- 17 January 2013 13:35
HID Global Enhances the Overall Security for the Largest Transformer Manufacturer in China
IRVINE, Calif., January 17, 2013 – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, announced that its network access control solutions and contactless readers have been selected by Shenyang Transformer Group Co., Ltd. (Shenyang TBEA) in China to enable access level settings and area control to prevent unauthorized entry. The solution fully leverages Shenyang TBEA’s existing TCP/IP network investment to deliver a centralized, web-based access control system that provides central monitoring, report generation, the ability to establish staff access level settings and visitor management. The new system is interoperable with the plant’s existing credentials and seamlessly integrates with a wide range of hardware and management software for additional deployments. Featuring dispersed entry points over a 720,000 square meters industrial park, Shenyang TBEA deployed HID Global’s VertX® V1000 network controllers, VertX® V100 door/reader interfaces, iCLASS® R10 readers and iCLASS® R30 contactless smart card readers to safeguard the plant’s integrated factory, R&D building, administrative offices, elevators, mixed working areas and key equipment rooms.
“After our extensive assessment, we selected HID Global and its physical access control solutions for their leading technology and comprehensive product functionality. We had an experience where some HID Global controllers were accidentally submerged under water and the products still functioned properly without any defects, validating HID Global’s robust product design and quality,” said Mr. Yu Liuyi, project manager with Shenyang TBEA. “As a global leader in secure identity solutions, HID Global offers a lifetime warranty to their customers, which eliminates our concern regarding post-sales service and support.”
The new system achieves significant cost savings by enabling additional deployments such as time and attendance, remote area control and visitor management while supporting the factory’s existing MIFARE® credentials. Additionally, the solution can seamlessly integrate with multiple sub-systems such as surveillance and fire control systems for area control and safety management.
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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 www.hidglobal.com.
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- Have an incident response plan.
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- 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.
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- Practice makes perfect.
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