More and more, big data generated by security and non-security devices connected over the Internet is used to help users achieve security as well as operational efficiency. In this sense, anonymized location data generated by access control devices can be used to help manage buildings more effective...
Identity management has become an important topic given more physical and cyber threats faced by organization nowadays, and more advanced technologies have been rolled out to facilitate users. In this regard, HID Global named mobile credentials, cloud and IoT as some of the top trends in the identit...
More and more, access to both the physical doors as well as IT resources – those that reside on the network – is converged, resulting in what is called physical and logical access integration on a single credential.
As the complexity and power of access control devices increase to a level seen on IP cameras, their security becomes more important.
When implementing a RAIN RFID system, the selection of the components such as the tags and the encoding mechanism is an importance process. Tag choice often begins with the evaluation of the item to which the tag will be applied and the intended application or use case.
Various markets can benefit from RAIN RFID, one of them being retail, where end users use the technology to address issues such as limited inventory visibility, inventory overstocks and understocks, poor customer experiences and theft and shrink.
One of the key benefits of combining physical and logical access control becomes evident in simplified infrastructure management and better access to resources.
The access control industry has historically seen steady growth, but in the past few years alone, there has been a renewal of innovation and growth, according to IHS.
Increasing security concerns and advancements in technology have forced access control companies to come up with innovative solutions. One such measure has been the combination of physical and logical access control systems.
Dual authentication is an option in any mixed technology environment, but the technology applied should be determined by the individual use case, according to Martens, Futurist at Allegion. In many circumstances, a smart phone is already validating the identity of the user prior to presenting a smar...