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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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Data Security Challenges of Healthcare Facilities

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder The healthcare industry has experienced more data breaches than any other industry segment over the last 3 years. When you hear the phrase “patient safety”, you likely don’t think about data security. However, when a patient enters a hospital, medical center, or doctor’s office, their personal health information is at risk (address, DOB, private medical records, etc). Most healthcare organizations have 2 factors going against them that make them susceptible to data ...

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Choosing a visitor management system part 3:
Not all badges are made alike

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderThis is the third of three articles about choosing a visitor management system.Just as different visitor management systems perform different functions, they also, understandably, comprise different components, depending on your needs and preferences. One of the most important components to consider is the identification badge you use to identify your visitors. Any time you encounter a stranger at your place of work, you may wonder who he is and what he is doing there — especially ...

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Choosing a visitor management system part 2: What do you want it to DO?

Thursday, May 28, 2015 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderThis is the second of three articles about choosing a visitor management system. What do you want your visitor management system to do? The answer sounds obvious, doesn’t it? You want it to manage your visitors. But not all visitor management systems perform the same tasks, so it’s worth thinking about what those tasks are and if they are important to you. Identification Do you know everybody at work? If you do, you can tell the employees from the visitors. If you don’t, ...

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Choosing a visitor management system part 1:
Five basic criteria

Thursday, May 21, 2015 by Andrew Jones

PlaceholderThis is the first of three articles about choosing a visitor management system. How do you know who is in your facility? A good visitor management system, or VMS, helps you: sign in visitors, provide identification for them to wear, keep track of them during their visit, and keep a record of their visit. What follows are four basic criteria that most organizations care about when researching a visitor management system. 1 — Degree of security A visitor management system is only ...

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Visitor Management Protocol should be updated regularly

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderMost companies, schools, and healthcare facilities have a procedure to sign-in visitors who come to their facility. It is a good security practice to document visitors so you know now, and months later, who was in your facility, for what purpose, and for how long. Visitor management protocols should be reviewed every few months to make sure they are accomplishing the goals they were intended for. Visitor management security tools are always evolving with new functionality. A tool that ...

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