Assa Abloy White Paper: ‘How Can Access Control Systems Improve Security and Reduce Costs?’

Posted On 09 Jun 2014
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Assa Abloy Security Solutions has launched a downloadable White Paper to discuss how access control systems can be a convenient and cost-effective security solution for building owners and facilities managers at a time when capex budget is often being restricted. The White Paper (entitled: ‘How Can Access Control Systems Improve Security and Reduce Costs?’) discusses the challenging and complex issues that arise from this question. Nojmol Islam” product manager at Assa Abloy Security Solutions and author of the White Paper” explained:” The plethora of access control systems available, be they standalone, wireless or fully integrated, can seem like both a help and a hindrance to time-constrained facilities managers and security professionals. For many buildings, it’s necessary to strike a balance between creating a welcoming environment and a secure environment” all the while factoring in budgeting restrictions.” He continued:” At Assa Abloy Security Solutions, we have extensive experience of helping business owners find an adequate balance between security, risk and cost when employing access control systems and have shared our knowledge in this latest White Paper.” Assa Abloy Security Solutions wishes to stimulate debate and encourages views and contributions on the content of this latest White Paper. Download your copy here.

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Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.