Access Control Records Maintenance Guide

By Brian Rhodes, Published Jul 20, 2022, 10:49am EDT (Info+)

Sorting out old entries, turning off unused credentials, and updating who carries which credentials is as important to security as keeping physical equipment operational.

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  • ****** ********* ***:******* ************* ********* ** ******** ****** should ****** **, ********** *****, *** perhaps **** ********* / ***** ****** supervisors **** *** ************* ****** ** credentials ******. **** ***** '***** *** loop' ** *************, *** **** ********* the ********** ** *** ************* ***** changes ** ******** ** *********.
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  • **** ********** *******: *******, ** *** ***** ** making ************* ******* ** *** ********** database. **** ** ********* *************** (**: inter-department ********, ***** ******, **** ******) the *********** ** **** ******* **-**-**** may ** **** ** ****** *********** issues ** *******. ********, ****** *********** on ******* *** **** ****** *********** issues ****** **** ****** * ******* problem.

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  • ***** ****** **** ****:**** ** * ******* ** ***** of **** ** *** ********* '****' to ******** ***** ** ***** ******, remember **** ****** *** ********** ****** over ****, *** **** * ******** is '******' **** *** ** **** information, ** ** ****** ** *******. In **** *****, ******* ****** ******** and ******* *** ******* * ********, defining *** ** ******** ********** **** that *** ****** ** * ****** manual ****** *********.

Do *** **-*** ***********

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** ** **** ****** ** ******* or ******* ** *** ********** ** this *****, ***, ** ******** *** risk ** ******* *** ** ************ examples ** ********* *** '******* ***********' in ********* ***********.

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** **** ******** *** *** **** current, * ********** *** ** ****** out **** *** ******** ********. ********** these ************* *** ** ****-********* *** costly.

Another **** *** "*** *******"

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** * ******* *******, ******* * usage ****** ********* ** ***** ****** to *** ***** ***** **** **** used, *** ***** **** **** ***, will **** ******** *** *********** **** should ** ****** *** ** **** uncover ***** *** ***** ** ***** a ********** *** ** **** ****** instead ** ***** ********** **********.

[****: **** ***** *** ********** ******* in **** *** ************* ******* *** republished ** ****.]

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******* ****** ** ******* *********** ** problematic. ****** ***** **** **** ****** to *** ********, ****** ** ******** will **** ***% ** *** **** when * ********** ** ******* *** facility *** *** **** ****.

****, *** **** ** ** ******* the ******* ** ****** ** ******* the ***** **** ******** *** ******** has ** ****** ** ** *** of ***** *** *** *** *******, or *** *** *** ** ******.

** ** **** ****** ** **** write ****** ** ****** **** *** deactivate ****** *********** *** **********. ** you *** ******** ** ****** * badge, *****, ***** ** ** *** shredder *** **** *** ** *** other ***** *** ***** ** ** they ****'*.

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