How Do You Handle 'Forced Door' Alarms?

In electronic access control, one of the most common, yet most confusingly named status alarms are 'Forced Door' or 'Pried Door' alerts.

Often, the problem's root cause is when someone uses a mechanical key to open a door rather than an access credential: When the door opens WITHOUT registering a credential read, the access system calls that a 'Forced Door' alarm - meaning the system...

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