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How to use access control systems to make entries and exits more secure?

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There are several possibilities to secure the entries and exits on the premises of your company:

-  card readers allow entry only to holders of the company badge,

-  biometric readers recognise employees based on a physical characteristic (fingerprint, eye, etc.),

-  push-button locks requires keying in a confidential number,

-  doorbells allows you to hear or see the person requesting access,

-  electric or electronic door locks (using cards, fingerprints, codes, etc.)


Access control devices generally include three elements:

-  An authentication system (code, card, key, biometric element...),

-  An authorisation system (for example a person can be correctly authenticated but not be authorised to enter the premises at a given time),

-  A traceability system allowing accurate reporting of access rights.

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The choice of your access control system will depend on the desired level of security, the type of premises which need to be equipped and your budget.


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