Here’s the latest breakdown of some of the pros and cons of the more commonly used physical access control solutions available on the market today.
Proper planning, integration, standardization and stakeholder buy-in will ensure your program is a success.
An active shooter event at Central Peninsula Hospital prompted officials to upgrade the facility’s security systems.
North Park University of Chicago chose to install a keyless access control solution to address entry/key problems, without the need for wireless expensive wiring or Wi-Fi infrastructures.
The use of credentials at institutions of higher learning is expanding to include cafeteria privileges, library services, debit, transportation, printing and more. Eventually, campuses might do away with ID cards and use cell phone technology instead.
In many cases, technology is no longer a barrier to interoperability. Now campus officials must develop partnerships with others in their communities to fully integrate their solutions.
This guide was developed to encourage you to look at your current preparedness plan’s effectiveness and determine how you can strengthen it before an active shooter threat becomes a reality.
Crisis response can be a weak spot for many campuses. Learn how to manage tasks, share response plans and maintain command and control over response teams during a crisis.