Smart Buildings




Watch: Honeywell’s Mick Goodfellow on cybersecurity, connected solutions and critical national infrastructure

Just appointed GM EMEA of commercial security, Goodfellow discusses synergies between Honeywell and Xtralis products (the latter acquired in 2016 by the former), new products, integrations with other vendors, cybersecurity and critical national infrastructure. Read More

Paxton’s award-winning door entry system Net2 on show at IFSEC

UK developer of electronic IP access control and door entry equipment Paxton will be demonstrating the latest addition to its video door entry system, the Net2 Entry Touch panel, at IFSEC International. Read More

ComNet enhances cybersecurity for port connections

Known as Port Guardian, the feature has the capability to physically disconnect a port if unauthorised access is detected. Read More

Revealed: The top 50 influencers in security & fire 2017

After extensive consultation with a panel of judges from across the industry, we are delighted to reveal our roll call of the Top 50 influencers in security & fire 2017. Read More

Access control in the connected workplace 2017

IFSEC Global has surveyed hundreds of security professionals, facility managers and building owners/managers across 54 countries to ascertain just how integrated with one another smart building technologies are in a range of building types, from offices to industrial premises. Read More

Outsourcing fire safety and security systems maintenance: Euralarm publishes white paper

The white paper, aimed at building owners and managers, raises awareness of the risks of outsourcing maintenance and also gives guidelines on how to avoid or minimise these risks. Read More

2 in 5 building management professionals are ‘unfamiliar’ with the ‘internet of things’

The survey also found that 55% of respondents say that a ‘lack of clear advice or knowledge’ is a serious barrier to the installation of connected technology in their buildings. Read More

Honeywell announces integration between Performance, equIP and HDZ series cameras and Xtralis solutions

Honeywell says the integration will cut costs for integrators and help them offer customers greater scope for realising truly connected buildings through Xtralis' signature trinity of security responses: reliable detection, visual verification and remote response. Read More

Vanderbilt security products and systems

Vanderbilt, whose products span access control, intruder detection, CCTV and integrated security management, is a major player in the security industry and has made some eye-catching acquisitions in recent years. Read More

39% of buyers of IoT tech fail to protect smart buildings against cyber attack

Almost four in 10 (39%) buyers of smart building tech admit to not taking steps to safeguard installations against hackers, a survey has revealed. Read More