commercial biometric locks
Biometric, or fingerprint locks, provide an advanced system for access control for any business. The Federal Government has been using this technology for years because they know the benefits of fingerprint technology. Why choose biometric locks? If your business has sensitive areas where you keep your financial records, a space where research and development takes place, or medical facility that needs to restrict access to sensitive patient data that relates to HIPAA (Personal Identifiable Information/Personal Health Information), then biometric access is the answer for you. Technology is driving the security industry to create hardware that secures a businesses privacy and records.
Q) I watch popular science television shows that have proven biometric locks can be defeated. Why would I consider these types of locks?
A) While it is true that these shows have shown they can be defeated, you should also be aware that they found industry experts that have years of experience in defeating locks in general. This means they can defeat all types of locks; however your average thief is not as sophisticated and will have difficulty defeating the lock. Your business needs to protect itself from thieves who randomly select businesses, Veteran Owned Locksmith conducts research for the highest level of security biometric locks, making finger print spoofing a less realistic concern.
Q) Can someone copy my fingerprint and access my home?
A) Fingerprints can be duplicated/lifted form a surface and the best example would be the police obtaining fingerprints from a crime scene. Fingerprints can also be forged (according to IEEE - Advancing Technology for Humanity); however a fake fingerprint will not have sweat glands on it, will not have the same conductivity as actual skin, and will have other flaws which can be scanned for. The right biometric lock scanner will help to reduce entry with a fake or forged fingerprint.
Q) Why would I choose a biometric lock over a digital/electric lock?
A) You carry the key to your biometric lock everyday, your fingerprint. Digital/electric locks require a pass code and if you forget the pass code, you hopefully have a back up key. Although digital/electrical locks are still great choices, biometric locks offer total freedom from keys and pass codes.
Q) I heard that the secondary entry system (key hole) can easily be defeated with a paperclip, are there other options?
A) Just like standard locks, biometric locks have variations of a secondary means of entry. Veteran Owned Locksmith conducts extensive research into all technological products to insure we offer the best products with the highest security features. When it comes to biometric locks, we look for the battery life of the lock (models without a secondary entry system), a tumbler key system versus a dimple key system for stronger secondary access against theft, and a cover system to protect the lock from weather.
locations of commercial biometric locks
Where would I put a biometric lock? What if my business is not as dynamic as larger corporations? We understand that price and practicability are always on the forefront of every business owners mind. If you have a window store front, it is not practicable to install a biometric lock at that location. However, you may have an office where your records are kept, employee sensitive information is stored, and financial information that needs to be protected. This location is ideal for biometric locks. For warehouses and larger office buildings, biometric locks offer entry/exit access that would be hard to defeat. No more worrying about employees wandering into areas they are not supposed to be in. Biometric locks are ideal for medical offices where patient records are stored or biological patient samples.
benefits of biometric locks
- No keys, just a unique fingerprint to access locations within the business facility.
- No more rekeys. You can easily remove and add fingerprints as employees come and go.
- Works during power outages. These locks have a stand alone battery system, so they are secure when the power is out.
- No hardwiring required. Most of these locks are free of wires acting as a sole security system for the door you install them on.
- Strong, durable, and a long lasting investment that saves you money over time.
Veteran Owned Locksmith, LLC is committed to bringing the highest quality products that have the best technology. Your inquiry of biometric locks will be answered with a detailed assessment of your property, products available, and we can work within your budget. As a business owner, you may be covered by insurance when a break in happens, but that is reacting to what you may have already known for a while, your security is compromised. Veteran Owned Locksmith is here to empower your business to be proactive and stop the break in before it happens. If it looks harder to break into, then it will not be broken into. Choose for yourself and give us a call today for your free assessment.