Access control in smart cities: improving citizens’ security and everyday life

    You often see tragedies in movies where criminals take control of a city by hacking the network and changing traffic lights to create major car incidents. Fortunately, in the real world physical access control acts as fail safe to limit the impact of these incidents, even after a network has been breached. With a growing […]

      So, your access control is open – but is it agile?

      “Open” has become a buzzword in today’s access control discussions. Unfortunately, debate over what is or isn’t open may distract from the real issue: finding an access control solution that lets you be flexible, economical and proactive in meeting your challenges. Changing the perspective There’s a lot of talk about open access control – whether […]

        QR codes for smart, cost-effective access control

        Have you ever thought of sending QR codes to manage the visitors and suppliers permitted to access your facility? If not, there are many good reasons to consider using QR codes as virtual credentials instead of traditional plastic cards. Cost-effective and sustainable There are a range of QR code-based access control solutions from Axis to […]

          A guide to choosing the right door controller for your business

          As your businesses starts to grow, there is an increased need to improve security and control who has access to your property. Navigating the door entry systems market can be difficult with so many options, ranging from key cards to facial recognition technology. Access control systems are largely driven by which software and hardware solutions […]

            Talking security and communications convergence with Avaya’s Bill Petty

            I recently had the opportunity to join Avaya’s Bill Petty on his DevConnect 8 & Out podcast to share my views on the rapidly converging world of security and communications. Bill’s podcast has been growing in popularity and I can see why – I had a really good time chatting with him. In just 8 […]