Archive for ID Cards

26 Feb 2013

National ID Card Pros – The Case For National ID Cards

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As our national ID card debate week rolls on, today we’re going to look at the arguments for them. For many on the pro side of the argument the infringement on civil liberties considerations pale into insignificance when weighed against the potential for saving lives that national ID cards would ensure. After all what point […]

25 Feb 2013

National ID Card USA; Is The Lack Of One A Weak Link?

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The discussion over a National ID card continues to be debated as concerns over national security; immigration problems and identity theft remain thorny issues. The idea of a national ID card in the USA is presented as a more efficient, more secure means of verifying the identities of plane passengers and those entering into federal […]

25 Feb 2013

Debate Of The Week: Is There A Case For National ID Cards?

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This week the big debate focuses on national ID cards and whether we need them or not. Would they help reduce the threat of terrorism and assist crime fighting in general? Are they a deterrent that would once and for all swing the pendulum of justice the good guy’s way or are they a blunt […]

11 Jan 2013

Judge: School can move girl in ID-tracking case

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Interesting article posted on Azstarnet.com. A Texas judge has ruled that a school district can transfer a student who refused to wear the school-issued tracking badge. The student?s parents filed for an injunction so that their daughter would not have to wear the badge, which they say goes against their religious beliefs. The judge’s ruling […]

11 Jan 2013

HID Forecasts Leading Access Control Trends for 2013

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Check out this blog post on Securitysales.com. Technology security company HID Global shares its annual Top 10 list of access control trends, a list which includes an emphasis on services in the cloud, a heavy reliance on mobile devices and lastly, Near Field Communications (NFC). HID expects these areas to play heavily in technology in […]

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 […]