DOE`s nation-wide system for access control can solve problems for the federal government

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The U.S. Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) ongoing efforts to improve its physical and personnel security systems while reducing its costs, provide a model for federal government visitor processing. Through the careful use of standardized badges, computer databases, and networks of automated access control systems, the DOE is increasing the security associated with travel throughout the DOE complex, and at the same time, eliminating paperwork, special badging, and visitor delays. The DOE is also improving badge accountability, personnel identification assurance, and access authorization timeliness and accuracy. Like the federal government, the DOE has dozens of geographically dispersed locations run by many ... continued below

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Callahan, S.; Tomes, D.; Davis, G.; Johnson, D. & Strait, S. July 1, 1996.

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The U.S. Department of Energy`s (DOE`s) ongoing efforts to improve its physical and personnel security systems while reducing its costs, provide a model for federal government visitor processing. Through the careful use of standardized badges, computer databases, and networks of automated access control systems, the DOE is increasing the security associated with travel throughout the DOE complex, and at the same time, eliminating paperwork, special badging, and visitor delays. The DOE is also improving badge accountability, personnel identification assurance, and access authorization timeliness and accuracy. Like the federal government, the DOE has dozens of geographically dispersed locations run by many different contractors operating a wide range of security systems. The DOE has overcome these obstacles by providing data format standards, a complex-wide virtual network for security, the adoption of a standard high security system, and an open-systems-compatible link for any automated access control system. If the location`s level of security requires it, positive visitor identification is accomplished by personal identification number (PIN) and/or by biometrics. At sites with automated access control systems, this positive identification is integrated into the portals.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96013878

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  • 37. annual meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Naples, FL (United States), 28 Jul - 1 Aug 1996

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  • Other: DE96013878
  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--124698
  • Report No.: CONF-960767--24
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 372711
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc677520

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Callahan, S.; Tomes, D.; Davis, G.; Johnson, D. & Strait, S. DOE`s nation-wide system for access control can solve problems for the federal government, article, July 1, 1996; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc677520/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.