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Smart Card Considerations Revealed

by Marc McNicholl

With the threat of card cloning and door controller interceptions ever increasing, the industry recommendation is to use smart cards to secure credentials; but for many companies the move is daunting. For small companies the concerns are about cost, knowledge and selecting the best solution to meet their needs. Larger companies will have the additional concern of scale and how they physically manage the migration process and roll out of the new smart cards; especially if multiple sites and systems are deployed globally.

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What’s smart about Smart cards?

by Richard Lindsay

We hear a lot about Smart cards, but why? What makes them so great in comparison to traditional access control cards? First let’s look at traditional credential based access control cards, and then see what’s so smart about Smart cards.

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