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Physical Security in Layers: Turnstile Locations on a Corporate Campus

A layered physical security approach is the best way to mitigate unauthorized entry and the associated liabilities. As you move from the perimeter fenceline all the way to the most sensitive areas at the core of a corporate campus, the security entrances utilized get more sophisticated and are more effective at barring intruders from gaining access. So, with so many security doors and turnstiles on the market, how do you select the right ones for each “layer” of a building or campus?

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The Right Way to Deploy Biometrics with Security Entrances in Our New Reality

The pairing of biometric technology with security entrances has been gaining momentum for more than a decade, and understandably so. The marriage has made it possible to swiftly verify identity, while at the same time, address the risk of unauthorized entry from tailgating. But the deployment of biometrics and security entrances is advancing to a different phase as organizations look for improved access control solutions to negate lingering health concerns post-COVID-19.

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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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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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