It’s been an unusual school year — and now, many campuses will be vacated again for summer vacation. Empty school grounds are susceptible to all kinds of security risks, whether it’s students exploring the campus at night or breaking and entering by people with more malicious intentions. The relaxed tempo of summertime can be inviting for everyone from the curious to the criminal, so it’s definitely not the time of year to let school security slide. Even if school police stay on duty during the summer, schools need extra security.

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Last year, summertime was the kickoff for months of violent crime in numerous cities. As summer of 2021 poses similar threats, law enforcement departments across the country are warning business owners to prepare for a second wave. The Wall Street Journal reports that as COVID restrictions begin easing and warm weather leads to more outdoor activity, police departments are readying for a potentially violent summer.

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Every business wants to do security correctly, but some business owners are daunted by new security technologies. Let us show you how easy implementing new commercial security technology can be – and, what it can do for your business – with this five-part framework.

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We’re in a new era now…one in which working from home has become common, businesses are more used to complying with restrictions, and everyone is preparing for these things to be part of our reality for the foreseeable future. It’s the perfect time to evaluate your security systems, starting with access control.

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For a long time, businesses placed a greater focus on information security than physical security. But in 2021, an office-based business needs to turn focus to improving physical security as well. As you get started on assessing and improving physical security for your office, your first step should be a security audit and physical security risk assessment. 

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Business owners know: The amount of time spent managing business technology is taking too much time away from running the business itself. The solution to this is office automation, which relies on specific technology to remove the headaches of office management — and one big piece of the office automation puzzle is smart security technology. Here are some examples.

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No matter what size they are or where they are located, houses of worship need to make security a high priority. From robbery, to defacement, to physical threats against members and leaders, churches and synagogues are particularly vulnerable to crime. Criminals don’t expect places of worship to have the same kind of security protection that businesses do; the good news is, your congregation can prove them wrong by being prepared.

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Numerous security concerns have arisen for businesses over the past year, but there’s nothing new about the need to keep the doors locked. However, employee keys are becoming antiquated for today’s businesses. Now, the practice of replacing keys with the modern method of keyless entry is widespread.

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Purchasing a new security system for your business might seem out of reach. But thankfully, modern security equipment integrates with your current security system so you can save money while getting the latest in security technology. Here’s what an intelligent business security system can do for you.

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Still using traditional locks and keys to secure your business? If so, you’re missing out on the convenience of unlocking and locking your business remotely, handy automation, and managing users easily. So, read on to learn why you need to trade in traditional old school security solutions for smart access control that provides convenience and security.

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