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April 27, 2023

5 Best Practices for Integrating Access Control and Commercial Door Hardware | 3Sixty Integrated

The importance of proper access control and door hardware integration cannot be overstated. However, selecting the right approach can be challenging, especially if you don’t have a set of guiding principles or a clear understanding of what you want to achieve. To help with the process, we’ve highlighted five best practices you can follow to evaluate and implement your access control and commercial door hardware solutions.

April 13, 2023

Cook & Boardman’s Cross-SERVE Initiative: Merging the Worlds of Divisions 8 & 28 | 3Sixty Integrated

This month, we had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Mark Duato, Senior Vice President of Strategic Integration Solutions at The Cook & Boardman Group. Mr. Duato has a wealth of experience in physical security solutions and an extensive background in the industry. During our conversation, we discussed the current landscape of the security industry and how The Cook & Boardman Group is bridging the gap between Division 8 and Division 28 security integration through their Cross-SERVE initiative.

April 13, 2023

3Sixty Integrated Appoints Abraham Canales as General Manager | 3Sixty Integrated

3Sixty Integrated, a Division of The Cook & Boardman Group and premier provider of integrated physical security solutions, proudly announces the appointment of Abraham Canales as the company’s new General Manager. Abraham will play a pivotal role in driving the company’s strategic vision, fostering innovation, and ensuring the delivery of top-notch security solutions to clients across various industries. His leadership will be instrumental in steering 3Sixty Integrated through its next phase of growth and expansion.

March 31, 2023

ISC West 2023 Takeaways | 3Sixty Integrated

At the end of March, ISC West 2023 took center stage at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas, NV, attracting security professionals from around the globe. The event served as a prime opportunity for industry experts to broaden their networks and delve into innovative products, technologies, and solutions shaping the future of security. Recently we had a chance to catch up with Abraham Canales (Director of Operations) and Eduardo Gutierrez (Design Engineer) at 3Sixty Integrated to discuss the event, listen to their insights, and see what they were most excited about.

March 16, 2023

Case Study: How We Strengthened ATM Security for a Local Financial Institution | 3Sixty Integrated

A large-scale financial institution needed to review and strengthen its physical security measures. Our integrators at 3Sixty Integrated worked with the organization to create a solution that met their security requirements, delivered an easy-to-use user interface, and helped automate the process of detecting and responding to suspicious ATM activity.

February 22, 2023

3Sixty Integrated’s Expanded Capabilities: Post Cook & Boardman Acquisition | 3Sixty Integrated

Now that 3Sixty Integrated has joined The Cook & Boardman Group family, we can offer our customers the best of both worlds when it comes to physical security and integration. We’re excited to share how our combined efforts will help customers and partners navigate today’s rapidly changing physical security landscape.

February 7, 2023

The History of Door Security – 10 Historical Events That Shaped the State of Today’s Door Security | 3Sixty Integrated

Door security has come a long way throughout history, and there have been many surprising events that have shaped the industry. In this article, we cover 10 of the most interesting and impactful innovations in door security.

January 29, 2023

The Cook & Boardman Group Acquisition and What it Means for Our Customers | 3Sixty Integrated

On December 14, 2021, The Cook & Boardman Group, the nation’s largest distributor of commercial doors, frames & hardware, electronic access control equipment, and specialty products, announced the acquisition of San Antonio-based 3Sixty Integrated. A year later, we spoke with Mr. Will Duke, President of 3Sixty Integrated to ask him a few questions about how the acquisition has impacted the company and how 3Sixty Integrated will continue to serve its clients moving forward.

January 18, 2023

Weapons Detection Technology for Today’s College Campus Environment | 3Sixty Integrated

Higher education institutions face unique security challenges requiring innovative solutions to keep their campuses safe. CEIA OPENGATE® provides colleges and universities with a reliable, easy-to-use solution that delivers the security they need without the negative aspects of legacy metal detectors.

December 12, 2022

Improving Healthcare Facility Security with OPENGATE® Weapons Detection System | 3Sixty Integrated

Healthcare organizations experience workplace violence more than any other industry. Fortunately, healthcare facilities can implement effective security measures, such as a weapons detection, to strengthen their security posture while maintaining a welcoming environment.