RFID Badge Holders and Data Protection: What to Know
Technology is constantly evolving to make our lives easier. And it does! Right now as you’re reading this article, there’s some bright mind working to create or improve something that’s going to be the next cool thing. Exchanging data via the Internet was once a cool thing…
Evolution of Technology: The Good and the Bad
The ease of exchanging data has been making business and personal communication more efficient, thus simplifying our lives. Here’s the downside to all of this new and cool technology: it’s now become too easy to exchange data. This can become a real problem for businesses that store sensitive data and it’s especially an issue for personal use. Here’s why:
With all of these bright and brilliant minds, some of these people choose to use their talents for good and others…well they use their talents for things that are not so good. For instance, you’ve probably heard of computer hackers breaking their way in to a corporation’s database and compromising information. It’s happened to several businesses, higher education institutions, and it even happened to a presidential candidate!
Now, these “brilliant” hackers have devised a way to extract data from any card of yours that has Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) without you ever having to remove your card from your wallet.
Sounds scary? You should be worried.
Your private information should be protected at all times!
Solution to Protect Your Data
That’s why Specialist ID, an ID badge holder and accessory distributor based in South Florida is equipping you with this knowledge so that you can better protect your employee’s ID information.
We understand that many business corporations supply their employees with RFID cards that double as an ID and a key to enter their building. Some companies provide their employees with cards that give them limited access to certain areas, and vice/versa. As a result, their ID has to be visible at all times. Still, with all these hackers out and about, this leaves your company information quite vulnerable. But it doesn’t have to be with a RFID badge holder.
RFID Badge Holders
RFID Badge Holders provides protection for RFID cards keeping them safe and secure, preventing anyone from scanning your employee’s ID information. Here are a couple of recommendations of our top RFID badge holder sellers:
· SkimSAFE FIPS 201 RFID Blocking 2-Card ID Holder (AH-210)
This RFID badge holder is rigid enough to protect your employee’s ID cards from bending or cracking, destroying any information within. It’s lightweight but sturdy enough to hold two standard credit card size ID. It comes in three colors: black, blue, and white and also has two slot holders so that ID badges can be displayed vertically or horizontally.
· Vinyl FIPS 201 RFID Blocking Shielded 2-Card Holder (P/N 1840-5080)
This card holder offers a little more flexibility since it’s made of vinyl. You can also store two standard sized ID badges here as well. The guard in the middle is what protects the cards from being skimmed. This is ideal for cards that double as a key pass because with this card holder you simply lift the card from the guard to make it readable. You can view a video demonstration about how this works here.
Specialist ID has a variety of RFID badge holders you can choose from. Stock your inventory with the two above, or look for the next cool thing in our online inventory here! Call us today at 1-800-380-6726. We can ship your RFID badge holder out to you within 2-6 business days. You can also contact us online right now!