With an estimated population of 2.6 million people, Warsaw is the largest city in Poland. Many skyscrapers dominate the new city skyline, hosting public organizations as well as domestic and international private companies. Facing high levels of traffic congestion, the Warsaw city authorities are investing in major ITS infrastructural changes, such as for public transportation, road infrastructure and on and off street parking.
The Mexican financial group, Banorte, has standardized on Boon Edam’s Swinglane 900 optical turnstiles and Winglock access gates at its new headquarters in Monterrey, the Koi Tower, and a major location in Mexico City. The turnstiles and gates were installed to ensure only authorized access to the interior of its facilities to protect employees, visitors, and customers, and to relieve pressure on security guards and reception staff, who must constantly monitor the flow of people into and out of the buildings.
Will Electronics was awarded the security portion of the new O’Fallon Justice Center project in O’Fallon, Mo. Jeffrey Buss, account manager for Will Electronics, won the business, which was competitively bid on by multiple security integrators in the St. Louis area. Will Electronics will provide the O’Fallon Justice Center with a unified Genetec video and access control system. The new system will encompass 116 cameras and over 90 card readers.
Milestone Systems has collaborated with partners ENGIE Ineo and Axis to upgrade the Council of Europe’s (headquartered in Strasbourg, France) video surveillance systems. The security project was managed by Milestone community partners Securitas and ENGIE Ineo.
Qognify announced the successful implementation of its Safe City solution in Navi Mumbai, a planned township that was established to handle the population overflow from the overcrowded and ever-growing city of Mumbai. Together with CIDCO (City and Industrial Development Corporation), the agency established for managing the new city, and system integrator WIPRO, Qognify has designed an integrated and holistic solution that helps Navi police to maintain law, order and safety.
Boon Edam Inc. announced that Eastman, Kingsport, TN, installed a multi-layer security entrance strategy, utilizing a combination of Boon Edam Tourlock security revolving doors and Speedlane 900 optical turnstiles, at its corporate business center. Eastman manufactures advanced materials and specialty additives at approximately 50 locations worldwide, which are used by its customers as key ingredients to make products people use every day.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.