Plan

Are you looking at different types of security entrances and trying to compare which one is right for you?

Security revolving doors have been gaining in popularity over the past 10 years. Why?

In this quick video, I'll share with you the top 5 features of a security revolving door that make it one of the most desirable security solutions for many types of facilities. Just click below to watch!

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Top 3 Things Customers Don't Know about Revolving Doors

So, what do you know about revolving doors?

A revolving door can be a complex solution to implement. A big reason for this is that there are often several parties related to a revolving door sale (contractors, specifiers, architects, etc.). This means the final building owners and facility managers may not have a full understanding of the benefits and value they can deliver.

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The True Cost Differences Between Different Types of Security Entrances

No organization has unlimited budgets for security. Because of that, you have to make some difficult choices when you are planning your overall security program. You need to determine what your objectives are, and then prioritize them so you know how to best allocate your budget.

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The Global Cost of Terrorism

The threat of terrorism is something which has escalated in recent years and now sits squarely in the consciousness of both companies and individuals alike. This change has not been restricted to a single country; it is a problem that is spread globally, causing concern in every country around the world.

A single act of terrorism takes a toll, but economies have a remarkable resilience to bounce back. However, when the threat extends over a prolonged period, and there are repeated attacks, the cost begins to make itself known.

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Red Alert! Security Entrances and Emergency Egress Plans

Alarms are sounding, lights are flashing, and there is a sense of panic in the air.

In the confusion of a sudden evacuation, most people want to run and get out of the building as quickly as possible; however, doing so increases the risk of injury and other unnecessary losses. It can also hamper your ability to obtain a quick and accurate headcount to confirm everyone is out and safe.

Having an egress plan will establish a clear set of guidelines about what employees need to do and where they need to go. The clear progression of steps can calm nerves and eliminate confusion, while keeping employees focused on getting to safety.

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