- 19 December 2012 13:04
HID Global Wins Two Major Industry Awards in China
Beijing, China — December 19 , 2012 —HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that HID Global has been selected as China’s “Top 10 Access Control Brands for 2012” for the ninth consecutive year by A&S China, a leading security publication in the region. The company also received the award for “Outstanding Access Control Brand” in the 2012 China Intelligent Building Brand competition held by Qianjia Brand Laboratory. The awards reflect the company’s outstanding innovations and contributions to the advancement of the security industry.
“HID Global is honored to be recognized by two of the most distinctive security media publications in China, and the awards reinforce HID Global’s dedication to continually support customers with a growing ecosystem of highly adaptable, interoperable and secure access control solutions,” said Eric Chiu, director of sales, Greater China with HID Global. “With this year’s launch our new generation EDGE EVO® and VertX EVO™ networked access control solutions and our expansion of our iCLASS SE® platform that includes the new iCLASS Seos™ credentials for mobile access, these accolades further validate our ongoing Genuine HID® commitment to quality and innovation.
The awards also recognize HID Global’s continual efforts to evaluate customer needs by geographical region to drive both innovation and seek partnerships that move the industry forward. Over the past year, HID Global has organized more than twelve seminars in second and third-tier cities throughout China, including Hangzhou, Xiamen, Urumqi and Hefei, with the goal of training local technicians and fostering partnerships with integrators, installers and end users.
The A&S China Top 10 awards are widely recognized as the most influential by China's security industry. Winners are selected from votes cast via paper and internet ballots by distributors, system integrators, installers, end users and designers. Winners of the China Intelligent Building Brand Award are chosen through a critical assessment that includes online votes, end user feedback and professional evaluation.
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About HID Global HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, use, and management of secure identities for millions of customers around the world. The company’s served markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. Primary brands are ActivIdentity®, EasyLobby®, FARGO® and HID®. Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit http://www.hidglobal.com/
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Incident handling is a vast topic, but here are a few tips for you to consider in your incident response. I hope you never have to use them, but the odds are at some point you will and I hope being ready saves you pain (or your job!).
- Have an incident response plan.
- Pre-define your incident response team
- Define your approach: watch and learn or contain and recover.
- Pre-distribute call cards.
- Forensic and incident response data capture.
- Get your users on-side.
- Know how to report crimes and engage law enforcement.
- Practice makes perfect.
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