Office security - Case studies

Columbia University enables complete sterilisation compliance with Xerafy RFID solution

Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine (CDM), one of the top dental schools in the U.S., is establishing itself as a leader in the use of RFID technology to drive compliance. The school launched the RFID project in response to a change in the way it managed dental instruments. Previously, students purchased their own dental instruments and were responsible for making sure each cassette (or dental instrument set) was complete and properly sterilised. Recently, the college transitioned...

CNOOC supports its offshore output targets with drill pipe tracking with Xerafy RFID

Founded in 1982, CNOOC is the third-largest national oil company in the People’s Republic of China, with revenues over $19 billion. CNOOC and its subsidiary, China Oilfield Services (COSL), selected the Xerafy Xplorer as the world's first UHF RFID tags, ATEX-certified, designed for use in downhole drilling operations. The deployment of 100,000 Xerafy Xplorer tags will align with the 10 percent year-over-year growth rate of oil output targeted by CNOOC. Asset management For CNOOC, the Xp...

Yardi provides their Kube space management and Kube access control solution to enhance security at LibertySpace

LibertySpace, a provider of flexible offices, workshops, industrial and self-storage spaces, has chosen Yardi® Kube space management and Yardi Kube access control to manage six locations within its growing portfolio. Yardi® Kube space management will help LibertySpace streamline operations, provide real-time availability for members and foster community connection. Yardi Kube access control will enable 24/7 access to offices and meetings room, offering its members more flexibility and s...

TDSi announces full integration with the RotaOne time & attendance solution

Integrated security manufacturer TDSi announces the new integration of its powerful GARDiS access control range with Thinking Software’s  RotaOne Time & Attendance platform. The new integration enables businesses and organisations to incorporate the two market-leading solutions, providing a complete overview of staff movements and the security of facilities. Time & attendance solution Reflecting on the new integration, Gwen Curran, Channel Partner Manager North at...

HID enhances access control solutions for Avolon at their new global headquarters in Dublin

Moving to a new office presents a natural opportunity for companies to re-evaluate access control. In a recent webinar, Moving to Mobile Access Control, James Moore of IFSEC Global and Peter Walsh of HID Global spoke with Allan Dawson, Workplace Services Team Manager at aircraft leasing company Avolon, about his company’s 2018 relocation to a new global headquarters in Dublin. They moved to a 77,000 square-foot building. That was a big change for them. They were previously in a 20,000 squ...

Belgium’s Arta’a Arts Centre installs Boon Edam all-glass revolving door to achieve safety with high design

Boon Edam Inc., a front-runner in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced that the Arta’a Arts Centre in Aalter, Belgium has installed a Crystal TQ revolving door, bringing the Arts Centre into full compliance with European safety requirements. The all-glass door also enhances the environment by creating a comfortable entryway full of natural light. Constructed in 2020, the Arta’a Arts Centre houses numerous facilities, including the Academy for Music, Litera...

Abnormal Security highlights the key points about the RFQ attack scam and how to counter such cyber-threats

In the RFQ cyber-attack, attackers disguise harmful malware as a ‘Request For Quote’ (RFQ), in order to encourage recipients to download dangerous files. This attack is an impersonation of a ‘Request For Quote’ (RFQ) from a legitimate, outside organisation. The attack originates from the throwaway address - info@req-allparts.com, with the reply-to address - glennmauldin@zidnei.com. RFQ attack By using urgent language, the attacker attempts to coax the recipient to click...

Code Handle® door locks key-free door security saves everyone’s time at Augusta 29 Barcelona office

Busy offices need convenient interior security for any private spaces. Not everyone should be reading the important memo on the CEO’s desk. But nobody wants to be left looking after the keys. At one co-working space in Barcelona, Code Handle® Door locks solve the problem. Augusta 29 supplies flexible office rentals to small companies and those without a permanent HQ, as well as services including mail handling, virtual assistants, and meeting room bookings. Part of their remit is...

ATG launches the Bridge Deck Expansion Beam next-gen bridge protection technology for the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure

ATG Access has launched the next generation in bridge protection technology: the Bridge Deck Expansion Beam. The system was developed in response to a call to the industry by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure after it identified the need for a hostile vehicle mitigation solution that could span across large bridge expansion joints. The system was developed after the identification of unique characteristics encountered when trying to secure bridge infrastructure from a hos...

Aeroturn turnstiles deployed by renowned housing finance lender to secure entrance ways of multiple buildings campus in Virginia

Aeroturn LLC, a globally renowned turnstile manufacturer that offers 100% Made in the USA turnstiles, has announced that it has been selected to deploy its turnstiles by one of the nation’s largest family housing finance leader.  Contactless biometric technology Currently, the multiple building campus consists of five buildings and is in the middle of a major security upgrade that includes the latest contactless biometric technology. The finance lender was looking for a turnstile ma...