Innovations in physical and logical access control are giving integrators newfound opportunities to provide end users with greater system capabilities. Find out what’s going on in the realm of managed/hosted cloud-based alternatives, HSPD-12/FIPS-201 federal government compliance and near-field communications.
By Rodney Bosch · September 03, 2012
The world we woke up to on that clear September day 10 years ago was in many ways vastly different than the one we live in now. That world was before robust wireless networks, smart phones, broadband, GPS and a host of other technological advances that make us feel safer today. Our ability to track people, check identities and access infinite amounts of information via the Internet is leaps and bounds ahead of what was possible then.
September 04, 2011
Providing access control systems to government facilities may initially appear intimidating. However, closer inspection reveals the market is not that different from commercial clients. The trick is grasphing standards such as HSPD 12 and FIPS 201, and offering solutions compatible with both legacy and future systems ...
April 10, 2011
Codebench's PIVCheck software suite, an end-to-end card validation, authentication, and registration solution for HSPD-12 compliance, is now integrated with DAP's CE3240B Guard System handheld computer.
March 30, 2010
Under a strategic partnership, Codebench Inc. and Brivo Systems are developing an HSPD-12-compliant Web-connected access control system they say will be an industry first, Codebench announces.
February 02, 2010
New technologies and open platforms are dealing integrators a way to deliver what commercial customers are clamoring for: interoperable and integrated access control solutions. Find out what the best market bets are and how changes in credentials, card readers and control panels can give you a winning hand.
August 31, 2009
Homeland security directives and stimulus funding are providing security contractors with opportunities across federal, state and local government sectors. Understanding unique bidding, funding and customer needs is essential to winning projects.
July 31, 2009
For systems integrators trying to get a handle on the latest opportunities and challenges in working with the federal government, the exercise can be akin to seeing the forest through the trees. The key is to not be overwhelmed by the regulatory maze and the ...
April 30, 2008