Access control systems perform authorization identification, authentication, access approval, and accountability of entities through
login credentials including passwords, personal identification numbers (PINs), biometric scans, and physical or electronic keys.
For decades, access control systems were considered a security tool that let authorized personnel enter a building or area. While many people still think of access control in these terms, advanced access control systems boast a variety of tools and benefits that are often overlooked. Beyond traditional security, access control systems can help any organization increase operational efficiencies and reduce costs by enabling integration with a large variety workforce products and solutions.