Personalising your plastic cards

  • by Plastic Card Services
  • 04.06.2013
  • Articles

The increase in cyber-crime and identity-fraud has seen a surge in the level of importance that is being attached to security in the workplace throughout different organisations. There has and always will be the need for identification for your employees in order to identify who they are and what role they play at your company, but recent issues have seen this need increase. You should always ask yourself if you are taking the necessary precautions to protect your company’s interests, because you can never be too sure when it comes to security.

That’s why security cards can be extremely beneficial to your business because they can help to identify who is part of the business and the role they play. There is also room for personalisation which can alter the level of information your employees need to know, which can provide a safety net should any would-be criminal infiltrate your system.

What benefits does personalisation bring?

The use of a personalised ID card within a workplace is one form of security measure that most companies overlook. One of the biggest advantages of personalising the ID cards in your business is to help create different levels of security and reduce the risk of potential crimes, while adding a personal touch helps to increase the level of identity between colleagues – this works especially well if you have a larger company as it help you to keep track of your staff.

There are many ways for you to personalise your cards, all of which will help improve security levels throughout the company. Whether you use different colours to differentiate between staff or personalised chips to limit access to certain files, rooms or services, then you are helping to boost the safety levels of your business. You could also implement photographs on ID cards which is one of the best ways of personalisation, because your face is unique and therefore cannot be replicated, so this reduces the risk of fraud and a security breach.

A personalised card can say a lot about your business and the security that you have employed into making it a much secure workplace. If you have a good quality, personalised card then chances are that your clients will be impressed by your commitment to high quality and potential fraudsters may be put off.