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Office Automation

A Guide to Office Automation and Security

By Jay Lassiter | January 18, 2021

An office is just a workspace, but an automated office is a workspace that truly works for you. With an automated office, you can spend less time mastering technology and more time running your business.

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Church Security Planning

Essentials for Church Security Planning in 2021

By Jay Lassiter | January 4, 2021

No matter the location or the size, today’s churches and synagogues need to make security a top concern. From theft, to vandalism, to threats, faith-based organizations are especially vulnerable to specific types of crimes. Criminals don’t expect churches to have the same amount of protection that businesses do; the good news is, church administrators can prove them wrong by being proactive. Here are some ways to get better equipped for safeguarding your worship facilities in 2021.

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Keyless Entry

Benefits of Keyless Door Entry Systems for Businesses

By Jay Lassiter | December 21, 2020

Although a variety of new security concerns have arisen over the past year, there’s nothing new about the need to keep office buildings secure. Security has always been a priority in the workplace, but some of the modes of security businesses have used over time are now becoming obsolete. Case in point: employee keys.

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Security Investments

5 Security Investments to Consider in 2021

By Jay Lassiter | December 7, 2020

Retailers of all sizes are cutting back their 2021 budgets – but if there’s one thing to be learned from the events of 2020, it’s the importance of investing in security. Theft, vandalism and even violence have impacted retailers this year, and no one can say for sure what the next year will bring. With that in mind, here are five security investments to consider in 2021.

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Workplace Safety

4 Workplace Safety Actions You Can Start Now

By Jay Lassiter | November 30, 2020

Every seven seconds in America, someone is injured in the workplace. Furthermore, no industry is protected from the possibility of workplace accidents. Fortunately, many accidents and injuries in the workplace can be prevented. If you’re an employer, here are four workplace safety actions you can start right away. 

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Smart Business Security

Why You Need a Smart Business Security System for Enhanced Security

By Jay Lassiter | October 21, 2020

Every business owner wants to safeguard their property and protect employees, visitors, and assets. But if you think your old legacy security system is secure, think again. Advanced security technology doesn’t just offer top-notch protection; it adds convenience so you can run your business, no matter how many sites, efficiently. Here’s how a smart security system can help.

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Access Control Commercial Security

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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Access Control

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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Hands-Free Workplace

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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