Facility security

The Face Recognition Company Announces Accurately Identifying Flagged Individuals With Face Coverings

The opportunity for criminals to take advantage of COVID-19 face covering requirements presents a security challenge for commercial premises. The Face Recognition Company (FRC) is addressing that challenge with the addition of a new “unmasking” capability to its multi-camera face-recognition security system. Designed for a wide range of commercial environments, from retail outlets and hospitals to sports arenas and hotels, the FRC system identifies and alerts about individuals on a...

Paxton Introduces Net2 Checkpoint Control To Mitigate Virus Transmission And Safeguard Employees And Visitors

Paxton’s longstanding access control system, Net2, receives its latest software update. The highly anticipated new feature, Checkpoint Control, supports COVID-secure sites. This additional functionality helps Net2 users protect employees and visitors by monitoring and approving people as they enter buildings. Throughout the first half of 2020 the creation of Checkpoint Control was underway, along with the unforeseen global spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. During this time lockdown and...

Perspecta Announces A Strategic Partnership With NextgenID To Pioneer Remote Identity Verification Solution

Perspecta Inc., a renowned U.S. government services provider, announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with NextgenID to develop an identity proofing solution to remotely assess and verify the identity of individuals who apply for credentials to gain physical and network access to government facilities. A catalyst for the solution's development was the updated SP800-63A standard from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which allows the use of remote identity...

Boon Edam To Feature Speedlane Compact And Present The Inaugural Episode Of BoonTV At GSX+ Virtual Event

Boon Edam Inc., a global provider of security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced they are showcasing a new optical turnstile, the Speedlane Compact, as well as presenting the inaugural first episode of BoonTV about “Scalable Security” at the Global Security Exchange Plus (GSX+) virtual exhibition hosted by ASIS International. Security professionals from across the globe are converging online to participate in over 100 educational sessions, network with peers, and...

Government And Industry Warned Of Cybersecurity ‘Blind Spots’ By Yokogawa UK’s Report On Operational Technology

Operational Technology (OT) networks are increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks as a result of ‘blind spots’ brought on by digital transformation and IIoT – a new report has warned. The report, published by Yokogawa UK and titled Industrial Cyber Threats: Processes & Protection for Industrial Control Systems, highlights the vulnerability of OT networks in critical infrastructure and industrial applications, such as utilities and petrochemical plants, energy generation, a...

Videx Announces The Launch Of MiAccess HL1000-MF Access Control Range For Small To Mid-Sized Installation

Door entry and access control manufacturer Videx has introduced a new handle for its range of MiAccess proximity readers. The HL1000-MF provides an ideal access control solution for small to mid-sized installations including offices, guest houses, industrial units and schools. The Mifare proximity handle can be used as a standalone unit or as part of a system including MiAccess readers and other accessories, such as the AL500-MF handle. Sian Luxton, Key Accounts Manager at Videx, said: “T...