He says that the global entry solutions leader is an imperative for organizations to become more aware of the problem of site security. Boon Edam.
The industrial sector of Australasia, which includes manufacturing, storage, data, distribution and export facilities, among others, follows global trends towards a 24/7 response capacity to world markets. While these business practices are necessary in a highly competitive global environment, this scenario also exposes organizations to criminals who are directed to access points of activities for theft, penetration of commercial data and trafficking of illegal products and substances.
"Good corporate risk management practices mean we must now make sure that industry facilities are prepared for the new security issues that arise from the increasing flow of visits to company facilities at different times of the day and the night, "said Managing Director of Boon Edam Australia, Michael Fisher.
"As business practices expand 24/7, more people need access at different times to sensitive areas of the company's operations, including product management, data centers, dispatch, financial information and proprietary ownership in facilities that They can be running multiple shifts, "says Fisher, who The company provides entry security for dozens of Fortune 500 companies around the world, as well as banks, data centers, legislatures, government agencies, resource development sites, airports, hospitals and educational and scientific facilities subject to unwanted attention.
In responding to the need for high security, even at times when security is low, Boon Edam Australia has introduced a set of security entry products that include Turnlock, Lifeline, Tourlock and Circlelock, designed for areas ranging from perimeter to outdoor businesses, even building entrances and sensitive. Interior areas
Boon Edam's new products are also recommended for maximum security installations, such as data and financial centers, where the highest level of access protection is achieved using the latest camera detection systems to help prevent unwanted physical access by visitors who are behind authorized personnel.
"People rightly focus on online threats to data facilities, but there is also another, more neglected dimension of cybersecurity, and that is the protection of physical facilities against unwanted visitors, including industrial intelligence thieves and even, sometimes, disgruntled former employees, "says Fisher.
The latest version of Boon Edam Tourlock 180 + 90 revolving door system it is designed for vulnerable areas, such as entries to company headquarters and data and financial centers that may be at risk of physical penetration by people seeking to access or damage data facilities that are vital to businesses commercial.
"The latter Tourlock 180 + 90 system is a 24/7 solution that offers high volume capabilities (20 people per door per minute) tested by some of the world's largest companies and government agencies. It is an extraordinarily flexible and non-intrusive way of controlling physical access and preventing problems derived from unauthorized access to sensitive facilities and areas. "It is also an extraordinarily profitable and reliable way to overcome the problems inherent in expensive manned security systems," he said.
Boon Edam also offers the latest BoonConnect software to configure the system according to the needs of individual users; The system can also be specified to include StereoVision "time-of-flight" camera systems that create extremely accurate 3D images of the person at the door to determine if they are alone. StereoVision is even capable of discerning between a person and a briefcase or bag.
Case study: Pacific Rim shipping terminal
A.P. Moller Maersk, as part of a 30-year contract, was managing a multipurpose Pacific Rim shipping terminal. The manual processes used by the security personnel for all entry and registration control activities detracted from the effectiveness of the procedures and controls. To overcome the shortcomings, the terminal invested in new access control equipment designed to modernize the standards for auditing and processing requests from visitors and employees for objectivity and efficiency.
The selected terminal Turnlock 100 of Boon Edam. full-height turnstiles as part of a large-scale physical security plan to protect your assets from criminal activities. The safety objectives were achieved thanks to the robust construction of the Turnlock Turnstile barrier and its ability to efficiently control the flow of visitors and personnel to the facility, all of which is recorded through security cameras during the entry.
In addition to the full-height turnstiles, the terminal installed biometric access control systems, electronic barriers for vehicle access, a module to manage visitors, software to record and control access for staff with capabilities such as automatic locks and anti-passback capabilities (a user can only exit if their access has been registered in the system), among others. The system operates 24/7/365 to meet the high level of traffic.
"The families of products involved, which have been tested globally with a distribution that extends to more than 27 countries, are designed to provide a cost-effective way to regulate access to a facility without having to employ an army of security people or build facilities that look like a Fortress, "says Fisher.
"This is particularly true in the case of companies such as logistics facilities that are part of fast-moving industries that should be able to provide immediate access to the people who are entitled to have it, but exclude unwanted visitors that pose security threats. physics and cybernetics ". ", Concluded Fisher.
Boon Edam's security solutions are designed to combine security with corporate aesthetics to provide world-class, individually designed, entry-level solutions of a quality that is already in service with dozens of Fortune 500 companies, including some of the largest companies in the world. Boon Edam already has more than 100 installations in Australasia of its architectural revolving doors and security entry systems.