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Unlocking Your Building’s Potential with Access Control

By Jay Lassiter | October 14, 2020

As technology advances, intelligent security systems provide more ways to manage access to your business. If you’re still using traditional locks and keys, it’s time to change to a smarter way to secure your property and protect your assets, employees, and property better. The future or building security is an access control system that gives you the freedom you need to manage your business from anywhere while enhancing security.

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Improving Access Control & Building Surveillance in “The New Normal”

By Jay Lassiter | September 30, 2020

COVID-19 has flipped the way companies manage their businesses 180 degrees all around the world. It’s difficult to protect visitors and employees in a new threat landscape. There’s a new normal, and you need the tools to be successful with it.

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Video Surveillance during COVID

How Video Surveillance Reduces Risks Post-COVID-19

By Jay Lassiter | September 25, 2020

Businesses all over the world had to close because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As time went on, the primary issue companies faced was how to reopen their businesses safely while fighting an invisible threat. Video surveillance has proven to be the answer to the questions posed about how to maintain operational efficiency while keeping employees and visitors safe.

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Important Considerations for Moving to a Touch-Free Workplace

By Jay Lassiter | August 27, 2020

COVID-19 forever changed the way companies all over the world conduct business. The new threat is invisible, making it difficult to combat, but the main two goals are to protect visitors and employees and stop the spread of the virus. As businesses switch to a hands-free workplace, there are important things to consider.

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Stepping Into the Future with IP Video Surveillance

By Jay Lassiter | August 11, 2020

Business owners have the task of protecting their property, visitors, and employees from crime while managing company operations. Depending on your type of business, the unpredictability can make these tasks difficult.

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Guidance for Safe Reopening Your Business

Guidance for Safe Reopening of Your Business

By Jay Lassiter | July 27, 2020

Sooner or later (hopefully sooner), all workplaces will be able to safely reopen permanently after this challenging time. But in the meantime, business owners are beleaguered with questions. Here’s some guidance that might help.

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A Quick Guide to Upgrading Access Control and Security Systems

By Jay Lassiter | June 26, 2020

If traditional security systems are your first line of defense, then access control adds an extra layer, preventing physical security breaches and securing your property. Outdated security systems put your business at a higher risk of security breaches and internal misuse. But how do you know when the time is right to upgrade your security system? Here are some signs, so you know when it’s time.

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Impact of COVID-19 on Access Control

The Impact of COVID-19 on Access Control Now and in the Future

By Jay Lassiter | June 10, 2020

When COVID-19 first appeared, it shocked the world to its core. Businesses and governments struggled to find…

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Using Video Monitoring to Protect Your Business Property Even During Economic Downturns

By Jay Lassiter | April 23, 2020

Economic downturns can cause major uncertainties for businesses in the United States. With these downturns comes an increase in criminal activity, so it’s critical to make sure that your business is properly secured. Some cities like New York City reported a 12 percent increase in the overall number of crimes, even though fewer people are on the streets due to social distancing.

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How Access Control Helps Businesses During COVID-19

By Jay Lassiter | April 9, 2020

With many states issuing orders to shelter in place and for all non-essential businesses closing, COVID-19 has changed the world and the way we do business. Thankfully, advancements in security technology help us navigate in this unfamiliar landscape. The solution is modern access control. Here are some things that access control can do for you and your business.

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