Articles by Fernando Pires

Why Fleet Managers Are Choosing Automated Key Control Solutions

For fleet managers, the control and management of your fleet begins with control and management of the keys that start the vehicles. For some, this critical task is left to a very basic – and incredibly low-tech – solution, such as hooks mounted on a pegboard with a notebook for signing vehicle keys in and out. There are a number of shortcomings with this type of “system,” most notably that employees tend to ignore it altogether. With this type of honor system approach,...

Key Control Technology & Guard Tour Systems Enhancing Security In Healthcare Organizations

Key control technology and guard tour systems provide a ready-made solution for healthcare organizations to enhance their security & asset management protocols Morse Watchmans, a leading provider of key management solutions explains how to provide top-notch security and manage asset with a combination of key control systems, asset lockers and guard tour systems. The shift from manpower resources to technology as a main line of defense is having a significant impact on...

IoT-Based Key Management Systems With Access Control Strengthens Risk Management Strategies

Although 2015 seemed like the year of data breaches, it was also the year that the Internet of Things (IoT) achieved real traction. Key management systems and most other advanced security solutions can now be integrated with the networked security system (i.e. identity management, access control, IP video surveillance, intrusion and other systems) to strengthen risk management strategies. Specifically, Morse Watchmans’ KeyWatcher Touch can now be integrated with Lenel’s OnGuard Acce...

Key Management And Access Control Systems Deter Security Breaches At Data Centers

A variety of control and usage options are available for automated key management systems in data centers The protection of networks and data centers is a growing concern given the recent spate of high profile security breaches, and it is forcing organizations into taking serious steps to improve protection. For many businesses, this means implementing a combination of passive and active security measures designed to deter, detect and react against threats. Included in these m...

Customers Want More Data Analysis And Auditing

2014 saw more organizations making data-driven decisions with insight or foresight provided by intelligent analysis of the data Morse Watchmans 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: 2014 saw a year of continued change in the security marketplace. A healthier economy triggered growth in new projects and helped loosen the purse strings for capital expenditures. From a technology standpoint, the industry evolution to a more network-centric environment created additional opportunitie...

Key Control And Management For Emergency Situations At Educational Facilities

Key control is a very strategic and integral element within a school’s security platform It used to be that the word “lockdown” was only ever used in reference to an emergency protocol to restrict movement in a prison environment. Today however, the term is in common usage in educational and other environments to describe measures taken under certain conditions of threat. In this article, Fernando Pires, VP of Sales and Marketing at Morse Watchmans, explain...