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HID Global’s chip operating system recognized

October 13, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global announced that it has expanded its HID SOMA chip operating system (COS) family with the addition of SOMA c016 on NXP Semiconductors' new SmartMX3 microcontroller. HID is the industry’s first to certify a native COS on NXP’s newest generation SmartMX3 platform to Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 5+ (EAL5+) “This accomplishment is inline with our commitment to proposing our renowned SOMA technologies with an extended array of leading...

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HID Global acquires Access-IS

August 17, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global announced that it has acquired Access-IS, a provider of miniaturized reader devices that combine a number of key technologies ideal for mission-critical environments.Access-IS’s technology and solutions broaden HID Global’s technology portfolio, accelerate its vertical market expansion, and add new product offerings that help meet customers’ evolving needs for integrated, digitized solutions.“Access-IS solutions are a good fit for HID,” HID Global CEO Björn...

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HID Global unveils HID Aero

July 9, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global extended its open-architecture controller line with the introduction of HID Aero. Building on the proven success of its Mercury intelligent controller platform delivering total security beyond the door, HID Aero extends flexibility and access control choices to a wide range of businesses while future-proofing an organization’s investment as requirements change.  “HID Aero is providing features to a broader market that were generally available only in solutions...

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HID Global introduces WorkforceID cloud platform

June 5, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global announced its new WorkforceID platform that enables a seamless, effortless experience when using identity credentials to access physical and digital workplaces at an office, in the field or on the road.The new ISO27001-certified identity cloud service platform simplifies how employees access what they need to do their jobs, while solving workplace and visitor security, regulatory compliance and a variety of new business challenges as employees are returning to work.“WorkforceID...

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HID Global collaborates to expand use of wearables

April 27, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global, in collaboration with Fidesmo, a provisioning company that makes it possible to connect contactless services to wearables, announced its integration in HID’s next-generation Seos credential technology to secure element chips that are used in wearables.  “As wearables grow in popularity, organizations of all types will be confronted with the need to support new form factors for physical access and other popular applications,” Steve Currie, VP and managing director...

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HID Global unveils signature line of readers

March 3, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global today announced the launch of HID Signo, its signature line of adaptable, interoperable readers that create a secure approach to access control. The new readers simplify system deployment and management, meet security requirements of today's dynamic environments and set organizations up smarter, more connected access control. “With the industry now seeking to use access control systems as a backbone for creating intelligent environments, consultants, integrators...

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HID Global names Bjrn Lidefelt president and CEO

January 27, 2020SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, announced today that BjrnLidefelt has been named company president and CEO.“I look forward to leading a dedicated and talented global workforce, focused on delivering industry-leading solutions to governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet to create trusted physical and digital places,” Lidefelt said in the announcement.Lidefelt...

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Monitoring Matters

Proactively going head-to-head with cyber threats

December 18, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

I recently read an article stating that the biggest cyberattack of 2020 has already happened. Needless to say, this sparked my attention, plunging my mind into thoughts of sophisticated cybercriminals who have already hatched a plan attack that's just sitting in wait, ready to emerge when prompted. While I don't promote, condone or encourage using scare tactics as a way to educate others and prompt them to take action, this does sound a bit scary; so, I reached out to some cybersecurity experts and...

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How companies can fight against cyber threats

December 16, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—As 2019 closes, 2020 is full of new possibilities and opportunities. While it's a time for growth, change and newness, cyber criminals are lurking in the background ready to strike. The threats that these criminals have planned for the new year have already been months in the making and are far from cookie cutter. Therefore, companies must be alert and ready.“Defending a company against them [cyber threats and crimes] requires a broad approach,” Christian Nascimento,...

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General News

State of the physical access control market, part II

October 2, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Editor's Note: State of the access control market, part I revealed the top five, current trends in the market as explained by industry-leading physical access control-minded security professionals of security- and physical access control-focused companies producing and offering first-class technologies and services.YARMOUTH, Maine—Security brands and companies offer varying technologies, products and services within the physical access control (PAC) market today; therefore, all security companies...

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