Government Security

  • CardAccess® -- PIVCheck® software

    Continental’s CardAccess® software integration with Codebench, Inc.’s PIVCheck® software suite offers users a fully compliant FIPS-201 physical access control solution. PIVCheck® is a software and hardware solution designed to assist security...

    Product • January 14th, 2011

  • FE5400S

    Corbin Russwin introduces its FE5400S Multi-Point Exit Device Latching System. This three-point auto deadlocking system is designed to help protect lives by securing shelters. Its extra-heavy duty steel components secure the door to the frame - at the...

    Product • January 3rd, 2011

  • Not So Easy Money

    During my locksmithing days I occasionally worked for the government when they were exercising an eviction. Foreclosure was a term I never heard until recently, but the routine was the same when a tenant did not pay their rent. After the owner got court...

    Article • December 13th, 2010

  • What Does IP Mean?

    Contrary to what you may have been told, IP does not necessarily mean “In for Problems.” IP is the acronym for Internet Protocol which is the set of techniques used by many hosts for transmitting data over the Internet. The current version of the...

    Article • December 10th, 2010

  • Transitioning from Mechanical to Electronic Locks

    What is involved when customer wants to change from metal keys to electronic access control?

    Article • July 6th, 2010

  • Mastering IC Pin Stack Mathematics

    Each IC lock manufacturer has its own pinning system. For locksmiths who service many different types of IC systems, it can be difficult to remember which pinning system to use.

    Article • June 1st, 2010

  • News Briefs: UK Mystery Shoppers Get Poor Advice At Home Improvement Stores

    Study conducted by the UK-based Master Locksmiths Association

    Article • February 1st, 2010

  • Think National Guard Products

    Threshold replacement is a new profit opportunity for locksmiths servicing the entire door opening, not just the locks.

    Article • February 1st, 2010

  • Integrating & Interfacing Electronic Security Elements To Create A Custom Tailored Solution

    Aiphone’s video entry system met the customer’s access control needs.

    Article • February 1st, 2010

  • Codes, Laws & Regulations for the Professional Locksmith

    Today’s security professional must have a firm grasp on all of the codes that affect how they go to market.

    Article • January 8th, 2010

  • Delayed Egress: The Safe Solution for Security, Loss Prevention & Patient Safety

    The locksmith must determine the hierarchy of LAHJs for a particular situation, and to take the necessary steps to assure compliance.

    Article • January 8th, 2010

  • News Briefs

    ADI CUSTOMER EVENT ROCKS CEDIA EXPO 2009 ADI joined together with many industry-leading vendors to host a special event to thank customers for their continuous support at this year’s CEDIA EXPO 2009 in Atlanta, Ga. ADI also sponsored the CEDIA...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Creating a Preemptive Defense Against Personal Injury Lawsuits

    The best way to avoid a personal injury lawsuit is to keep door hardware, particularly closers and operators, in good working order.

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • A Locksmith Survival Guide

    Forget the economy when you’re working. Focus instead on the little things that you can do to improve your customer service and lower your costs.

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • A Day In The Life Of An Institutional Locksmith

    We interview a government locksmith responsible for 15,000 doors. This past year, his four-person staff handled over 800 calls for service, installing or servicing 50 to 100 locks each month

    Article • July 2nd, 2009