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Spitler on success in security: 'There's always that thing known as hard work'

October 16, 2013Martha Entwistle

IRVINE, Calif.—Mobile is a good word to describe Debra Spitler, VP mobile access solutions for HID Global. One of the most well known executives in the industry, Spitler has covered a lot of ground in her nearly 32 years in security.One of the marquee projects Spitler has worked on in recent years is the NFC-enabled smartphone access control pilot project at Arizona State University.  It was an important project for HID, and Spitler professionally, but ASU is also important to Spitler because...

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NFC access control: cool and coming, but not close

September 25, 2013Kenneth Z. Chutchian

If the operative word for near field communications access control is “cool,” then the obvious question is: “Are we there yet?”The answer is no.Despite limited rollouts that produced enthusiastic feedback from college students and other potential end users, the road toward widespread adoption of NFC-enabled smartphones being used for access control is full of detours and traffic lights. Some of the impediments are technological, some are about security and some are about when...

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