Category: Access Control

Security Solutions for Public Attractions

Dec 13, 2017

Public attractions such as galleries, museums and other tourist venues have been in the spotlight of late. High footfall attractions like these have been on critical alert due to the increasing threats associated with crowded places.

With visitor safety the responsibility of the venue, it is vital that sophisticated measures are in place to protect them.

But the duty of care goes much further for the public attraction; not only are there irreplaceable artefacts to safeguard, there is also a workforce to consider: one that is doubly tasked with both taking care of the public, and undertaking the role of custodian. (more…)

Security Solutions for the Medical and Health Care Sector

Nov 06, 2017

No one could be accused of having missed the major headline that hit earlier in the year when the NHS was brought to its knees following the Wannacry ransomware attack. Cybersecurity firm F-Secure described it as ‘the biggest ransomware outbreak in history’ having affected more than 300,000 computers across 150 countries.

Whilst the attack targeted other organisations including Fedex and Telefonica, the NHS was by far the biggest casualty of Wannacry with hospitals and GP surgeries across the country failing into chaos, unable to access patient records.

We have in the past talked about how physical security can be used to protect sensitive data. But how can the medical and health care sector specifically be safeguarded using physical security? (more…)

Tightening up Security with Biometrics

Oct 12, 2016

Thanks to advancements in technology, biometric access control has become a reliable means of replacing manual entry systems, and it offers numerous benefits.

Whilst traditional access control systems have always offered an effective means of regulating entry, there are always the issues of ID or passcode sharing or copying and misplaced entry cards to consider. With biometric systems however, these issues are overridden thanks to each ID being unique and no cards or fobs being required. (more…)

Security Relationships That Really Work

Jul 12, 2016

Certain security measures work well on an individual basis, but when combined with others, the resulting multi-layered solution can prove extremely effective.

In this post we’re taking a look at security measures that, when combined with others, can provide a particularly sophisticated level of protection. (more…)

How Access Control is Revolutionising Customer Loyalty (and Other Lesser Known Benefits)

Nov 11, 2015

Countless businesses use access control systems to protect their premises by restricting entry to authorised personnel. No longer needing to worry about locks being compromised or the inconvenience of replacing locks when keys have been misplaced, and enjoying peace of mind that your building is protected day-round from opportunist intruders are excellent advantages. (more…)

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