IoT, cybersecurity and access control

    Right now, we are beginning the next phase of digital transformation in the security industry – the move to connect all physical security components to the Internet of Things (IoT). The advantages are twofold. First, having all the components in your system working in harmony maximizes their effectiveness. Next, all the individual hardware pieces in […]

      Beyond the door

      When most people think about access control, they think about getting into the exterior door of a building.  But that’s just the start! Access control is expanding beyond securely providing passage through an exterior door.  Plus, access control systems both simplify and enhance day-to-day activities by expanding their reach beyond the door and connecting to […]

        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 […]

          Using smartphones as keys for access control on the rise

          Mobile devices are everywhere. According to numerous sources, the number of mobile phone users alone is expected to reach over 4.7 billion in 2017. And around two out of every three business people today are using mobile devices like smartphones for an ever more diverse set of applications. What’s next? One expected trend is to […]

            Access control in flexible workspaces

            Flexible workspaces – where individuals and businesses can base themselves over short-, medium- and long-terms – have become a feature of every city around the world. Complete with all the services and resources to service organizations of almost any size, they give a cost-effective option for setting up in a new location, and growing a […]