News for the Access Control Professional

MAY 2017

Specifying Hacking-Resistant Access Control

By Scott Lindley
President, Farpointe Data

As seen in The Construction Specifier

Hacking has become a far bigger threat than most think. Indeed, the greatest risk to national security comes from not from aircraft carriers or infantry divisions, but a computer with a simple Internet connection located anywhere in the world. The U.S. federal government suffered a staggering 61,000 known cybersecurity breaches last year alone. Protecting users from professional hackers is imperative for specifiers.

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Access Granted

Farpointe's Customer Support Specialist, Sargon Younathan, was recently enjoying an evening out with family and friends in San Francisco, when he came across these young ladies making use of Farpointe's RFID readers and credentials.

The units pictured are a P-500 125-kHz proximity reader and PSC-1 credential.

Sargon Younathan
Customer Support Specialist

Phone: +1-408-731-8700

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Delta5 Contactless Smartcard Reader
with MIFARE® DESFire® EV1 support

Spotlight: Delta5 Contactless Smartcard Reader

The Delta5 is a member of Farpointe's Delta® line of 13.56-MHz contactless smartcard readers and credentials. Based upon NXP Semiconductor’s industry leading MIFARE® technology, Delta offers an added layer of protection for security-sensitive applications. Delta readers can now support enhanced smartcard encryption with DESFire EV1, making it the ideal choice for hospitals, universities, port facilities and more!

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Farpointe at IFSEC International 2017

IFSEC International, the most respected security exhibition in Europe, will take place 20-22 June 2017 at ExCeL London. Members of Farpointe's sales team—Scott Pearson and Shep Sheppard—will be present and you can contact them directly to set up a meeting during IFSEC.

Scott Pearson
Independent Sales Director

Cell: +44-784-179-2093
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Shep Sheppard
Key Accounts Sales Manager

Cell: +1-408-731-0468
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MAR - Selling in the Global Market - Observations on Success from an RFID Sales Professional

FEB - Why Is Everyone Talking About Encryption?

JAN - Contactless Cards and Readers Primer

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