ABOUT OSDP

ABOUT OSDP

Even the latest in biometric readers can leave facilities vulnerable. What's at fault? The legacy Wiegand connection. Due to advances in technology, the Wiegand protocol can easily be hacked, disabling your access control - or worse. The Security Industry Association's OSDP protocol with Secure Channel is the best defense against hackers.

Even the latest in biometric readers can leave facilities vulnerable. What's at fault? The legacy Wiegand connection. Due to advances in technology, the Wiegand protocol can easily be hacked, disabling your access control - or worse. The Security Industry Association's OSDP protocol with Secure Channel is the best defense against hackers.

THE WIEGAND SECURITY FLAW

THE WIEGAND SECURITY FLAW

How to Fix

How to Fix

 
 
 

OSMIUM™ OSDP-Wiegand Converter

  • Convert legacy Wiegand readers to SIA’s OSDP™ 2-wire protocol
  • Integrate legacy Wiegand panels with OSDP readers
  • Supports up to 256-bit Wiegand with GPIO including LED, lock, REX and door status
  • OSDP Secure Channel AES-128 encryption halts Wiegand hacks

OSM-1000 (Board only)

For manufacturers interested in including OSDP in access control products, please contact us.

 
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Articles on OSDP and access control hacking

 
Cypress supports adoption of the Security Industry Association’s OSDP access control standard,

which offers better security, interoperability and functionality than legacy protocols.

Browse our list of articles to learn more SIA’s Open Supervised Device Protocol,
as well as the vulnerabilities inherent in legacy protocols such as Wiegand.

 
 

What is OSDP

PCSCsecurity.com

 
OSDP is best explained in contrast to the Wiegand interface protocol that it is quickly replacing. A wiring standard which arose from the popularity… Read more.

A Gold Standard for Access Control Installations

Security Informed

 
Today’s security industry technology standards create a common framework for achieving predictable performance. Systems are made… Read more

Experts: Access Control Tech to Continue to Evolve in 2019

Security Info Watch

 
When some technologists assess the state of the physical access control industry, they look at it through the same eyes as a teenager might… Read more

Tech Trends: The OSDP Awareness Campaign

Security Info Watch

 
At the recent CONSULT conference in Nashville, I had the opportunity to sit in on a lively discussion on the use of the Security Industry Association… Read more

Intransigence at the Card Reader Door

Campus Security and Life Safety

 
The Internet is replete with information on how to “hack” Wiegand communication and many types of access cards. One Security By Design, Inc. client… Read more
 
 

Documents

 
 
OSDP Product Sheet
 

The Cypress Toolbox of OSDP Solutions

 
 
 
OSM-5000
 

Product Sheet

 
 
OSM-7400 / OSM-7410
 

Product Sheet

 
 
OSM-CPI
 

Product Sheet

 
 
OSM-1000
 

Product Sheet

 
 
 
 

 To learn more about SIA’s Open Supervised Device Protocol standard,

 
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