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The Key to NERC Physical Security Recommendations: Access Control

When the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) released its physical security guideline for the electricity sector, it proposed a “systems approach” to security. This approach included a mix of actions designed to deter and delay malicious actors, reduce the opportunity for on-site crime, and impair the ability of unauthorized people to obtain sensitive information. Access … Continue reading “The Key to NERC Physical Security Recommendations: Access Control”

Visitor Management x SOC 2: The New Standard for On-Site Security and Compliance

System and Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) is one of the key compliance requirements that technology-focused companies must meet today. The framework is set up to audit and evaluate policies and procedures for technology-based service organizations that store customer data and focuses on the following areas: Security Confidentiality Privacy of customer data Availability Processing integrity … Continue reading “Visitor Management x SOC 2: The New Standard for On-Site Security and Compliance”

House of Guest – Scott Hagan Talks Life as a Developer at Traction Guest

Great technology generally means more customers. In turn, more customers generally mean more growth. To see the tremendous rise in people (and dogs) roaming around our headquarters in the past few years has been exciting. Our talented people have been a colossal part of our success. In our new series, “House of Guest”, we corner … Continue reading “House of Guest – Scott Hagan Talks Life as a Developer at Traction Guest”

Giving the Good People the Tools to do Even Better

The ambiance in and around Vancouver’s Yaletown Roundhouse on a recent July evening had all the familiar ingredients of a tech conference. There were hordes of casually-dressed (i.e. jeans and sneakers) professionals sporting lanyards. There were food trucks and an uber-popular ice cream station. Inside, there were physical banners with clever hashtags.  But the 2019 NetSquared Digital … Continue reading “Giving the Good People the Tools to do Even Better”

How do I select a Visitor Management System?

Whether you’re thinking of implementing a Visitor Management System (VMS) throughout multiple facilities of your global operations or starting off with just a couple of iPads in the reception area of your HQ, you’ll need to do some research. We’ve put together a list of considerations to evaluate when choosing a VMS provider that can … Continue reading “How do I select a Visitor Management System?”

How Visitor Management Systems can Solve Food & Beverage Challenges

Food and beverage manufacturing companies are expanding their facilities to meet growing demands for sustainable and innovative products. That growth has to happen within a highly regulated environment, making expansion complex. A visitor management system helps reduce the complexity of meeting stringent regulations and streamlines multiple manual processes associated with facility expansion, security and controls. … Continue reading “How Visitor Management Systems can Solve Food & Beverage Challenges”

Bessemer Venture Partners leads USD $13 Million Series A for Traction Guest to accelerate the global expansion of enterprise visitor management

VANCOUVER, CANADA, June 13, 2019 – Traction Guest, a global leader in cloud-based solutions for enterprise visitor management, announces the completion of a USD $13 million Series A financing round, led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from existing investor Salesforce Ventures and other private investors. The funding will further accelerate Traction Guest’s expansion that … Continue reading “Bessemer Venture Partners leads USD $13 Million Series A for Traction Guest to accelerate the global expansion of enterprise visitor management”

Developing an integrated visitor management security system

Developing a holistic visitor security system. We live in fearful times. Terrorist threats, cyber-attacks, Trojan horses, earthquakes, floods, not to mention the unpredictable nature of society in general. It can all be a little overwhelming. The endless stream of information and utility that technology provides can easily evoke a knee-jerk reaction in even the most … Continue reading “Developing an integrated visitor management security system”

Traction Guest in FMJ Magazine – “Keeping Watch”

Understanding and identifying risks is an important role for facility managers, but just as important is acknowledging security breaches and safety threats the second they occur. International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has featured an article by Traction Guest CTO, Cameron Wiebe, in their FMJ magazine. In the issue focused on “Preparing for the future: owning … Continue reading “Traction Guest in FMJ Magazine – “Keeping Watch””

Choosing the best Visitor Management Badge for your facility

Establishing an efficient visitor management process in your company’s lobby is an important step in ensuring a more secure facility. As part of that, visitor badges help you identify your visitors and increase onsite security. Within seconds, you can recognize unauthorized individuals in your building or know more about who they are. Why badges? Manually … Continue reading “Choosing the best Visitor Management Badge for your facility”

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