Unauthorized access may be gained by an outsider as well as by an in-house employee. Both physical access to a building by a stranger or entry to a server room by a staff member with no permission are examples of unauthorized physical access. Although a security system may have various loopholes, most commonly unauthorized access is gained thanks to:
Any of the above mentioned loopholes create security gaps which can be taken advantage of. Because of an unauthorized access companies may be subjected to physical theft of devices and equipment, compromise of electronic information, identity theft and vandalism. What’s more, human lives can be endangered too. Therefore, it is important that a company addresses any of the existing loopholes and prevents possible threats.
First and foremost, you need to define how unauthorized access can occur at your company and develop a program aimed at eradicating any possible loopholes.
Different levels of security are crucial to prevent unauthorized access . Robust access control system, employee control and emergency response help prevent unsanctioned access to facilities, devices and information.
Desktop locks are aimed at protecting computer equipment from theft
It is important to remember that security starts at a physical level. By implementing measures aimed at preventing unauthorized access you can protect your assets, information and personnel from internal and external security threats which otherwise might have a detrimental impact on your business.
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