How Photo ID cards can complement the use of face masks during Coronavirus

It is now very common to see everyone in public places wearing a facemask, as a precaution against spreading the novel coronavirus.  The use of face masks is recognized as having a substantial impact on flattening the curve in dealing with the pandemic.  At InstantCard, we encourage [...]

By |2021-07-14T07:05:15-04:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Potential Clients, Security, Stories|

Visit us at ISC-West to see a demo of InstantCard’s White Label Card Ordering Service for Dealers

We're now just two weeks away from the country's biggest security-focused conference, ISC West.  ISC, the International Security Conference, takes place each spring at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.  This year it will be from April 9-12, and for the fifth year running InstantCard will [...]

By |2020-03-17T09:22:59-04:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Company News, Current Clients, Security|

Digital Drivers Licenses

Digital Driver's Licenses Louisiana is first in the race to a statewide digital license While several states have been testing digital driver's licenses, Louisiana was recently the first to make one available to every driver, statewide. The app, LA Wallet, is available on both iOS and Android. [...]

By |2020-03-19T10:20:43-04:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Card Technology, Company News, Security|Tags: , , , , , |

The End of Signatures on ID Cards is near . . .

A significant number of our clients still request signature strips on their ID and membership cards, since they perceive that this enhances the security and authenticity of the card.  Of course, we provide cards exactly the way our clients want them, and we're happy to deliver cards [...]

By |2018-06-18T12:00:14-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Card Technology, Company News, Payment, Security|

Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

October is a busy month—in addition to being "Inktober," "Filmtober," and the month that gave us Jeff Goldblum —it happens to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month. We'd be remiss if we didn't use this opportunity to talk about the intersection of cyber security and ID badge [...]

By |2020-03-17T08:39:09-04:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

How does InstantCard ensure that my personnel data is secure?

We rightfully get a lot of questions about the level of security built in to the InstantCard system.  Thousands of clients entrust us with information on their employees, and from the beginning we have strived to make sure that no data breach can occur.  We're pleased that, [...]

By |2020-03-17T09:09:11-04:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Security|Tags: , , |

InstantCard—Secure Enough for The REAL ID Act.

In 2005, congress passed the REAL ID Act—establishing security standards for IDs to be federally recognized. (Officially, this is referred to as “H.R.1268: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005 (Enrolled as Agreed to or Passed by Both [...]

By |2020-03-17T09:19:51-04:00August 8th, 2017|Categories: Company News, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What technologies are available for personnel to clock-in and clock-out?

“Clocking-in” is a time-honored use of ID cards.  Employees have been "punching-in" when they arrive at work since the early days of industrial automation.  The word "punch-in" came from the now outdated technology of punch cards, or paper cards with small slots in them to allow automated [...]

By |2017-08-14T06:57:43-04:00May 8th, 2017|Categories: Card Technology, Security|

Enhance Your ID Card Security with Chip Card Technology

Over this past year, U.S. banks have taken a giant step toward increasing the security of financial transactions by adding smart-chips to our debit and credit cards.  Now that Americans are becoming familiar with seeing chips on their bank cards, many are asking us if the [...]

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