Effective campus security is a difficult assignment for any university as it mostly depends on knowing who is on campus and where and when they have access. But when your on-site student accommodation is located in five buildings spread over two campuses' that are almost 40 miles apart, it becomes even more of a challenge.
Until recently it was hardly possible to combine several brands of electronic offline locks of different kinds of suppliers in one access control system. However, this is a demand of many large European companies, who have announced not to invest in electronic offline locks anymore, as long as there is no standardization available. To meet up to this demand, Assa Abloy, Dorma, Nedap and Zugang GmbH have developed a new standard, the Standard Offline Access Application (SOAA).
According to the U.S. Customs Authority, the best way to protect against terrorism when importing goods into the United States is a secure, end-to-end supply chain. Those involved in the supply chain are required to implement a number of organizational and technical measures in accordance with the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism. SICK‘s Logistic Access Control (LAC) is an access control system that ensures that goods are handled securely and only by those who are authorized to do so.
In today's fast moving and constantly changing world buildings and workspaces need to be flexible and adaptable, ready to incorporate new technologies. Recognising this, Salto has in the recent years developed new access control concepts and a wide range of innovative products such as the Salto virtual network and the XS4 access control platform.
PegaSys Office Enables Access without Key or PIN
More and more interior doors within buildings, e.g. offices where confidential information is stored or meeting rooms, are being secured with this access solution.
The task of planning room usage within a building or factory includes forming secure areas for IT, development departments, archives and other specific industry-related areas. These often change over time and may exceed the capacity of the originally installed access control system. GIT-SECURITY.com spoke with Chris Bone, Vice President Access Control EMEA Assa Abloy, about one of the expansion options.
Having thought long and hard Gerolsteiner Brunnen developed some basic principles which underlie its relationship of trust with its employees and its approach to security. The company's aim is profitable growth and safe and secure processes are fundamental to that. Its focus is on supporting processes and organizing them to be safe and secure. Every worker and visitor, whether from Gerolsteiner or an outside company, should feel comfortable at Gerolsteiner and the rules which are applied should assist in shaping this togetherness.
Dallmeier IP cameras have received the Lenel factory certification for their interface to the OnGuard access control system. Tested products include both box (DF3000IP), dome (DDF3000IPV) and PTZ cameras (DDZ30xxIP DOMERA) as well as the MicroStreamer.
“Dallmeier has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its integration to OnGuard.
Salto Systems, the international access control specialists, have won a major new contract to provide advanced electronic access control equipment to the University of St Andrews. Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world, St Andrews was founded in 1413. The University population (staff and students) numbers nearly 9,000 and to ensure it continues to offer the best facilities it is currently upgrading its New Hall residence on the North Haugh site.
Terena from CDVI is an access control solution which manages the remote administration of a site from a simple internet connection. Simple and intuitive, the site can be managed from a 3G telephone, an internet café, the office, home or an internet terminal via a standard web browser.