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What is Commercial Access Control?

Here at Safe N Sound Inc., we know that you care about your business, and we want to help you keep it secure. No matter the size of your business or what industry you are in, one of the best things you can do from a security standpoint is to implement a system for commercial access control. If you are unfamiliar with this term or concept, keep reading to find out the key information you need to know.

Essentially, commercial access control is a system or network of systems designed to regulate who can enter what parts of your facility or who can access what digital assets. While it’s easy to assume that only big businesses need these kinds of measures, many smaller businesses find them necessary as well. For example, the staff of a daycare facility needs to make sure that no one can get into their facility or escort a child away without being verified by the staff first.

  • Physical Access Control- Commercial access control is split into two parts, with the first part being physical access control. As the name suggests, this type of access control is designed to regulate who can go where within the physical space of the business, and can include things like keycard systems and automatic locks.
  • Logistical Access Control- The other part of commercial access control is known as logistical access control. This type of access control focuses on protecting digital information and assets. To return to the daycare example from above, a child care facility needs to ensure that no one can access its digital records such as student rosters or medical files.

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