Summertime is “Prime Time” for Thieves

Now that summer has officially started everyone is happy and excited. Thieves are no exception. In fact, they are really excited this time of year because we, as business owners and home owners, make it easy for them during the summer months. It’s warm outside, so what do we normally do? We either want to…Continue Reading

Are you REALLY ready for the Holidays?

What a great time of year – all the excitement in children’s faces, parties to attend, time spent helping those less fortunate, great food, and lots of running around shopping for food and presents.  It’s a time of year that requires just a little more thought about what you are doing when it comes to…Continue Reading

Are you “running with scissors” with your security?

Security can be likened to “running with scissors” if you aren’t putting the right measures in place to protect you and your business.  There was a great article in Bankers Online that talked about the steps necessary to be more secure.  They talked about two types of criminals, the “terrorists” and the “copycats”. Their article,…Continue Reading

Apartment Security – what to include

Apartment or multi-family buildings are a key target for criminals.  Why?  Because it is like “one-stop shopping” for them.  Why go all over town looking for buildings and houses to break into, no knowing what each one has to deter you when you can hit an entire building that most likely has the exact same…Continue Reading

Don’t forget the OBVIOUS…

Security is one of those areas where people can go to great lengths to make sure they are “secure” in their offices or homes.  We should know, people hire us every day to help them “lock down” their premises with all kinds of security from a simple lock to a safe to sophisticated electronic surveillance…Continue Reading

Go all the way or don’t go at all…

When it comes to security, just having the “hardware” isn’t being secure.  Sure, having a great lock system and safes and a host of other physical security solutions helps deter the bad guys – but there is more to making sure you are completely secure – monitoring. There was an interesting story out of San…Continue Reading

Lock Bumping and IT Department…the weakest link

There was a great blog post that had such a unique perspective we just had to share it with our customers and audience. It was titled, “Lock Bumping” and was written on the IT Generalist blog. Many people have now heard of a technique that is out there called “Lock Bumping” as a way of…Continue Reading