ACCESS CONTROL TERMS H
History: A log of system activity that can be recalled by utilizing the report command. Most systems offer a feature that notifies the console operator of the amount of available storage for history information preventing information from being written over. The message will usually alert the operator to archive the information onto a removable magnetic tape.
Historical Log: A chronological record of events.
Hand Geometry: A biometric access control technology that verifies a person's identity by using the variations in hand size, finger length, and finger thickness.
Host Computer: The central controlling computer from which access control software applications are run.