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access control

[′ak‚ses kən‚trōl]
(computer science)
A restriction on the operations that a user of a computer system may perform on files and other resources of the system.

access control

The management of admission to system and network resources. It grants authenticated users access to specific resources based on company policies and the permission level assigned to the user or user group. Access control often includes authentication, which proves the identity of the user or client machine attempting to log in. See network access control, authentication, access control list and information security.
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The vendor will provide a comprehensive, expandable solution including hardware, software, installation, acceptance testing, integration, training, and ongoing support of the access control system to include, but not limited to, the following if awarded:
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com) is a leader in the manufacturing and development of true IP-based access control systems for the commercial security market.
Invitation to tender: the subject of procurement are maintenance of access control system in accordance with the detailed description, the types and quantities specified in the bill of quantities in part xii.
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Prior Information Notice: Time recording and access control system.
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