Tag Archives: Bullet Resistant Entrances

Why Physical Security is Just as Important as Cyber Security

Many businesses spend a lot of time and money focused on firewalls and encryption software to protect their IT systems and data – and rightly so. However, physical security is often overlooked when compared to cyber security when it can be just as crucial, especially for small businesses that do not have the same resources as larger firms to devote to security personnel and tools. Physical security helps companies protect assets, including IT infrastructure and servers that make their businesses run and Read More

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Isotec Uses UL 752 Level VIII Glass to Protect Military & Strategic Sites

Click on the photo/video for a demonstration of UL 752 UL Level VIII glass. Isotec uses UL Level VIII glass to protect military, and strategic sites. Isotec Security is GSA contract supplier to the DOE & DOD.  

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Nick Laskovski is Making Things Happen

Nine months ago Diebold’s Nick Laskovski made his way to our Westminster HQ to learn about Safety Entrances®. So far this year, Nick leads all of Diebold in sales of our Safety Entrances®. Diebold has about 16,000 employees. Sounds like Rookie of Year accolades are in order. We understand the folks at Diebold may be surprised by Nick’s “out of the blocks” success, but not us. We know a little something about outlier like Nick, because we’ve been labeled with the moniker a few Read More

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Bill Weimer Doubles Up In Maryland

Bill Weimer of Advent Automation thinks outside the box when it comes to recommending our Safety Entrances® to his clients. You have to admire Bill’s dedication to his clients. He never stops asking “what if”? Below is one of his 2 orders heading to Maryland.The Safety Entrance® is partially assembeld and tested as part of our Factory Acceptance Test procedure. Click on the photo. It serves as a link to a video walkthrough of the Safety Entrance®. We did not Read More

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Homeland Security Anti-Terrorism Alert

DHS Issues Alert To Law Enforcement For 9/11 Anniversary. Fox News  (9/2, Dean) reported DHS issued an alert bulletin to law enforcement agencies urging them to remain on high alert for “potential terrorist activity leading up to the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.” The alert warns that terrorists “may be inspired or directed to conduct attacks against events associated with 9/11 memorial commemorations or other mass gathering targets timed to this date.” The alert highlighted recent “unsophisticated, opportunistic Read More

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Isotec's "Shootem Up" Reveals the Dangers of Low Spall Glass

Idaho Springs, CO We learned and witnessed number of things during our 8th annual “Shootem Up”. With all that what we learned, the unanimous take away was not to consider “low spall”  types of glass  as a substitute for UL® listed glass when ballistic protection is required. Think in terms of razor sharp shards of glass cutting into your employees or patrons, as was the case with our “witness” mannequin Polly Purebread. “Low spall glass” is a clever marketing term, somewhat like the Read More

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ISIL Claims Responsibility For Attack On Belgian Police Officers

ISIL has claimed responsibility for Saturday’s machete attack during which two police officers were severely wounded at a security checkpoint in Charleroi, Belgium, the New York Times  (8/7, Breeden) reports. According to a statement issued Sunday by ISIL’s Amaq News Agency, a “soldier of the Islamic State” carried out the attack “in response to calls to target citizens of countries belonging to the crusader coalition.” The Wall Street Journal  (8/7, A1, Norman) reports that Belgian authorities, who have opened a Read More

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OptiVia & Isotec Begin Partnership

OptiVia & Isotec Begin Partnership OptiVia Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loth, Inc., has become Isotec’s newest distributor. Isotec is excited to be working with OptiVia, as they can service all aspects of a client’s building needs. From the initial consultation to the final ribbon cutting, they’ll serve as a trusted partner. OptiVia is scalable to handle any size project while remaining agile to ensure personal attention. OptiVia’s focus and experience in the financial arena empower the OptiVia/Isotec partnership to provide insight for advising on safety and security. Read More

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August 5th Ballistics Testing

On August 5th Isotec’s engineering department will conduct its annual ballistics testing on specified glazing and framing materials used in their Safety Entrances. In addition to testing against typical hand guns used in robberies and assaults, Isotec also test fires non-typical type firearms. This year they will be test firing a Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) on specified materials. Call (720) 545-2816 for more information.

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Robbery Risk and Prior Victimization

Because bank robbery is not a common crime, it may appear random, which suggests that all banks are at a high risk of robbery. In the short-term, however, the vast majority of branches do not get robbed. As an example over a 1 year period 14 percent of branches in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were robbed. As the time period increases, however, more branches are victimized: in two years, 31 percent of branches in Washington, D.C. were robbed; in five years, percent Read More

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