Access Control

Locked Out: When Access Control Keypads Can Save the Day

Dave Path, one of my very favorite people at work, helps LockNet out sometimes by cleaning the building on the weekends. He does it at night and he’s always the only one in the building. One Sunday morning I woke up to a text from Dave briefly asking me to call him as soon as […]

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Locks and Links: Security Access Control

I regularly scour the web for interesting or relevant door and lock industry news. It’s helpful to keep up with the latest trends if customers have questions on a new product or idea. That’s one of the reasons we created the Locks and Links series. It lets our readers scan some of the latest information […]

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Security Credentials for Securing Your Facilities

Last week, Whitney Fay shared with you her amazing seven year old self’s vision of what the security of the future would look like. And oddly enough, some of her outlandish dreams have actually come true. Today I want to dive into what security credentials actually exist in today’s market. Security credentials are used to […]

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Musings From an Insider: Hotel Access Control

I’m back and you guys didn’t even know I was gone! But, it’s true. Last week I headed out to Philadelphia for the PRSM trade show held at the Philadelphia Convention Center and I got a little taste of hotel access control in the wild. Our hotel was located smack dab in the middle of […]

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Unlocking the Benefits of Access Control

“Access control locks” is kind of a confusing term in the door and lock industry. When I was assigned a post on access control locks my immediate reaction was something along the lines of, “But aren’t all locks technically access control locks?” While technically speaking, that is true, since the actual point of locks is […]

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Access Control in Urban Restroom Locks – What Are My Options?

Restroom locks might not be something you think about everyday, but if you’ve experienced paying to repair damaged property, you probably think they’re pretty important. LockNet services a multitude of different facilities, ranging from restaurants to clothing stores. In fact, one of the most common issues we face is restroom vandalism, particularly in urban areas. […]

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