Category Archives: Access Control

The Hack & Jack

Modern-day bank robbers no longer need to enter banks for cash. Robbers have made hacking into and manually robbing ATMs a global, scalable enterprise. Foreign crooks are literally recruiting candidates and training them on how to rob hacked ATMs. We’re naming this methodology the “Hack & Jack”; whereby hackers override bank instructions, and contracted street thieves do the taking. ATM theft and fraud cost the banking industry billions of dollars annually, and guess who pays for that? US Secret Service Read More

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Facial Recognition, An Essential Layer

  Facial Recognition technologies’ rapid proliferation speaks volumes to their value and effectiveness. Schools of all grades may benefit from the technology. Atrocities in schools are so hard to prevent because they happen so infrequently, and appear to be random. However, there is data throughout any school campus, which can provide actionable information that can be used to increase safety and security in schools. Facial Recognition is one of many available technologies that can give schools the upper hand in Read More

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Your Ultimate Eyewitness

Facial recognition augmented with Artificial Intelligence (AI) will become one of the most assured ways of transforming the data all around us into a helpful tool Continue reading

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ELBC Technologies; a Security “No Brainer”

If you ever saw someone sneaking into a movie through a theatre’s exit while the audience was leaving, you witnessed a crime/theft via an exit lane breach. That might not seem important; after all, it’s only a movie. Think again. More money is lost annually by movie theatres from people sneaking into movies than by all the bank robberies committed in the U.S. Now, take the same act, but change the venue to a courthouse, a strategic site or a Read More

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ELBC 101: Modern Solution for a Growing Need

A high level briefing on the functionalities and security benefits of Exit Lane Breach Control systems. Continue reading

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Extreme Ownership – Inspired by former Navy Seals Jocko Willink & Leif Babin

A brief look into improving your performance and those around you with direct communications that insure clear understanding of what’s necessary and why to complete your team’s mission. Continue reading

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What type of door is best to secure my entrance?

Doors exist for reasons; what’re yours? Knowing the reason for a door’s existence is a key factor in determining what type of door you may need. With the operative word being need. These are a few questions that will take your search down the path for choosing the correct door type: • What size door do you want or need? • What type of materials are required? • Is the door a site barrier? • What are the dimensions for Read More

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Isotec’s $4.92 Hourly Employee

Where can you get an employee that works for less than $5 an hour? Give us a call. We can make that happen. Isotec’s Two-Lane DHS Designated Safety Entrances® cost $49,170. With proper maintenance, our Safety Entrances® have service lives of 10 – 25 years. Over 5 years that’s a $4.92 cost per hour based on an 8 hour day, and only $3.78 per hour for a 10 hour day. As the chart below shows our Safety Entrances® pay for Read More

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Setting the Spec

“Proper Prior Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance.” James R. Steadham, Senior Chief USN Retired Scuba divers live by two important rules, “plan their dive and dive their plan” because they know the majority of diving accidents occur when “diving outside their plan”. Planning out and thinking through a security entrance’s Product Specifications are key steps in defining a project’s scope of work, and its Scenarios of Operation. The scenarios of operation define how the security entrance will perform when specified Read More

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X-ray Machines with A.I. for Detecting Guns & Explosive

Today’s x-ray technologies are keeping pace with the ever-expanding threat from explosive devices. The levels of sophistication that must be engineered into security x-rays machines cannot be overstated. Security x-ray machines use low dose penetrating radiation to detect metallic and non-metallic objects. The intensity of the radiation required will be determined by the facility’s security requisites. As shown, public facilities that serve vulnerable populations utilize x-ray technologies as part of a comprehensive safety & security plan. People entering are screened Read More

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