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, 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, 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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, 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 […]
Nearly eight in 10 Australians support the use of biometric-based security measures to verify the identity of passengers boarding aircraft at airports. However, they do not support airport retailers using biometrics to make customised sales offers, according to the 2014 Unisys Security Index. The Unisys Security Index is an annual global study that provides insights […]
CCTV was first launched in 1942, when Siemens AG installed a system to observe the launch of V-2 rockets (the world’s first long-range missile), although the first commercial closed circuit television system became available in the US in 1949. Since its original roll-out, the technology has advanced and in 2013, The British Security Industry Authority […]
Xtralis, the world’s leading provider of very early & reliable detection and remote visual verification safety and security solutions, announced the ADPRO® PRO E-Super Long Range (SLR) passive infrared (PIR) detector, the industry’s longest range detector. This product is a member of the ADPRO PRO E-portfolio of volumetric, curtain, and directional solutions for perimeter protection […]
With the contemporary college student and their smart phone attached at the hip, the use of mobile apps to fulfill daily tasks like door access, laundry, and vending has become the new trend. Heartland Campus Solutions is trying to provide solution to match this trend its OneCard Mobile app. The new app represents the consolidation […]
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Source: Brickcom | Date: 02/27/2014 Related tags: BRICKCOM , car dealer safety , South Africa Ford in Ballito, which is located on the prime freeway-facing land in Ballito, South Africa, is a part of the SMD Group. This dealership incorporates new car sales for Ford and some quite premium sport cars, including Ferrari, Jaguar, Rolls Royce, and Mercedes vehicles in a luxury exotic showroom. In order to not only achieve much higher level of customer satisfaction, but effectively maintain the security and respond to any incidents quickly when they happen in the service area, Ford in Ballito deployed the IP network video surveillance system with around 60 Brickcom cameras , including 10 MD-300Np-360P Panomorph 360° mini dome cameras , 40 VD-500Af vandal dome cameras , and 10 OB-300Np outdoor bullet cameras, to cover all over the places, such as the front desk, office, showroom, indoor and outdoor service area, etc. Both Brickcom MD-300Np-360P Panomorph 360° mini dome camera and OB-300Np outdoor bullet camera deliver the unsurpassed crystal-clear Full-HD 1080p video whether the day or night time, and the WDR feature enables these cameras to deal with the glare, high contrast, strong backlight, and light reflection and still provide the high-quality (up to 3-megapixel) image. Moreover, MD-300Np-360P is equipped with the ImmerVision Enables Panomorph lens, which can provide much more image details than the fisheye camera. Brickcom VD-500Af vandal dome camera is a small-size camera. Besides, it is capable of delivering the Full-HD video (1920×1080), or the maximum 5-megapixel resolution […]
AMAG Technology’s Senior Systems Design Architect, Adam Shane was selected as one of three Top Contributors for the Smart Card Alliance Access Control Council for 2013. His leadership, time and input have contributed to the success of the council, and he was recognized at the Smart Card Alliance gala award dinner in Coral Gables, Florida on December 9, 2013. Shane is one of the founding members of the council which was formed in 2005. “The Smart Card Alliance has an honorable mission, to educate industry, users and government on appropriate uses of smart cards,” said Shane. “The work we do on the Access Control Council is important as it provides a consolidated industry and government voice to standards making bodies and the federal government policy makers. I am proud of our collective contributions and look forward to continuing the effort.” The Smart Card Alliance Access Control Council (SCA ACC) is focused on accelerating the widespread acceptance, use, and application of smart card technology for physical and logical access control. The group brings together, in an open forum, leading users, technologists, suppliers and system integrators from both the public and private sector and works on activities that are important for secure access control. The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry association working to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology. The Alliance invests heavily in education on the appropriate uses of smart card technology in a way that protects privacy and enhances security and […]
Stanley Security’s EL Series Wireless Access Control Solution Product Image Indianapolis, IN – (December 10, 2013) – STANLEY Security, a leading provider of access control and integrated security solutions, introduces the EL Series Wireless Access Control Solution to the STANLEY Commercial Hardware line, a web-based solution allowing the end-user to easily and effectively manage access for both interior and exterior door openings. The solution combines the EL Series Electronic Lock with STANLEY’s new Access Control Server (ACS) with pre-installed Intelli-M software, its new Integrated Door Controller (QIC) and wireless gateway for a complete access control solution for up to 32 doors. The new Integrated Door Controller is powered over Ethernet and provides perimeter control for the facility, while the Access Control Server allows for easy management of software with the pre-installed Intelli-M access management software. The Integrated Door Controller (QIC) also offers the following enhancements to the EL Series Electronic Lock: Compact single door controller mounts at the door in a double gang box for easy installation Uses existing network infrastructure and connects to closest network switch with single Cat 5/Cat 6 cable PoE carries both data and power for controller and peripheral door hardware Peer-to-peer communication keeps data flowing, even if a server connection is interrupted Buffers up to 16,000 local events when disconnected from the host, so events are never lost Secure transmissions with end-to-end AES 128-bit encryption Embedded web software for single-door standalone applications enables browsing through controller Supports DHCP and Static IP addresses Additionally, the Access Control Server (ACS) […]
As the nation gets ready to mark the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting this week, IHS announced on Wednesday that it is forecasting strong growth in demand for security equipment in U.S. schools over the next several years. According to the research firm, the market size for security equipment in schools will reach $634 million this year and is expected to surpass $720 million by 2014. IHS said that high-profile shootings like Sandy Hook have a “partial impact” on school security spending as there is typically a spike in spending and budgets following these tragedies. “These events force schools to review their existing policies and create threat assessments as well as new policies and procedures. There is no set standard for what schools need to do to prevent these tragedies,” Blake Kozak, senior analyst for access control, fire and security at IHS said in a statement. “Perhaps the key here is to have ongoing discussions and security reviews long after such events fade from media coverage. For example, continued knowledge sharing between school districts and universities to find best practices.” Funding remains one of the biggest barriers of growth when it comes to expanded use of security equipment in schools. IHS said that the U.S. Department of Justice awarded $45 million in Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grants this year to schools that planned security enhancements. Video surveillance is expected to be the focal point of school security spending in the years to come […]
EXgarde (used for 4.2) (Custom) (2) By TDSi on December 11, 2013 TDSi, security solutions manufacturer, has launched the latest version of its access control software, EXgarde PRO 4.2, which incorporates full integration with ASSA ABLOY’s Aperio TM wireless locking technology. TDSi’s powerful EXgarde PRO software combines many elements of physical security in a centralised security portal, enabling the operator to monitor and control physical access whilst incorporating CCTV feeds and emergency alarm triggers. Additionally EXgarde 4.2 also allows an organisation to synchronise its employee database and IT security protocols, via integration with Microsoft Active Directory ® , with these physical security systems to ensure a fully integrated approach and complete visibility over the assets of the whole business. TDSi’s Managing Director, John Davies, commented, “EXgarde 4.2’s integration with Aperio TM offers a new level of remote lock functionality with a global leader in door opening solutions. Furthermore, TDSi is proud to be the first globally to integrate directly to Aperio’s new wireless IP hub. Using Aperio alongside TDSi’s core systems allows greater flexibility in remote areas where access control may be more difficult to implement. Working together, the two solutions offer highly precise site activity reporting, centralised alarm management, real-time event and alarm updates, and evacuation reporting – which is vital in the event of an emergency. EXgarde 4.2 and Aperio TM also offer an excellent time and attendance reporting solution and door monitoring (forced door and time open) facility that gives a highly accurate view of the […]