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Boon Edam To Feature Security Entrance Integrations With Leading Access Control Solutions At ASIS

Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced it will be emphasizing integrated access control solutions that both authenticate authorized passage and prevent tailgating in Booth #4003 at the 63rd ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits in Dallas, Texas from September 26th-28th. The manufacturer is also the official Turnstile Sponsor for the Exhibition.

ComNet Enhances Cybersecurity At Edge

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of transmission and communication networking equipment, has introduced a new Cybersecurity feature in its latest generation of self-managed switches. The ComNet Port Guardian feature has the capability to physically disconnect a port if unauthorized access is detected.

Dahua Devices Dangerously Exposed To Cybersecurity Hack

Dahua, the world’s second-largest maker of “Internet of Things” devices like security cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs), has shipped a software update that closes a gaping security hole in a wide range of its IP-cameras and DVRs. The vulnerability allows anyone to bypass the login process for these devices and gain remote (and direct) control over vulnerable systems. Adding urgency to the situation, there is now code available online that allows anyone to exploit this bug and commandeer a large number of IoT devices.

Boon Edam Takes Revolving Doors to the Highest Level

Boon Edam breaks own record for highest installed revolving door in the world, installing a TQM revolving door on Burj Khalifa’s 148th floor. The Burj Khalifa broke numerous records when it opened in 2010. The tallest building in the world boasts the tallest free-standing structure, the largest number of stories, highest occupied floor, and the elevator with the longest travel distance.

Zoning in on Safety at UK’s University of York

The University of York launched CriticalArc’s SafeZone to provide round-the-clock safety reassurance to students and staff. York is the first University in the Russell Group to roll out the simple-to-use, free application designed to help those on campus to summon security or safety assistance via their mobile phones. The SafeZone system allows security or first aid personnel to pinpoint the location where help is needed.

Wristband Uses Encryption to Grant Access to Other Devices

A Kickstarter project aims to give you a Bluetooth Low Energy-enabled wristband that replaces keys and passwords. Everykey from the Cleveland, Ohio-based company of the same name, Everykey, is a fashionable band that can be instantly disabled if your Everykey ever gets lost or stolen. The Wristband uses encryption to grant access to other devices. When the Everykey wristband is within range of a user’s device, the wristband will allow the user to bypass that device’s password or physically unlock it automatically.

An Ounce of Prevention: Preserving Information Confidentiality in a Digital Economy

While the Internet has redefined how individuals and organizations access and share information globally, it also has made them more susceptible to theft of classified and confidential digital information. Most business development and activity occurs online, making information easier to steal and transfer anonymously.

Boon Edam And Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport Work To Put Passengers In Control

Garges-Lès-Gonesse, France – Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport, one of the leading airports in France, has chosen to work with Boon Edam to offer their frequent flyer passengers a smoother transit through the airport. By installing Airport Swinglane self-service gates at security pre-screening, the airport ensures that a high level of security is maintained while shortening queues […]

MorphoTrust Opens New Biometric Enrolment Centers For TSA Pre Program

MorphoTrust, along with the TSA, has recently opened six new TSA Pre™ biometric enrollment centers throughout the United States. New locations include the Boston Logan Airport, Charlotte Douglas International, Pittsburgh International, Tampa International, Orlando International, and Lambert-St. Louis International. TSA PRE is a biometric expedited screening process for frequent travelers. “The TSA Pre program continues […]

Kronosight’s Sentri

Kronosight, a startup composed of Asus, Acer, and HTC alums, launched a Kickstarter campaign on June 10 for Sentri, a DIY home security system with a distinct Apple vibe. Within 48 hours, Sentri had already exceeded its $200,000 funding goal — so far, it has 706 backers and $236,968 in pledges. Contributions of $249 or […]