Archive for ID Card News

10 Jan 2013

HID Global to showcase secure identity solutions at Intersec 2013

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Interesting article posted on Ameinfo.com. This article essentially informs the reader of the company HID Global’s newest integrations for their identity solutions. The article also gives information on the mobile access for it’s iCLASS SE platform, which enables the use of digital credentials for smartphones and increases functionality. The reader is also introduced to various […]

10 Jan 2013

A peak at the future campus IDs

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Interesting article posted on Cr80news.com. Envisioning the future of Identification Cards isn’t very difficult! Ever wonder how identity will change in the future? Well, the evidence is available in the infrastructure that is in place. By using the cloud, businesses, campuses and environments will be able to include all of their members in one easy […]

07 Jan 2013

Customer trends in advanced visual security for identification credentials

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Just read this on Hidglobal.com. Persons wishing to gain illicit access to secure areas may wish to due so by using counterfeit ID cards. To thwart such efforts, many companies are learning to implement visual security elements (VSEs) that are harder to fake than just showing a guard a sham photo ID. These VSEs come […]

07 Jan 2013

Solutions for reliable high-security government ID production

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Check out this blog post on Hidglobal.com. The FARGO HDP8500 Industrial Printer/Encoder and the FARGO HDP500LE Industrial Card Laser Engraver gives ID issuers much needed security when needing to make government IDs. These products are very reliable since they can work day in and day out. They also successfully withstand tampering and forgery attempts. They […]

19 Dec 2012

Tracking chips in student ID cards prove useless

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Interesting article posted on Fourthestatenewspaper.com. A student tracking program has been implemented at John Jay High School, and Jones Middle Schools, outside of San Antonio, Texas. This student tracking program uses micro-chips in the students identification card and radio technology to track the students location. The author notes that this initiative is not in the […]

18 Dec 2012

Carolinas HealthCare System Discloses Data Breach to 5,600 Patients

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Check out this blog post on Beckershospitalreview.com 5,600 hospital patients are being notified that they could be the victims of a security breach. According to the Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph in Charlotte, N.C., most of the information did not contain patient information. Between March 11 and October 8 an intruder obtained emails, five of which did […]

13 Dec 2012

New ID chips have no place in our schools

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Interesting article posted on Reporterherald.com. A school district in San Antonio, Texas, began forcing it’s students wear identification cards with a chip that will allow the school district to track attendance and student location. This action has drawn ire from local officials and civil rights groups, and the district is currently handling a federal lawsuit […]

12 Dec 2012

A few cheating teachers will cause critics to condemn many

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Interesting article posted on Clarionledger.com. Recently a few teachers have been caught paying others to take the PRAXIS examination for them. Evidence suggests that it was not a one time thing, but the cheating has been set up by a complex network. The biggest issue with this is not the cheating; only a few teachers […]