Security


  • , , ,

    The True Cost of the Master Key

    If you operate or maintain any kind of infrastructure, you probably have an access system that has keys and a master key that can get into anything. There seem to be good reasons to set up a master key system. And, setting mechanical systems up for a master key isn’t always expensive on the quote. […]

    Read more
  • ,

    Smartphones making traditional keys less secure

    Technology makes wonders possible. Just as it makes new keyless access control with mobile credentials possible, it also renders old methods less secure. The original inventors of mechanical keys could not have imagined all the possibilities of the Internet and the smartphone. They didn’t have it. But now, we do. Take a look at this […]

    Read more
  • ,

    Aiphone: Another Digital Security Fail

    Aiphone is a common door lock controller used for physical access control at sensitive sites like the White House and the UK Parliament. These are places where security is a paramount concern. They installed something that appeared physically robust, but didn’t fully consider the digital security of the system. When outfitted with NFC, the solution […]

    Read more