June 16, 2020 Edition

As Businesses Reopen, Security Leaders Look To Temperature Technology

In the effort to bring employees back into workplaces, and attendees back into public spaces, security managers are evaluating technologies that can help. What tools can be used for non-intrusive detection of Covid?

The Centers for Disease Control has issued guidelines for business that include daily health checks for employees. This would likely include taking temperatures; making temperature detection devices, which can read the body temperature of a person in a room or lobby or when entering a building, an integral part of re-opening plans.

“Return to office planning must be a multi-functional process with the health and safety of staff, clients and visitors as the number one priority,” said Craig Schwab, director and co-head of corporate security for the global enterprise security group at investment management firm Blackrock. “There will be a number of controls companies put in place...

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A Big Milestone, Airport Biometrics and More in This Week’s Top News Roundup

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular articles displays a refreshing – you might even say merciful – variety in its topics after last week’s pandemic-saturated collection, though COVID-19 can’t help but creep into a few of the stories. FacePhi’s big news is free of the contagion, at least. The company reached a milestone in achieving...

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DHS Official: Security Managers Play Important Role In Reopening America

The United States is facing difficult times, and security managers will be integral to efforts to reopen and resume work safely according to a top official with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Brian Harrell, assistant director for infrastructure security with DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), gave the keynote...

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Solutions For The New Normal That Support Tomorrow

Join ISC News and Axis Communications for a webinar discussing technology solutions which can help the world today. Our panel of experts will talk about video surveillance for temporary structures and new operational challenges. As healthcare systems around the world struggled to keep pace with the rapidly growing number of patients, Axis Communications was contacted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help. Hospitals were getting crowded. Provisional hospitals, tents, convention centers and even parks are taking on the overflow. This is where deployable video surveillance and audio solutions are invaluable. Read More…

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