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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 most affordable way to have "time-expiring" visitor badges

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderSchools, healthcare facilities, and businesses across America have a responsibility to maintain a secure environment. They are accountable for protecting their students, patients, staff, employees, and visitors. The need for security is becoming greater and more expensive at a time when security budgets are getting tighter and tighter. Every facility across our country is looking for their respective security budgets to be stretched as far as they could go. Requiring your visitors to sign ...

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Visitor Management Systems occasionally go down. What is your back-up plan?

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderAn electronic visitor management system (VMS) is an extremely useful tool to document and track visitors that come to a facility. The VMS provides numerous benefits such as database searching, reporting, accuracy, speed of sign-in, and the inclusion of a photo for better visitor identification. However, what happens to your visitor security when the lights go out or the system goes down? Your electronic visitor management system can be immune to power outages and interruptions. Having the ...

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6 questions schools should ask before purchasing a Visitor Management System

Monday, March 2, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderSchool security is serious business. In light of some horrifying incidents over the past 15 years, schools across America have made the security of their students and staff a top priority. Schools need to know who is in their building and stop unwanted visitors from entering their facility. Visitor Management Systems (VMS) are the #1 tool used by administrators to record who is, or was, in the school at any point in time and provide documentation of any particular visitor’s ...

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The importance of a visitor management system in healthcare facilities

Friday, February 27, 2015 by Josette Lumbruno

PlaceholderDid you hear about the visitor who entered a restricted hospital room without a visitor badge? You didn’t? Great! That means the hospital was following correct visitor management protocol. With today’s health insurance premiums and medical expenses, we are often more concerned with the cost of healthcare than the safety and security of the patients who receive it and the professionals who provide it. There was a time during my younger years when the doctor would make a house ...

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How budget-strapped schools may afford effective security

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderSchool budgets are tight all across America. Although resources are declining, requirements are not. This is especially true in the area of security. If a tight school budget is stopping you from implementing a visitor management procedure, there are ways to get around this school funding issue. Here are some ideas that can help your school afford a visitor management procedure for better school security… What you can do for yourself … with help from your PTO/PTA (or other ...

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