New Access Card Duplication Kiosks Pose Security Threats

The Problem

A New York company has installed at least 15 self-service key duplication kiosks at convenience stores in San Diego. These kiosks offer an inexpensive and easy-to-use “card or fob” duplication service. The service has been tested and fully functional duplicate cards and key fobs were received.

What does this mean?

This means that individuals with standard cards/fobs can easily purchase duplicate cards/fobs without your authorization or knowledge. This service clearly undermines the intent and security of card access systems. It means that a system could have unknown quantities of duplicate cards in use.

What can you do?

Call us at (858) 503-7500! Not only can we discuss the problem in more detail with you, we also have solutions already available to address this challenge.

We are alerting all of our clients immediately about this new issue due to the potential security risks it represents.

We hope this information is helpful and encourage you to call (858) 503-7500 or your systems consultant for more information.

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