Electronic Access Control by Thomas L. NormanElectronic Access Control by Thomas L. Norman

Electronic Access Control

byThomas L. Norman

Paperback | October 12, 2017

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Electronic Access Control, Second Editionprovides the latest advice on how to interface systems from multiple Electronic Access Control (EAC) manufacturers into a single cohesive system. The book shows how to provide integration, while also allowing building security managers to protect, control and manage their own users' card data.

This second edition details advanced card data management and advanced system access level management. Readers will be better able to manage their systems to protect the privacy of their cardholders' private information, while providing much improved control over the security of their buildings.

Like its highly regarded first edition, the book offers the complete picture on EAC for readers at any level of expertise. It provides comprehensive material on how to select, and interface to, the appropriate locking hardware, typically the most difficult responsibility for access control system designers, installers and end users.

  • Provides a comprehensive understanding of Electronic Access Control (EAC) Systems to readers at any level, novices and experts alike
  • Helps readers understand concepts for securing a facility, while providing transparent access to those who frequently, and legitimately, enter the facility
  • Includes expanded information on system configurations, including user data security, access levels, access clearances and groups, and system interfaces
  • Offers all new material on how to interface systems from multiple manufacturers into a single cohesive system
Thomas L. Norman, CPP, PSP, CSC, is an internationally acclaimed security risk management and enterprise-class security system design consultant with experience in the United States, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Mr. Norman has experience in security designs for critical infrastructure including oil and gas terminals, line...
Title:Electronic Access ControlFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 12, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128054654

ISBN - 13:9780128054659

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Table of Contents

PART I: THE BASICS 1 Introduction and Overview 2 Foundational Security and Access Control Concepts 3 How Access Control Systems Work

PART II: HOW THINGS WORK 4 Access Control Credentials and Credential Readers 5 Types of Access Controlled Portals 6 Life Safety and Exit Devices 7 Door Types and Door Frames 8 Doors and Fire Ratings 9 Electronic Locks - Overview 10 Electronic Locks - Free Egress Locks 11 Electronic Locks - Magnetic Locks 12 Electronic Locks - Dead-Bolt Locks 13 Electronic Locks - Specialized Locks 14 Standard Door/Lock Combinations 15 Specialized Portal Control Devices and Applications 16 Access Control System History You'll Need to Know 17 Access Control Panels and Networks 18 Access Control System Servers and Workstations

PART III: THE THINGS THAT MAKE SYSTEMS SING 19 Security System Integration 20 Integrated Alarm System Devices 21 Related Security Systems 22 The Merging of Physical and IT Security 23 Securing the Security System 24 Related Building/Facility Systems - and REAPS Systems 25 Cabling Considerations 26 Environmental Considerations 27 Access Control System Design 28 Access Control System Installation and Commissioning 29 System Management, Maintenance and Repair