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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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Introduction to CPTED

Thursday, May 3, 2012 by Andrew Jones

CPTED stands for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. The concept is, in addition to preventing damage from the elements and natural disasters, buildings and properties should prevent crime. There are four elements of CPTED: 1. Natural Surveillance — arranging your property for maximum visibility 2. Territorial Reinforcement — creating a clear distinction between public and private property 3. Natural Access Control — the use of building and ...

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The Benefits of Custom-Printed Visitor Badges

Monday, December 12, 2011 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder           “Having our school name on our visitor badges provides more security," says secretary Janis Shue of Hayes Elementary School in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Shue explained why after placing an order recently for custom-printed Visitor Pass Registry Books. She said earlier this year a woman entered several district schools through their back doors, wandered their halls, accessed unoccupied classrooms, and stole teachers' purses. The woman was eventually ...

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Snowstorm knocked out power, but now we're back in business.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderThis is from an email we sent to our customers earlier today:    One-to-two feet of wet, heavy snow fell Oct. 29-30, snapping still-leafy trees and power lines all over Connecticut. The storm caused hundreds of thousands of residences and businesses to lose electricity, including Data Management, Inc. for all of last week. During that time we were not able to work on orders, and our email and fax communications were down. We're sorry if this inconvenienced you at ...

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3 Secrets of Affordable Visitor Management

Friday, August 5, 2011 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Our product consultants are good listeners. And often they hear hospital administrators saying they can’t afford the kind of access control they know they need to keep their patients, visitors, and staff members safe. Well, after a bit of probing by our attentive representatives, these busy, cost-conscious security directors, facilities managers, and other professionals decide they can achieve an acceptable level of security after all. All they have to do is prioritize when and ...

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