Wednesday, July 6, 2022

How not to get a handle on physical access control

from here and here (image source)

Security is often accused of making things less convenient, but this is absurd.

You might think this would stop shoulder surfing, but in fact if someone was going to do that they'd likely be doing it from off to one side, and as this photo demonstrates, the handle obscures less from such an angle. It's greatest impediment is to the person standing directly in front of the lock.