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The importance of having an audit log for your alarm systems

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Alarm systems protect many different premises against threats and security breaches. However, it's not enough to simply install the alarm system on your property and walk away. You also need to constantly monitor the system for performance. Tracking performance levels will enable you to keep up with newly emergent threats and to make any relevant changes (to your system) as necessary. A useful way of tracking the performance of your alarm system is by using audit logs.

24 October 2018

Understanding and programming motion detection cameras

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Security cameras are important safety devices for ensuring proper surveillance on your property. Motion detection is a useful feature of CCTV systems, as it allows the camera to become active only when it is needed. By using image sensing and capture, the camera can detect motion and provide a high resolution image/video of what is happening. The cameras can also be set to detect motion only in specific areas, such as near doors and windows.

13 June 2018

A Beginner's Guide to Choosing the Best CCTV Camera for Home

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Many years ago, only businesses had security cameras protecting their property; today, however, these cameras are very affordable and very discreet, so they're now commonly used on residential properties as well as businesses. Closed circuit TV, or CCTV, cameras and a CCTV alarm can monitor your home when you're away, or at night when the family is sleeping, potentially scaring off intruders or making it easier for police to identify burglars if they should break into the home.

22 September 2017

4 Ways to Keep your Property Safe and Secure

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A safe and secure home is a priority for many households. Therefore, a security system is often a smart investment for your property, in order to increase the protection of your home and family. But there are many types of security systems available, and it can be difficult to select a decent one. It is important to do your research and find something you are comfortable with and feel will offer adequate protection.

24 April 2017

What to Look For in a New Commercial Security System

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Whether you're shopping for a new commercial security system or are replacing your old system, you might get a bit overwhelmed by all the features and options from which to choose. The right features can enhance the security of your business and reduce outside theft, employee theft, vandalism and even employee downtime, so you don't want to overlook any features you may need in your new system. Note a few things you should look for in a new commercial security system and why these options can be so important.

29 March 2017

What You Need to Know When Buying a CCTV System

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CCTV refers to a closed circuit TV system, meaning that a picture is captured on a camera and then transmitted to just one receiver; this is unlike standard television signals, which are widely broadcast and which can then be picked up by anyone with the right antenna or cable system. A CCTV system is a good choice for monitoring your home or business, so note some information you might need to understand in order to buy a system for either location.

29 March 2017

4 Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Company's Security System

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Your company's security system is probably just as important as your retail inventory, your production methods and every other part of your business; after all, without good security on your commercial property, it doesn't matter what you create or try to sell, as it can be stolen or vandalized before it ever reaches your end user. Good security is also needed to protect expensive electronics and computers as well as records in an office, so you want to upgrade it as often as needed.

29 March 2017