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What is Access Control And Why Does My Business Need It?

By December 23, 2020No Comments

What is Access Control And Why Does My Business Need It?

Access control systems come in many formats. Some are very basic and literally do what they say on the tin. Meanwhile, some are highly sophisticated with state-of-the-art technology. They offer more than could ever be said on a tin.

This means that choosing an access control system can be quite overwhelming.

Access control systems are suitable for businesses of all sizes and industries. In this blog post we look at what an access control system is. We also look at why your business needs an access control system.

What Is Access Control?

Access control is a form of physical security. It will restrict or permit an individual from entering physical locations. This could be the entire business premises, sites or specific rooms and areas of the business. Access control enables you to protect your business premises at an individual level. This could mean only chosen employees have access to certain areas of the business.

Access control systems are available in a wide range of formats. You can have basic keypads or swipe card systems. Alternatively, you can have high tech biometric or proximity sensors.

Why Does Your Business Need Access Control?

If you have employees, suppliers and visitors to your business, then you need an access control system. This will enable you to control who enters your business, when and where they can go. An access control system can protect your business and products from potential thieves and competing businesses.

An access control system means that unauthorised people have restricted access to your business. Meanwhile, authorised people may enter the areas you chose at the times you allow. A good access control system will not prevent the flow of authorised personnel. Instead it will restrict unauthorised people from entering your business. It will also assist in securing your business premises.


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