The pairing of biometric technology with security entrances has been gaining momentum for more than a decade, and understandably so. The marriage has made it possible to swiftly verify identity, while at the same time, address the risk of unauthorized entry from tailgating. But the deployment of biometrics and security entrances is advancing to a different phase as organizations look for improved access control solutions to negate lingering health concerns post-COVID-19.
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Basic security paradigms have changed. Whereas physical barriers and guards were once the primary mode of security at the perimeter of facilities, now these have been supplemented and improved by advanced access control solutions that rely heavily on technology to verify the identity of the individual attempting to enter. There are a number of reasons for this.
Most security professionals are aware of the term, “tailgating,” as it refers to an unauthorized user following an authorized user into a facility, usually by means of a swinging door. But do all these security professionals agree on the impact of tailgating, as well as the methods to effectively mitigate it? We were curious so we reached out via our social media channels to find out more.