Government Security

  • News Briefs July

    Medeco’s M3 Logic Offers Enhanced Electronic Accountability With facilities around the world requiring greater security, Medeco Security Locks answers the call with its newest Logic electronic cylinder platform, M³ Logic. With M 3 Logic, users can...

    Article • June 7th, 2011

  • Passing Muster: What You Need to Know About Mobile Mustering

    Imagine an emergency scenario — fire, bomb threat, gas leak — in which you need to evacuate your building or campus. The proper alerts have been sounded, people have migrated to the mustering location and first responders are on the scene. How do...

    Article • May 5th, 2011

  • Arrow Starts A Revolution

    The Arrow Revolution touchscreen electronic standalone lock works for retrofits as well as new installations.

    Article • May 4th, 2011

  • Napco Introducing New Products at ISC West

    Products include Alarm Lock Networx™ new Prox ID and PIN code keypads and 2-door access controller and the Marks USA Triple Play, consisting of Grade 1 Mortise & Cylindrical Locksets, Panic Devices and Door Closers.

    Press Release • April 4th, 2011

  • Arrow Starts a Revolution

    Standalone locks have become an important product group as end-users in all the market segments learn to appreciate the benefits of electronic access control and the cost savings that a battery operated non-networked solution can provide. After all, any...

    Article • April 1st, 2011

  • News Briefs: LaserCard receives U.S. Green Card Order

    Optical security media ID cards from ASSA ABLOY’s LaserCard to be issued under the Department of Homeland Security’s US Permanent Resident Card (“Green Card”) program. LaserCard Corporation announced receipt of an order for approximately $8.6...

    Article • April 1st, 2011

  • Sargent and Greenleaf Opens Innovative Electronic Lock Manufacturing Facility

    New Facility will Help S&G Meet the Rapidly Growing Demand For Their Electronic Locks

    Press Release • March 29th, 2011

  • News Briefs April 2011

    Marks USA Supplies Institutional Life Safety Locksets Marks USA has supplied Atascadero State Hospital & Rehab Center with their Grade 1 Institutional Life Safety Locksets. Atascadero State Hospital (ASH), opened in 1954 and is an all-male, maximum...

    Article • March 9th, 2011

  • Rules of the Road

    Having grown up in the family locksmith business, I can remember a time when the only business restriction we had was from the local police department. Our shop had no parking area, so customers and employees often double-parked. The police showed up...

    Article • March 4th, 2011

  • Arrow Lock™ March Contest for YouTube Viewers

    SALEM, VA (March 1, 2011) – Security professionals/YouTube fans who watch Arrow Lock’s latest demonstration video for the Arrow Revolution – focusing on its retrofit capabilities to the Kaba Ilco L1000  - at

    Press Release • March 3rd, 2011

  • News Briefs

    Steelcraft Doors Obtain Blast-Resistant "No Hazard" Rating Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies today announced compliance with the United States Department of Defense Unified Facilities Criteria - Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings...

    Article • February 7th, 2011

  • People and Places March

    IR Security Technologies Names Director, Government Vertical Market Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies announces that Dan Kilgore will be responsible for leading the company's government (federal, military, aviation, state and local) vertical...

    Article • February 7th, 2011

  • Trends In Access Control: SMART CREDENTIALS

    In security, there are three universally recognized factors for authenticating individuals: Something you know, typically a P ersonal I dentification N umber (PIN) Something you have, typically a security token (encoded credential). Something...

    Article • January 31st, 2011

  • Trends in Electronic Locks

    The electromechanical lock is not new. I installed battery operated motorized deadbolts and electronic locks way back in the 1980s. I remember a “key free” electromechanical knob and deadbolt lockset that was pretty amazing. To enter the...

    Article • January 27th, 2011

  • Cylindrical And Mortise Lock Functions

    When I first started doing lock work, I was told to be very careful and read the packaging to be certain the lock installed onto the door was the correct finish and operation. My early jobs were restricted to cylindrical and tubular locks. Living in...

    Article • January 17th, 2011