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 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT How to succeed at security outsourcinghttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9802-ga-co-7962-ga.16403.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9802-ga-co-7962-ga.16403.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 107px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>To succeed at outsourcing, the relationship between the organisation and the outsourcing company has to be an equal partnership</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Can you save money on security by outsourcing? Maybe, maybe not, according to William J. Powers III, CIPM II, CIPI.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Considering the way I approach outsourcing, I&rsquo;m not sure if it saves money,&rdquo;</em> says Powers.</p> <p>As director of facilities at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., Powers oversees facilities, maintenance and security for...Eyes on the prize: Taking full advantage of continued revenue growthhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12626-ga.16402.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12626-ga.16402.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 227px; height: 310px;" 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>The systems integration industry is abuzz. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">Access control</a> is super-hot, and the product category continues to grow. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/tags/ip-video-surveillance.html" class="blue_bold">IP video surveillance</a> specifications are moving along at break-neck speed. New technology categories in the security market &ndash; energy management, home automation and interactive services &ndash; are helping savvy <a...CEM Systems AC2000 access control solution secures Silesian Museum in Southern Polandhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-386-ga-co-12063-ga.16392.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-386-ga-co-12063-ga.16392.htmlApplications NewsFri, 30 Jan 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>The AC2000 access control and security management system was delivered by CEM approved reseller Samaxon</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/cem-systems-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">CEM Systems</a>, part of the Security Products business unit of <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/tyco-security-products.html" class="blue_bold">Tyco</a>, recently announced that they have secured the new Silesian Museum in Katowice, Southern Poland.&nbsp; The AC2000...Axel Petri announced as keynote speaker for ASIS 14th European Security Conference & Exhibitionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga.16387.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-177-ga.16387.htmlEvents NewsFri, 30 Jan 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>Axel Petri, Senior VP Group Security Governance at Deutsche Telekom will discuss about growing crime rate in digital world</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/asis-international.html" class="blue_bold">ASIS International</a>, the world&rsquo;s premier association for security professionals, has announced that Axel Petri, Senior Vice President Group Security Policy and Public Safety at Deutsche Telekom AG, will give a keynote...Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum to cover security concerns affecting East Africa regionhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3382-ga-co-11636-ga-co-8692-ga.16386.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3382-ga-co-11636-ga-co-8692-ga.16386.htmlEvents NewsFri, 30 Jan 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>Cooperation with local communities, maritime security, latest technology will be some of the topics covered at the Forum</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Senior level Security Representatives will gather at the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/east-africa-energy-infrastructure-security-2015-forum.html" class="blue_bold">East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum</a> on 4-5 February to discuss the most pressing security concerns affecting...Access control keeps schools safehttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12621-ga.16389.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12621-ga.16389.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 29 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 223px; height: 310px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Schools are beefing up their security, with access control their go-to technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Schools are back in session after the winter break, but security is a 24/7 matter any time of year.<strong> </strong>K-12 and upper education are on high alert, dealing with increased incidents of violence, crime and vandalism. <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/product-categories/access-control.html" class="blue_bold">Access control</a> is often the chosen technology of this vertical market, pairing well with <a...Tavcom publishes 2015 Prospectushttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1640-ga.16385.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1640-ga.16385.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 29 Jan 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>An online version of the Prospectus, which provides information on classroom and training courses, can be viewed at the Tavcom website</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/tavcom-ltd.html" class="blue_bold">Tavcom</a>, the leading supplier of accredited vocational, classroom and &lsquo;e-learning&rsquo; online security systems training courses, has published its 2015 Prospectus.</p> <p>An online version of the Prospectus, which provides information on over 70...IP Solutions provide multiple layers of access control at transit hubshttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.16122.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.16122.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 29 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table class="smalltxt" style="width: 257px; height: 299px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Airports, metro systems and other transportation centres must deploy multiple layers of access control for restricted areas. They need solutions that can accommodate high-volume traffic. Each transportation application has unique requirements, from systems that enable the use of multiple types of credentials on one reader, to <span class="blue_bold"></span>reader options designed to match specific risk levels by incorporating PIN and biometric verification for higher security. <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global&rsquo;s</a> IP-based networked access solutions deliver security in the...Dealer/Integrators face obstacles in the transportation sector, but it’s worth ithttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-823-ga-co-9935-ga-co-1753-ga.16113.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-227-ga-co-823-ga-co-9935-ga-co-1753-ga.16113.htmlExpert CommentaryThu, 29 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 272px; height: 305px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>The security landscape continues to evolve in new, complex ways for transportation customers</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/search-results/company-search/t.resellers-dealers-reps.html" class="blue_bold">Dealers </a>looking to enter &ndash; or to expand their presence in &ndash; the transportation vertical must adapt to the unique needs of each transportation agency customer. Issues such as limited budgets/resources, aging technologies, operational challenges and safety issues must all be considered when designing a system to best meet an agency&rsquo;s needs.</p> <p><a...A10 Networks integrates Thunder Application Delivery controllers with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure fabrichttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9474-ga-co-420-ga-npr.16365.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9474-ga-co-420-ga-npr.16365.htmlNew Product ReleasesWed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>A10 Networks, a technology leader in application networking, recently announced the integration of its Thunder Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric. Offering dynamic L4-L7 application networking services, this joint solution enables enterprises to amplify their data centre output by automatically provisioning application delivery and security services with a significant increase in both allocation speed and business agility &ndash; all at a reduced cost.</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Our vision to deliver on-demand, policy-based mechanisms for dynamic L4-L7 services in a cloud environment closely aligns with the streamlined application delivery cycles of the Cisco ACI common policy framework,&rdquo;</em> said Raj Jalan, CTO of A10 Networks. <em>&ldquo;By combining A10 Thunder ADC and Cisco ACI solutions, we are able to provide enterprises with rich application delivery and security capabilities in a shared...ASSA ABLOY expands profile in Middle East following successful involvement at Intersec 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16342.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9787-ga.16342.htmlEvents NewsTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The most requested ASSA ABLOY products at Intersec were wireless technologies SMARTair&trade; and Aperio&reg;. SMARTair&trade;</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Successful involvement at <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/events/enhanced-event-listing/intersec-dubai-2015.html" class="blue_bold">Intersec 2015</a> saw <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/micro-site/assa-abloy-emea.html" class="blue_bold">ASSA ABLOY</a> further expand its profile in the fast-growing Middle East market. ASSA ABLOY demonstrated key wireless access products...Help for Heroes chosen as The Security Institute Chairman's Charity for 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5520-ga.16341.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5520-ga.16341.htmlCorporate NewsTue, 27 Jan 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>The Charity offers comprehensive support to British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/security-institute.html" class="blue_bold">The Security Institute</a> is proud to announce that its designated Chairman's Charity for 2015 will be Help for Heroes. The Charity offers comprehensive support to British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty, a cause that is clearly close to our...Sandy Hook lawsuit alleges breakdown in securityhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.16333.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-5188-ga-sb.16333.htmlSecurity BeatTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<p>A lawsuit filed by the parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 highlights how the best-thought-out security plans can fall apart because of details and/or last-minute changes. Before the tragedy unfolded, Sandy Hook Elementary had established protocols in place to cope in the event of an active shooter incident. However, some of the protocols broke down on the day of the shooting, and it&rsquo;s possible that additional young lives were lost as a result.</p> <p>A lawsuit filed by the parents of Jesse Lewis and Noah Pozner, who died at Sandy Hook, allege that classroom doors could only be locked from the outside with keys, which prevented a teacher from locking the classroom door (with the students inside) while the shooting was happening. Also, the teacher that day was a substitute who was not aware of safety and security protocols rehearsed at the school to prepare In case of an intruder. She also did not have a key to the door.</p> <p>The lawsuit...ISONAS IP access control products to be distributed by Mayflexhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-co-1121-ga.16267.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6100-ga-co-1121-ga.16267.htmlCorporate NewsFri, 23 Jan 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>Gary Hammer Director of Sales at Mayflex feels ISONAS is revolutionising access control</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/mayflex.html" class="blue_bold">Mayflex</a>, the cabling infrastructure, networking and electronic security solutions distributor has formed an agreement to distribute the <a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/isonas-security-systems-inc.html" class="blue_bold">ISONAS</a> range of access control products. Unlike traditional panel-based or...Innovation at the reader disrupting the access control markethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1284-ga-co-9826-ga-co-8421-ga.15906.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-130-ga-co-2731-ga-co-2813-ga-co-2173-ga-co-1284-ga-co-9826-ga-co-8421-ga.15906.htmlExpert CommentaryFri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 177px; height: 323px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>More attention needs to be placed on the development of readers that can accommodate Wireless and Wi-Fi technology</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Many of the changes in the access control market are happening at the &ldquo;edge&rdquo; &ndash; at the reader level. Access control advances that continue to become more widespread include wireless and PoE-enabled access control hardware such as wireless locks and PoE door controllers, which both reduce installation costs. Other trends are related to mobility; one is the increased use of smart...Vanderbilt Industries provides SMS Access Control system at Crider Foods, Georgiahttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.16293.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-12200-ga.16293.htmlApplications NewsThu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 100px; height: 266px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>Vanderbilt SMS system manages access for over 500 employees</strong> <strong>and contractors spread over 11 locations</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/vanderbilt-industries.html" class="blue_bold">Vanderbilt Industries</a>, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, recently announced that Crider Foods, Stillmore, GA, relies on Vanderbilt Industries SMS Access Control system to provide security for its large production and processing facilities. Tutela, Inc., out of...HID Global shares technology trends in secure identity market for 2015http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.16287.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-823-ga.16287.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 22 Jan 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>HID's annual assessment is intended to help organisations understand the latest security advances</strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/enhanced-company-listing/hid-global.html" class="blue_bold">HID Global</a>&reg;, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, recently issued its outlook on technology trends for 2015, as well as other anticipated developments across key vertical industries in the secure identity marketplace. The annual assessment is intended to help organisations understand and take advantage of the latest...Farpointe Data appoints Thomas E. Piston as East Coast Sales Managerhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2736-ga.16286.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-2736-ga.16286.htmlCorporate NewsThu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 41px; height: 295px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>Farpointe Data distributes its Data products and options to manufacturers in New England<br /></strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a href="http://www.sourcesecurity.com/companies/company-listing/farpointe-data-inc.html" class="blue_bold">Farpointe Data</a>, the access control industry's global partner of choice for premium RFID solutions, recently announced that Thomas E. Piston, Jr. will help security system manufacturers and integrators from the New England and Mid-Atlantic states provide their customers with Farpointe Data products and...SALTO wireless access control solution provides secure environment for students and staff of Queen's College in Taunton, Somersethttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga-co-11738-ga.16284.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-3322-ga-co-11738-ga.16284.htmlApplications NewsThu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"> <p><strong>SALTO effectively provides the college with a &lsquo;networked access control solution without the wires</strong>&rsquo;</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Queen's College is a co-educational independent school located in Taunton, Somerset. It is a day/boarding school for children aged 3&ndash;18, and incorporates Nursery, Pre-Prep, Junior and Senior schools.</p> <p>The college was aware that its existing security arrangements in the form of mechanical keyed locks and a very basic access control system were somewhat outdated and not up to...Traka key management systems secure Twickhenham Stadium ahead of the Rugby World Cuphttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1708-ga.16273.htmlhttp://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-1708-ga.16273.htmlApplications NewsWed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT<table style="width: 1px; height: 268px;" border="0" cellspacing="8" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="smalltxt" valign="top" align="center"><strong>The key cabinets are also used by the other businesses that are based at Twickenham Stadium</strong></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, is helping keep the home of English Rugby secure, ahead of the Rugby World Cup. As part of major refurbishment work in preparation for the games, the RFU has installed Traka key management systems at Twickenham Stadium.</p> <p>The venue, which is the largest dedicated rugby union...