SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control systems & kits news SourceSecurity.com RSS - Access control systems & kits news from SourceSecurity.com http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/pc/access-control-systems-and-kits.html Copyright (C) SourceSecurity.com 2015 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT Assessing cyber security risks and vulnerabilitieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18040.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/18040.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 06 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Suffering a breach is probably something that companies won&rsquo;t admit to unless they must</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>As the world has grown more and more interconnected through the Internet and company networks, cybercrime has grown at an alarming rate. According to the Federal Trade Commission, 783 businesses reported IT breaches in 2014, up 27.5 percent from 2013. &ldquo;There were probably many more, but most go unreported,&rdquo; says Kim Phan, of council with the Washington, D.C., law offices of Ballard Spahr LLP</p>...Pro-Vision renews sponsorship agreement with Shrewsbury Town Football Clubhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2339-ga.18054.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2339-ga.18054.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 03 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 281px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Under the agreement, Pro-Vision will remain sponsors of the North Stand at Shrewsbury Town&rsquo;s Greenhous Meadow stadium</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/pro-vision-distribution-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Pro-Vision Distribution Limited</a>, a national distributor of branded CCTV and Access Control equipment, are pleased to announce that they are to continue their sponsorship agreement with Shrewsbury Town Football Club.</p> <p>Under the renewed agreement Pro-Vision...HID Global and sustainability in the security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-823-ga-sb.18051.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-823-ga-sb.18051.htmlSecurity BeatThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>My first impression on visiting <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global&rsquo;s</a> headquarters in Austin, Texas, was a profusion of light. Plenty of Texas sunshine beams through the abundant windows to provide brightness throughout the building.</p> <p>Mike Klein, HID Global&rsquo;s manager of corporate communications and global public relations, led a tour of the headquarters facility on my recent trip to Austin. Including 250,000 square feet of manufacturing space, the building consolidates several previous North American manufacturing facilities into one location. The building&rsquo;s modern design &ndash; including all those windows &ndash; also provides space for the company&rsquo;s distribution and operations such as marketing, finance, IT, and customer service.</p> <p><strong>Plenty of natural light</strong></p> <table style="width: 300px; height: 61px;" border="0" cellspacing="8"...Security specialists gather at West Africa Oil & Gas Security Summit 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-11636-ga-co-13011-ga-co-13117-ga-co-13118-ga.18041.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-289-ga-co-11636-ga-co-13011-ga-co-13117-ga-co-13118-ga.18041.htmlEvents NewsThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 230px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The feeling within conference was adopting a governmental approach to improve security</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/west-africa-oil-and-gas-security-2015-summit.html" class="blue_bold">2nd West Africa Oil &amp; Gas Security 2015 Summit</a>, organised by global Summits organiser <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/international-research-networks-irn.html" class="blue_bold">IRN</a>,...ZKAccess EC10 Elevator Control Panelhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12725-ga-npr.18035.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12725-ga-npr.18035.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 01 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to announce the release of its EC10 Elevator Control Panel, a secure, scalable, and affordable access control solution primarily designed to control floor access.</p> <p><strong>Multiple connections</strong></p> <p>Floor access can be restricted based on various user credentials, including fingerprint and/or proximity card. Pre-defined time schedules can also be used to control floor access. During normal visitor/business hours, unrestricted floor access can also be permitted (aka Passage mode). The EC10 controls up to 10 individual relays and supports up to three expansion boards (model EX16). Each EX16 expansion board controls up to 16 relays, so a single EC10 can control access for up to 58 total floors. Since the EC10 is IP-based, the user can connect as many EC10 controllers on the network as needed.</p> <p>While the EC10 was primarily designed for controlling elevator access to floors,...Expanding market for home automation sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-6591-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-12086-ga-co-2173-ga-co-737-ga-co-12085-ga-co-11565-ga-co-10901-ga.17998.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-74-ga-co-6591-ga-co-9561-ga-co-6586-ga-co-12086-ga-co-2173-ga-co-737-ga-co-12085-ga-co-11565-ga-co-10901-ga.17998.htmlExpert CommentaryWed, 01 Jul 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Just how big is the home automation industry? One way to tell is by looking at the sheer number of companies &ndash; large and small&mdash;that have rushed to enter this fast-growing space. They include some of the world&rsquo;s largest corporations &ndash; Apple and Google &ndash; along with the nation&rsquo;s biggest cable and telecom companies &ndash; Comcast and AT&amp;T. It includes big names in security like <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/honeywell.html" class="blue_bold">Honeywell</a> and <a...Allegion attends BOMA’s Every Building Conference & Expo 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.18027.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11504-ga.18027.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Allegion is proud to be a longtime BOMA Cornerstone Partner at the international level</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/allegion-plc.html" class="blue_bold">Allegion</a>, a leading global provider of security products and solutions, attends Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International&rsquo;s annual <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/free-event-listing/2015-every-building-conference-and-expo.html" class="blue_bold">Every Building Conference &amp; Expo</a>,...Trigion extends its technical security solutionshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12921-ga.18023.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12921-ga.18023.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 228px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Trigion&rsquo;s rapid growth across UK is due to its strong client relationships, quality service </strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/trigion.html" class="blue_bold">Trigion</a>, the security specialist within the Facilicom UK group,&nbsp;is extending its technical security solutions, developed over the past five years, in tandem with its manned guarding business to provide a seamless solution for its customers. Manned guarding is estimated to cost &pound;3.3 billion a year...IFSEC 2015: Traka integration capabilities receive positive responsehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-1042-ga-co-4108-ga-co-1708-ga-co-8096-ga.18020.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga-co-1042-ga-co-4108-ga-co-1708-ga-co-8096-ga.18020.htmlEvents NewsTue, 30 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 232px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Traka showed visitors how it&rsquo;s key and asset management products can integrate with software</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/traka.html" class="blue_bold">Traka</a>, the key and asset management specialist, reports positive feedback from the security industry after attending <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC 2015</a>, with an overwhelming response to its integration capabilities.</p>...Nedap presents at IFSEC: How to create a security solution ready for tomorrow’s technologyhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga-co-8096-ga.18013.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-4108-ga-co-8096-ga.18013.htmlEvents NewsMon, 29 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 267px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Nedap developed a presentation about the innovation and integration of the new software release &ndash; AEOS v3.1</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>At <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC</a>, Daryn Flynn, UK Security Business Manager, presented at the Innovation centre and highlighted why the modular software (think &lsquo;apps&rsquo;) design of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/nedap-security-management.html" class="blue_bold">Nedap</a> has never been more relevant. For...ASSA ABLOY door closers for University of Edinburghhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.18011.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9380-ga.18011.htmlApplications NewsMon, 29 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 214px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The university&rsquo;s estate team contacted the company as they were having issues with closed doors</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB) is situated two miles south of the city centre and houses the university&rsquo;s School of Physics and Astronomy.</p> <p>The university&rsquo;s estate team contacted <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/assa-abloy.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY UK</a>, as they were...Cloud usefulness and effectiveness for physical securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.18007.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga.18007.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 29 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 196px; height: 296px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The great increase in the amount of data is driving physical security to the cloud</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Physical security is migrating to the cloud &mdash; because it improves the performance of physical security technology while holding down costs.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Essentially what is happening is that physical security technologies are growing more powerful and generating more and more data,&rdquo;</em> says Steve Surfaro, business development manager and security industry liaison with <a...Technology solutions to deter and detect international stowawayshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/17988.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/17988.htmlExpert CommentaryMon, 29 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Stowaway incidents in the last two months in the United Kingdom have dramatised the desperate nature of individual attempts to cross borders. They have also exposed the callous methods of human traffickers. <p>Sixty-eight foreign nationals were discovered in four lorries at the port of Harwich on the south coast of England in June after the vehicles had disembarked from a Stena Line ferry entering English waters from Holland. None of the group, which included 15 children and two pregnant women, sustained...Convergence Africa World 2015 highlights rapid growth of information technology sectorhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13065-ga-co-5809-ga-co-10086-ga.18000.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-13065-ga-co-5809-ga-co-10086-ga.18000.htmlEvents NewsFri, 26 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 230px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>The event showcased emerging technologies in telecom, IT, broadcast, Pay TV and digital media</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The information technology sector is rapidly growing in Africa, providing a plethora of opportunities for global companies to share their technologies and do business in this continent. Recognising this potential, <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/exhibitions-india-group.html" class="blue_bold">Exhibitions India Group (EIG)</a> &ndash; India&rsquo;s leading trade promotion...Software House C•CURE 9000 integrates with CoprometroUSA's facial recognition readerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11860-ga-co-2984-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.17991.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-11860-ga-co-2984-ga-co-8421-ga-npr.17991.htmlNew Product ReleasesThu, 25 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>Software House, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world&rsquo;s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announces the integration of the Stone Lock Pro Biometric Facial Recognition reader from CoprometroUSA&reg; with the C&bull;CURE 9000 security and event management solution (v 2.20 and higher).</p> <p><strong>Enhancing critical security situations</strong></p> <p>Stone Lock Pro is an extremely fast and accurate infrared biometric facial recognition device, designed for access control applications that require instant, easy, and reliable confirmation of identity. The combined solution is the ideal application for critical security situations, including campuses, correctional facilities, military bases, and financial and major corporate institutions where a PIN or password alone isn&rsquo;t enough. Through the deep integration with C&bull;CURE 9000, users have only one personnel database to manage, saving time and reducing problems with...Pilgrims Group ranked in top 5% of UK’s 800 security companieshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2227-ga-co-4414-ga.17989.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2227-ga-co-4414-ga.17989.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 25 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 229px; height: 279px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Company has passed two quality audits with further improved scores &amp; zero improvement needs</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Security specialist <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/pilgrims-group.html" class="blue_bold">Pilgrims Group Limited</a> has officially been ranked in the top 5% of all the UK&rsquo;s 800 security companies, having passed two quality audits with further improved scores and zero improvement needs.</p>...ESA adds new job search page on GetIntoSecurity.com websitehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5999-ga.17986.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5999-ga.17986.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 25 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Security industry job search tools allow the user to find both security businesses and security job openings</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>The <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/electronic-security-association.html" class="blue_bold">Electronic Security Association</a> (ESA), the largest trade association representing the electronic life safety and security industry, features two new job search pages on its new GetIntoSecurity.com website. These powerful, highly interactive security industry job search tools allow the user to...Nortek's GoControl smart home solution for ESX 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1049-ga.17967.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1049-ga.17967.htmlEvents NewsWed, 24 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 269px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Nortek Security &amp; Control's promotion involves its GoControl line of smart home solutions that integrate with 2GIG</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/nortek-security-and-control-llc.html" class="blue_bold">Nortek Security &amp; Control LLC</a>, a Nortek, Inc. company and a leader in the security and home control markets, will unveil a package deal on GoControl smart home solutions and new dealer training resources at <a...IFSEC 2015 review - best of the global security markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-353-ga-co-1277-ga-co-3289-ga-co-8421-ga-co-8096-ga.17964.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-353-ga-co-1277-ga-co-3289-ga-co-8421-ga-co-8096-ga.17964.htmlSecurity BeatWed, 24 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMTAs my trip to London for <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC International</a> ends, I can look back on three days jam-packed with new approaches, new technologies, and the best the global security market has to offer. I met people from all over the world who share an interest in <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/physical-security.html" class="blue_bold">physical security</a><span class="blue_bold"></span> technology -- and how it can be used to make the world a safer place.<br /> <br /> I heard several exhibitors mention that business was slow in Europe in the early part of 2015. However, the show highlighted that R&amp;D investment has continued throughout the slowdown, and companies are now poised with a new wave of products just when an economic resurgence will increase demand. Almost every exhibitor in the hall saw greater success on the horizon. Was it optimism or an industry on the verge of...IFSEC 2015 postscript: better navigation and less noise!http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1029-ga-co-8096-ga.17963.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1029-ga-co-8096-ga.17963.htmlExpert CommentaryTue, 23 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 238px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>In the vast centre of the hall almost none of the randomly shaped stands display their index number</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> I enjoy <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/ifsec-2015.html" class="blue_bold">IFSEC</a> each year, spending three days walking the halls. I do feel frustrated by the acres of "me too" products prompting a "meh" response. So often I&rsquo;m left feeling the "big news" is that hype and lies are growing and continue to drown out the truth. If companies' marketing budgets were simply given over to their...