Bulletproof Glass Installation: Experience Counts

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bulletproof Glass, Bulletproof Glass Production, General Security

An increasing number of physical security companies—and even traditional builders—are offering bullet-resistant components and security design. But it’s rare they handle their own bulletproof glass installation. Instead, they rely on an “installation network”—in other words, they subcontract the final installation to local glaziers and contractors. While these may be excellent …

Bulletproof Glass Door

Glass Door Security Options: Developing an All-Glass Bulletproof Door

Blast-Rated Glass, Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bulletproof Doors, Bulletproof Glass, Uncategorized

“Frameless” all-glass doors are broad and inviting—practically the standard for modern offices. It’s important to know, however, that startlingly few glass door security options both fit and meet aesthetic demands while still providing significant safety. In fact, it wasn’t until the last few years that frameless all-glass ballistic security doors …

Bulletproof Materials and Components

Picking Bulletproof Materials and Components to Create Comprehensive Solutions for Small Offices

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bullet-Resistant Materials, Bulletproof Glass

You have five key considerations when looking at bulletproof materials and components in order to secure a small office setting: Windows Walls and Counters Communication Package Passers/Receivers Doors Although there is an intimidatingly broad array of options, almost every small office environment is well served by just a few easy …

Crisis Architecture

Architecture Design for Crisis Mitigation and Crime Prevention

Architect Info, Architects/Glaziers/General Contractors

Late last year, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Tadd Lahnert introduced the concept of Crisis Architecture. In their words: “[Crisis architecture] incorporates integrated tactical, psychological, and technological security measures, while preserving the function and aesthetics of buildings to which these measures are applied. The focus of this paradigm is designing the built …

Closing Three Key Security Gaps

Closing Three Key Corporate Security Gaps

Corporate Security

Jim Richards, CEO of Total Security Solutions, has been evaluating and improving corporate security measures in workplaces for a long time. “Too often,” he notes, “big organizations, their facility managers, and even the security integrators they hire look at security as a fix that can be dropped in place. Like …