[Noisebridge-discuss] Door proposal that blends the best of electronic + the standard NB keys

Shannon Lee shannon at scatter.com
Wed Feb 8 18:44:31 PST 2012


If we build the central-database-of-auth we've been talking about on the
other thread, we can absolutely set up a lock like this with "guest" level
credentials.

--S

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 6:34 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:

> Perhaps I'm missing something... Why have the hardware key then?
>
> This sounds awesome, and props to you for getting some hard-to-find
> hardware all together.
>
> Cheers,
> jof
>
> On Feb 8, 2012, at 6:24 PM, Martin Bogomolni <martinbogo at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi.
> >
> > Based on the work I'm doing to allow people to access ATX hackerspace
> > in Austin from Noisebridge for SxSW, I'd like to propose a solution
> > that blends the ubiquity of the keys, with a very focused
> > second-factor authentication.
> >
> > I have successfully integrated the switch I bought (rotary, uses the
> > NB keyway and pattern), with the Cerberus-Prox door strike control
> > system.   If _instead_ of an RFID card, I used an industrial numeric
> > keypad + Key, you would have a fast two-factor and revokable auth
> > system.     The key would serve as a "yeah, there are 3000 of them,
> > but at least it means you know where Noisebridge is and got a key."
> > The numeric code acts as a passkey, and you need both to open the
> > door.
> >
> > -Martin
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