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 popularity of proximity access control and 26-bit open format cards, combined with interchangeable proximity readers has resulted in a situation where different customers can receive identical cards, and cards from one facility can obtain access to another facility.
HID’s Indala Proximity access control cards and readers offer an exclusive security technology called FlexSecur® whereby cards and readers are programmed as a unique set for each customer. Therefore, cards belonging to one customer cannot be read by another customer’s readers. FlexSecur® provides a dramatic improvement in access control system security at no additional cost, and it works with any access control system.
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