Tag: biometrics

TSA Offers Travel Tips as Airports Brace for ‘Busiest Summer Ever’

If you’re planning to fly somewhere this summer for business or pleasure, be prepared for packed airports. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced it is readying for the highest passenger volumes ever seen at airport security checkpoints nationwide during this summer’s travel season, which begins Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. To help […]

SIA Names Best New Security Products at ISC West 2024

During the ISC West trade show in Las Vegas, the Security Industry Association (SIA) announced the 2024 winners of the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards. Since its inception in 1979, the flagship awards program has recognized innovative security products, services, and solutions. Top among the winners were IronYun for the 2024 Best New Product Award; Swear for the […]

6 Security and Identity Tech Trends for 2024

HID, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand, has released its 2024 State of Security and Identity Report, which reveals six industry trends and aims to help physical and cyber security leaders be proactive in adapting to evolving challenges. The report gathered responses from 2,600 partners, end users, and security and IT personnel worldwide, across a range of […]

TSA Prepares for ‘Busiest Ever’ Holiday Season, Offers Top 10 Travel Tips

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has screened a record number of passengers this year and anticipates airport security checkpoints nationwide will be busier than ever this holiday travel season. The season kicks off with Thanksgiving travel, which begins Friday, Nov. 17, and concludes Tuesday, Nov. 28. During the 12-day period, TSA expects to screen 30 […]

Top Trends in Healthy Buildings: A Guide for Facilities Managers

In the ever-evolving world of facilities management, there is a bigger emphasis on promoting the health and well-being of building occupants. Healthy buildings go beyond energy efficiency and sustainability; they prioritize factors that directly impact the health, productivity, and comfort of those inside. From optimizing air quality to meeting industry standards, facilities managers should consider […]

What’s New in the PASS Guidelines for Securing K-12 Schools

In a constantly changing world, the security and safety challenges schools face—as well as the ways in which schools can address those challenges—are also ever-changing. The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has released the sixth edition of its Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools—a free resource that offers comprehensive information for school administrators, […]

SIA Names Best New Security Products at ISC West 2023

During the recent ISC West trade show in Las Vegas, the Security Industry Association (SIA) announced the 2023 winners of the SIA New Products and Solutions (NPS) Awards. Since its inception in 1979, the flagship awards program has recognized innovative security products, services, and solutions. Top among the winners were Alocity for the 2023 Best New Product Award; […]

Under Construction: Top Facility Projects of March 2023

Facilities Management Advisor’s “Under Construction” series highlights some of the latest, most interesting facility project announcements every month. U.S. Solar Manufacturing Boom In order for companies to achieve their ESG goals and states and utilities to meet clean energy mandates, it’s going to require a lot of solar panels, among other solutions. However, with relatively […]

Survey Reveals 5 ‘Pressing Themes’ in the Security Industry

Sustainability, mobile IDs, and a changing workforce continue to be among top concerns for the security industry, according to a new report from HID. For its inaugural State of the Security Industry Report, HID gathered responses from 2,700 partners, end users, and security and IT personnel across a range of titles and organization sizes representing […]

Should U.S. Airports Ban Facial Recognition Security Tech?

The use of facial recognition technology has long been controversial, but the debate is heating up again among lawmakers and the security industry. Several U.S. senators have called on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to immediately halt its deployment of the high-tech biometric solution at domestic airports. Meanwhile, the Security Industry Association (SIA) has deemed […]