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Key Control Drives Fleet Management Operations

The overall development and availability of a wide range of operational tools for the fleet management market provides organizations with more convenience – and savings – in managing vehicles.
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How Automated Key Control Enables Tighter Gaming Floor Security

In states where authorized gaming has a presence, security for casinos is governed by strict rules and regulations that are established by various agencies within the government.
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How First Responders Can Take Advantage of Key Controls during Emergencies

It used to be that the word “lockdown” was only used in reference to an emergency protocol to restrict movement in a prison environment.
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How Asset and Key Controls Improve Efficiency for SMB Market

The design and implementation of a physical security system is applicable to organizations of all sizes.
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9 Key Features to Consider in Asset Management

Building on their widespread use and popularity as a security management tool, key control systems’ functionality has been expanded to include custom modules and lockers that can accommodate plastic card keys or other valuable items.
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Combining Key Control and Guard Tours for Effective Asset Management

Hospitals and other medical care facilities present unique challenges to the security professional.
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What’s Key to Managing your Keys?

Security technology and applications are evolving at an accelerating rate, driven by the recognition of the need for stronger security measures to create safer environments. Still, in every facility there will be a large number of physical keys that are in use and they must be considered when implementing or upgrading a security system. 


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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2014 December

This issue of Security Magazine covers our 12th annual Top Guarding Firms list. Check out the best of the best as of December 2014. The 21st century has brought with it new types of security threats. Read how to combat and protect against these threats.

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