An interesting article highlighting yet another aspect of construction that can and will be influenced by technology.

The more widespread use of biometric technology systems will assist in identifying whom is on site, when and will help stop unauthorised site access, reduce the number of illegal workers and monitor time on site and working hours . 

As the article highlights cyber security needs to be at towards the top of project agendas, particularly on highly sensitive projects.

The old fashioned security measures such as fences and video surveillance will remain but, if not already doing so, it is time to look to the future of security on building sites.