SaaS collaboration and cyber-security

Extranet Evolution

It also highlighted how SaaS collaboration platforms might also help teams apply more rigorous security processes. However, the next stages in the digital transformation of the built environment sector are set to make information management more challenging from a security point of view.

Data Security: Cloud VS. On-Premise


When Gartner surveyed cloud computing users in 2010, it found that nearly half were primarily concerned with the quality of security provided by their cloud providers. 56% of respondents worried about data loss and privacy risks, or general security risks.

How to Ensure a Secure Load

Construction Business Owner

Proper hauling practices, such as using the right size of transport and towing vehicles and correctly loading, positioning and securing equipment, will help minimize loading issues that slow your productivity. Transporting heavy equipment is no small feat.

Construction Site Security Options Now Include Robots

Construction Informer

Construction site security is getting cheaper and more easily deployed thanks to these 3 technologies. The post Construction Site Security Options Now Include Robots appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+. And, robots are even in the mix now. Construction Technology

Security Company Expanding In Indianapolis

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Indiana security company Schlage Lock Company LLC plans to grow its Indianapolis operations, creating up to 158 new jobs by 2020. Schlage is owned by Allegion plc , a global security products and solutions provider.

New Sandy Hook Elementary School Balances Comfort, Security

ENR Construction

The footbridges and rain garden along the undulating wood rain screen at the new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., are more than lovely landscaping

How to Mitigate Risk with Security Cameras

Construction Business Owner

Throughout the last decade, the construction industry has spawned an entirely new black market industry—construction theft.

I-70 Expansion Project Through Denver Secures Final Federal Approval

ENR Construction

After 14 years of planning and. numerous stops and starts on the controversial project, the $1.2- billion expansion of Interstate 70 through Denver now can move forward

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Just how safe are high-security labs?


A recent lab mishap has raised questions about the overall culture of lab safety in so-called high security labs. The post Just how safe are high-security labs? Chemicals Miscellaneous News Bacteria Biological warfare Biosafety level high-security labs lab safety Public health

The Value of Permission Levels in Procore


Much of the concern around purchasing construction software centers on user permission levels and security to ensure only the right people have access to project information. This robust security requires that modules, contracts, and documents be safeguarded with appropriate user privileges.

Security Is the Reward for Carpenter and Foreman

ENR Construction

Maurice O’Connor has reached a satisfying place in life by building out the interior walls in Manhattan’s landmarks and skyscrapers

Unruly Mobile Apps Spell Trouble for Privacy and Business Security

Construction Informer

That spells difficulty for AEC businesses and is part of the reason only a small percentage of information technology decision makers say they are truly confident the security technologies they have in place will do the job. […]. New university research reveals many free mobile apps don’t always play nice when it comes to mobile application privacy.

Security versus Freedom

Collaborative Construction

Good summary of competing economic models in the US and Europe, though the narrator and I share the concern that more and more Americans are trading security for freedom in several different contexts.

Procore Launches Procore Drive––Secure File Sharing for Construction


Procore Drive delivers the speed, security, and scale required by enterprises to collaborate between mobile devices, laptops and desktop computers. Procore Technologies, Inc. ,

Bechtel Secures FAA Permission to Fly Drones

Construction Equipment

Bechtel has been granted permission for commercial use of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Securing Funding

Construction Business Owner

Securing funding for a business is the first test of entrepreneurship. It will often indicate your level of commitment and the likelihood of your success. If you are seeking funding to start up a new division in your construction firm, this is also the point at which you first incur risk. It’s the point at which you realize that all the planning, research and development that went into the business plan was the easy part

Duo Security, Inc. Adding 300 Jobs In Michigan

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Duo Security, a cloud-based access provider with locations in Michigan, California, London, and Austin, will expand its existing operations in Ann Arbor, MI. Duo Security established its Ann Arbor technology facility in 2009. Duo Security, Inc. Read Duo Security, Inc.

GSA, Homeland Security research leads to performance-based design guide


The National Performance Based Design Guide, based on research and development supported by the Science & Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security and the Public Buildings Service of the General Services Administration, is now available.

Frontier Secure Growing In Virginia

Business Facilities Blog

Frontier Secure , a division of Frontier Communications Corporation, will locate a customer care center in Wise County, VA. Virginia Secretary of Commerce & Trade Maurice Jones announces Frontier Secure’s 500 new jobs for Wise County.

Vendors serving construction comment on cyber security concerns today

ENR Construction

Cloud-based web hosting and computing services gain a lot of protection from cyber-risk just by being hosted there, vendors claim. Technology

VSC Fire & Security, Inc. names Mike Meehan, President, and John McDonald, Chairman

Constructor Magazine

VSC Fire & Security, Inc. Both are lifelong employees and started from the ground up as apprentice trainees. announces that effective January 1st 2017 Mike Meehan will be named president and John McDonald chairman. read more. Fire Sprinklers Management

Videos or Photos: What’s Better for Construction?


photos video security construction camera Chandler McCormack CEO, OxBlue Corporation.

Zoomlion Bid for Terex Stokes National Security Fears

Construction Equipment

congressman has voiced concern over a possible Terex-Zoomlion deal, citing national security questions. Reuters reports that at least one U.S. member of Congress Duncan Hunter (R-San Diego, CA) raised concerns about a possible Zoomlion-Terex deal in a letter to U.S.

More Than Half Of Businesses Have Been Cyber Attack Victims

Business Facilities Blog

While the vast majority of business owners say it’s important to establish cyber security best practices recommended by the U.S. Secure your networks: 85 percent versus 58 percent. Department of Homeland Security during National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Reno Lands Cyber Security Company Headquarters And Cyber Lab

Business Facilities Blog

Reno Lands Cyber Security Company Headquarters And Cyber Lab appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. BlackRidge Technology bringing jobs to the Northern Nevada region in its move from Santa Clara, CA to Reno.

The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

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Is BYOD MIA in Construction?


smartphone security mobile Bring-your-own-device, or BYOD, might be speeding up technology adoption in the construction sector, but the pace could be faster than many construction companies want to handle. Some companies are just saying no, and providing good reasons why.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

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How to Make Sure Your Construction Security Guards Are Doing Their Job


A quality construction security guard is always alert and always ready to respond to identified risks. You like to think that your security guard provides the level of service needed to protect your materials and keep your construction site secure, but how can you know?

VSC Fire & Security, Inc. completes fire suppression system for U.S. 58 Midtown Tunnel Project in Norfolk, VA

Constructor Magazine

The Norfolk-Virginia Beach office of VSC Fire & Security, Inc. recently completed installing a fire suppression system in the new U.S. 58 Midtown tunnel. read more. Fire Sprinklers

Fire resistive blast and ballistic glass walls in high security facilities


Project: Public Safety Facility in the East Coast. Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill. Glazing Contractor: W&W, LLC. Blast Consultant: Weidlinger Associates. Products: Fire Resistive/Blast Rated System with SuperLite II-XL 120 in GPX Blast Framing and Fire Resistive/Ballistic Rated System with SuperLite II-XL 120 in GPX Ballistic Framing.

Options for Secure Links Between iOS Mobile Devices and Enterprise Applications

Construction Informer

Post Updated 4/9/2015) Marrying iOS mobile devices and enterprise applications comes with security risks, but that doesn’t mean you have to forego the advantages. Data and privacy security in this age of mobile devices has been called impossible by some, and extremely challenging by others. Google+.


PC Construction Blog

View Video A renovation and expansion project is well underway at a high-security data center in a very curious location. Continue Reading. All Projects

Data Sprawl and Governance: The Survival Guide


data security data compliance construction dataFirst there was suburban sprawl (i.e.,


The Constructor

Building security and control system have become necessary with increasing size and complexity of buildings. The building security and control system. Building Maintenance Building Technology Building Tips Building Services

Centers of Technology: The Future Is Now

Business Facilities Blog

Last year, Chicago’s thriving startups secured more than $1.7 The Gateway Center will be certified to security standards required to support vital national security missions. By Jenny Vickers. From the September / October 2017 Issue.

With NYC Tower Crane Secure, Plan Shifts To Recovery

ENR Construction

Engineers are now designing a method for taking the crane down and replacing it, but the effort will cost time and money. Equipment