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Innovative portable access control system purchased by Ohio community to secure future disaster sites
Take an access control system, add generous portions of wireless, contactless, and biometric technologies, and make it all ruggedized and portable … And you have a solution that can quickly be assembled to save lives at disaster sites. Homeland Security organizations are taking notice from the national to the state and local levels.
A massive 1 Megabyte chip running the a Java Card-based operating system will be available this quarter from Sharp. While large capacity chips based on Flash memory have existed for some time, the inclusion of the IBM-developed JCOP operating system promises to bring ‘big chips’ beyond prior niche utilization.
If you are responsible for the issuance of IDs, the security of your issuance processes is becoming increasingly important. That fraudulent cards can have disastrous implications is now widely recognized. To help you evaluate your security, a new web tool has been developed to let you anonymously assess your risk and learn how to reduce it.
Security, long considered a male-dominated industry, is increasingly impacted in positive ways through the leadership of female employees. A new organization, Women in Security Electronics, has formed to help foster the professional growth of this important community.