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Airports are critical national infrastructure, with technology and processes in place to protect passengers, staff and planes.

Three quarters of tenants would not follow ‘stay put’ advice during a fire

Present fire safety guidance states that if your flat is not affected by fire or smoke then ‘staying put’ cuts the risk of being overcome by smoke in a corridor as well as keeping access routes clear for firefighters. Read More

SMARTair® is improving student life across Europe – and this is just the start

Students at a prestigious Madrid university now open doors with smart MIFARE RFID cards, while Escutcheons monitor and ease access without expensive wired door locks. "Generation Z students expect convenience, not a mechanical solution used in Ancient Egypt,” said Felix Moran of ASSA ABLOY. Read More


Benchmark Magazine has announced the finalists for its Innovation Awards for 2019. The publication rigorously tests hardware and software under […] Read More

Fire door standards and the parlous state of UK fire safety in numbers

This infographic, designed by door locking experts Abloy UK, reveals some sobering statistics on fire casualties and fatalities plus fire service cuts as well as the standards your fire door should comply with. Read More

Vanderbilt SMS is integrated with Allegion’s Von Duprin remote undogging (RU) and monitoring (RM) options

The integration means Vanderbilt's SMS can now extend to secondary doors in a variety of markets, including enterprise, schools and university facilities. Read More

WATCH: Why fire doors save lives, the five-step check and third-party certification

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has produced a series of hard-hitting films about the dangers of smoke, how to check installed fire doors are compliant and the importance of third-party accreditation. Read More

IoT security fundamentals

you keep track of the latest cybersecurity news, you might have noticed the growing number of IP camera botnets emerging, vulnerabilities […] Read More

WATCH: What the ECHO upgrade means for alarm signalling and police response

Filmed at IFSEC 2018 this video features an interview with Richard Jenkins, CEO of the National Security Inspectorate (NSI), and Dave Wilkinson, director of technical services at the British Security Industry Authority. Read More

“Corporate security professionals can give employers a real competitive advantage”: Abbott security director Joule Sullivan

Joule Sullivan, director of international security operations at healthcare giant Abbott, says corporate security professionals can get their voice heard in the boardroom by leveraging peer networks, mastering the art of fear management and learning languages – both linguistic and the "language of cybersecurity". Read More

HID Global diversifies into biometric identity management with Crossmatch acquisition

Identity solutions specialist HID Global has acquired Crossmatch, a developer of biometric identity management hardware and software, from Francisco Partners. Read More