Smart Buildings


Podcast: Episode 15 – Why physical security is integral to the smart building ecosystem

Understand why the security department plays a fundamental role in the development and operation of a smart building ecosystem. Read More

The central role of access control to the transition to smart buildings

A perspective on the increasingly fundamental role access control systems are playing in the transition to interconnected smart buildings. Read More

Biometric access control integrated at GardaWorld’s new Montreal headquarters

GardaWorld, a physical security and risk management company, has integrated security from Gallagher into its new Montreal headquarters. Read More

IFSEC Interviews: Vanti – Empowering smarter buildings with integrated systems

Mike Brooman, CEO of master systems integrator, Vanti discusses big data, integrated security and smarter buildings at IFSEC 2023. Read More

How advanced entrance control systems are securing a more sustainable future

Exploring how new smarter, high-performance buildings are using real-time insights via security technology such as entrance control systems. Read More

Big tech and its impact on the access control market – ‘A $60 billion opportunity’

Lee Odess explains why the access control market is perfectly placed to take advantage of a $60 billion enterprise software opportunity Read More

The importance of closed doors in improving energy efficiency in buildings

IFSEC Global hears from ASSA ABLOY on the difference of energy usage when a door is left open and their motion sensor Door Closer system to combat this. Read More

How are modern working patterns increasing security risks for businesses?

An overview of some of the challenges facing security and facilities teams when organisations move towards hybrid or remote working patterns. Read More

Apollo Protocol calling for common language across digital twins to be revealed at launch event

The team behind The Apollo Protocol whitepaper will reveal details of how they will set up The Apollo Forum at a streamed launch event on 25 October. Read More

IFSEC Global podcast – Episode four: Converged security and the evolving role and risks of IoT

In episode four of the Security in Focus podcast, we explore the role of converged security and IoT for physical security professionals. Read More

The growing importance of BIM and green building certifications – “The ROI is both ethical and financial”

As more buildings aim to be smarter and greener, the construction process is beginning to digitise - but, how do the two interact? Read More

Mobile access and sustainability – Key trends ahead for physical access control

In a recent IFSEC Global webinar, experts discussed the current and future trends in physical access control. Read More

Prevent, enhance, expand – What place does IoT have in the fire industry in 2022 and beyond?

At FIREX 2022 in May, experts from across fire and security discussed how IoT technology is being implemented to improve fire safety. We round-up the discussion. Read More

The next evolution of smart buildings – “Security will have a central role to play”

How the smart building market is moving forwards since the pandemic, with security set to play a significant part in its evolution. Read More

Omdia seeks end-user and integrator responses to 2022 smart buildings survey

As part of its Smart Building Intelligence Service, Omdia is seeking responses from end-users and integrators to its smart buildings survey. Read More

How smart building technology contributes to the achievement of sustainability goals

Ivy Sun, Senior Analyst from Omdia, underlines the role that “sustainability” will play on smart building technology investment. Read More



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Whitepaper: Multi-residential access management – The move to digital

2024 trends in physical security and critical communications

The Video Surveillance Report 2023

How cloud-based video surveillance can enable improved security for housing associations

EBOOK: Lessons from FIREX 2023 – Emerging challenges in fire safety

Return on Investment of Digital Access Management Solutions – Whitepaper for Critical Infrastructure Protection

EBOOK: Are You Ready for The Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill?

IFSEC 2023 eBook – Big Tech, Martyn’s Law and Drone Threats