Physical access control in higher education
Higher education institutions stand at a crossroads as physical access control systems and credentialing technologies are undergoing a massive transformation.
Campus security professionals realise that the status quo cannot be sustained, as security vulnerabilities inherent with magnetic stripe and 125kHz proximity technologies introduce a more serious threat.
As a result, many are looking for a credential experience that is not only more secure, but also user friendly for staff and aligned with student expectations in an increasingly competitive higher education marketplace.
In this white paper, HID Global examines how a migration to smart cards, and eventually to mobile, will transform the way higher education approaches access control.
- The current state of PACS on campus
- How mobile credentials work
- A path to modernisation