New UAC Login: RFID/Fingerprint
In the era of the Internet of Things, businesses now value security more than ever, having heightened standards for the security of systems and devices. User authentication is an integral part of the security framework, but it also happens to be most susceptible to factors that are beyond control, which introduce security risks. Consequently, having a secure and reliable way of login has become paramount.
For most devices, user authentication is commonly done by username and password. However, this approach is not without its own challenges; for instance, users may choose weak passwords, making them vulnerable to attacks, yet overly stringent password rules pose inconvenience to users, creating more problems than it solves. Against the backdrop of the password dilemma, Weintek has introduced various alternative login methods, such as RFID card and fingerprint recognition, all of which aim to enhance both the security and the user experience in the authentication process.
Login with Cards
Weintek HMI supports RFID card authentication via the use of a USB RFID card reader. The login process is expedited and streamlined as users can log in and gain access with a simple tap, and within seconds. Additionally, businesses may opt to use their existing ID cards to simplify user management.
Weintek HMI supports fingerprint authentication via the use of a USB fingerprint scanner. This allows users to log in and gain access simply by placing their fingers on the scanner, also within seconds. Through biometrics, fingerprint authentication reduces the risk of impersonation, thereby enhancing security of the authentication process.
Each login method has its pros and cons, so it is important to carefully evaluate and select the most appropriate one for each case. The new login methods offer more secure and convenient alternatives beyond username and password authentication, elevating on-site management and operational efficiency to a new level.
Hardware / Software Support
- HMI: cMT X Standard and Advanced models
- Software: EasyBuilder Pro V6.09.01 or later
- Fingerprint Scanner: ZKTeco’s LIVE20M, LIVE10R/20R models