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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] 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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Security Consultant Roundtable: Tailgating Risk Awareness and the Impacts of COVID-19

Without a doubt the biggest trending topic in the security industry right now is COVID-19 and how the various market segments are likely to be impacted by the pandemic. We asked three consultants for their opinions on how this will affect entrance security. While we were talking with each of them, we also inquired about the general awareness level of their clients on the risk of tailgating into their facilities.

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Touchless Entry Without Compromising Security

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, business executives are thinking about future changes to their buildings for increased employee safety. Aside from social distancing, staggered operating shifts and temperature readers, facility managers are being told to make every door at the building envelope and within “touchless.” Not only do these entrances need to be hands-free, but they must also operate safely.

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Why Are Optical Turnstiles Ideal Security Solutions for Lobbies?

Organizations across every vertical select optical turnstiles for effective lobby security. These solutions are ideal for fast employee access and processing authorized visitors. The demand for optical turnstiles continues to climb steadily year over year. Why?

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10 “Must Have” Traits of Security Systems Salespeople

Keeping people safe and secure has become one of the primary responsibilities of management at today’s organizations. With the wide range of different hardware and software available to meet that objective, it can be challenging to determine what best suits the needs of a particular facility. Even once a prospective purchaser has made the determination to deploy a specific product or system, there are still many decisions to be made.

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