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Cyber Vulnerability in Access Control

Tips and tricks to keep your customers' credential-based systems secure

By Scott Lindley
General Manager, Farpointe Data

As seen on Security InfoWatch

As access control credential and reader systems become increasingly attached to networks and other smart systems in the world of IoT, cybersecurity becomes a major concern. Those integrators and end-users who fail to secure this security equipment provide often irresistible backdoors for hackers.

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Conekt Mobile Access Control ID Solution

The (R)Evolution of
Mobile Access

September 29, 2020, at 9:00 AM (EDT)

This session reviews how mobile access credentials are a direct result of the evolution of access control reader and credential technologies and designed to offer convenience and security.

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Conekt Mobile Access Credentials

CONEKT®: Hassle-Free BLE

September 29, 2020, at 12:00 PM (EDT)

This session will focus of Farpointe's hassle-free, plug-and-play, mobile credential solution Conekt. No learning curve, no personal information disclosure, no credential management portal.

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Ranger: More Than Parking webinar

Ranger®: More Than Parking

September 29, 2020, at 4:00 PM (EDT)

This webinar will explore how security professionals around the industry are using this long-range solution for a host of electronic access control applications, such as parking gates, vehicle barriers, doors, and more.

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Farpointe Has Expanded Its Social Media Presence

To give our customers quicker access to industry trends, product updates, best-practices, and more, Farpointe has expanded its social media presence.

If you are on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, or Instagram, connect with us and start a conversation. We'd love to hear how you are using Farpointe products or answer any technical questions you may have.

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P-300 Proximity Reader

Seen on the Street

The P-300 Proximity Reader is part of the Pyramid Series Proximity® line of 125-kHz RFID readers and credentials. The P-300 is designed for mullion-mount applications, has excellent read range and read speed, and is fully sealed in weather- and tamper-resistant epoxy potting for installing indoors or out.

The P-300 reader shown here was spotted on a metal gate in Denver, Colorado.

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Wi-Q Wireless Access Control Solution

Wi-Q from BEST—our sister company at dormakaba—delivers exceptionally efficient wireless access control that gives facility administrators the ability to manage thousands of access credentials to their heavy-use doorways from a secure, centralized platform.

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