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Which of these best describe the process of using someone else to gain access to a building?

A) Biometrics

B) Mantrap

C) Tailgating

D) Multi-factor authentication

E) Mind control

The answer: C) Tailgating

Tailgating is a method of bypassing a door lock by following someone authorized into a building or space. Always carry doughnuts.

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