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The Most Effective Entrance Control Options for Gyms

Leisure and fitness centres have to manage a frequent flow of customers. Here are some of the most effective alternatives available to gyms for access and entrance control.

Entrance Control | Security for Public and Commercial Buildings

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How to Eliminate Security Gaps at the Lobby

As well as creating that significant first impression, reception areas play an important role in office security. But is your front desk up to the job?

Entrance Control | Security for Public and Commercial Buildings

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[VIDEO] How Bullet-Resistant Glass is Tested

Ballistic resistant glazing is being used more and more for public buildings. So how do testers determine the protection a security door or window will offer against a firearm?

Security for Public and Commercial Buildings | Security for Industrial and High-Risk Sites

2 minute read

What Security Managers Should Know About Kalashnikov Resistance

Security doors with ballistics resistance are not typically certified to protect against a Kalashnikov attack. This post looks at what to consider so that your site is...

Security for Public and Commercial Buildings | Security for Industrial and High-Risk Sites

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Deter, Detect, Delay, Defend - 4 Steps to Better Security

The unpredictability of modern threats is causing security professionals to re-assess their approach to site protection. This post looks at how security managers can remain...

Entrance Control | Security for Public and Commercial Buildings

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An Introduction to Standards for Security Doors

Standards give security managers a clear frame of reference about the type and level of resistance a security door will provide. Here is a crash course on the standards to look...

Security for Public and Commercial Buildings | Security for Industrial and High-Risk Sites

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The 7 Types of Entrance Fraud

An entrance system, such as a speed gate or turnstile, must be able to stop unauthorised entry. Here is a list of the most common types of entrance fraud which public and...

Entrance Control | Security for Public and Commercial Buildings

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Security Door Blast Tests - And Why They Are Different

There are two standards for security doors and windows which apply to blast resistance. This post addresses the difference between them - and why the distinction is important.

Entrance Control | Security for Public and Commercial Buildings | Security for Industrial and High-Risk Sites

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The Importance of Balancing Site Security and Building Design

Both architects and security specialists have to think carefully about how to effectively manage the flow of people into and out of a public site. But is it possible to strike the...

Entrance Control | Security for Public and Commercial Buildings

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How Interlocking Doors Work

An interlocking door is one of the most secure methods of access control available to site security managers. But how exactly does it work?

Entrance Control | Security for Public and Commercial Buildings | Security for Industrial and High-Risk Sites

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Why Security Managers Should Think Zonal for Public Sites

One of the major entrance security mistakes public buildings make is failing to apply different levels of security to different parts of the site. This post addresses how to deal...

Entrance Control | Security for Public and Commercial Buildings

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