Key Factors for Access Controls
Access can mean consuming, entering or using a business asset or resource. Place might be an entire facility or room within the facility. Credentials provide individuals with permission to access the asset or resource.
Through authentication and authorization, access control policies make sure users are who they say they are and that they have appropriate access to company data.
Once a user is authenticated, access control then authorizes the appropriate level of access and allowed actions associated with that user’s credentials and IP address.
Access control keeps confidential information, including customer data, personally identifiable information, and intellectual property, from falling into the wrong hands.
Why is Access Control Important?
In the field of security, access control is the selective restriction of access to a place or resource, requiring individuals to provide credentials in order to gain access. This allows the free flow of people and their work, but only at approved times, in approved places, and when there is a legitimate business purpose.
ParSecurity offers some of the most advanced, yet cost-effective and easy-to-use access control systems on the market today. These systems may use a variety of credential types, including a keypad code, key fobs, smart cards, mobile applications, or an intercom system. The system can be managed from a networked computer for larger businesses, or from a keypad or reader, for smaller businesses.
Contact ParSecurity today, and meet with their experts to discover which system is right for your business.
The HIPAA Security Rule requires Covered Entities and their business associates to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of protected health information (PHI), this includes the usage of physical and electronic access control.