Smart devices, mobile phones and tablets are becoming the control hub for the myriad of connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) – as are bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in many organizations today. But this is creating unique and heightened security risks for IT professionals, such as higher exposure to data breaches, malware and compliance violations. BYOD is no longer an industry trend; it’s a fact of life for enterprise-wide operations and the IT organizations that must support them.
The purpose of this paper is to briefly explain the nature of the data on an HID card and the steps required to get that data to the controller and unlock a door. This information applies to both 125 kHz Prox cards and to 13.56 MHz iCLASS® cards.
Any card access system will consist of four basic elements which are explored on an individual basis in this white paper.
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