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Commentary
Learning To Combine The Cloud And On-Premise Security In 2018

This time last year, we predicted 2017 would be the year digital identities began transforming trusted access and other interactions in physical and online environments. Continuous Authentication Experience Demand grew for unified identity and access management systems supporting both cards and cellphone devices. Trusted identities began bridging the gap between connected workers and smart buildings. We saw new IoT use cases that employ location services technologies to create a continuo...

Product
Midpoint Security releases CredoID open platform access control software

Midpoint Security introduces a free edition of CredoID access control software, compatible with HID VertX controllers, Edge IP readers, Mercury Controllers, Suprema biometric IP and wireless Aperio locks by Assa Abloy. The free life-time license of CredoID supports systems of up to 20 readers and includes all basic access control functions, as well as floorplans, attendance reports, and operator action logging, all delivered via an intuitive multilingual interface. With more than 2000 CredoID sy...

Commentary
Top 10 mergers and acquisitions in the security industry for 2017

Rapid changes in the physical security market this year have largely overshadowed one arena where change has slowed down in 2017 – mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Although there were no “mega-mergers” as in years past (such as Axis-Canon and Johnson Controls-Tyco, M&A activity still made headlines last year on SourceSecurity.com. In 2017, we wrote about M&A news involving companies such as HID Global, Eagle Eye Networks, ADT, and Honeywell. ...

HID Global case studies

Case Studies
HID Global Mobile Access And Advanced Smart Card Deployed At Cervantes High School, Guadalajara, Mexico

HID Global, a worldwide provider of trusted identity solutions, announces that its mobile access and advanced smart card offering were selected by Cervantes High School in Guadalajara, Mexico to help create a safer learning environment. The solution protects the Cervantes educational community from threats posed by unauthorized visitors while turning the high school into a technology showcase where students, faculty and staff carry campus IDs on their mobile phones to securely access multiple en...

Case Studies
HID Global Solutions Deliver Success For Australian Customs And Border Protection Service

Customs and Border Protection needed a faster way to correlate information about the location and status of arms The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service is responsible for the protection of the Australian community, while supporting legitimate trade and travel. At a time of unprecedented threat levels – illicit drug trafficking, terrorism, people smuggling – Customs and Border Protection manages the security and integrity of Australia’s borders,...

Case Studies
HID Global’s Lumidigm Fingerprint Authentication Aids Argentina’s Banco Supervielle

Multispectral imaging reads unique fingerprint characteristics from the finger’s surface and subsurface Argentina’s Banco Supervielle distributes government pension benefits from the Administración Nacional de la Seguridad Social (ANSES). To prevent fraudulent claims by relatives of deceased pensioners and to streamline the monthly authentication process, the bank implemented fingerprint authentication with HID Global’s Lumidigm® multispectral imag...