Government Security

  • The Evolution Of Access Control

    Institutional locksmiths share their views on standalone locks, electronic access control and wireless systems.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • LSI – Security Training at Its Best

    It’s rare in this day and age that a company can claim to have been in business for more than 50 years. This is particularly true in the security industry, where many businesses started shortly after Sept. 11, 2001. That being said, for more than 50...

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • Clark Security’s Merrifield Sees Economic Upswing Ahead

    Mr. Merrifield said that all businesses have dodged a “near-death” experience and have become more cautious. He predicts that by mid-to-late 2009, the economy will improve.

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • Choosing and Installing EXIT ALARMS

    When specifying any locking device which is used on an exit, fire door or along the path of egress, the code requirements for that opening and occupancy must be determined, and only approved hardware be used.

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Opening The Door To Standalone Biometrics

    Two market drivers of biometrics are convenience and security. New products from BioAxxis, Bio-View, Marks USA and eKey USA deliver both convenience and added security.

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • Electromagnetic Locks

    Continental Access offers electromagnetic locking products that are manufactured with holding forces from 600 to 1200 lbs. Used in correctional facilities, government institutions, airports, schools and office buildings, these locks offer end-users high...

    Product • March 24th, 2009

  • 30 Under 30: Tommy Shafer

    Getting Started In A family Locksmithing Business

    Article • March 1st, 2009

  • Trilogy Wireless

    Used by today's best-known healthcare facilities, management properties, government agencies, manufacturing plants and hospitality chains, Trilogy locks will soon include a wireless version. The DL6100 and prox version PDL6100 Trilogy Wireless...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • Multi-Technology card readers

    Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has won government approval for three of its Multi-Technology card reader models under HSPD-12 for FIPS201 compliance as Transparent Readers. The Schlage Mullion reader (SXF1100-PIV), Mid-Range reader (SXF2100-PIV) and...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • Keyless Entry Basics

    The primary goal of any keyless system is to eliminate access by keys, so the keys that do bypass these systems must be carefully guarded and never distributed casually.

    Article • December 1st, 2008

  • Helpful Tools for the Access Control Installer

    Invest in quality tools that can help you do the job in a professional manner. Good tools last a lifetime. Quality pays off in the long run.

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • Increase your Access Control Systems’ ROI with Time & Attendance

    The CCTV Imports OA200-ID time attendance and access control unit can be used as a stand-alone unit or connected via Wiegand output to work with a standard access controller. The unit also has an integral biometric fingerprint scanner

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • How to Win that CCTV Bid

    The amount of paperwork that is required in the bidding process may be enough to discourage some locksmiths from participating. It takes time for sure.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Getting Into Video Surveillance: PICK THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT

    Many types of companies are entering the video surveillance installation business, but no one group enjoys a clear advantage, and you won’t know if you like it until you try.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Should You Specialize?

    Whatever your niche, you need to be armed with specialized tools and equipment and, most importantly, specialized knowledge and training.

    Article • June 1st, 2008