burglar with crow bar

Burglaries are unfortunate events but can happen anywhere and to anyone. Business owners will do anything within their power to keep a burglar out of their place of business. The following tips can help reduce your chances of having your business burglarized. Keep the lights on. A good deterrent is to keep your business well-lit…

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downtown businesses

False alarms can be costly, especially for a business. We are committed to helping our commercial customers reduce their false alarms, and the unnecessary strain false alarms can cause emergency officials. Did you know one of the main causes of false alarms is human error? For businesses, this could be employee or vendor error. Simply…

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Are You Prepared for the Next Generation?

    Steve Firestone, Select Security President, recently wrote an article that was published in the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA’s) September/October 2015 issue of Security Nation. The article titled, Are You Prepared for the Next Generation?, addresses familiar themes that he’s discussed in previous blog posts. It specifically touches on the changing landscape of the security and connected home…

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transformation

Remember Blockbuster? There are many well-known companies, like them, that have come and gone. Once a Friday night hot-spot for picking up the newest release, Blockbuster was replaced by companies like Netflix and RedBox. Their inability to transform at a crucial time in their industry left them in the dust. A similar situation happened to…

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fire in fireplace

One of my biggest fears is coming home and finding that my home has burnt down. Rescue crews did all they could to save the home, my pets, and my belongings. But despite the best efforts of local fire volunteers there was just nothing that could be done. I don’t want to mourn the loss…

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