Here's a review of the key points that we've covered in this article:
To keep bad guys out, take security seriously. Assess your needs and implement appropriate security measures.
Take risk away from employees who don't need to be exposed to it. Grant access on a "need to know" basis.
So many choices in access controls! Choose the system that meets your needs the best while still fitting in your budget.
Check your logs and reports frequently and carefully. Seriously, run the reports. You'll see people trying to get into areas that they have no business accessing. Follow up on those incidents to protect your assets.
The next article in this series will discuss providing enhanced presentations by installing an audiovisual system.