Security InfoWatch: Easing GDPR Compliance with PIAM

Easing GDPR Compliance with PIAM

By Don Campbell
July 25, 2017

Beginning May 25, 2018, any company wishing to do business in the European Union will be required to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards, which replace the Safe Harbor Act and extend the scope of existing EU data protection laws to all foreign companies processing data from EU residents. The goal of this data protection initiative is to standardize and harmonize the fragmented data privacy across the European Economic Area to ensure that individuals’ rights are protected in today’s digital world. Continue reading on the Security InfoWatch website.

Campus Safety: Visitor Management Systems for Hospitals: Balancing Security with Patient Satisfaction

Visitor Management Systems for Hospitals: Balancing Security with Patient Satisfaction

Visitor management systems should be able to integrate security systems like access control to maintain hospital security and a welcoming atmosphere.

By Janette Andler
April 24, 2017

Finding a good visitor management system is especially important for hospitals, who face a multitude of threats to people and property, including physical assaults and the theft of medical supplies, drugs or sensitive patient information.

This puts significant strain on the hospital security professionals who must contend with and protect against these threats while balancing the need to maintain an open and inviting environment that facilitates the highest levels of medical treatment and healing. Continue reading on the Campus Safety website.

International Summer Sports Competition in Brazil Catapulted to a Gold Standard of Identity Management with Quantum Secure

International Summer Sports Competition in Brazil Catapulted to a Gold Standard of Identity Management with Quantum Secure

New SAFE Sports and Event Access Manager verified badges of athletes, personnel, volunteers, vendors and contractors to reinforce high security during the games

San Jose, CA (October 12, 2016) ̶ While millions of viewers were watching sprints, volleyball, summersaults, diving and a wide range of other sporting achievements, Quantum Secure, part of HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, was working behind the scenes at sports competitions in Rio, Brazil this past summer to protect the sporting events’ venues by verifying the identity of athletes, staff members, guests and volunteers. The use of SAFE Software from Quantum Secure helped reduce the risk of intrusions at the sporting events, preventing potential threats through one of the world’s most advanced forms of managing identities at large events. Continue reading

Security InfoWatch Article: 5 Core Rules for Transforming the Role of Security

5 Core Rules for Transforming the Role of Security

August 16, 2016
Article by Don Campbell

In the security industry, as in everyday life, technology is constantly and rapidly changing and evolving as new capabilities emerge to meet the needs of end-users. As technology changes, the role of the security department is also evolving. No longer can security function separately from core business functions; to be most effective it must align with organizational goals. Click here to continue reading on the Security InfoWatch website.

Quantum Secure Renews Certification for AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Preferred Partner Program

San Jose, CA (April 26, 2016) – Quantum Secure, a leading provider of enterprise-grade physical identity and access management (PIAM) solutions, has re-certified their SAFE Software version 4.9 with AMAG Technology’s Symmetry v8.0.2 Access Control Software and future v8.x versions. The integration allows for cardholder synchronization between SAFE Software and Symmetry software. Continue reading