While hackers will constantly seek to exploit the vulnerabilities in building security systems, it's relatively easy to safeguard contactless smart card systems from attack as long as building owners and managers remain well apprised about the best practices currently available.

Facilities owners and managers across multiple sectors have long made recourse to smart card systems for building security purposes, increasing the convenience of building access by dispensing with the need for burdensome keys or comparatively time-consuming lock manipulation. The occupants or users of facilities can gain access to them with far…