In the 2021 annual Access Control Trends Review, there has been a significant increase in businesses using their smartphone as their key, 64% more than last year. In addition, data shows most people have returned or will return to the office soon, by September 2021.
Trends in the industry are making identity management requirements in apartment and multi-tenant facilities all the more demanding. A new generation of solutions that offer dynamic identity provisioning on mobile devices offer a way forward — enabling universal, trackable access to all spaces for all users coming and going.
Ultimately, behavioral biometrics offer a powerful tool for companies seeking to streamline user experience while increasing security measures using technology and tools that are already accessible through devices.
Over the last year, the shift to remote work has led to an increase in the number of identities and an increased focus on identity security, but a decrease in confidence in the ability to secure employee identities, according to a new Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) study.
While authentication and authorization might sound similar, they are two distinct security processes in the identity and access management (IAM) space. Authentication is the security practice of confirming that someone is who they claim to be, while authorization is the process of establishing the rights and privileges of a user. Here, we talk to Tehila Shneider about authorization, authentication, and why authorizations remains a problem that is mostly unsolved.
Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital technology, including faster, more affordable bandwidth, are revolutionizing the ways cities conduct surveillance and provide security. Major cities throughout the U.S. are utilizing turnkey systems that integrate video footage, access management, traffic monitoring and body-worn cameras into central high-speed networks.