It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed the way industries operate and proved that having effective security is essential to the success of any commercial facility, no matter the industry. Moving into 2022, commercial security systems need to do much more than protect the facility and its occupants.
Like for many industries, COVID hit the multitenant property industry hard. It struck during a time that is historically the most crucial to any property– leasing season. However, the multitenant property industry has always been resilient, and adjusting around the pandemic has caused it to look at security technologies in a new way to address new concerns, and provide new value. Continue reading Top Ways to Increase NOI with Security Technologies→
Security should be a top priority in every industry, but that is especially true in manufacturing. From food and beverage to pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and electronics, facility owners need a solid plan to protect their products, investments, and, most importantly, their employees. Developing a plan allows you to identify risks and vulnerabilities such as workplace violence, injury, intrusion, theft, espionage, sabotage, vandalism, counterfeiting, as well as ensuring compliance issues. Of course, no amount of planning can absolutely guarantee safety or prevent an incident. However, these top considerations are highly beneficial in discouraging threats and improving security.
When a family has just welcomed a child into the world, this dream for many can become a nightmare if the infant goes missing. While abduction is a critical concern, accidental mix-ups are possible even in the most qualified birthing facilities. The benefits of an infant protection system cannot be understated.
The use of real-time locating systems (RTLS) for infant protection has become increasingly popular as hospitals and birthing centers discover the benefits of having an RTLS system that allows them to locate even their smallest, most precious patients quickly. Perhaps the most challenging decision comes down to what infant protection system to choose to meet your needs best. Critical factors include cost, hardware and installation, tag requirements, staff training, future scalability, and many other factors. Here is what you need to know about infant protection systems.
Video surveillance in school communities has and will continue to be a critical aspect of K-12 school security. As school security needs have increased over the last two decades, security cameras have been used to document incidents of bullying, vandalism, and monitoring entrances. While these uses will continue to stay the same, if your school or district is still operating an analog or digital video surveillance system that isn’t high definition (HD), it might be time for you to upgrade.
The current transition to the LTE (Long Term Evolution) and 5G means the shutdown of 3G services, with 4G not far behind. 3G and 4G technology have been the communications backbone for most intrusion and fire alarm systems that rely on wireless communicators. Users should begin preparing for the sunset now by upgrading from 3G/4G to LTE alarm communicators. SSP is prepared to help. Here’s what you need to know: Continue reading Are You Prepared To Transition From 3G To LTE/5G?→