Key management

Advantages and pitfalls of electronic locking solutions

The concept of door locks means something totally different in our current age of smarter buildings that house data-driven businesses. Hardware locks and keys are still around, but they co-exist with a brave new world of electronic locks, wireless locks, networked systems, and smarter access control. Locks can also increasingly be a part of a smart building’s flow of data. The opportunities of these new technologies and approaches are significant, but there are also pitfalls. I heard an in...

ASSA ABLOY showcases innovations for emergency services and defence sector at IFSEC 2018

ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, has unveiled the latest integrated security and asset management technologies it will be showcasing for the emergency services and defence sector at IFSEC 2018. Held at ExCeL London on the 19 – 21 June, visitors to stand F320 in Hall S7 at IFSEC 2018 will discover the latest innovations to help ‘access smarter thinking’ for those operating in the emergency services and defence sector, as well as many other key markets....

Abloy UK to demonstrate CLIQ technology at IFSEC 2018

Held on 19 - 21 June 2018 at ExCeL London, IFSEC International is Europe's leading security event and the only global stage committed to the future of integrated security. Located in the Borders and Infrastructure area of the exhibition on stand H328, Abloy will be demonstrating the capabilities of its CLIQ technology. CLIQ is a web-based system that integrates a mechanical master key system with electronics that require no external power source, providing precise and cost-effective control ov...

ASSA ABLOY to showcase integrated security and access control technology solutions at IFSEC 2018

Taking place from 19 – 21 June at ExCeL London, visitors to stand F320 in Hall S7 will discover the latest innovations to help ‘access smarter thinking’. Solutions from leading brands, including ASSA ABLOY Access Control, Abloy and Traka, will cover access control, identification technology, entrance automation and integrated security solutions. As Europe’s largest security exhibition celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, IFSEC International is ideally suited to ASS...

Secutech Vietnam 2018 to showcase safety and security solutions

The premium sourcing and networking platform is set to fully occupy the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh City. The 11th edition will take place from 16 – 18 August 2018 as strong growth in Vietnam’s economy continues to raise demand for safety and security products. The 2018 edition is expected to surpass the attendance figures of previous years as over 300 exhibitors (2017: 270) are estimated to partake in the show in over 10,000 sqm of floor space. A large...

KeyMe hires Jimmy Abbott and Adam McCann for key management positions

KeyMe, a supplier for total access and key management solutions, has added two key executives to its ranks. Jimmy Abbott joins as KeyMe's new CFO, and Adam McCann as the Director of Analytics, a newly created position. KeyMe grew its business over 300% in 2017 and is on track to more than triple it again in 2018.  "The hiring of Jimmy Abbott and Adam McCann add tremendous depth to our senior leadership team and ensures that we are focused on our goal of long-term profitability as we rapidl...

Round table discussions

What are the security challenges of healthcare facilities?

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are an important vertical sector in the physical security market. Protecting healthcare facilities is a rich opportunity to leverage the value of physical security systems that range from video to access control to newer location and asset protection systems. But understanding how technology can excel in the healthcare vertical requires that we first identify and understand what these institutions need. Therefore, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundt...