Security and Access Control

Access Control: Who is allowed to go in and who isn’t?

One important aspect of building security is access control. The job has many aspects. Single source solutions are in great demand. Every year, EuroCIS shows what this means: many exhibitors cooperate with other partners or increase their portfolio with their own means. Mechanical and electronic access controls grow together; software is becoming increasingly important in management and analysis. Local well-trained inspectors are also crucial.

Interview with Gunda Cassens-Röhrig, GFOS, Essen

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Gunda Cassens-Röhrig is the Divisional Manager of Workforce Management and Security as well as a member of management at GFOS mbH. The combination of human resources management and security is no accident: you can not only monitor access authorization at the entrance, but also time and attendance. GFOS provides application development and integration for multidimensional resource management systems for all different kinds of industry sectors.

Interview with Dr. Harald Olschok, Chief Executive Officer of BDSW

Security service requires trained associates. They are not available for minimum wage however and their skills have to be improved, says Dr. Harald Olschok. Since 1992, he is the Chief Executive Officer of the German Federal Association of the Security Industry (BDSW) and the German Confederation of Security Systems for the Transport of Money and Valuables (BDGW). Olschok explains how to find good service providers and what detectives or doormen are allowed to do.