What to Look for in Successful Physical Security Systems in the Commercial Sector
Physical security is a key consideration in any commercial setting. Solutions such as access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, and environmental monitoring do much more than safeguard people and intellectual property from outside threats. They also help ensure compliance and mitigate internal threats such as loss of property, damage, improper protocols, and more.
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Highlighting National Fire Prevention Month
October is National Fire Prevention Month and a time when service departments across the country work to spread fire safety and prevention awareness. Sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the national observance began in response to several fires which broke out within days of each other, including The Great Chicago Fire of October 8, 1871, which killed more than 250 people and left 100,000 people homeless.
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Keeping employees, visitors, and other building occupants safe is a top priority for any retail establishment. Because of this, regardless of the likelihood of its occurrence in any particular facility, every store should have a plan for preventing and responding to active shooters.
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Every commercial facility differs in size, location, and organization, and more so it makes sense that the security needs would also be equally diverse, and often changing. Understanding this can make choosing non-proprietary commercial security system solutions to meet those needs important to the long term success and functionality of the system.
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Government facilities need the ability to communicate at all times in order to fulfill the many demands of their critical roles. Tools such as intercom systems and gate/telephone entry systems add additional ways to communicate both in a daily capacity and in an emergency situation adding to increased safety and operational efficiency.
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Over the last two decades, government facilities have been at the forefront of the adoption of new security technologies which have allowed us to protect tangible and intangible assets better than ever before. Government facilities have also been swift to realize that these technologies have highly beneficial applications outside pure security such as in automating for improved processes.
Today, it’s possible to leverage simple techniques to help automate processes while adding operational improvements, greater efficiencies and cost savings.
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