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Posted: 27 Jan 2016

A new era of secure connected identities will fuel innovation in how we work, shop and play.

Last week, I discussed the industry’s increased focus on streamlining security to enhance the overall user experience.  This can only be accomplished by ensuring that security is a “given,” where people can easily and confidently go about their daily lives. 

And, after...

Posted: 22 Jan 2016


Security will move to a much greater focus on the user experience.

When it comes to security, I see the industry rapidly moving from security-driven to a very experience-driven conversation. Today’s question is, "How do we make it easier for people to go about their daily lives…and how do we make that happen?”   Customers are...

Posted: 14 Jan 2016

The use of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology is heating up with the popularity of mobile payments and other applications, which begs the question, “What else could I do with NFC-enabled phones?” After attending many NFC and RFID conferences this year, I can certainly say that there are a lot of...

Posted: 13 Jan 2016

Mobilizing Security for a Better User Experience

HID Global is watching five key developing trends that will shape the secure identity landscape in the new year.  One of the top developments we are seeing is the move to “mobilizing” security, which will make it more pervasive and personalized.

As we do more with...

Posted: 07 Dec 2015

People ask me why it’s great to work at HID Global, and one of the things I point out is our company’s commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. This is why I am so proud of HID Global winning the 2015 Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability Award at the 2015 Greater Austin Business Awards as well as being recognized by Johnson Controls, a Fortune 500 Company, for...

Posted: 16 Oct 2015

ASIS, one of the biggest security trade shows of the year, has come and gone, and HID Global's simple yet direct message continues to be relevant beyond the event -- your security connected. In this highly networked world, no one can afford to be left on the outside. In case you missed ASIS 2015, we compiled the following “Top Five” list to help you get connected to what unfolded at this year'...

Posted: 14 Sep 2015

Customers who are using legacy technologies and communications protocols that are 10, 20 or 30 years old are now facing issues that are currently being discussed across the security community. As a trusted partner, HID Global aims to offer useful and relevant information about the best practices we recommend for mitigating the risks.

Questions from customers have arisen recently...

Posted: 02 Sep 2015

A popular discussion I’m hearing among security professionals lately is the impact increased mobility is having on their organizations’ risk profiles, especially when it comes to potential security breaches, data loss and compliance issues.  To deepen our end-user insights, HID Global commissioned a study to explore the trends for enterprise mobility.  Here’s a quick snapshot of what we...

Posted: 13 Aug 2014

HID Global recently achieved LEED Platinum certification for our new World Headquarters and North American Operations Center in Austin – the first manufacturing facility in the state of Texas to be awarded this distinction. Working with the USGBC, the city of Austin and our partners to achieve this prestigious sustainability milestone has been an extremely rewarding experience for us, from the...

Posted: 22 Jul 2014

IFSEC International is one of the most important EMEA trade show events and we were delighted that it proved to be yet another exceptional success for HID Global. Visitors to HID Global’s booth were greeted with the overarching theme of ‘Create, Manage and Use,’ addressing our broad range of secure identity solutions. Over the three days, our booth was constantly busy with prospects...

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