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How costly is an information security breach?

October 22, 2015

As data breaches increase, so does the cost of fixing them. According to research by the Identity Theft Resource Center, in 2015, there were 619 recorded breaches that led to more than 175 million records being compromised. One way to boost security and...

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FAQ: Which ID printers offer the best security features?

October 9, 2015

There's a good chance you want to purchase an ID card printer to enforce stronger security parameters in your organisation. However, not every machine can produce the type of badges you're looking for. Some only create ID cards with magnetic...

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How to choose an ID printer for security purposes

September 21, 2015

For whatever reason, you've recognised the need to tighten security at your organisation. Maybe you want to prevent unauthorised access to your data centre or better protect biopharmaceutical products. ID cards can help you reinforce facility defences, but should you go...

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Can smart cards benefit the healthcare industry?

September 21, 2015

The use of smart ID cards doesn't just give ease of access, it can also provide an excellent level of security. This is important for a number of industries where privacy is paramount, which includes the Australian healthcare sector. Personal...

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Could in-house card printing boost your business’ productivity?

September 8, 2015

Local government departments, educational facilities and the like could all benefit from the use of printed ID cards. A recent Deloitte Access Economics survey of businesses that used smart cards for payments noted that cards and digital accounts processes used...

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FAQ: What security features do chip cards offer?

August 11, 2015

Because chip cards, or Integrated Circuit Cards (ICCs) use microprocessors to store, analyse and transfer information, they possess several protective characteristics. This is what makes chip cards so popular in the payment industry. However, companies can also make ICCs with...

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Consumers expect mobile capabilities

July 30, 2015

The rise of mobile technology is something that no company can afford to ignore, especially as Australian consumers increasingly demand these capabilities. Whether they are choosing card printing technology or are looking for new ways to manage their day to...

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Is America embracing chip card technology?

June 16, 2015

Demand for plastic cards with embedded chip technology is apparently growing in the US, as more banks recognise its value for their customers. This has been spurred by the millions of dollars that banks are forced to repay their clients...

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Time to meet the needs of the information citizen

June 16, 2015

Consumer needs are changing all the time, and the challenge for many businesses is knowing how to keep pace. This is certainly the case when it comes to technology, especially as a growing number of people expect the companies they...

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What do hospitals need from their ID cards?

May 28, 2015

Security is a serious issue in a place like a hospital where many people are at their most vulnerable. People running a health care facility are required to provide their staff of nurses, doctors and admin staff with a secure...