Showing posts with label Touchless Access Control. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Touchless Access Control. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Boon Edam to Demonstrate Touchless, Automatic Security Doors and Turnstiles at ISC West

Boon Edam to Demonstrate Touchless, Automatic Security Doors and Turnstiles at ISC West (image)
Boon Edam to Demonstrate Touchless, Automatic Security Doors and Turnstiles at ISC West |  #TpromoCom #BoonEdam #Security #ISC #Event | Security entrance leader will be in attendance at ISC West 2021, the first national, in-person security exhibition since COVID-19. https://bit.ly/3cAyWU6

Lillington, North Carolina, June 9, 2021 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced they will be displaying contactless security doors and turnstiles, including a new optical turnstile, the Speedlane Compact, in booth #8037 at the ISC West exhibition in Las Vegas on July 19-21. ISC West is the largest security event in North America, bringing together thousands of security and safety professionals for networking, education and discovery of new technology. All of Boon Edam’s security entrances will be paired with the latest in access control and biometric technologies to demonstrate a seamless solution for attendees. They are also the official turnstile sponsor of the show.

Prioritizing Exhibitor and Attendee Safety

The ISC West exhibition will be the first national, in-person event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Boon Edam is in open communication with ISC West on their plans to prioritize the safety and security of both exhibition staff and event attendees. All Boon Edam booth staff will be wearing masks and adhering to social distancing requirements as mandated by the event.

 â€œBoon Edam is ready to safely resume physical security conversations at ISC West this year,” said Valerie Currin, CEO and Managing Director of Boon Edam Inc. “Our customers are requiring hands-free entry solutions that mitigate tailgating and piggybacking. Our ISC West booth this year will showcase exactly what our customers have been asking for in this new security landscape.”

 Integrated Technologies for a Touchless Entry Experience

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a requirement for contactless, hands-free entry into all facilities and campuses. Security professionals are challenged to provide these touchless entrances without compromising physical security. Boon Edam will be featuring all its touchless security entrances that enable security professionals to deter, detect and prevent unauthorized entry at their facilities. Each entrance product will be fully integrated with third-party touchless access control technologies that are available on the market today.

The following solutions will be on display in Boon Edam’s booth:

NEW Speedlane Compact Optical Turnstile: This new turnstile solution was created out of a market need for a premium quality, swinging barrier turnstile with a small footprint – making it ideal for building retrofits. The Speedlane Compact maintains the same level of tailgating deterrence and detection of its larger turnstile counterparts while offering easy installation and integration with access technologies. The Compact will include an HID card reader installed inside the cabinet.

Lifeline Speedlane Swing Optical Turnstile with Lifeline Boost Access Control Pedestal: This slim, swinging optical turnstile will feature a unique, white powder coated finish and mid-height glass barriers for tailgating detection. The turnstile will be integrated with Boon Edam’s Boost pedestal, which is specially designed to complement the aesthetics of the Lifeline optical turnstile series and house virtually any access technology inside. The Boost will include the latest version of Essex’s credential card reader, the iRox-T, which now features Bluetooth and OSDP capabilities that expand HID Global’s Mobile Access solutions. 

Tourlock 180 Security Revolving Door: The unmanned security entrance of choice for the Fortune 500, the Tourlock provides the highest level of bidirectional traffic throughput while preventing unauthorized entry. The Tourlock in Boon Edam’s booth will include StereoVision® piggybacking detection technology and an AMAG Symmetry card reader to demonstrate the combination of fast throughput with high security.

Circlelock Solo Security Mantrap Portal: Offering the highest level of security available in an entrance, the Circlelock security portal uses StereoVision® technology to prevent intrusion into the most sensitive locations, such as data centers and executive suites. The portal will be configured to demonstrate two-factor authentication: an AMAG Symmetry card reader on the outside of the portal conducts the initial authorization, while facial recognition technology provides instant authentication inside the portal: the secure, edge-based facial authentication access control device by Alcatraz AI, called the Rock, ensures only the right person can enter.

For more information about ISC West's Health and Safety policy, please visit: https://www.iscwest.com/en-us/health-and-safety.html

To learn more about Boon Edam,s booth and register for a complimentary exhibition pass, please visit: www.boonedam.com/en-us/events/isc-west-2021



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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Vector Flow Ushers in New Era of Data-Driven Physical Security Automation and Intelligence


Vector Flow Ushers in New Era of Data-Driven Physical Security Automation and Intelligence | #TpromoCom | Industry’s First AI-Powered Platform Automates Key Physical Security Processes (lrg) https://bit.ly/389IwLH

In its formal debut to the physical and cyber-physical security market today, Vector Flow launches the industry’s first AI-powered, data-centric Physical Security Automation Platform and also announces its Series A funding of $9.2M from Silicon Valley’s premium venture firms, led by Mayfield Fund with participation from Foundation Capital. Vector Flow’s security platform derives intelligence from physical security data by creating domain specific AI and data-centric models to automate major security functions related to Physical Identity and Access Operations, SOC Automation and Cyber-Physical Security defense.

“As a people first investor, I was impressed by the innovation and rigor that repeat entrepreneurs Ajay and Vik brought to solving the physical cyber security problem for enterprises,” said Navin Chaddha, Mayfield Managing Director and Vector Flow board member. “By delivering the industry’s first AI-powered physical security automation platform, Vector Flow is solving a big and critical problem, that is protecting CEOs from personal liability for cyber-physical security incidents, something that Gartner has predicted could affect 75% of CEOs by 2024. I look forward to watching Vector Flow grow into a leader who delivers ROI and peace of mind to enterprises.”


“Vector Flow fills a tremendous void in the physical and cyber-physical security space with the industry’s first powerful and innovative AI-enabled platform that aggregates both structured and unstructured data from myriad systems, devices, logs, and journals. The platform performs real-time analysis to detect anomalies, trends and KPIs, and provides actionable insights, automated remedies and processes,” said Ajay Jain, President & CEO of Vector Flow, Inc. “Physical security industry is plagued with legacy disjointed applications, independent hardware, data stores and custom scripts that work in silo creating inefficiencies and security gaps. A benchmark in data-driven security intelligence, the Vector Flow platform enables new levels of automation driving operational efficiencies and significantly reducing corporate risks and costs. In the post pandemic era, the current human-laden physical security world will quickly adopt digital transformation, touchless, and autonomous operations to rely on data to streamline operational processes and fill security gaps.”

The Vector Flow platform is built on a foundation of advanced AI algorithms capable of processing and analyzing vast amounts of data from otherwise disparate security systems, data stores and input devices. The platform comes with application designer studio and a workbench which can be used by the customer and the systems integrator partner to extend any application running on the Vector Flow platform or to create a completely new application utilizing the platform’s machine learning (ML) framework and designer tools without writing any code. This functionality extends the usefulness of any application as business processes change.

Three categories of solutions run on the new Vector Flow platform:

1. Physical Workforce Identity Access Management (PIAM) which streamlines identity on/off boarding processes, physical access provisioning, access audits, compliance to regulations and risks analysis. Applications include:
  • Unification of Identities, Access and Badges
  • Intelligent Access Provisioning: Enforcing Right ID and Right Access
  • Perpetual Audit and Remediation for 24/7 Compliance
  • Mobile Self-Service for Employees and Partners
  • Real-time Identity Risks and Prescriptions
  • Real-time Building Occupancy Management & Prediction
  • Adaptive Policies for Emergency/Pandemic Access Management

2. Physical Security Operation Center (SOC) Automation which employs deep AI based automation for SOC operations and autonomous alarm reduction and reporting, along with multiple functions to optimize overall operations. Applications include:
  • False Alarm Reduction
  • Unlimited Device Monitoring and Automated Optimization
  • Auto Detection of Faulty Devices
  • Configuration Automation
  • Intelligent SOC Virtual Assistants using Machine Learning Playbooks
3. Cyber-Physical Security which performs an audit of physical security as it relates to cyber defense. For example, it enforces “defense in depth” concepts using advanced AI models to detect vulnerabilities related to critical infrastructure, like the data centers or laboratory doors. It also manages the vulnerabilities of the IoT devices in the physical security and building automation world to prevent cyber surface attacks. Vector Flow’s transformative technology not only will help in automating critical functions of physical security but also provide defense against cyber-physical attacks with an extra layer of security. This category of applications will be available in 2022. Applications include:
  • Cyber-Physical Security Defense
  • Insider Threats / Breach Detection
  • Auto Detection of IoT Device Vulnerabilities
The Vector Flow Platform is comprised of an application design studio and a workbench to build applications utilizing Vector Flow’s integrated data lake and ML framework. It comes with visual rules configurator, playbook designer and forms designer to help customers easily extend business applications or write new applications as their business processes change. The runtime edition of the platform is available now. The developer edition of the platform will be available in 2022.

Vector Flow is already onboarding several significant customers. This includes a global  telecommunications provider with over 450,000 identities which replaced legacy PIAM application with Vector Flow’s AI-enabled Physical Identity Lifecycle application. The unique Vector Flow solution promises to save millions of dollars in direct costs over the course of the contract while increasing overall security operations productivity, compliance to regulations and delivering valuable service to the enterprise. In another example, a top Research and Pharmaceutical company, focused on anti-viral drugs and treatments, deployed Vector Flow’s AI-enabled Alarm Reduction Application to reduce
their false / nuisance alarm counts and to streamline the SOC functions by establishing and measuring the KPIs across all SOCs. In another example, a prominent networking products company reduced their false / nuisance alarm counts by over 80% in few months without any human touch or masking of any alarms. Return on Investment was achieved within months. The SOC alarm fatigue was also removed for this customer and SOC operations was streamlined with increased productivity and visibility across
the globe.

For more information, visit the new Vector Flow website: https://vectorflow.com/





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Friday, February 19, 2021

Americans surveyed say touchless physical security measures will make them feel safer


Americans surveyed say touchless physical security measures will make them feel safer | #TpromoCom | Grappling with risks prompted by #COVID19 and escalating #violence, Americans prefer modern, touchless #security screening systems over legacy metal detectors. (Security) http://bit.ly/2Zu8i8D

They expect their schools, workplaces and ticketed venues to ensure social distancing and would abandon their plans rather than enter a facility with crowded security lines, according to insights released by Evolv Technology based on a survey conducted by The Harris Poll. 

The survey was conducted online with more than 1,500 American adults who have a personal stake in the security screening experience: consumers who attended ticketed events in 2019 (n=506), parents of school-aged children (n=712), and workers at large factories, warehouses and distribution centers (n=504). (read more)





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