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PIAM vs. PACS, What Kind of Physical Access Security Software Do You Need?


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So you know you want security software to protect your people and your physical assets, but aren’t sure of what you need?

Trying to decide if you need a Physical Identity & Access Management; (PIAM) and Physical Access Controls Systems (PACS)? How do you decide what kind of Physical Access Security System you need? Or do you need both?

Feel free to use the chart below to help you figure it out.

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Integrating Physical and Logical Security, Why Is It So Hard?


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One of the most common mistakes in the view of integrating physical and IT security is not recognizing how a company’s charter impacts security in the company.

For example, take the charter of a software company.

What is the charter of a Software Development Company?

In a software development company programmers develop software that the company sells. This is the core function of the organization, and aligns with the company charter. The software development group will have a variety of tools used in software development, such as development interfaces, test and development servers, and other tools to help build products for the company. read more