Each method has its strengths, too. The right technology is the one that fits your organization’s access control needs the best. So how do you pick one?
You need to start by assessing the specific physical security risks your company faces and choose the technology that counters them the best. This article breaks down the key components of physical access control systems and details the leading authentication technologies available in 2022, so you can make an informed decision about how to upgrade your company’s physical security.
Key Components of a Physical Access Control System
At a high level, a physical access control system is comprised of:
Access Control Credential Types in 2022
There are a bewildering number of access control technologies on the market today. Here are the leading options.
Balance Security and Usability
As you can see, each authentication system carries its advantages and disadvantages. Each has its place in business security. It’s just a matter of determining what makes sense in your particular organization.
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About the Author
Vice President of Marketing
Jay oversees marketing and strategic partnerships at Real Time Networks and has over three decades of experience in leadership roles in the financial services and technology industries.