SIA Helps Define Basic Components

January 2009
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jan2009, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p43
Trade Publication
The article discusses how the Security Industry Association (SAI) in Alexandria, Virginia defines access control. SIA is a trade association for security equipment makers and service providers. SIA states that access control is the use of qualifying devices or identification methods to control people, assets of vehicles coming in and out of a particular area. The basic form of access control are mechanical locks and keys as well as electronic devices such as card readers and biometric devices.


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