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How Can You Build a Proactive Business Security System?


Investing in a business security system is a no-brainer. You’ve invested time and capital to build your company and you should protect it the best way you can. It’s all about figuring out which security solution is the best fit for your Wayzata, Minnesota business. You need one that isn’t just strong, but intuitive; one that not only neutralizes threats but anticipates them. A smart solution from Lelch AV can do just that in a variety of ways from motion sensors flooding areas with lights to personalized codes that help you keep better tabs on employees.

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Increase Security with Smart Access Control

The primary way to enhance your business security system is to manage access to your space better. The right access control solution protects you not only from external threats but also from employee theft. Eliminate the use of keys or keycards that could be lost, duplicated or misused. Replace them with smart security codes.

First of all, it’s harder for these codes to fall into the wrong hands. Secondly, these codes also help you monitor your business. Each employee receives a unique number, so you know who is entering and leaving at all times. You can also place limitations on these codes, so they're only used during certain times or at particular access points.

Protect Valuables with Motion Sensors

Depending on your industry, there may be other vulnerable areas within your warehouse, office or storefront beyond your initial access points. Create a second layer of defense with codes, lights, and alarms linked to motion sensors at these locations. For example, say you've placed valuable equipment in a separate room from your storage area. As soon as someone approaches, lights begin flashing and an alarm gives fellow employees a heads up. If the right code is not inserted within a given time, the alarm will grow louder, and authorities will be alerted.

Stay Connected With Remote Management

One way to make your business security system proactive is to be proactive yourself, but you need the right equipment in place for that. With a smart solution, you have access to your business no matter where you are through remote management on your smartphone. You can look in on surveillance footage, get a history of who’s entered the building, and even arm your system remotely.

Smart Application of Video Surveillance

Along with access control, video surveillance is the other pillar of your business security system. So how can you be more proactive when it comes to recording footage? One way is event-triggered recording. For example, every time there's movement in a particular area or an alarm is set off, a clip is recorded and sent to your smartphone. This way you know of suspicious activity as soon as it happens.

Another way to boost your surveillance is to link smart lighting to your security system. Once motion sensors are triggered on your property, lights flood the area to spook potential intruders and help you get clear images on video. Finally, make sure all cameras are visible. The point is not to catch people red-handed, but rather to let them know they're being watched to deter any criminal activity.

Want to protect your company with a proactive business security system? Contact Lelch Audio Video for a custom solution for your space.