Hacked in 60 Seconds: How Legacy Wiegand Exposes Modern Access Control

Hacked in 60 Seconds: How Legacy Wiegand Exposes Modern Access Control

April 11, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sands 307

Does it matter if doors are secure? Biometric readers and modern credentials may work flawlessly, but Wiegand and other legacy protocols can nonetheless compromise entrance security, increasing risk for integrators and their customers. See how easily the reader connection can be hacked and data stolen. Attendees will be offered insights on how to secure the connection with the Security Industry Association OSDP protocol. This session is recommended for dealers, installers, integrators, access control manufacturers and corporate security professionals.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify technological changes in access control leading to increased risk for integrators and end users.
2. Analyze access control systems for key vulnerabilities.
3. Diagram the process of retrofitting a card reader to employ the OSDP protocol.


  • Tony Diodato


    Founder, Chief Technology Officer

    Cypress Integration Solutions | Cypress Computer Systems

    Tony Diodato is the founder and chief technology officer of Cypress Integration Solutions, a manufacturer of access control solutions. Tony has 35...

  • Babak Javadi


    Director of Research

    The CORE Group security auditors

    Babak is the Director of Research with The CORE Group physical security sector auditors and researchers.


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    Access & ID Management

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