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Questions to Ask Your Potential Security Company About Internet Connected Access Control/surveillance Systems

Many security systems are installed on a business network by electricians and security installers that have very little knowledge and experience on how the system once installed will impact a business’ network and its systems. Many of these devices may very well poke holes in a client’s network systems that can allow a cybercriminal unfettered […]

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How to survive an Active Shooter Event at Work

You’re at work and suddenly you think you hear a gunshot. What do you do? Do you RUN? Do you HIDE? Or should you FIGHT? David Katz, a former senior special agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration and an expert in active shooter situations, said the first step is spotting danger. The sound of a gunshot […]

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HOW RANSOMWARE CAN HOLD YOUR BUSINESS HOSTAGE

Ransomware is a form of malware that denies access to data or systems until the victim pays the cybercriminal a ransom fee to remove the restriction. It has been around for many years but has recently become much more popular and profitable. CryptoLocker, CryptoWall and RSA4096 are examples of well-known ransomware. How ransomware works Ransomware can make its way […]

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14 Points to Keep Your Business Safe

Every year, businesses lose a staggering $33 billion due to theft. Have you taken the critical steps to protect your assets? Here’s a 14-point checklist to help keep your business safe: Install a quality security system, such as a professionally monitored video-verified system, for your property’s exterior, including warehouses and loading docks. Install a professional […]

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Business Crime Prevention Tips

Statistics show that crime is on the rise nationwide. From personal safety to crime in the home and workplace, no one is immune. Crime does not discriminate by age, ethnicity, or income level. As a nation, we look to law enforcement to apprehend criminals, thereby keeping citizens safe. Laws at the local, state, and federal […]

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Don’t Let Your Surveillance System Be The Bad Guy

Security camera systems are found in most businesses these days. Most of these camera systems are connected to the Internet driven in great part by customer demand for remote video access. The systems range from cloud-managed surveillance systems to traditional standalone DVRs and NVRs that are all connected to the internet by way of the […]

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Hard Questions to Ask When Choosing a Security Company

Choosing a security company is an important part of protecting your home or business from threatening situations such as intrusion, fire and theft. And with so many options, selecting the right company may seem like a daunting task. Here are ten items you should keep in mind when considering a company for your security or […]

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7 Mistakes Business Owners Make With Security

So you are the executive of a business or may one tasked with making certain that the business facilities run smoothly. Many organizations are taking steps to making sure their facilities are properly protected but often we see that there are aspects of physical security that get missed or are not covered well enough. Aesthetics […]

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How Can I Prevent Employee Theft?

Five finger discounts. Every business has it. Face it. Employees steal. As a business owner you may feel you want to trust your employees, and why not? You hired them to do an important job for you and you can’t do it all. But trusting your employees can set you and your business up for […]

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When Copper Thieves Strike Homes

There is no question that copper theft has gotten worse. Stolen copper is valuable as scrap because the metal is used for so many items—and the profits are huge. Copper is such a hot commodity that thieves are going after the metal anywhere they can find it. Copper theft is a $1 billion business because […]

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