Nedap Security Management News

Industry experts discuss open standards and interoperability in access control

As solutions proliferate in the access control market, interoperability has never been a more pressing topic. A recent industry report finds: "91% (of professional respondents to a survey) agree integrating security systems with each other and with other building technology has become noticeably more important in the last five years." Agreed standards are one powerful integration tool. Among the most important lock standards is the OSS Standard Offline (OSS–SO) from the Open Security Stan...

Nortech strengthens partnership with Nedap to enhance vehicle access control solutions

After a strong start to 2018, people and vehicle access control specialists Nortech has once again been recognised as a certified partner of Nedap for long-range identification. Following the presentation of the certification at this year’s Intertraffic exhibition, Nortech’s Managing Director Stephen Blackler commented, “Nortech is proud to be part of the Certified Partner Programme as it shows the company’s commitment and ability with Nedap’s long-range identifica...

Nedap AEOS access control system secures Swiss Re buildings

Swiss Re, a global reinsurer, will equip 48 of its buildings with the latest version of AEOS, Nedap’s physical access control system. Through a state-of-the-art badge system, using Mifare Desfire card technology, employees with specific safety and security clearance will be able to access dedicated Swiss Re buildings. The implementation of AEOS is part of the Global PACS project to replace ageing access control systems in Swiss Re buildings around the world. The AEOS system is designed to...

Year in review: Top 10 security industry expert panel discussions from 2017

SourceSecurity.com’s Expert Panel covered a lot of ground in 2017 about a variety of topics resonating in the security market.   The most-read Roundtable discussion in 2017 was about a familiar and ongoing debate: What is an open system? Other hot topics that made the Top-10 list of Roundtable discussions included smartphones, buzzwords, standards and product life cycles. Here is a listing of our Top 10 Expert Panel Roundtable discussions posted in 2017,...

Nedap AEOS Security Management Platform secures BNP Paribas bank

“It’s obvious that a prominent bank like BNP Paribas has to take processes like security extremely seriously", said Alan Ford, Security Manager at BNP Paribas. Spread over several office buildings, more than 4000 staff make daily use of the AEOS Security Management Platform to enter the restricted areas for which only they have been authorised. BNP Paribas needs be certain that they can rely on their access control system. Even though their previous Nedap WinXS system did just t...

Nedap’s AEOS access management software certified by Kone for lift integration projects

AEOS, Nedap’s access control system, has been granted an acceptance test certificate by Kone – a global provider in the lift and escalator industry. This is a big step forward for both security and access management, as AEOS can now be integrated with each of Kone’s six lift types. Integration in action The first project to benefit from this type of lift integration will be Three Snowhill in Birmingham in the UK. This new landmark has 18 stories and a floor space of 420,000 s...

What are the security challenges of critical infrastructure facilities?

They call it “critical” for a reason. The so-called “critical infrastructure” is composed of the basic services that citizens have come to depend on, and which are necessary to support society and ensure national stability. The term includes high-visibility segments such as airports, refineries, transportation, wastewater, nuclear reactors, electric utilities, pipelines, and more. Because these functions are so critical, the stakes of providing security are higher than fo...

Nedap AEOS provides centrally managed access control for Dutch municipality

The municipality of Haarlemmermeer wanted to replace the existing access control system and bring city hall security up to modern standards. They looked for a system that could manage all municipal buildings centrally. For this reason, the system had to be easily expandable. The access control system also had to include camera supervision of employees' sign-in and sign-out process. Existing access control infrastructure When implementing the new system, the municipality wanted...

Nedap and Milestone integration shows latest innovation in cyber-secured access control at Integration Expo

Nedap is playing a key role at Milestone Systems’ Integration Expo event on 12th September in Daventry, as it shows its AEOS end-to-end security solution. The free to attend event gives delegates a unique opportunity to see how integrated solutions are developed, and will bring together installers, developers, integrators and specially selected Milestone Alliance Partners, including Nedap, Milestone’s New Solution Partner of the Year. Nedap AEOS and Milestone XProtect integration I...

Nedap AEOS controls access for Aéroport International de Genève

AIG, Aéroport International de Genève, is one of the most dynamic airports in Europe. In 2012 alone it handled almost 13.9 million passengers and 193.000 flights to 120 destinations, serviced by 200 different companies. Obviously, with these figures, security is an important issue and needs to be up to standard at all times. Managing access for a large workforce The implemented AEOS platform controls the access of a workforce of 9,500, manages 37,500 badges, 200 organ...

Does the political climate affect spending on security systems?

The world of politics, like the world of security, is an environment of constant change. But do changes in one have an impact on the other? Governments around the world are involved in buying a wide variety of physical security systems, so how those governments operate certainly affects how they spend money on security. But in a broader sense, governments (and the associated political forces at work) also impact how their citizens and those in the private sector view threats and, as a logical ex...

Nedap ensures secure, keyless drug storage with AEOS security management at Darent Valley Hospital

"In the busy environment of our ITU ward we have nurses working in shifts and visitors walking in and out. Consequently, the policy of the NHS trust is that we need to securely store our drugs. Before, we used key based cupboards to do so. Each of our 65 nurses owned a key to operate them, sometimes up to 100 times a day. As a result of the intensive use, the locks wore out regularly. Sometimes the nurses couldn’t lock the cupboards properly anymore and bent or broke their keys as a result...