Best Software for Physical Security

By Bernhard Mehl
May 12, 2020

1. Kisi

Overview

At the top of the list of best physical security software companies is Kisi, a cloud-managed security system, allowing a user to enter an office or building by unlocking the door with a smartphone. This cloud management solution allows users to be arranged in various group hierarchies for differentiated access. The system also sends alerts and notifications of any unauthorized guests. 

Key Features

Kisi is best for small to medium businesses and enterprises. The software, designed to be easy to use, has received positive reviews about how simple both the setup process and utilization are. Administrators can grant or revoke access to anyone as well as manage and monitor remotely. End users don’t have to worry about a lost or shared keycard and have one single credential for any door in a workspace. 

Pricing 

All Kisi plans come with a 30-day trial window. The hardware to mount on walls next to doors starts at $599. The software includes the Kisi management dashboard and mobile credentials and is offered as a Basic, Standard, or Pro package. More details regarding pricing or a free quote can be found here

2. Silvertrac Software

Overview 

Silvertrac Software is considered a Security Guard Management and Incident Reporting System. It best caters toward security companies and in-house operations hoping to streamline and leverage communication and responsibility within a company. 

Key Features

This physical security software providers users with accurate live reports of their properties. The software also keeps officers on track by updating them in a timely fashion with any changes in a property’s needs. GPS tracking allows a company to verify where officers have been and where they will go. This physical security software is one of the best in data collection as well as customer, event, incident, and investigation management.

Pricing  

Silvertrac Software has a free trial and free version of the software as well as 24/7 live support and training webinars. Silvertrac Lite is the free version that offers daily activity reports along with simple support, tracking, and guard tour functions. Accounts are limited to 1 administrator, 3 supervisors, and unlimited officers. The regular Silvertrac option starts at $199 per month and supports an unlimited number of users. This package offers users more than the Lite version. These enhanced features include monthly and quarterly summary reports, guard tour reports, live GPS maps, and additional support resources. 

3. TrackTik

Key Features 

TrackTik focuses on meeting the needs of all personnel in the security space as well as their stakeholders. They do so by connecting a business’ frontline, back office, management, and customers all in one place. The mobile and web-based software has been adopted by over 450 clients around the world. 

TrackTik’s software is meant to aid decision-making and improve security operations, with services like smart budgeting and insights into security guard performance and services. For example, TrackTik’s schedule builder matches guards to site requirements and manages attendance. The software can also create optimized patrol routes in order to maximize efficiency and productivity. 

Pricing

TrackTik offers a free trial, but not a free version. Pricing for a TrackTik package starts at $299 per month.

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4. Omnigo

Overview

Omnigo has found its place in the market with over 2000 customers in 20 different countries. Omnigo is a leading software in public safety, incident reporting, and security management solutions.  The software is best for organizations with physical security departments and is utilized by various enterprises including law enforcement, education, healthcare, and hospitality. The main goal of the physical security software is to ensure a safer tomorrow.

Key Features 

Omnigo is designed for medium to large businesses. Software solutions include protecting against revenue loss, keeping the general public safe, and reducing compliance risk. The software accomplishes many features from checkpoint tracking and customer management to data collection and incident reports. Omnigo has developed visitor management software to maintain full awareness of all guests as well as a mobile public safety app, designed to streamline communication between users and security staff. 

5. i-Sight

Overview

I-Sight aims to improve the company's handling of security incidents by reporting, tracking, investigating, and resolving any issues that arise. The software is used by many well-known world brands such as JP Morgan & Chase, Airbnb, and HP, with an intention of protecting a business’ team, brand, and bottom line. The software is designed to be scalable for any business. 

Key Features

Personalized dashboards allow the necessary personnel to monitor various ongoing investigations as well as effectively assign cases to investigators, either automatically or manually. The software can be installed on a number of devices and both training and support regarding the software are easily accessible. One specific function of i-Sight is the ability to display incidents overlaid on Google Maps, using geographic mapping. This shows users heat or bubble maps as a way to see where incidents are occurring. 

Bernhard Mehl

Bernhard is the co-founder and CEO of Kisi. His philosophy, "security is awesome," is contagious among tech-enabled companies.