Any business, whether big or small, is prone to security risks. And when we talk about security risks, we are not only referring to burglaries and damage to physical assets, but also data breaches and unauthorized intrusion. When something like this happens, the damage doesn’t end there but can carry forward and impact business continuity as well. Not to mention the loss of reputation. It is all very good to have a team of security guards and a commercial CCTV camera setup, but while these can work as great deterrents to theft and crime, they are not always fail-safe in the event of an actual security breach as they will have some limitations. And this is why it is always a good idea to have commercial alarm systems as a part of your security arsenal. Just like CCTV cameras, these alarms monitor your security and alert you in real-time during an intrusion, so that you can take the necessary steps right away.
a. It offers always-on protection
It has been proven that having an electronic security surveillance system at your business premises reduces the chances of it being under a security attack! This is not surprising, as criminals know that there is a higher chance of being caught, and will deter from doing anything harmful.
b. They make very strong deterrents for crime
Your business needs to stay protected even while you are away. And a CCTV network coupled with commercial security alarms can help you ensure that. Technology makes it possible to monitor and get real-time updates if there is an intrusion so that you can take the necessary action immediately. Having a security alarm is like having your very own whistle-blower to alert you when things aren’t right.
c. Alerts for other risks too
Most commercial alarm systems today are also equipped with features like smoke and fire detection, motion detectors and more. So they can also alert you in the event of an accidental fire or gas leak, and can help prevent loss of precious life and property. So, at a broader level, these alarm systems can also protect employees and customers from other dangers.
d. Economical and effective
We agree that investing in security solutions could sometimes seem unwarranted. But given that criminals usually strike unannounced, beefing up your security system to always be on duty is a wiser choice. Commercial alarm systems are like 24×7 electronic guards that you can rely on, the day on day, even while you are away, and you can have these at a fraction of the cost of a team of guards.
There will always be criminals out there who are interested in taking advantage of compromised security. But with a security solutions provider like National Protective Services, you can always safeguard what matters to you and your business. If you are interested in knowing how commercial alarm systems can add more value to your security setup, do not hesitate to reach out to us.