Access Control

Consider Cabinet Locks When Evaluating Access Control Needs

When evaluating access control for small spaces in your facility, consider cabinet locks with different capabilities to meet the needs of your building and occupants. Learn about different solutions and determine what’s right for your needs.

ASIS Releases Guideline to Manage Security Risks (GSX 2019)

The ASIS Enterprise Security Risk Management Guideline provides information for facility managers and security professionals to work together to identify, evaluate and mitigate the likelihood and impact of security risks. Read guideline details.

Security Red Flags in Existing Healthcare Facilities

Experts who work with security issues all day, every day, Alan Butler of HSS and Sean Ahrens of Affiliated Engineers Inc., share their insights with Janelle Penny, editor-in-chief of BUILDINGS, who shares them with you during this FM Friday episode.

Security Red Flags in Existing Healthcare Facilities

Experts who work with security issues all day, every day, Alan Butler of HSS and Sean Ahrens of Affiliated Engineers Inc., share their insights with Janelle Penny, editor-in-chief of BUILDINGS, who shares them with you during this FM Friday episode.

Security vs. Access in Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare facilities have a unique combination of needs when it comes to securing facilities. Balancing an open, accessible design with tight security is a constant challenge. Here’s how to keep your facility safe while preserving its community connections.

Why It’s Time to Converge Physical Security and Cybersecurity

Many companies today still treat their physical and cybersecurity departments as separate entities. But as more building systems become digitized—from HVAC to access controls—experts agree that it’s time to consider converging on a departmental level to keep up with the technical level.

Access Control Technology is Eating Key Cards

If you still rely on key cards to access your facility and think your building is safe and secure, you may be surprised by what technology has done in the last few years to prove you wrong. Learn what technology is doing to improve access control and the many ways it benefits you.