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Posted: 13 Sep 2016

Como garantir a segurança para estudantes, professores, funcionários e visitantes e ainda assim permitir que se movimentem livremente pelo campus? Como reforçar a segurança física sem sacrificar o fácil acesso às instalações da instituição, recursos e serviços? Estas são perguntas que faculdades e universidades rotineiramente se fazem sobre a questão da segurança no campus.

À medida que...

Posted: 07 Jul 2016

Em um passado nem tão distante, quando pensávamos em segurança, controle de entrada e saída de pessoas em um prédio ou qualquer outro estabelecimento com grande circulação de gente, era comum imaginar um porteiro ou algum funcionário responsável por anotar os dados, conferir os documentos e liberar o acesso. À medida que as necessidades de segurança foram se tornando mais e mais complexas, e...

Posted: 27 Jan 2014

As 2014 is well underway, there are a handful of core trends that I believe will have the greatest impact on the secure identity industry this year.  These trends include:

The industry is quickly moving beyond static, proprietary access control architectures to more secure, open and adaptable solutions that support the customers’ desire for new products and technologies that...

Posted: 15 Jan 2014

I’m pleased to say that yesterday HID Global announced the opening of our new World Headquarters and North American Operations Center in Austin, Texas with an audience of dignitaries that included Chairman Michael T. McCaul (Texas) of the House Homeland Security Committee, State...

Posted: 30 Dec 2013

The modern healthcare facility faces increasing crime and economic challenges in protecting people, property and sensitive data.   There are a number of best practices to consider.  

The first step is to ensure access control systems are based on an open architecture and can therefore support new capabilities over time....

Posted: 17 Dec 2013

Waste management service companies face a number of challenges in an era of increased expectations related to efficiency and accountability, and the advent of demanding sustainability and other “green” initiatives.  Challenges include reducing unproductive trips, increasing route and fleet efficiencies, and potentially supporting the data-tracking needs of incentive-based customer...

Posted: 03 Dec 2013

CARTES Paris has traditionally been a resounding success for HID Global and CARTES 2013 was no exception. This year, booth attendees were consistently saying that it was the busiest the show has been for years with 2013 marking a major rejuvenation of the largest contactless technology-centric trade event in EMEA. This was certainly reflected at HID Global’s booth, where there was a constant...

Posted: 20 Nov 2013

The physical security and access control market is undergoing a major transition to IP-based solutions that deliver ease of operation, simplified expansion and customization, and the ability to integrate a physical access control system (PACS) with many other solutions sharing the same network. 

Perhaps one of the biggest benefits of IP-based access control is the ability to move...

Posted: 06 Nov 2013

Change in the access control industry, together with innovation, is occurring at a rapid pace.   The virtualization of contactless smart cards, and their residency on smartphones, allows a whole host of new innovative thinking, along with the ability to combine many access control applications into a single, very convenient solution.

Recent new developments include using hand gestures...

Posted: 22 Oct 2013

Health care providers today increasingly rely on digital and mobile technologies to deliver patient care – sometimes willingly and sometimes under regulatory pressure. With the proliferation of these technologies come new security and privacy challenges.

The benefits of mobility and online access to patient information cut both ways, as mobility and online access mean that protected...

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