If you are a businessperson, security should be one of your top priorities. A good security system not only secures your investment but it also ensures that your staff feel safe while working. Below are a few ways to your improve business security.
Securing the premises
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is an excellent way of securing the business premises. The benefits of a CCTV system are twofold. It will prevent theft, and it will also help to control employee behaviour. Employees are likely to avoid unethical conduct since they know they are under surveillance.
For the entrance, you can have a restricted access system where every employee has to flash their cards at the entrance. Visitors are issued with a card at the gate which they use to access specific areas. If you are a retail shop with a lot of customers streaming in, then you only require a metal detector at the entrance that detects if people entering the premises have concealed weapons. You may also choose to have a digital keypad or magnetic card reader in specific areas to ensure only authorised personnel can access such areas.
A security fence will prevent intruders from entering your premises. In addition to the wall, you can have razor wire or an electric fence to deter intruders from jumping over the wall. If you operate a large business complex sitting on a large parcel of land, then you should hire security guards to patrol the perimeter regularly. At the gate, you can have a number plate recognition system, a radio remote control or security guards to let in people in and out of the premises.
Data is an essential element of any business. One of the easiest ways to protect data is encrypting it or having passwords. The system is designed such that employees can only access data that is relevant to their job description. You should also have a backup for critical data. All computers in the workplace should have anti-virus software to protect them from malware threats. You can also have tracking software on the computers to record any harmful actions that an employee might take to compromise data security.
Have a security guard to protect you on a day to day basis. Additionally, ensure that your home is secured with the best security systems in the market. Businesses should be keen on premises, perimeter and data security. Business people should also ensure they are secure at home and work.
My name's Stan and I'm a window cleaner. You might be wondering why I run a blog on window security, but let me tell you, there isn't much I don't know about window locks. I've seen it all when I'm on my rounds. Some people don't bother fitting window locks at all. Some fit them but don't use the most secure options for their window designs. To be fair, there are a lot of window security options out there from regular locks through to bolts and chain winders. If you're looking for a security boost on your windows, I hope you find some useful advice here that makes your home more secure.