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PSIA addresses Physical Logical Access Interoperability specification at ISC West 2018

A critical issue for security officers today is how to make sure temporary or permanent employees are removed from the employee directory system when they are no longer working for the company. This situation arises especially in large enterprises, which may have different Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) supporting different offices or company operations. It is not uncommon for a company to make an acquisition and have two or more incompatible PACS systems. The simple way to address this...

PSIA demonstrates PLIA Agent security integration solution at ISC West 2018

A commercial version of the PLAI Agent will be demonstrated by the PSIA at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas. Johnson Controls (Software House), Kastle Systems, and Princeton Identity will show the interoperability and exchange of identity information between disparate systems. “Having a commercial PLAI Agent, available to any company, is an important milestone for PLAI,” said David Bunzel, Executive Director of the PSIA. “It will enable Physical Access Control System (PACS) vendors t...

PACS vendors Lenel and Software House announce integration by including the PLAI in their OnGuard and C•CURE products

Both companies have been active in the development of PLAI and have seen market demand for its features Physical Access Control System (PACS) vendors Lenel (UTC) and Software House (Tyco Security Products) have made a strong endorsement for the PSIA's Physical Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) specification, by including it as a native implementation in their OnGuard and C•CURE products, respectively. OnGuard PLAI adapter Each of these companies has been activ...

ISC West 2016: Microsoft demonstrates implementation of PSIA’s PLAI specification

PSIA will also provide a briefing with the latest updates and roadmaps for its various industry initiatives One of the more important developments in the physical security industry is standards supporting dynamic identity management. Microsoft has taken a leadership role influencing this with their support of the PSIA’s PLAI initiative. Mike Faddis, the Director of Microsoft Global Security, will discuss and demonstrate the company’s implementation of PLAI and illu...

PSIA to present latest updates and roadmaps for various industry initiatives at ISC West 2016

Speaking on behalf of Microsoft Global Security will be Mike Faddis, Director of Microsoft Global Security The PSIA will provide a briefing with the latest updates and roadmaps for its various industry initiatives on April 7th at 10 A.M at ISC West in Sand Convention Center, Las Vegas. Manufacturers and end users will discuss and demonstrate how real-world solutions have moved from concept to development using the PLAI specification.  Faster and efficient security admini...

PSIA to host Physical Logical Access Interoperability session at ASIS 2015

The PLAI session at ASIS 2015 will outline how optimum identity integration can be achieved There is finally a bridge between the physical access and logical identity management systems in an enterprise environment-PLAI. Through the use of the Physical Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) Specification, PSIA member companies have demonstrated how enterprise customers can use a common identity source, reducing costs and enhancing the functionality of their business. The PSIA...

PSIA demonstrates PLAI profile at ISC West 2015

PLAI provides a common platform that allows different PACs systems to communicate and effectively synchronise identities The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) continued to build momentum in its efforts to develop specifications to support interoperability at ISC West 2015. The PSIA hosted a demo that was oversubscribed and featured expanded functionality of the organisation’s Physical Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) profile. Building on previous P...

PSIA to demonstrate PLAI specification at ISC West 2015

In addition to demonstrating functionality of the PLAI specification, the company will cover business and security benefits Join PSIA for this unique session featuring a live demo of the capabilities of the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance's new Physical-Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) specification at ISC West 2015. In addition to demonstrating current functionality of the PLAI specification, the company will cover business and security benefits such as:...

Simplifying interoperability of access control with PLAI specification

Communicating access control information across multiple platforms is simplified with the PSIA's PLAI specification Managing access control across large companies or institutions, including those that span giant campuses or even multiple locations all over the world, is essential to optimum security. Too often, however, the effectiveness of a company’s access control system – or, more likely, of its multiple access systems that were installed in various locations o...

PSIA announces Mohammad Soleimani as Chairman and Joshua Jackson as Vice Chariman

Mohammad and Joshua bring to the PSIA strong technology, commercial and industry leadership skills The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) recently announced it has elected Mohammad Soleimani, CTO and Executive Vice President of Kastle Systems, as its Chairman; and Joshua Jackson, Director, Global Product Integration for STANLEY Security, as its Vice Chairman. The PSIA membership develops specifications for enabling standards-based sharing of digital data and in...

STANLEY Security Director Joshua Jackson elected as Vice Chairman of Physical Security Interoperability Alliance

Jackson will join new Chairman Mohammad Soleimani to help develop PSIA specifications STANLEY Security announced recently that Joshua Jackson, Director – Global Product Integration, has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA). Jackson will join new Chairman, Mohammad Soleimani, CTO and Executive Vice President of Kastle Systems, to help develop specifications for enabling standards-based sharing of digital data and intelli...

PSIA releases draft proposal of its Physical-Logical Access Interoperability specification at ISC West 2014

PLAI specification streamlines and standardises the management of physical and logical identities Cost effective, automated synchronisation of physical and logical identities, privileges and credentials took a major step toward becoming an industry standard today, with the Physical Security Interoperability Association (PSIA) releasing a draft proposal of its Physical-Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) specification. "We're excited about the potential the PLAI specificati...