Wireless security

Physical and cyber security precautions when travelling

Surveillance systems can track the locations of mobile phone users and spy on their calls, texts and data streams. The Washington Post has reported on such systems that are being turned against travellers around the world, according to security experts and U.S. officials. The summer season highlights the need to take extra precautions when travelling. When travelling anywhere in the world, for business or pleasure, citizens need to be aware of and alert to looming physical and cybersecurity thr...

ASSA ABLOY demonstrated technology-driven security innovations at IFSEC 2018

ASSA ABLOY, the global provider of door opening solutions, has enjoyed another hugely successful year at IFSEC 2018, demonstrating its extensive range of technology-driven security innovations to end users in key markets. Attendees to ASSA ABLOY’s stand at IFSEC 2018 were able to discover the latest innovations from the company to help ‘access smarter thinking’. Solutions from the company’s leading brands, including ASSA ABLOY Access Control, Abloy and Traka, were on dis...

Are mobile credentials more secure than smart cards?

For the past several years, there has been a focus by integrators and customers to assure that their card-based access control systems are secure. To give businesses an extra incentive to meet their cybersecurity threats, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to hold the business community responsible for failing to implement good cybersecurity practices and is now filing lawsuits against those that don't. For instance, the FTC filed a lawsuit against D-Link and its U.S. subsidiary, al...

Kwikset announces Obsidian, a keyless deadbolt with advanced security & locking features

Kwikset brand of Spectrum Brands, Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, a premier provider of residential security, announces the availability of Obsidian, a visually striking, low-profile touchscreen electronic deadbolt featuring “game changing” design. Obsidian deadbolts exemplify Kwikset’s commitment to combining modern design with a high level of security. Named after a dark, glasslike volcanic rock, Obsidian merges a sleek and modern exterior; a minimal,...

Wireless access control report 2018 shares freshly researched data and analysis by security experts

The market for access control is changing. But how? How fast? And what factors will affect access control for your business between now and 2025? An exclusive new report by IFSEC Global, ASSA ABLOY and IHS Markit addresses these and other questions, presenting and interpreting new industry research. This 22-page report offers a unique snapshot of the industry in 2018. The Wireless Access Control Report 2018 offers in-depth analysis informed by a new survey of hundreds of senior security profess...

Verisure launches ZeroVision Alarm to prevent burglaries and intrusion

Verisure, provider of monitored security solutions and new security alarms, is working against burglaries and intrusions with the launch of the ZeroVision Alarm. ZeroVision represents a new alarm category that enables proactive actions to be taken remotely and immediately in case of a verified intrusion. When a burglar breaks into a home or business, every second matters. Therefore, it’s necessary to detect the intruder and intervene as quickly as possible. As soon as Verisure’s Ala...