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Security in 30:
Live with Allegion

 

Take a break with our experts to learn about trends and topics impacting the security market. We’ll present live every two weeks.  

Series Overview

 

If you or your company are in the business of Electronic Access Control – Allegion’s Security in 30 webinar series is for you. While anyone is welcome to attend, these sessions were created primarily for integrators and those in the EAC industry.
 

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Upcoming sessions:


DIV 08 and 28 Success – Panel of Peers discuss best ways to successfully serve customers

Presented by Chris Stull, Electronic Sales Engineer – Allegion, Bret Emerson RCDD/NTS, President & Owner – Commtech Design, Ryan Benson AIA, Senior Project Architect & Associate – Schmidt Associates
Friday, June 18 - 12:30 p.m. EDT

As locking hardware becomes more integrated with the access control security head-end system, the need for proper installation, maintenance and configuration is becoming more critical than ever. Join us as Chris Stull, Electronic Sales Engineer at Allegion, moderates a discussion with Bret Emerson, President of Commtech Design and Ryan Benson, Senior Project Architect at Schmidt Associates. Attendees of this session will learn about key trends in the end user market that is driving the need for Division 8/28 coordination. Points of discussion will include:

     

  • Typical challenges bridging the gap between DIV 08 door hardware requirements and DIV 28 electronic access control needs
  • Efficiencies created using an electronic design tool or service such as Overtur™ beginning with the building of door schedules, modifications/updates, punch lists and the value presented with real time project updates
  • Project challenges including the need to quickly update records reflecting changes in scope, design change orders, etc. and efficiently distribute updates to impacted project participants

How to Leverage Available Federal COVID Education Stimulus Funding for Access Control Solutions: What to know and actions to take

Presented by Ken Cook, Allegion Safe Schools Consultant, and Dan Dotson, Allegion Regional Director of Channel Sales
Friday, July 16 - 12:30 p.m. EDT

The health and safety of students and staff continues to be a top priority for school districts, colleges and universities. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to intensify the magnitude of this challenge. Balancing the procedures related to security, safety and infection control is like putting together a puzzle.

Thankfully, the US federal government has taken action to support schools in this endeavor by providing Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) and Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEERF) funding, to ensure every student has the resources they need to learn in-person, in a safe and healthy environment. Join the discussion as our experts highlight the provisions within the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery and Economic Security (CARES), Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA), and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Acts, which allows this funding to upgrade access control and security solutions to assist school districts, colleges and universities as they work to get their students & teachers back to school safely.

 

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Past sessions:


The Multifamily Property Technology Stack and the Impact on Seamless Access

Friday, May 21 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

Join us as we take a closer look at the various security components and technology solutions in the multifamily space. Our multifamily experts will discuss how the multifamily vertical has been impacted by an acceleration in adoption of technology, and how solutions such as access control, visitor management, smart apartments and IoT components are solving for customer pain points and tenant expectations. 

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The Perimeter is Secured, Now What?

Friday, April 16 at 12:30 p.m. EST

What happens when someone with bad intentions either breaches the perimeter or is already on the inside? How has the pandemic brought changes to the way our buildings (and the people in them) operate? Where can you go to get credible code information? In this session, Jamie Lyn Callahan and Don Cherry talk best practices, things to consider and questions to ask once the perimeter has been secured. We talk concepts, not gizmos!

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MIFARE DESFire Encryption Key Options – Why and How to Compete Against Proprietary Credentials

Friday, March 19 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

As the industry evolves, end users continue to demand greater electronics interoperability. In this session, learn more about NXP based custom encryption keys as an alternative to the dated proprietary models in our industry. Evaluate custom encryption key strategies, end user value and how providers can leverage custom keys in competitive, consultative selling relationships.

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Code Compliance: What a security integrator should know about fire door assemblies

Friday, February 19 at 12:30 p.m. EST

Allegion is excited to continue the Security in 30 Series targeted to equip you with updates and insights on key technology, policy, and business trends influencing the market of commercial access control. Join us on Feb 19th at 12:30pm EST for our discussion on Code Compliance, with special focus on Fire Rated Doors, led by Lori Greene- DAHC/CDC, CCPR, FDAI, FDHI. Topics that will be covered during this session include: Which products can be used on fire door assemblies How to modify existing fire doors without affecting the rating Filling existing holes when new hardware is installed The proper type of electrified hardware to use on fire rated stairwell doors

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2020 Reflections, 2021 Opportunities

Friday, December 4 at 12:30 p.m. EST

What a year it has been! The Security in 30: Live with Allegion webinar series launched in April and has reached thousands of attendees. End the year with us by joining a virtual “fireside chat” with Tim Eckersley, Senior Vice President and President of Americas, as we reflect on 2020 and discuss our vision for the future.

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Ultra-Wideband (UWB) - Are you prepared for its impact on Access Control?

Friday, November 20 at 12:30 p.m. EST

You’ve heard the buzz about UWB, but are you prepared for its impact on access control? Ultra-wideband (UWB) is an emerging wireless technology that securely determines the relative position of peer devices with a very high degree of accuracy and low power consumption. In this Security in 30 webinar, Ryan Kincaid, Global Technology Leader, Connectivity, will walk you through the background and basics of UWB technology and Roy Johnson, Product Manager, Connectivity, will discuss its application and real-life use cases within access control. Join us for an insightful discussion that will equip you with the knowledge you need to stay on top of UWB adoption.

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The Benefits of Wireless Locks: Opportunities for the Security Integrator

Friday, November 6 at 12:30 p.m. EST

Gone are the days of electronic access control only being used on high-security, exterior openings. Today, wireless devices improve the user experience by extending the benefits of electronic access control to interior doors—all while providing you with additional revenue opportunity per project. Topics covered in this session include: Flexibility and scalability of wireless locks Labor Costs Savings Recurring monthly revenue (RMR)

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Complexities, challenges and opportunities for the integrator within the multifamily market

Friday, October 23 at 12:30 p.m. EDT 

The multifamily market continues to be a hot bed for growth. This growth in multifamily housing presents a unique opportunity to incorporate new technologies that both attract and retain residents – millennials and seniors alike. Join Robert Gaulden and Brad Aikin as they explore the challenges and opportunities for integrators within this ever-changing market segment.

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Open Supervised Device Protocol: What you need to know

Friday, October 9 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

Have you heard of OSDP? A trending term being used in the security industry, Open Supervised Device Protocol is important for both manufacturers and security professionals. In this session, Brian Marris will share the benefits of OSDP while explaining how to evaluate your current access control system and identify a path to move to OSDP.

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Core Principles of Cybersecurity: Protect, Detect, Correct 

Friday, September 25 at 12:30 p.m. EDT 

Cybersecurity strategies have shifted from just a protection-only model to an additional focus on detection and response. While prevention is important, it is futile unless it is combined with detection and response capabilities. In this session, Dave York and Frank Kasper will discuss this shift in cybersecurity and what it means for access control. 

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Navigating the complexities of Electronic Access Control

Friday, September 11 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

While access control may seem simple, delivering an integrated EAC solution is no easy task. From navigating the various system architectures and technology decisions, to coordinating with stakeholders and trades, many integrators struggle with its complexity. In this session, Mark Casey and Chris Stull will share their tips on options, tools and support services to help you cut through the confusion and master EAC navigation.

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The risks of aging control systems and how to address them

Friday, August 21 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

As technology significantly advances every 2 to 3 years, it can be challenging to keep up, let alone get ahead. In this session, Brian Marris and Jake Fergerstrom will explain the risks of an aging control system and provide practical solutions you can begin using right away.

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Codes are crucial

Friday, August 7 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

When specifying or installing access control systems—especially electrified hardware that deters egress—it’s critical to consider the applicable code requirements, including fire-door and accessibility standards. Where can these requirements be found? What training is available on the codes that impact access control, delayed egress, controlled egress and stairwell reentry? Tune in to find out.

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Door opening design changes in the era of a global pandemic

Friday, July 24 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

COVID-19 has changed how we live, work and play at an extraordinary pace. In less than six months we’ve seen healthcare facilities surpass capacity and schools and universities temporarily halt operations. As a result, the door hardware industry is responding to new needs. During this session, our host will explore how you can support facilities as they make short- and long-term security adjustments.

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Best practices for safer schools

Friday, July 10 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

Mark Williams joins Allegion to discuss the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS). Developed with the knowledge of industry experts like K-12 school security leaders, the National Systems Contractors Association and the Security Industry Association, the PASS guidelines offer comprehensive information and best practice for securing school facilities. 

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Overtur™: Collaboration made easy

Friday, June 19 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

Openings are tedious and complex to coordinate and manage, especially in today’s electronics age. Allegion’s Overtur is here to help by getting key stakeholders involved throughout the project, not just at the end. This session will focus on how stakeholders in the access control space can find value using Overtur to review and search relevant project opening data, collaborate with project stakeholders, and use mobile applications in the field.

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Hear from a peer: St. Catherine University on EAC 

Friday, June 5 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

Allegion customer and vice president of safety, security and facilities at St. Catherine University, Mark Johnson will host this week’s Security in 30. Johnson will discuss the factors leading to St. Catherine’s April 2019 decision to deploy more than 7,500 non-proprietary Mifare Desfire EV1 credentials, 290 Schlage NDE wireless locks and 200 Schlage card readers on campus. Mark will highlight the immediate reduction in campus thefts and the savings from reducing re-keying and coring. He will also discuss the university’s future plan to deploy mobile credentials.

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The rise of mobile: how to communicate the value to your customers

Friday May 22 at 12:30 p.m. EDT

New technologies have brought the industry more secure and convenient solutions, and new use-cases emerge each year that make routines exceedingly seamless. We’ve seen this with the rise of mobile credentials. This session will cover the value of upgrading to today’s credential technologies. The host will explain how to help customers decide if they are “mobile-ready” and guide you through the adoption process.

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The power of the credential: Simple, open, secure

Friday, May 8 at 12:30 p.m EDT

It’s important to keep security top of mind and transition from unsecure technology, such as proximity and magstripe, to smart credentials. Moving to smart technology doesn’t have to be complicated, but it is necessary to understand your options. Don’t get tricked by proprietary solutions. Misinformation or lack of knowledge on this topic can leave you in an undesirable—and potentially costly—situation. Know the facts before making decisions about your credential technology platform. Our hosts will explain differences between proprietary and open solutions and how the technology you choose today will impact your future.

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Delivering value at every door

Friday, April 24 at 12:30 p.m EDT

We all know electronic access control has value beyond simply securing the perimeter. But how can you help your customers understand that you can serve more of their needs? Hear some of the best practices on consulting with your existing customers to grow your value.

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