White paper

Fundamental Shift: New Research Confirms the Rising Role of IT in Physical Access Control

HID Global


While physical security professionals have suspected a shift toward increased involvement of the IT department in physical access control, a new study from HID Global proves this to be true.

According to the results of a recent survey of IT professionals, 55% of respondents indicated that IT currently shares responsibility for—or fully manages—access control, with this number forecasted to grow.


This white paper, The Rising Role of IT in Physical Access Control, summarizes the details discovered in this new research and provides actionable insights that will increase collaboration between IT and Physical Security.

Read this white paper to learn:

Why IT is becoming more involved with physical access control
How budgets for access control are moving to IT
What pain points IT encounters with access control systems
Best practices in building relationships between IT and Physical Security

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