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Security Surveillance Resolutions You Need to Know


On March 3, 2016 By admin

As we make our way through 2016 and confront the problems and challenges of the new year and rapidly evolving technology, now is the time for business owners to begin reassessing their security surveillance systems.

The potential for loss is huge if your business is not adequately equipped with an up-to-date and comprehensive surveillance system, and even one breach in security could spell disaster for any small enterprise. Therefore, it is in your best interest to set yourself the goal of improving security and surveillance systems at your place of business for the year of 2016 and beyond.

In an effort to help you in taking the steps towards improving the surveillance system in your business, here are 5 ways of enhancing the security and protection at your place of business.

  1. Strategic placement and monitoring of surveillance cameras:A surveillance system that operates with a sophisticated video surveillance component is the ideal way to ensure not only the security of your business, but also the safety and well being of your employees and customers.

    Surveillance cameras also help protect your business by both deterring and catching thieves, as the presence of cameras is often enough to thwart criminals, but should a burglary take place, you will at least have the crime on camera.

  2. Enhanced alarm systems:Working in tandem with a comprehensive surveillance system, an alarm component can dramatically improve the security of your business by immediately alerting the authorities if anyone unauthorized has entered the premises.

    An alarm system will also help enhance safety and security at your business by limiting access to only certain employees at specific times, thus allowing you to control who can go when and where during business hours.

  3. Computer security:One way to protect a business that is often forgotten includes protecting the security of a business’s information.

    Information security measures, like having a corporate network for all files created so that employees cannot copy files to internal disks, which would compromise the confidential information of your business and your customers, is one way to help improve information safety and security. Moreover, this allows for management to have the ability to track and see who has access to what files, what files have been edited, etc.

  4. Security guards:Depending on what industry your business operates in, it often makes sense to hire a security service to patrol the premises, sometimes after business hours at least.

    A security guard on duty during hours can also be beneficial by making your employees and customers feel safer.

  5. Create good habits and be proactive when it comes to the overall safety and security of your business and the people who work for you: It pays to be diligent when it comes to safety, so even if a lot of your surveillance system is automatic, remember that it is often the little things-like always checking locked doors, changing smoke detector and carbon monoxide batteries regularly, and sticking to a routine to help memory when closing down for the night-that can make the big difference to your business.


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