We have all seen the huge advancements in technology over the last few years. In is the same in the world of business security. Business security is constantly changing, developing and improving. With every advancement in security, there comes a new way to record data. This also enables business owners to keep inventory, watch your property and keep employees and customers safe.
One of the biggest advancements in security that we have seen is access control. Access control allows chosen individuals into specific areas. This is done by verifying a person’s identity with a PIN, RFID key card or a biometric reader.
In this blog we look at why companies use access control, and how access control could help you and your business. The great thing about access control is that it not only increases security. It also helps improve operating efficiency and can provide your business with powerful insights too. Below are just some of the reasons that companies use access control.
- With access control there are no more keys. This means that keys don’t need to be replaced and locks changed when they get lost, misplaced or employees leave.
- Access control offers customisation for your business. It enables you to keep private rooms private and only selected people can gain access to them. You can create custom credentials for set members of your team or for trusted vendors for example.
- You will find that access control gives you better monitoring of your business. It is possible to see who is coming and going for attendance reasons and added security measures.
- Through access control security you can track the exact time that employees arrive and leave. This will enable you to manage staff coverage better. You’ll also be able to manage payroll more efficiently too.
Knowing who enters which parts of your building offers a lot of benefits. This is another reason that companies use access control. For example, business owners can space plan to adhere to health guidelines. They can also be more efficient with the heating of the business, only heating areas of the business where staff members are present. Knowing where people are in the business and how many at a time can also help with future building plans and where expansion could help the business.
If you would like to know more about why companies use access control and how it could benefit your business, call our business security team now.