ASSA ABLOY Helps Organizations To Adopt Mobile Access Control

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The smartphone is changing access control and security management at every scale and level, from global corporations to small companies. Making the switch to mobile access control, however, can seem daunting. Questions may arise around cost, practicality and the potential need for new door hardware. Yet going mobile is actually a lot simpler and quicker than many think, as one new guide explains.

Data from the recent Wireless Access Control Report 2021 suggests almost two-thirds of organizations have already adopted mobile access control, or plan to do so within two years. Industry analysts Omdia estimate that downloads of mobile credentials grew by 220% between 2018 and 2019 alone.

Mobile access control

The main benefits of mobile access control, the report suggests, are convenience, cost and security. All three of these advantages apply for any scale of organization. The user convenience of replacing plastic key-cards with secure ‘mobile keys’ on a smartphone is obvious. Identical benefits have already brought a mobile-first ethos to banking, travel booking, food delivery and many more sectors.

The ability to get the job done efficiently from anywhere is becoming essential

From a business perspective, too, the option for facilities managers to use their own smart device to issue, amend or revoke an employee’s mobile key brings added flexibility. It frees security staff from the desk and its dedicated admin PC. As the work patterns become fluid — IBM estimates 1.87 billion people will be mobile workers by 2022 — the ability to get the job done efficiently from anywhere is becoming essential. Access management via smartphone offers this.

Reissuing mobile credential

Secondly, mobile credentials are simpler and quicker to administer than key-cards, which brings significant cost savings. Deploying mobile keys on employee smartphones removes any need to purchase plastic cards or pay for their printing. Any missing plastic credential needs replacing; canceling and reissuing a mobile credential is essentially costless. Mobile access control also enables a business to reduce its use of non-recyclable plastics.

Third, the…


Global Digital Security Control Market- Industry Analysis and Forecast (2019-2027) – By Hardware, Service, Software, Application, and Region.

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Maximize Market Research

Maximize Market Research has published the “Global Digital Security Control Market Report 2021”, which has covered the comprehensive analysis of market by different segment as well as demand & supply study and gaps between the same by region. The report gives an exclusive insights in key players by region with competitive landscape of the market. The market share in the industry is given by key players, which helps user of the report to understand the market structure at glance.Key players in the industry are profiled in the report that give strategic insights of the companies with their top line and plans of expansion in near tern with M&A policies. Profiles of companies will help user to understand the most revenue generating segments for the companies including products, region.

Global Digital Security Control Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of % in the forecast period of 2020 to 2027. The report has covered the market dynamics including demand drivers, restraints and opportunities by region. External factors and internal factors of companies affecting the growth of the companies and ultimately adding the total market are analysed in the report.
Global Digital Security Control Market, Dynamics:

The digital security control solutions are most widely preferred in an array of application areas like healthcare, telecommunication, and finance. The technology advancement in the digital security control services and its cost reduction benefits are expected to increase the adoption of the digital control system in areas like mobile security, industrial, commercial, and transportation. An increase in adoption of Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV) method among population across the globe has helped to reach online transaction to current level. iOn the other hand, hacking is the one of the key challenge for the global digital security control market growth. The report covers the details analysis of the market dynamics like drivers, restraints, opportunities and challenges. The report study has also analyzed revenue impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sales revenue of the market leader, market followers and market disrupters in the report and same is reflected…


Take Control of Your Internet Security and Privacy With NextDNS

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Users tend to fiddle with the DNS settings only if a website does not load or when the internet speed is suddenly slow on a particular device. However, a DNS not only improves your internet experience, but some even let you control, monitor, and secure your online activity.

NextDNS is a modern DNS service that lets you do exactly that. So what is DNS? And how can you use NextDNS to take control of your security and privacy?

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Apple Mac Security Flaws Let Hackers Control Your Computer: How to Download Big Sur 11.3.1 Update and Fix the Issue

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Apple Mac users need to update their devices again. The tech giant has serious security issues in these last few weeks, and updates are coming in for the new macOS 11.3 problems.

Fortunately, Apple has a new patch for the security flaws and has provided details on it and how to download the fix.

Apple’s security features gave it a respectable reputation for years now. The iOS use encryption codes in many of its system functions that ensures user privacy and security. Unfortunately, in these last few weeks, Apple updates have created new security vulnerabilities instead of fixing the old ones.

The company is aware of the report of these security issues. On Monday, they released security updates for iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to fix some of the existing bugs in the mobile platform. Now, the company released the patch fix for macOS devices called the macOS Big Sur 11.3.1 

Apple macOS 11.3 Security Issues

There are many security vulnerabilities found in macOS 11.3. Generally, these are flaws in the system that lets hackers access your computer remotely and run malicious commands. Apple Support identified some of these attacks coming through the Webkit system and corrupts the memory available in the mac storage.

A secondary attack exploited the lack of security features to create web content that sneaks in viruses from the code execution. The bugs identified are CVE-2021-30665 and CVE-2021-30663. 

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How to Download Big Sur 11.3.1 Update

The new patch file, macOS 11.3.1 called Big Sur, will fix both issues in the arbitrary code execution. If you own a Mac running at 11.3, it is recommended that you immediately download these fixes.

Mashable reported that users can download and install the update by going to “About This Mac” and selecting “Software Update.” Users also need to open this by going through the “System Preference” and selecting “Software Update” instead. When redirected to a window saying, “An update is available for your Mac – macOS Big Sur 11.3.1,” select “Update Now.”

The notification that comes up will not summarize “What’s New” in the macOS Big Sur…