We understand that at this time of year many manufacturing businesses think of year-end deductions. We want to ensure that every Manufacturer is aware of a generous tax deduction that could end soon, which allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of commercial security systems if purchased and installed before 2019. Section 179 of the Tax Code could end or change without notice in 2019.
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We understand that at this time of year many businesses think of year-end deductions. We want to ensure that every business is aware of a generous tax deduction that could end soon, which allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of commercial security systems if purchased and installed before 2019. Section 179 of the Tax Code could end or change without notice in 2019.
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The increase in the number of critical events in the educational setting has taught us that, unfortunately, not only are schools not exempt from a crisis they are often a target for serious crimes.
Today, campuses at every level have a greater responsibility to keep students safe. In an emergency situation, an educational facility’s communication system and how effectively it is used can have a massive influence on everything from facilitating an emergency response to gaining cooperation. This is why the right communication tools used rightly are so very important.
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Warehouses and distribution centers can be home to tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars of product at any time. Often, these products are not only valuable but also regulated and must have security controls in place to prevent theft.
Preventing loss and damage requires solid, tightly controlled security solutions and practices. Here are our top tips.
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With the rise in school violence, school security is at the forefront of our minds. Indeed, the safety of our students is a top priority, but the question becomes—how do we implement the right security tools without sacrificing the learning environment?
Fortunately, with today’s advanced but unobtrusive security technologies it is possible to significantly increase school safety while still maintaining a positive learning environment. Here are a few important tips.
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When considering access control solutions today, business owners face a host of options including whether a traditional or cloud-based system is right to fit the organization’s long-term security goals.
Access control technologies are rapidly advancing, largely due to wireless and cloud-based technologies. Here are 5 of the top advantages of cloud-based access control.
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Many businesses set aside a significant budget for cybersecurity measures—and rightly so— focused on firewalls and encryption software to guard against hackers and other online threats. But they do so while neglecting an equally important concern— that of physical security.
For the small and medium business, physical security is just as crucial as cybersecurity. Here’s why.
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Healthcare is one of the most demanding and complex industries in the world today. In addition to providing healthcare, the industry is also charged with keeping patients safe and their information secure. But how can hospitals and other healthcare facilities increase physical safety while still staying HIPAA compliant?
Here are some important ways to do just that.
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Life safety and property protection are more important than ever. Businesses and institutions exist in highly challenging environments and face a wide range of threats, from fire, system failures, and other environmental threats to violence and intrusion. It’s true for all types of business facilities, whether it is the education, commercial, hospitality, government, or industrial sector, and all of them must be prepared and equipped for those eventualities with the appropriate systems.
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In our technology-driven world today, knowledge is at our fingertips. We’ve grown accustomed to doing everything fast, simply, and most importantly, on our own. Nearly everything is able to be researched, lessening and even removing the need for assistance from subject matter experts in many areas of our lives. However, this mindset has infiltrated the physical security landscape much to the detriment of attaining actual comprehensive security.
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