How the pandemic has affected passports in the US

This article will look at how the pandemic has affected passports, global entry, T.S.A. PreCheck and more as travel is gradually returning After three months of travel at a near-standstill, restrictions are slowly lifting and travelers are venturing out again. On Sunday, the Transportation Security Administration screened more than 544,000 people, a daily record since traveler numbers plummeted in late March. However, disruptions caused by the pandemic go beyond just airports

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Healthcare challenges the security industry

Healthcare challenges the security industry: Innovative response by the security industry to the Nation’s need for rapid prototyping during the Coronavirus pandemic  In March, as hospital beds around the country filled up with patients suffering from respiratory distress due to COVID-19, the Department of Defense assembled a rapid-reaction team of medical professionals and engineers to harness innovation to address the projected 75,000 shortfall of ventilators. Leveraging the U.S. Special Operations

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Be prepared to stop vehicular violence

Greg Hamm, Vice President at Delta Scientific describes how despite COVID-19, vehicular violence still remains an integral issue.  While many things have changed due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, some things still remain the same. The threats of vehicular violence are still present even though collisions have become less frequent and traffic, in general, is at a significant low. Preparing for such instances remains a high priority and those institutions

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Kingfisher Sec, targets continued growth with SmartTask

Kingfisher Sec, a West London-based security specialist, has adopted SmartTask to support the rapid growth of the business by streamlining and automating critical business processes. The company will use the cloud-based software to handle employee scheduling, proof of attendance and operational reporting across a team of up to 50 security guards. As a result, Kingfisher Sec has already reduced administration by around 17.5 hours a month, with further improvements expected

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Innovative response to the nation’s need for rapid ventilator prototyping

In March, as hospital beds around the country filled up with patients suffering from respiratory distress due to COVID-19, the Department of Defense assembled a rapid-reaction team of medical professionals and engineers to harness innovation to address the projected 75,000 shortfall of ventilators. Leveraging the U.S. Special Operations Command digital platform, Vulcan, the team launched the “Hack-a-Vent Challenge” on March 18, 2020. Eight weeks later, five distinct, low-cost ventilators were

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Synectics awarded critical-infrastructure contract

Synectics has secured a multi-site protection contract for a customer whose infrastructure assets are considered critical to national security. Responsible for maintaining an energy network that supplies over 3.9 million homes and businesses, the customer required a centralised system to guard against both physical and cyber threats at five key sites – each recognised as a national asset with corresponding levels of access clearance. The Synectics solution, driven by its Synergy

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[SECON 2020] Asia’s only integrated Security Event

The curve of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Korea has flattened as rigorous social distancing and contact tracing have made the pandemic at Safe Level. The outbreak is now under control and this indeed is a bright prospect for SECON 2020, held from July 6-8 in Hall 3-5 at KINTEX (Korea) as the largest event ever. This year’s SECON will be even more meaningful as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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Temperature screening helps in returning to work

Businesses are reopening and employees are returning to work. Managing protections for workers, customers, and visitors with the lingering effects of Covid-19 poses challenges in the business world. To cope with challenges, it is crucial for businesses to maximise protection while operating their access control systems effectively. This requires safer and faster temperature screenings, controlling access, and recording attendance, as well as visitor management. Touch-free access control systems with a

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Paxton raise the standard with latest door entry monitor

Paxton has added to their video entry product line by launching their next generation standard monitor – the Entry Standard monitor. Developed in response to customer feedback, the new standard monitor offers a feature-rich and cost-effective solution for a range of applications – from schools and hospitals to offices and residential buildings. Like other Paxton products, this monitor is engineered with a focus on simplicity and ease-of-use. The monitor includes

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Hikvision helps maintain social distancing with smart video technology

Health organizations around the world have created the common awareness that maintaining a safe distance between people is one of the best practices we have to avoid being exposed to COVID-19 and in slowing its spread. As various countries and regions push to reopen businesses and relax stay-at-home orders, social distancing remains an ongoing requirement. More than that, crowd density information is also considered a significant reference in managing the

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