What Is The Cost Of Tailgating?

Tailgating is certainly one of the biggest problems for access control systems and the hardest to solve.

It ranges from the friendly neighbor:

To serious breaches at high end facilities.

A member asked us for a way to quantify the cost of tailgaiting.

How much loss does tailgaiting incur? How do you measure it?

Do you try to figure out how many incidents happen per year? Determine how many problems and how serious they were that were precipitated by tailgaiting?

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