Identity in our online world is well understood to be broken. Broad recognition of this began 18-years ago with a cartoon depicting dogs using the Internet pretending to be people. When was the last time a news cycle didn’t include a story about stolen identities or the failure of passwords as a security mechanism?
Until recently, upgrading to FIPS 201 standards was a difficult and expensive process that involved a number of suppliers and consultants. It also generally required a wholesale replacement of the current physical access control system (PACS) infrastructure, including head-end servers, panels and door control hardware.