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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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The Hidden ROI of Surveillance in Business

There are many hidden benefits having a good surveillance system where you work—not just the obvious. Rather, there can be a significant ROI associated with a state-of-the-art camera system in protecting people, property, plant and equipment. Security ROI is complex and, at times, hard to quantify. The payoff from systems designed to protect a retail […]

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Can I Record Audio In My Business?

I am frequently asked if audio can be recorded in a surveillance system in various situations such as a retail store, church, school classroom, work office, in common areas in a residential building and in a home. Usually the answer is a flat NO, and the reason is that even if one party to the […]

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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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How to upgrade your surveillance without losing your shirt

Until recently upgrading a surveillance system meant ripping out the entire system, cables, recorder and all and spending thousands to upgrade. This often was a roadblock for the customer and most people stayed with the analog cameras and a fuzzy image because that is all they could afford. Recent security camera advances has moved analog […]

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Why is Commercial Fire Alarm So Expensive?

I often get asked from potential buyers as to why a fire alarm for their business is so much more costly than the alarm for their home. Fire alarm systems are a crucial part of protecting lives in both commercial and residential properties. They are designed to save lives and protect property by alerting people […]

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When a Burglary Can Lead to HIPAA Hot Water

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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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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How Much Surveillance Do I Need?

Surveillance cameras have become an important tool in law enforcement, insurance claims and fraud and business management. According to the FBI surveillance has helped to solve an unprecedented 30% of cases for which video surveillance is used. With that said, the popularity of surveillance cameras increasing. As technology has evolved so too has the affordability […]

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Know how to hire a trustworthy security contractor

You have decided to have a security system installed in your home or business. Now you are tasked with the confusing task of which company to choose. The competition is brisk out there with so many security contractors to choose from. Here are some important considerations to keep in mind when you are interviewing contractors […]

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