Top 10 Security Stories From May 2020: COVID-19 Solutions, Access Control Insights

May’s most popular security news, features and more, including Honeywell’s AI-driven thermal camera and industry analysis of COVID-19’s impact.

Top 10 Security Stories From May 2020: COVID-19 Solutions, Access Control Insights

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, isn’t going away anytime soon. However, as lockdown restrictions begin to ease and people try to get back to something that resembles “normal life,” certain precautions need to be taken. What better industry can help in this area than security?

We’ve already seen manufacturers such as Honeywell step up by converting their facilities to produce hand sanitizer and N95 masks. But security companies, both manufacturers and integrators, are also creating solutions to help businesses reopen. This includes solutions to both monitor customers and employees for COVID-19, as well as ensure compliance with social distancing measures.

Judging by the most popular stories on SSI in May, readers were extremely interested in these types of solutions. Additionally, readers have been taking advantage of our content featuring integrators and security industry leaders dish on how they are dealing with the pandemic, as well as what they expect in the future.

Also of interest was SSI’s 2020 Access Control Deep Dive, which includes statistics and insights from nearly 150 dealers and integrators from throughout the United States and Canada.

Aside from the Deep Dive, the only other non-coronavirus-related news was Resideo’s latest executive hire. Check out  all the stories by viewing the slideshow.

To stay up-to-date with everything coronavirus-related, make sure to follow the official tag page.

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About the Author


Steven A. Karantzoulidis is the Web Editor for Security Sales & Integration. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Communication and has a background in Film, A/V and Social Media.

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