Ziptide August 2020

Aug. 3, 2020

Access Control Trends & Technology 2020

This bonus publication to Security Business, Security Technology Executive and Locksmith Ledger magazines is included with your August issue of Locksmith Ledger.

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Articles include:

  • From the Editor: In Crisis Technology Mode
  • Cover story: For Solid Access Control, Security Begins with Trust
  • Roundtable: With a New School Year Comes a New Normal
  • The Role of Biometrics in a Post COVID-19 World
  • A New World of Technology Convergence Set for Access Control Industry
  • How to Use Trusted Identity Technologies to Safely Re-Open Workplaces
  • New Technologies Drive Evolving Lock Market

COVID-19 Coverage

To help our readers make it through the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, Locksmith Ledger has created a special section on our website with all our COVID-19 coverage in one place:

As of press time, this section includes:

  • Feature articles on the availablilty and code compliance of touchless locks and door hardware
  • Updated information on trade-show postponements and upcoming virtual trade shows.
  • A helpful series of H.L. Flake Security Professionals Business Roundtables.
  • Online training opportunities.
  • Company updates.

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