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How electronic locks make sharing of keys safer, easier

How electronic locks make sharing of keys safer, easier

More and more, people have formed the habit of sharing their keys with those outside the family. This can create certain problems. For example, keys could be copied or duplicated. An electronic lock, ...
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  • Why ACaaS has become a growing trend
    Installing an access control system can be an expensive proposition, given the investment in related hardware and software. This is where access control as a service (ACaaS) comes in as an ideal alternative.
    2017/10/03
  • Ways to make access control more secure
    Despite access control’s intention to protect, there are still shortcomings or limitations that can be exploited. Overcoming these can help enhance and strengthen the access control system.
    2017/09/29
  • ACRE cites inquiries, further acquisitions as rationale for Mercury sale
    The deal, whose monetary value isn’t disclosed and which is expected to close in Q4, is seen as mutually beneficial for ACRE and HID Global, whose physical access control lines are expected to get a further boost after the purchase.
    2017/09/26
  • ACaaS: How it's influenced by IoT
    Due to the benefits it provides, ACaaS or access control as a service appeals to users in various vertical markets, including residential. At the same time, a migration towards IoT has also driven demand for ACaaS.
    2017/08/30
  • ACaaS: Why residential sector sees pickup in deployment
    Access control as a service or ACaaS carries various advantages, one of the biggest being all doors are secured and managed centrally, saving the end user the need to monitor everything onsite and invest in related devices and equipment. It is due to this reason that ACaaS is seeing deployment in va...
    2017/08/25
  • ACaaS: Benefits abound for users, integrators alike
    Access control as a service, in which a cloud service provider manages an end user's access control needs, has become a major trend. This is mostly because of the various benefits associated with it – for example enabling the user to lower or eliminate initial investment in access control-related de...
    2017/08/24
  • How electronic locks offer greater peace of mind
    Electronic locks are becoming more and more popular. Convenience certainly plays a big role, as they can be remotely managed and opened with smart devices. Yet they also offer greater peace of mind for residents who can remotely check the status of their locks.
    2017/08/17
  • What to know when installing a secure access control system
    Cybersecurity has become a major issue facing security players these days as devices become more and more connected and networkable. Against this backdrop, Farpointe Data has posted an RFID Cybersecurity Vulnerability Checklist for access control players.
    2017/06/28
  • How to write the perfect product specification for access control projects
    A good access control project keeps premises safe and secure and allows flexibility and ease of management for the end user. Typically it begins with a well-written product specification that takes into consideration the user’s various needs and demands.
    2017/05/31
  • Cloud-based access control: advantages and what to consider
    Cloud computing creates many advantages, for example providing more reliability and saving the end user the upfront cost for setting up servers or storage devices. These benefits can now be extended to different areas of physical security, for example access control.
    2017/05/25