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Types of Access Control Systems for Effective Personnel Security

For a company, access control systems are one of the most crucial assets. The same holds true for a homeowner who places significant value on the security of their family and loved ones.
These systems scrutinize people entering and leaving the premises, while establishing controls against those who cannot gain access.
What’s more, you can install these systems across all rooms, quarters and areas of your residential and commercial premises. So much so that eateries, malls and other public spots have access control systems installed for top-notch security and added protection.
Outlined below are three basic types of access control systems for efficient security of personnel:

Discretionary Access Control (DAC)

DAC is a kind of access control system that holds the owner responsible for deciding people making way into a premise or unit. This model utilizes some of the most widely-popular operating systems including Windows etc. A typical example of this system is Access Control Lists (ACLs).

Mandatory Access Control (MAC)

The MAC system doesn’t permit owners to have a say in the entities having access in a unit or facility. Typically, this classifies all users and entities and provides label which permits them to pass through the security and gain entry.
These labels establish security guidelines and permit subjects to gain access. MAC is more commonly utilized in military-based organizations that place high emphasis on confidentiality and classification of data.

Role-Based Access Control Technology (RBAC)

Alternatively known as Non-Discretionary Access Control, this is probably one of the most demanded and successful technologies utilized in access control systems. Not only is it popular among households, but has also created waves across the business world (it’s not surprising why RBAC has emerged as a buzzword in the corporate sector).
In the RBAC model, the access provided is stringently based on the subject’s role in the organization. Majority of the employees possess some privileges as per the limitations of their job responsibilities. This further enables making good use of the RBAC model.  
When it comes to choosing a certain kind of access control system, you need to contemplate on a host of factors. Some of them include nature of business, number of system users, and the security procedures followed by the organization. Places where business applications are small and basic, less-complicated access control systems are more frequently utilized.
At Stor-Guard, we strive to make self-storage facilities secure. Therefore, we offer a range of access control systems, door alarms, keypads, fingerprint readers and scanners, and other password-protected security solutions. Situated in Kent, Washington, we also cater to clients in Idaho, Oregon, and surrounding areas. Dial 800-651-3129 now and place your orders today. 
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