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Restaurant Security: A Guide to Getting Your Money's Worth
By Sean Peek | October 19, 2021

No matter your budget, increased restaurant security will pay off in the end.

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How to Develop an Access Control Policy
By Erik Sherman | October 11, 2021

Access control policies are an important element of a business's access control system. Learn why you need an access control policy, how to create one, and what it should include.

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How to Protect Your Business From a Data Breach
By Sean Peek | October 06, 2021

Businesses need to take cybersecurity seriously. Here are some ways to make sure you are protecting your business.

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Affordable Access Control Systems for Small Businesses
By Sean Peek | October 06, 2021

Business security systems give you the freedom to install the equipment on your own and monitor your protection from your mobile device.

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Fail Safe vs. Fail Secure
By Erik Sherman | October 06, 2021

Fail-safe and fail-secure locks are critical access control tools that protect your business and the people within. Learn how they work and which system is best for your company.

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The Best Access Control Systems of 2021
By Business.com Editorial Staff | September 27, 2021

Which is the best access control system for you? Easily compare several top-rated systems. See up-to-date comparisons and reviews for the top access control systems.

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Cybersecurity and Risk Management
By Shannon Flynn | September 23, 2021

Cybersecurity risk management helps companies see which steps are the most important for their companies, leading to more effective security strategies.

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VPN and Online Privacy: What You Need to Know Before Connecting
By Stella Morrison | September 23, 2021

Using a VPN connection makes your browsing extremely secure.

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2021 Annual Report: IT Professionals’ Outlook on Cyber Insurance
By business.com editorial staff | September 23, 2021

9 in 10 IT professionals are concerned their companies could experience cyber attacks, but not all have contingency plans in place.

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What Is Ransomware?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 22, 2021

Hackers use malware to encrypt a business's data or lock them out of the company network. Known as ransomware, this practice has become a big problem for businesses across the globe.

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IDenticard Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

IDenticard offers the latest hardware with its PremiSys access control system, and the wide range of customization options means you can create the system you need.

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ISONAS Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

ISONAS earned our pick for the best low-cost access control system. Learn all about its plans and features.

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SimpliSafe Access Control System
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

SimpliSafe protects every inch of your property 24/7 with emergency dispatch and instant alerts. Learn more about how much it costs and its features.

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Identity Access Control Guide
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Identity and access management systems are important security systems that all businesses should employ to protect their networks, systems and data.

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Workplace Visitor Policy With Free Template
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Your workplace visitor policy is a necessary document to ensure that your employees, data, and guests are safe and treated with a high degree of professionalism.

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Honeywell Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Honeywell offers two commercial access control systems. Learn more about its costs and features.

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What Is Role-Based Access Control?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Role-based access control ensures that only necessary personnel can access restricted data within your network.

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What Is Rule-Based Access Control (RBAC)?
By Erik Sherman | September 21, 2021

Rule-based access control is one method of access control that allows certain people to access devices, databases, or other restricted network areas based on preset criteria.

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Vanderbilt Industries Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Vanderbilt Industries is our best pick for businesses with multiple locations. Learn about all the options it offers.

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What is a Visitor Management System?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

A visitor management system can improve on-premises security by identifying and tracking visitors as they mover throughout your facilities.

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How Do RFID Cards Work?
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Smart cards are used by nearly all businesses today, including to accept debit and credit cards and to restrict access to certain facilities.

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How to Use Biometric Access Control Systems
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 21, 2021

For small and midsize businesses, biometric technology has many uses - along with multiple advantages and disadvantages.

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Johnson Controls Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Johnson Controls Access Control 2021 Plan and Cost. Learn more about this top security system option for small businesses.

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Kisi Access Control Costs
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Kisi is our pick as the best overall access control system. Learn more about its free trial and its subscription plans below.

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What Are Turnstile Access Control Systems?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 21, 2021

Whether it's an automated gate at a subway station or a revolving door in an office building, a turnstile is a great way to prevent unauthorized visitors and enforce security in any location.

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Brivo Access Control Systems
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Brivo stands out among access control systems with its minimal hardware and bundled subscription option. Learn about its products and features below.

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What Is a Mantrap?
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Mantraps are expensive to purchase and install, but their costs can be quite minimal compared to the potential damage caused by an unauthorized individual gaining access to your most valuable data.

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Access Control System Guide
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2021

Access control is critical to ensuring the security of your network, data and physical locations. Review the security providers and best practices.

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The Benefits of Discretionary Access Control
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 13, 2021

Explore how a discretionary access control system can be an easy, versatile and secure way to keep your data safe.