Glossary

Access Control


This refers to all of the manual or automatic means used to ensure that access to physical spaces or information systems is restricted to authorized persons and cannot a priori pose a threat to the organization or to itself.
The purpose of an access control system is to filter the flow of information, people and sometimes vehicles wishing to enter a site, a building or a room.
An access control system is just one of the safety components that fall within the concept of generalized surveillance of a site.
CNPP provides training courses in the design and installation of access control systems.
CNPP publishes reference document APSAD D83: Access Control, Technical document for design and installation
CNPP Cert. issues NF Service & APSAD Access Control joint certification

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