Transitioning To Higher Security: What Changes Are Ahead For the Banking Sector?

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Bob Gamble
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The banking sector regularly deals with security threats that lead to property loss and even endanger our lives. It’s one of the reasons that banking institutions have such stringent security protocols and innovative security systems to protect their customer’s money and property.

Banks need to work with security suppliers that have great integrity, as well as a good reputation and reliability. Financial institutions need security experts that have obtained their knowledge by designing and manufacturing critical security products. Their installers should be specialists so that the process is streamlined and efficient.

Banking Sector Requirements

Security companies must be able to work closely with their banking clients to address old threats and determine effective solutions for new ones. Also, video surveillance is a huge component of banking security systems, so security integrators need to understand the unique lighting problems and other factors that can affect video quality.

Upgrading a Bank’s Digital Security System Requires a New Network Architecture

Upgrading outdated systems is a vital part of making an institution more secure. When improving old security systems for banks, it’s essential to create a new network structure. Often creating a new architecture means eliminating DVRs and replacing then with NVR servers. Doing this makes it easier for future expansions as you grow and scale your business. It also allows your servers to function at much higher levels.

Also, creating a new network architecture lets you implement a better video surveillance solution that allows for robust workstations and contemporary networking protocols for projects of all sizes.

New Software to Modernize and Automate

Another solution to include is a new software platform. New software helps financial institutions modernize and simplify as well as automate surveillance, security, and fraud investigations across their network.

It also reduces the challenges security investigators face regularly. Better software platforms also make investigating financial crimes easier by letting investigators access video quicker and streamline video sharing and investigation workflows. It also helps investigators focus on the most critical tasks. There are many benefits to modernizing your software platform.

Securing a financial institution has its challenges but enhanced security safeguards the property and assets of customers and ensures the safety of employees. To learn more, contact Security Instrument.


Founded in 1960, Security Instrument Corporation, a privately held U.S. Corporation, provides electronic security and life safety detection and associated monitoring and support services. Protecting guests, and profitability is paramount in the hospitality industry. If you have questions about how to improve your hotel security, feel free to give us a call today.