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Smart Cards – A New Wave of Access Control

Most people are using smart cards these days whether they know it or not. Banking, healthcare, finance, education and the media are just a few of the industries that currently use smart cards to enhance their security in a cost-effective and convenient manner. Smart cards are advancing security and access control because they have the…
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Card Lock Attends the 2019 Elks National Convention

Card Lock had the honor of attending the 2019 Elks National Convention in St Louis, Missouri this past week from June 30th to July 3rd. As the Licensed Vendor of card keys for the Elks, we are honored to exhibit and assist their organization with all their access control needs. It is a great responsibility…
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Happy Memorial Day from Card Lock

  Card Lock’s history begins with the veterans of this country and continues to proudly carry on in partnership with veterans associations across our great nation still today. What many may not be aware of is how our founders recognized the need for combat veterans to have a place of community and gathering after coming…
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Access Control & Universities – New Mobile Credential Service

We have shown you in the past how mobile access control can easily enhance your business and management systems, creating more efficiency and increased security with a touch of a button. Mobile access control has become the norm for virtually every industry including education. In the latest news, “Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has become the…
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OSDP Card Reader Technology – A Safer Solution

OSDP (Open Supervised Device Protocol ) Capabilities are changing the access security game, improving upon traditional Weigand technologies and providing a new, safer way of communicating card information from card readers to panels. OSDP card reader technology offers the following benefits in the field of access control: Improved security, harder for malicious entities to hack…
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HID Global Solutions Introduces the HID Origo

  At Card Lock, we work to make mobile access control as effortless as possible, which is why we partner with companies like HID Global. We are proud to share that in an effort to help organizations operate with more efficient, seamless and secure access control, HID Global has introduced their new physical access control…
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Technology Trends for 2019

The New Year is almost upon us and we are looking at breakthroughs and innovations in technology across the board for 2019. It is our mission and a necessity in our industry to keep up with the changing technology of the future, and we are looking forward to these 5 new trends in 2019:  Privacy…
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In Honor of Veterans Day

            In honor of Veterans Day, everyone at the Card Lock® family would like to show our support and appreciation for those who serve our country. Our company has a long history of partnering with Veteran social clubs and we are proud of our contributions to such valuable organizations. We proudly…
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Personnel Compliance – A Unique Solution

Today’s requirements for Personnel Compliance Management, including tracking the expiration of certifications and testing, can cost companies millions of dollars each year in fines and penalties.  Companies find it increasingly difficult to manage and track the dates related to compliance and to control who has access to their facilities. This is especially true in today’s…
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