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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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How to prevent violence in the workplace

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderRecently we came across a document from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (courtesy of Doug Pesce, an ASIS International colleague) that explains how to recognize and respond to warning signs in the workplace that someone may be on a “pathway to violence.” Such signs of trouble, while describing those of work colleagues, also apply to other people we encounter regularly. These include frequent visitors to our places of employment and, especially, friends and relatives. ...

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THRESHOLD Visitor Management Systems opens sales offices in Florida and California

Monday, August 19, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderTHRESHOLD visitor management systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has increased its customer-facing reach by opening two new sales offices — one in Florida, to be run by a long-time THRESHOLD account executive, and one in California, the result of a recent hiring. Deb Miller, who has been with THRESHOLD since 2005, will move to Florida in October to lead the company’s sales efforts in the Southeastern United States. The Connecticut native and Quinnipiac grad is an active member ...

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Innovator of visitor management systems brings new name and products to GSX

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderIn January of this year Data Management, Inc., owner of Visitor Pass Solutions, launched a new name, confirming its focus in the security industry. The company now goes by the name “THRESHOLD,” a term evocative of its expertise in visitor management systems, with a new tagline, “the gateway to stronger security.” “Our products are the first line of defense for our customers,” said owner and CEO Dan Hincks. “With our help, they ensure that the only ...

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Meaningful and affordable school security improvements that can be implemented before next year

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder School security plays a crucial role in supporting the intellectual, social, and emotional growth of students. There is a lot of pressure on administrators to “get it right” by efficiently spending the budget and making the school as secure as it can be. There are also a multitude of security improvement options to consider. The process of securing the school building and its occupants can be overwhelming. What can a school do to improve its security before the next school year ...

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A busy hospital lobby balances security, health, and efficiency

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderThe nearly 1,200 daily visitors to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey, are all required to check in with reception to ensure they have a purpose for being at the facility. The Reception Services Department uses a combination of disposable and reusable “Badge Tags” that helps keep patients and employees safe, prevents guest exposure to toxins, and saves valuable staff resources. The hospital prints adhesive I.D. labels using two computer programs, one for visitors and ...

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