News for the Access Control Professional

February 2024

Cybersecurity hacker


By Laura Stepanek
SDM Contributing Writer

As seen on SDM

There has been a relatively recent surge in interest in the cybersecurity of PACS, as physical security systems are getting more attention at information security conferences such as Black Hat and DEF CON, as well as the availability of new hacker tools that are growing in popularity. Access control systems, like other security products, face myriad cybersecurity threats—the majority of which include a ‘human element.’ Learn about the fixes that are within a security integrator’s reach.

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Spotlight: CONEKT® Physical Contactless Smartcard Credentials

Conekt mobile-ready readers have the ability to read mobile access credentials and traditional physical access credentials, such as clamshell cards, ISO cards, and keyfobs. This provides seamless migration to a mobile solution, taking into account users who do not have smartphones, or do not wish to use them for mobile access.

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  • CSC-2 Clamshell Card
  • CSM-2P and CSM-2S ISO Cards
  • CSK-2 Keyfob

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Seen on the Street

CSR-35L—part of the CONEKT® line of mobile-ready readers and credentials—is secure, durable, and interoperable with leading access control systems.

  • Supports industry standard interfaces, including OSDP.
  • Reads Conekt BLE mobile credentials, as well as physical contactless smartcards.
  • 2-in-1 design comes with both mullion and single-gang mounting plates.

This particular reader was spotted in San Mateo County, California.

CSR-35L Data Sheet

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