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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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.

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Why You Need an Acceptable Use Policy and How to Create One
By Andrew Martins | August 23, 2021

By establishing rules for how devices are used on the company network, you can help your employees avoid dangerous digital practices.

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Business Scams 101: Common Schemes and How to Avoid Them
By business.com editorial staff | August 12, 2021

Scammers want to steal from your company. Here’s what they do, and how you can shut them down.

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Is Internet Faxing Safe? How to Send and Receive Faxes Online Safely
By Stella Morrison | August 06, 2021

There's no need to fear a lack of security if your company decides to send and receive faxes online.

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What Is Cyber Insurance?
By Sean Peek | July 28, 2021

Cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity in the era of remote work to protect your company's online assets.

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9 Security Practices to Protect Your Business's Sensitive Information
By Max Freedman | July 19, 2021

Information security can make or break your business.

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What Are the Pros and Cons of VPNs?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 30, 2021

A VPN is a great tool that can help protect any organization's online presence, but it comes with a few drawbacks.

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What Is Point-to-Point Wireless?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 28, 2021

When you have a versatile point-to-point wireless connection, you get a cost-effective and secure network that offers the speed and flexibility to grow with your business.

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Key Fob Guide for Businesses
By Jeff Hale | June 22, 2021

Key fobs have become the industry standard for basic access control applications across the world, and that doesn't look set to change anytime soon.

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Networking Deals
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 22, 2021

Prime Day is coming, giving you a great chance to save big on essential equipment and upgrades to improve the efficiency of your business.