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  • The drivers, and models, of physical-logical access convergence
    More and more, access to both the physical doors as well as IT resources – those that reside on the network – is converged, resulting in what is called physical and logical access integration on a single credential.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 10 / 25 / 2016
  • Euralarm urges members to push for positive vote on services standards
    Over the past three years, Euralarm Services Section's main endeavour has been to develop and advance a new European standard, prEN 16763. It defines for the first time the quality level of Services for electronic fire safety systems and security systems, to comply with the objectives of the Europea
    Editor / Provider: Euralarm | Updated: 10 / 25 / 2016
  • Are IT companies jumping into physical security?
    The convergence of security systems and IT systems has been a widely debated topic in the past ten years. In many cases, the results were not successful due to conflicts of interest and disagreements between IT and security professionals. Could a growing presence of IT players in the physical securi
    Editor / Provider: the a&s editorial team | Updated: 9 / 30 / 2016
  • How visitor management has evolved in today's more connected world
    Checking in visitors and providing an environment that makes them feel comfortable and welcome are an important part of any company's operations. That's where users can rely on today's visitor management systems, which have income more advanced and integrated, especially in an increasingly connected
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 9 / 14 / 2016
  • Maxxess launches next gen mobile workforce solutions
    Maxxess announches the launch of new ambit and eFusion apps to enable more efficient management of workforce processes from security to employee engagement.
    Editor / Provider: Maxxess Systems | Updated: 7 / 5 / 2016
  • How integrator's role evolves in access control-IoT convergence
    Just as security products have increasingly moved toward IP, the same holds true for access control, which inevitably becomes a part of the Internet of Things framework. Amid this trend, the role of the systems integrator will also have to evolve.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 5 / 24 / 2016
  • How access control systems are designed in IoT
    With access control increasingly migrating towards IP, it will be an integral part of the Internet of Things. That said, access control systems must be designed to suit the overall IoT trend, helping users achieve better security and more streamlined operations.
    Editor / Provider: William Pao, a&s International | Updated: 5 / 18 / 2016
  • Smart workplace access in a secure mobile world
    Mobile technologies has now penetrated every aspect of our lives, including the workplace. It would be wise for enterprises to take advantage of this trend to not only increase convenience, but also to enhance existing physical access control systems.
    Editor / Provider: ​Alex Tan, Director of Sales, Physical Access Control System, ASEAN, HID Global | Updated: 5 / 13 / 2016
  • Will 5G be the answer to mainstream connected devices?
    Internet of Things (IoT) has taken the world by storm, where various industries, including security, are making use of the technology with connected devices and systems to produce valuable information. But what happens when stable Internet can't reach everywhere?
    Editor / Provider: Lisa Hsu | Updated: 5 / 2 / 2016 provides weekly and monthly e-Newsletters which include the latest security industry news, vertical solution case studies and product information.

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