Building security

Cyber Security Conference takes centre stage at Security Essen 2018

From 25 to 28 September 2018, Security Essen at Messe Essen will be the meeting place for the international security and fire protection industry. According to the current Cyber Security Report of the consulting company Deloitte, 83 percent of the surveyed companies report at least one attack per month on their company. In half of these companies there is even a daily alarm - with a total annual damage sum of around 13 billion euros. That's why Security Essen is setting standards with a targeted...

ASSA ABLOY releases whitepaper emphasising the importance of fire safety in building design

ASSA ABLOY the global provider of door opening solutions, has issued its whitepaper in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, following the Grenfell Tower incident of 2017. The whitepaper summarises practical recommendations derived from the key points made within the Independent Review and advises ways in which the industry can work together towards best practice. Fire door installation solutions Compartmentation has been highlight...

What is driving the growth of cloud systems in physical security?

The physical security industry is embracing the cloud in a big way. Cloud-based systems – which involve accessing a shared pool of information technology resources via the Internet – are much higher-profile in the video and access control markets, and large and small companies are getting on the cloud bandwagon. We asked this week's Expert Panel Roundtable: What factors are contributing to growth in cloud systems in the security market?

Honeywell announces integrating VESDA-E smoke detection technology with NOTIFIER and Gamewell-FCI fire systems

Honeywell, a pioneer in Connected Buildings, announced its advanced smoke detection technology – capable of detecting and reporting smoke at its inception, before a fire develops – can now integrate with some of the most widely used fire panels in commercial buildings without the need for additional hardware or wiring. Combining Intelligent VESDA-E detection technology with NOTIFIER and Gamewell-FCI fire systems allows owners and operators to easily upgrade Connected Buildings to imp...

ASSA ABLOY Aperio wireless locks can aid businesses in extending access control systems

Business doesn’t stand still, but security feels static. Whether mechanical keys or wired door locks, access control doesn’t always have the flexibility a changing environment needs. When is the right time to expand an access control system? And what’s the best way to do it? Extending coverage for traditional access control is expensive and intrusive, but there is an alternative. If one wants to forget about keys and the hassles of key management, wireless locks are the fast a...

ASSA ABLOY’s Cam-Motion door closers offer advanced solution for installers and end users

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, the global provider of door opening solutions, is encouraging stockists, specifiers, installers and end-users to take advantage of its Cam-Motion door closers. Launched over 15 years ago as the first and still the only totally universal and unhanded Cam door closer solution, ASSA ABLOY’s Cam-Motion door closers offer pure simplicity for installers and end users alike. Its innovative Cam profile provides a unique unhanded and universal installation, and allow...