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COVID-19: Visitor Management Best Practices to Reduce Risk in your Healthcare Facility

on April 1, 2020 by Sara Markle in
Hospitals everywhere are finding it difficult to maintain a safe workplace during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

STOPware's Statement related to COVID-19!

on March 16, 2020 by debbie in
Following state and federal recommended guidelines, we would like to share what STOPware is doing to ensure the safety and well-being for our employees, customers and partners related to COVID

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Standards with ID Scanning

on October 18, 2019 by Sara Markle in
ID scanning technology has become more prevalent than ever in businesses, schools and hospitals everywhere to electronically gather Visitor information during sign-in at these facilities.

Why is Customization an Important Feature in Visitor Management Systems?

on June 12, 2019 by Sara Markle in
It has become more and more vital for organizations to invest in some form of Visitor Management System to keep their premises secure. With so many feature-rich products on the market, how do you decipher which features are necessary for your organization? Customization has become one of the leading and most talked about features amongst the different Visitor Management Systems.

The Top 5 Watch Lists & Screening Services You Should Consider Adding to Your Visitor Registration Process

on May 31, 2019 by Sara Markle in
So you’ve made the decision to add an electronic visitor management system to your security program. Now what to do to ensure you take advantage of the features available to secure your facility. What’s next? When visitors want to enter your premises - what are the guidelines?

What is GDPR?

on May 16, 2019 by Sara Markle in
GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation.  It replaces the Data Protection Directive created in 1995 when the internet as we know it today was just getting started. GDPR gives stronger rights of the “Data Subject” (person) for control over their data and consolidates the regulations within the European Union (EU).  

Client-Server or Web-Based Visitor Management System ~ Which is better for your organization?

on May 8, 2019 by Sara Markle in
Choosing the right Visitor Management System (VMS) for your organization and specific workflow can be difficult and time consuming.

Is Your School Protected from Sex Offenders?

on November 3, 2017 by Karen in School, Visitor Management, PassagePoint, Sex Offender Registry
Recently I accompanied a friend when she was picking her daughter up from school.   Working with visitor management since 2002, I was very excited to see what the school was doing for visitor management. I knew that with a little investment, the school could know who was coming, who was allowed to pick up students, and screen against unwanted visitors, including known sex offenders. 

STOPware Assists a Community in Need from Hurricane Harvey’s Impact in Houston, TX

on October 16, 2017 by Karen in STOPware, Hurricane Harvey Relief
Hurricane Harvey formed on August 17th, 2017, and dissipated on September 3, 2017.   On August 25th, Harvey made landfall in Texas. Harvey devastated the area from Houston into Louisiana. In a four-day period, many areas received more than 40 inches (100 cm) of rain as the system stalled over eastern Texas, causing catastrophic flooding. The resulting floods inundated hundreds of thousands of homes, displaced more than 30,000 people, and prompted more than 17,000 rescues.