Importance of an Emergency Notification System: Alertus Technologies
April 18, 2019

Outside or internal threats to schools, organizations and businesses are rising.  It’s never been a more crucial time to ensure the safety and well-being of students, faculty, employees and visitors. With advanced mass notification technologies, Alertus Emergency Notification Platform notifies people in seconds when time is of the essence. Alertus offers a variety of mass […]

How Secure Is Your Entry System?
March 28, 2019

How secure is your door entry system? Regulation of who has access to and from buildings helps to easily identify visitors and either permit or restrict access to your organization for security purposes. This two way communication device allows for communication between a single building or multiple buildings. Common locations where intercoms are placed include […]

Use Avigilon Appearance Search to Find What You Need…Fast
February 4, 2019

Stop sorting through hours of video and improve overall response time by compiling specific information about a person or incident. With Avigilon Appearance Search, finding exactly what you need is a quick and easy process. Using advanced video analytics, you will be able to easily locate the specific object or person you are looking for using […]

How to Ensure a Secure Campus Environment
December 26, 2018

It’s important to carry a focused approach towards protecting the grounds of your school’s campus. It’s essential for all campuses to properly prepare for incidents in the case that they do occur. Improve the security of your buildings, both inside and out, by considering the following tips: Maintain clear lines of communication. Encourage your students to […]

Preventing Commercial Electrical Fires
November 13, 2018

Electrical fires can happen anywhere, especially in colder weather, due to the increased use of heating and electric systems. While electrical fires rank the highest as the leading cause of commercial fires, organizations consistently don’t do as much as they could to prevent them. While many factors can expose an organization to risk, check out […]

Wireless Locks Significantly Lower Costs
October 29, 2018

Organizations are making the switch to the more advanced electronic access control systems as opposed to the more traditional turn key locks. Many have implemented fully wired systems throughout their buildings. These locks are hardwired into a door frame and connected to both a reader and controller which communicate back to the access control system. […]

How Multi-Sensor Cameras Help Improve Security
October 5, 2018

With increasingly dangerous situations occurring more frequently than before, the need for enhanced security measures is essential to protect your organization and employees. Surveillance systems have gone through significant advances in technology, with multi-sensor cameras now providing a plethora of benefits. Not only do they provide high definition (HD) resolution, but their versatility allows for […]

Are your it closets secure? The consequences of not securing your network with physical security can be costly…
June 12, 2017

Your IT closets contain critical infrastructure your organization needs for daily operations and workflow. Having your network interrupted could be detrimental for your employees, customers, and day-to-day business practices. When it comes to your IT closet – you should implement the highest security measures possible to prevent criminals from gaining access to your organization from […]

Someone Could be Cloning Your Key Fobs Without You Knowing!
May 22, 2017

In 2013, Francis Brown, a partner at Bishop Fox, a security consulting firm focusing on foreign governments and financial matters, created a device powerful enough to duplicate 125KHz RFID proximity badges and cards from less than a foot away.   The device, which is known as the RFID Thief, was created to steal badge information […]

How to Improve School Entrance Security
May 9, 2017

A school’s entrance is the first line of defense when it comes to school safety. The right security enhancements and visitor protocols can protect your students from potentially threatening situations or individuals. Could your school use any of these enhancements at your entrance? Single Point of Entry During high traffic times, like arrival or dismissal, […]