No compromises on security

BNP Paribas has a presence in nearly 80 countries with 190,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe.  It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking.
In London, spread over several office buildings, more than 4,000 BNP Paribas employees make daily use of the AEOS Security Management Platform. The bank are secure in the knowledge that employees can access the restricted areas for which only they have been authorised. 
4,000
employees
Multiple
offices, centrally managed

No compromises on security

In 2011, the bank chose to migrate to Nedap AEOS as the former security management system had come close to the end of its development cycle. AEOS had been tried and tested in the market and offered even higher security features and easier management, so it was an obvious candidate. John Baldwin, "Before implementing AEOS, we asked an independent IT company to try to break into our IT systems. They used a little device with which they normally could ‘clone’ access cards without actually touching them. They had to admit that the AEOS encryption was so advanced, they didn’t have the technology to hack into the system. This is what we wanted to hear. It certainly gave us the reassurance that AEOS would boost our security to a higher level."

Effective, intuitive management

With over 4,000 people entering and leaving their buildings daily, efficiency of access control is important and met by AEOS’ extremely intuitive user interface. AEOS can be set up to produce any form of card for individuals or groups based on location, security level, clock time and duration. For example, cleaners only access the building after working hours, so their cards have restricted time and area access. Contractors work for fixed periods, and need to be visually identified; they are given different cards and their access is automatically blocked on the day their contract is finished. If a card is lost or mislaid, it can be blocked immediately and a new card quickly generated. All these tasks are centrally managed at the banks' headquarters, reducing the need for specialised AEOS management users at remote locations.

Daryn Flynn
Business Development

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