News for the Access Control Professional

JUNE 2017

Download this Vulnerability Checklist from Farpointe Data

and Protect Access Control Readers & Cards from Hackers

Protecting your organization(s) from hackers is imperative. The threats have grown to include sophisticated government backed entities and teenage mischief makers. Hackers look for the easiest path in, leveraging many different physical assets, including those within the enterprise security system itself.

Farpointe has put together this guide to help businesses, and the access control integrators that serve them, defend against hacking threats.

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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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Perimeter Security Becomes a Main Focus

Access control technology and integration is being pushed farther from the building these days. What do integrators need to know to avoid pitfalls and capitalize on this new opportunity?

By Karyn Hodgson
Senior Editor, SDM Magazine

As seen in SDM Magazine

Donald Trump isn’t the only one with borders on his mind. World events in recent years have demonstrated that the need for physical security doesn’t start at the front door of the office. With increasing incidents of vehicle attacks and terrorism both inside and outside buildings, more and more companies are realizing that stopping potential bad actors farther from the door is not only desirable—it is necessary.

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Global Access

On a recent business trip to Australia, Farpointe's Key Accounts Sales Manager, Shep Sheppard, came across this Farpointe proximity reader, not far from the iconic Sydney Opera House.

The unit pictured (circled in red) is a P-300 125-kHz proximity reader, installed below an intercom system at the front entrance of an office building.

P-300 Data Sheet

Spotlight: Mounting Guides Now Available

Farpointe has added mounting guides—a new resource for installing technicians—to its website. Each guide provides the necessary information to assist in mounting a reader to a flat surface. Many of the guides are shown actual size, which can be printed at 100% and used for marking drill holes. Guides are available for both letter-size and A4-size paper.

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Download recent issues of The Reader

MAY - Specifying Hacking-Resistant Access Control

APR - Farpointe Secures Strong Interest at ISC West 2017

MAR - Selling in the Global Market - Observations on Success from an RFID Sales Professional

FEB - Why Is Everyone Talking About Encryption?

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