The evolution of cards and credentials in physical access
Physical access control has been a key component of many organisations’ security strategies for several decades. Like any technology, access control has evolved over the years, and solutions now offer more security and convenience than ever before.
From swipe technologies, such as the now antiquated magnetic stripe, to a variety of contactless technologies and mobile access credentials, businesses now have several choices when it comes to access control.
This White Paper will examine the technologies available today and the bright future of mobile access, as well as clarify why you should ensure that each component of the access control ecosystem is as secure as possible.
- Despite effective, newer options, many organisations are still using outdated and vulnerable access control technology
- Allowing building occupants to use their mobile device or wearable to enter controlled areas is the next generation of access control
- Reaping the advantages of mobile and next-generation access control technologies requires a modern ecosystem