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Customer Tip #113: The Installer’s Vehicle Can Be Foretelling

Let’s set the scene… You need an alarm, camera or key fob access system installed for your home or business. You want it to meet all your criteria relative to features and scheduling of the work. The sales person assures you that all will be perfect! The sales person also tells you that the system […]

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What You Should Know About Surveillance Cameras

Video surveillance has been around since the 1940s and technology has played a major role in making these systems affordable and reliable. Video surveillance isn’t like a computer where it is one size fits all. A properly installed surveillance system requires an understanding on how video cameras function in all lighting and environmental conditions. Surveillance […]

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Surveillance Cameras and the CSI Effect

Crime shows like CSI and NCIS have affected the surveillance industry dramatically. Hollywood exaggerates just how much surveillance systems can ‘see’. You know the television scenes where all the characters of CSI are standing around a monitor, watching  surveillance video and someone says, “That’s it, right there! Can you enhance that image?” The video tech […]

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When a Burglary Lands Your Practice into a HIPAA Nightmare?

Many small medical practices never think about the eventual disaster of a burglary. Even fewer never consider what would happen if an intruder during the course of a burglary managed to steal the practice’s computer server or workstation – with the practice’s patient records. Your practice now went from a simple police report to a […]

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Can Your Medical Practice Survive a HIPAA Violation?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, otherwise known as HIPAA, set forth new standards for the privacy and security of electronic protected health information (EPHI). Once the Y2K ‘crisis’ had come and gone, healthcare organizations could now turn their attention to these new regulations. The frequency of data breaches in healthcare organizations […]

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Is Your Business Growing or Shrinking?

If you are a business owner or manager, be assured of one thing: employees are stealing from you. According to the US Chamber of Commerce, 75% employees steal from their workplace at least once – and half steal repeatedly. Why? Because no one catches them! Many business owners and managers ignore the signs because they […]

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Is a Self Monitored Alarm for You?

Here at Keystone Security Systems we receive calls from homeowners who want a security system but would like to ‘monitor it themselves.” The homeowner feels that because they have a smartphone and Internet access at their work they won’t need the added expense of 24/7 central station monitoring. This premise has many drawbacks and carries […]

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