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Solid and Reliable Access Control Solutions are a Must for High-Security Hospital Sites

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Solid and reliable access control systems ensuring that only authorized members of staff are allowed to enter certain restricted areas are a vital component for any high-security hospital site, such as the one that has recently opened in Crowthorne, Berkshire. The new £250m high-security Broadmoor Hospital, treating men detained under the Mental Health Act, has […]

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Majority of Enterprise Security Experts Believe Tailgating Remains a Significant Security Risk

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Although viewed by many as a gesture of common courtesy to colleagues and visitors, tailgating remains a very significant security risk for the enterprise sector, a recent survey has been able to suggest. The survey of enterprise security executives has revealed that a solid majority of all the respondents (69 percent) believe that security breaches […]

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Site Security Starts at the Door

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Making sure that their site is secure, only accessible to authorized members of staff and/or visitors, as well as monitoring entry points at all times is one of the most important tasks for any modern site/facility manager. And according to experts, security usually starts at the door – meaning that integrating the latest generation of […]

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Smart Cards Still Dominate Access Control Sector, But Use of Biometrics and Mobile for Authentication is Growing, Report Suggests

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Although access control cards (i.e. smartcards) still play a very important role in the access control sector and this trend is likely to continue for a number of years, biometric and mobile solutions are considered among the most popular future trends in this segment, industry experts believe. The popularity of mobile credentials, which can be […]

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Physical Identity and Access Management Market to be Worth USD 1.1 billion by 2025, Research Report Suggests

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The global physical identity and access management market is expected to reach USD 1.1 billion by 2025, expanding at a CAGR of 14.6% from 2019 to 2025, according to a new study conducted by Grand View Research. The growing demand for corporate asset security and unified risk management, especially in large enterprises, is anticipated to […]

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