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Security Trend: Identity as the New Perimeter

Basic security paradigms have changed. Whereas physical barriers and guards were once the primary mode of security at the perimeter of facilities, now these have been supplemented and improved by advanced access control solutions that rely heavily on technology to verify the identity of the individual attempting to enter. There are a number of reasons for this.

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[Podcast] Lean Manufacturing: Balancing Safety, Quality and Productivity

What is lean manufacturing? Managing Director of Boon Edam’s manufacturing facility, Patrick Nora, describes it not as a destination, but a never-ending journey towards excellence. And Patrick’s sentiments are echoed by many others, including Gray, a service provider specializing in smart manufacturing. Gray published an article that explains,

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How Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) Improve Security Entrances?

With the evolving dynamics of cloud storage and the ability to harness and proactively employ an ever-increasing pool of big data, artificial intelligence (AI) has significantly impacted video surveillance, which has been among the biggest beneficiaries of faster processing and impactful analytics. Even building automation, fire systems, intrusion detection, and physical and network access control have AI built into many core competencies.

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[Podcast] What Are the Risks of a Tailgating Incident at Your Facility?

Most security professionals are aware of the term, “tailgating,” as it refers to an unauthorized user following an authorized user into a facility, usually by means of a swinging door. But do all these security professionals agree on the impact of tailgating, as well as the methods to effectively mitigate it? We were curious so we reached out via our social media channels to find out more.

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Mitigating the Wind Tunnel Effect with Revolving Doors

Many of us have experienced the wind tunnel effect while entering a building. You confidently walk up to the front swing doors, pull on the handle and… nothing. The door feels like it’s glued shut. Or, as you walk through the ground level of a building, a large gust of wind catches you off guard and threatens to knock you off your feet. Then there’s also the chill that a strong, cold wind brings into an otherwise warm and comfortable building lobby.

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Solutions-Based Selling is More than “Good PR”

The security industry’s prime disrupters are the customers, not technology.

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