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We write articles mainly about visitor management, which helps you to know who is (or has been) in your facility. It is just part of an organization’s physical security processes that protect people and property within and around a building or campus.

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The right visitor management system is the foundation of a strong security program

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 by Caroline Ramsey-Hamilton

Placeholder The year 2021 is shaping up to be the Year of Visitor Management. It was always difficult to identify exactly who was in your facility, because people are coming in and out, through a variety of different entrances and exits, including the loading dock. But, by mid-2020, COVID-19 did what legions of security professionals couldn’t – it made everyone aware of who was around them, and who was in their facility at any point in time. There are many reasons to switch from a ...

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What is visitor management and why is it so important?

Thursday, March 4, 2021 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder What is Visitor Management? Visitor Management is the processing, tracking, and monitoring of guests that enter a building or campus. Hospitals, schools, and business of all kinds use visitor management to protect their people and property. Visitor management systems (VMS) comprise tools that range from the simple and inexpensive, like handwritten sign-in books, to more advanced software systems. The latter can be integrated with surveillance cameras, thermal temperature stations, and ...

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Six reasons why using expiring visitor badges improves facility security

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Expiring visitor badges come equipped with “EXPIRING technology.” This makes them change color overnight, from plain white to a bright pink “VOID.” Expiring visitor badges always let you know who has permission to be in your building and who doesn't because the security is built right in. How Visitor Badges with Expiring technology change color: This EXPIRING Visitor Badge has a “tab” with special ink on the back. After printing each visitor badge, ...

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Knowing who is entering your building is a security and health issue these days

Friday, November 20, 2020 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Electronic visitor management systems are used to sign in and track visitors who come to visit a facility. These types of systems are popular with schools, healthcare facilities, and businesses of all kinds. Electronic visitor management systems are an electronic version of the visitor sign-in sheet or visitor log book used in buildings for years. While more expensive than a traditional log book, the electronic visitor management system offers a more efficient and foolproof sign-in ...

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New Log Book helps with contact tracing at your facility

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderIn these COVID-19 times, every facility needs to document who is in their buildings. This includes visitors and staff. Our new Confidential Visitor Sign-In Book with Contact Tracing is an effective and inexpensive way to document all people who enter a building. Sign-in confidentiality and privacy is maintained, and the facility has a contact tracing tool for use with their screening process. The product is a two-part, carbonless form that performs two jobs in one step: The white first ...

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