The term ‘audit trail’ means record of data or transactions that a firm carried out over a specific time period. The audit trail is used both commercial and residential fingerprint door locks and fingerprint scanner.
In commercial area audit trail is very beneficial to keep track of many things. To find out which door the employees use, whether they were at work place on time, if some unauthorized person attempted to get access and so on.
In residential area also biometric systems such as biometric door lock systems has been increasingly used because of the number of benefits it has to offer to the residents. It helps the house owner keep a tab on their kids. Through audit trail, parents will know when their kids left home or when they got back home. It also can aid the house owner to know when the cleaning company came to clean their home. Apart from this the home owners can also keep a check on any unauthorized entry in to the house when they are not home or when their children are alone at home.
The Fingerprint access control with Audit Trail is available in the market under various brands and with different features. Most of these access systems let the users store up to almost 50 fingerprints in the system.
The fingerprint door locks with audit trail’s software can be installed onto your PC, this software will enable you to keep a check on the on the biometric door lock every time it is used. And the records can be maintained on your PC.
With audit trail in finger print access control help you to detect violations in the security. This system has proved of great help to the security personnel in detecting what and when had actually happened.
In short, using a computer interface, Audit trail with fingerprint access control helps in reporting purposes; the administrator can access and print the list of events during a specific period. In case if key is used to unlock the door, no audit report is available, this is because the key cylinder is not linked to the electronics of the tracking system.