Printed Mifare cards now available

The Card Network now provides double-sided print on Mifare Classic 1K and 4k chip cards. This new printing service offers businesses, schools and organisations the flexibility to brand their printed Mifare cards, and choose from a range of features including numbering, variable text, signature panels, barcodes, as well as encoded & unencoded magnetic stripes. Why … Continue reading Printed Mifare cards now available

Are hand gestures the future of access control?

Access control technology is constantly advancing. The latest invention in the industry comes from HID Global, which has just announced its innovative ‘gesture based’ methods, which can be used on RFID-based devices such as smart cards and smartphones. It means that we could soon be opening doors with a wave. According to HID Global, the … Continue reading Are hand gestures the future of access control?

The benefits of photo ID cards

Thinking about making photo ID cards standard issue for your organisation? Badging staff with photo ID cards can play a significant factor in ensuring the security of your building, and the protection of your employees. A photo ID programme is almost always beneficial to companies with large numbers of staff, particularly if they work across … Continue reading The benefits of photo ID cards

Access control cards – be protected over the Xmas shut down

The Christmas shut down can be open season for thieves and opportunists if your building isn’t adequately protected. A lot of companies close their doors over Christmas and New Year to give all staff time off to celebrate the festive season. However this can mean reduced security if a good access control cards system and … Continue reading Access control cards – be protected over the Xmas shut down

Which access control cards system do I need?

There are a plethora of access control cards and systems out there on the market, ranging from basic door entry systems for small businesses through to highly sophisticated remote access security systems for larger enterprises across multiple sites. The choice can be overwhelming, especially when you’re not sure exactly what you’re looking for. Look at … Continue reading Which access control cards system do I need?

ID cards & swipe cards: how secure is your workplace, really?

How confident are you that your building, staff and equipment are adequately protected? And what about your visitors – are you following health and safety regulations? When talk turns to protecting your business, the focus naturally falls on insurance first. Having the right policies in place covering contents, buildings, employees and professional indemnity is crucial … Continue reading ID cards & swipe cards: how secure is your workplace, really?