Steven Commander

Director-Consultants Business Management, HID Global

Steven Commander is the Director of Consultants Business Management at HID Global, an ASSA ABLOY group brand. He supports Security Consultants and Electrical Engineers to help them design Physical Access Control systems for secure, sustainable and smart buildings. Before joining HID Global in 2008 Steven held several sales and marketing positions in the smart card industry, serving the payment and IT security markets. Steven holds an Engineering degree from Polytech Sorbonne University and an MBA from IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School.

12:30 – 13:00

Tuesday 3th November

How OSDP (Open Supervised Device Protocol) is Revolutionising Access Control Systems

Speaker: Steven Commander, Director - Consultants Business Management, HID Global


The majority of active physical access control systems installed worldwide rely on legacy communication protocols for sending information from access control card readers to controllers. However, this means that the security and efficiency of such systems are performing below accepted industry guidelines. OSDP Secure Channel is the latest industry standard that overcomes the security vulnerabilities of legacy systems and with OSDP adoption on the rise, it’s important to know how it enables ROI. Join Steven Commander, Director of Consultant Business Management at HID Global to learn more about the standard.