Physical security

Johnson Controls Releases Findings Of Its 2020 Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey

Johnson Controls, the global renowned company in the field of smart and sustainable building solutions, released the findings of its annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey, which found that more than half of organizations plan to increase investment in energy efficiency, renewable energy and smart building technology next year, comparable with investment trends after the 2010 recession. Of the factors determining investment, the majority (85 percent) said that reducing energy costs was a ver...

Evolution Announces Mark Corrigan Promoted To The Position Of New Director For Business In Ireland

Evolution, the globally renowned company in integrated fire and security systems business, has announced the promotion of Mark Corrigan to the role of Director for business in Ireland. Irish business operations head Mark joined Evolution as a Service Engineer in 2013 and has continually impressed, quickly progressing to the position of Team Leader, before being promoted to Ireland Country Manager in 2015. He is now responsible for all Irish-based business operations and business development in...

Nedap Announces Integration With Forge Bluepoint Visitor Management System For Smart Access Control

Buildings or sites with existing or future Nedap access control systems can now benefit from integration with Forge Bluepoint visitor management to give people visiting their space smart, secure and time-limited access. Integration with Forge Bluepoint The new integration was customer-driven by HB Reavis’s new building in Bratislava, Nivy Tower, which went live in November. Wayne Lee, Director at Forge, said “We’re excited about this partnership and being able to offer our c...

Private Security: A Shift In Industry Responsibility

The role of physical security has expanded and grown rapidly over recent years. Below are some of our observations, particularly throughout the pandemic, and a look towards the changing times ahead.  The new era of physical security The role of private security has shifted dramatically over the last decade and beyond. Historically, the focus was on protecting assets such as property and goods, but more frequently now the sector is being asked to play an even bigger role in protecting the...

Bart Williams, ESA Member And President Of Security Solutions Enters US Politics As Mississippi State Senator

To say that the security industry draws people in and demonstrates its value in terms of relationship building with the caliber of people who comprise the industry is an understatement, as Bart Williams, President of Security Solutions and Communications, Inc. (Security Solutions) found out. Founder of Security Solutions Williams chose to become an engineer as his profession, but he began dabbling in the security industry part time, soon to discover it would lead him on the path to becoming St...

Suprema’s Biometric Intelligent Access Controller, CoreStation Attains UL 294 Compliance

Suprema, a globally renowned company in access control, biometrics and time & attendance solutions, has announced that its intelligent biometric access controller, CoreStation has acquired UL 294 compliance. UL 294 compliance UL 294 is a certification designed especially to ensure the safety and reliability of access control products. The certification has significance to larger customers, like government institutions, corporations, and medical and banking verticals that value reliability...