Trusted identities for mobile devices and smart cards

HID Global has presented their list of top trends for 2017. They forecast a shift in the use of identity technology that will lead to increased adoption of mobile devices and the latest smart card technology. We can also expect greater emphasis and reliance on the cloud, and a radical new way of thinking of trust in smart environments and Internet of Things (IoT). http://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/trusted-identities-for-mobile-devices-and-smart-cards/

Security in the sharing economy

Five years ago, Time Magazine cited collaborative consumption, better known today as the sharing economy, as one of 10 ideas that would change the world. This age-old concept with its new-age execution in the marketplace, is doing that now on a global scale. Thanks to the digital age, consumers … http://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/security-in-the-sharing-economy/

The transition to wireless access control

Wireless locks remain one of the fastest growing segments of the electronic access control industry, especially in mature countries. But how many commercial premises still rely on mechanical keys in 2015? And how does end-users perceive reliability and cost-effectiveness and training requirements of wireless access control? The 2016 version of the 'Wireless Access Control Market report' looks closer at these issues. http://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/the-transition-to-wireless-access-control/

What’s happening in the Cloud?

Cloud computing has changed the way the physical security industry works. And the evolution is far from over, according to experts. The cloud is what delivers computer software, infrastructure and storage over the Internet as a service that is based on user demand. Expense and expertise are only two benefits that cloud solutions bring to the security industry. But how will the cloud change physical security in the future? The Future Lab decided to investigate. http://futurelab.assaabloy.com/en/whats-happening-in-the-cloud/