If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Planning access control for facilities is complex, with many factors that need to be taken into consideration. Before even delving into the various types of access controls, you will first need to do an assessment of your security needs and possible security threats. 

Each facility is unique and will have different assesment outcomes -- so although it may be tempting to skip the planning process, it is highly crucial in ensuring that you can have a robust security system at the end of the day.

What are the various aspects of planning access control for facilities?

Best Access Control Practices for Facilities

What do you need to know before buying access controls?

The decisions-making process before buying access process can be quite overwhelming, especially if one is doing it for the first time. In this article, we tell you how to determine the type of access control you need, and the various considerations you need to take into account when choosing a service provider.

Planning access control? Here are some examples of the plan.

Sometimes, all the information deluge might confuse you more than it clarifies. That’s why we’ve went straight to the point and provided some specific examples of how an access control plan might look like, highly useful as a base for you to customize it further.

Pricing benchmarks for door access control systems

Other than main considerations like the suitability of an access control system, one crucial consideration that is a determining factor is definitely the price. What is considered the best-value, and how will this benchmark change as your needs change? Read on to find out more.

Planning and designing access control

The first step towards having a robust access control system -- planning and designing! We’ve provided a quick rundown on what are the key factors you need to iron out at this initial stage. It is by no means comprehensive, but rather serves as a quick check for beginners to let them know that they’ve got all the main issues covered.

Using an access control RMA form for de-installing and migrating

Unfortunately, not all things go as planned. Although unlikely, there is still a possibility that you might feel that the access control system is not suited for your business needs. Thus, you will need to return it. This article sheds some light as to the steps you can undertake to do so.

Why is access control essential for your business?

It can be easy to neglect access control in the grand scheme of office planning. However, given that access control is the first line of defense against any physical or cyber attacks, it should not be treated as an afterthought. Furthermore, an excellent access control system contributes greatly to creating a positive work experience for your employees. Read on to find out more!

How to: Designing Your Office’s Security Plan

Depending on the size and complexity of your office layout, you might be able to design your office’s security plan without engaging professional services. In this article, we show you exactly how to do so by providing the steps to do a basic risk management of your office.

Is it time to switch your office’s access control systems?

So you’ve got your access control systems up and running smoothly over the past few years. However, access control systems will also need to grow and evolve as your business does. Read on to identify the signs that it is time to switch and upgrade your office’s access control system!

How to choose the right access control system?

The market today is saturated with so many different types of access control system, deciding on one can be indeed dizzying. Faced with an overwhelming number of choices, what are some of the main factors to take into account when choosing the access control system that fits your business needs?

The most important physical access control policies

Policies form the backbone of any rules and regulations, and thus is highly crucial that they are set out well. In this article, we share with you some of the most important physical access control policies and how you could get started on writing them.

Breakdown of the scope of access control systems

Access control systems is a huge topic on its own, with many complexities and important details embedded within. Here, we’ve broken down this huge topic into digestible portions so tackling it will be so much easier.

Single door access control system kit

In this targeted article, we give you the lowdown on everything you need to know about the single door access control system kit. If you’re looking for a more general guide on access control system, head over to the ‘Breakdown of the scope of access control systems’!

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