Why Your Security System Needs To Be Monitored

January 18, 2021By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

Traditionally in any monitored security system, the individual security devices are installed by a systems integrator and when an alarm sounds or something looks suspicious a signal, and sometimes a video clip, is sent to a central monitoring station which then either contacts the end-user or the local authorities to initiate an emergency response. This … Read More

What Are Edge Devices And How Can They Protect Your Business

January 4, 2021By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

When it comes to security systems you may have heard the term “edge technology,” “edge analytics,” or “edge devices.”  What exactly do these terms mean and why are they important?  When talking about security systems “the edge” is typically used when referring to video surveillance components.  Every security system integrator and industry professional will likely … Read More

Protecting Your Home When You Lose Power

December 21, 2020By MikeHome Security Systems No Comments

We all know the weather is unpredictable no matter how many radars or meteorologists tell us otherwise.  Mother Nature is impulsive and she strikes at will.  A common and sometimes unpleasant result of severe weather is power outages.  During a thunderstorm outages may last a couple of hours but extreme weather conditions have been known … Read More

Protecting Your Home During The Holidays

December 14, 2020By MikeHome Security Systems No Comments

No matter what you celebrate, the holidays are a time for family, friends, love, laughter, and burglary? That’s right folks, not everyone gets into the spirit of giving during the holiday season. In fact, there are those who seek out opportunities to break into homes and steal instead. Often times people have more valuables and … Read More

Preventing Shoplifting This Holiday Season

December 9, 2020By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

Helpful Tips to Prevent Shoplifting Each year, shoplifting accounts for millions of dollars of loss for businesses all across the country. Some of the most common items stolen include watches, jewelry, music, books, clothing, and even car parts. While installing a security camera can help to identify suspects after the theft occurs, there are quite … Read More

Why Inspecting and Maintaining Your Fire Alarm Is Vital To Protecting Your Business

November 23, 2020By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

Fire is an unpredictable force that can wreak havoc on any business. It is imperative as a business owner, facility manager, or building owner that the proper precautions are in place to help prevent catastrophe. The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) is a leading advocate in fire prevention and safety. They’ve written numerous codes and … Read More