Physical access control administration using building information models

Skandhakumar, Nimalaprakasan, Salim, Farzad, Reid, Jason F., & Dawson, Edward (2012) Physical access control administration using building information models. Lecture Notes in Computer Science : Cyberspace Safety and Security, 7672, pp. 236-250.

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Physical access control systems play a central role in the protection of critical infrastructures, where both the provision of timely access and preserving the security of sensitive areas are paramount. In this paper we discuss the shortcomings of existing approaches to the administration of physical access control in complex environments. At the heart of the problem is the current dependency on human administrators to reason about the implications of the provision or the revocation of staff access to an area within these facilities. We demonstrate how utilising Building Information Models (BIMs) and the capabilities they provide, including 3D representation of a facility and path-finding can reduce possible intentional or accidental errors made by security administrators.

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ID Code: 53789
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: 4th International Symposium, CSS 2012, Melbourne, Australia, December 12-13, 2012. Proceedings. ISBN: 9783642353611
Keywords: access control, building information model, critical infrastructure, security administration, usability
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-35362-8_19
ISSN: 0302-9743
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Security (080303)
Divisions: Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Springer
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Deposited On: 26 Sep 2013 22:18
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