Physical Security Tips for Your Home and Office

October is National Cybersecurity Month. At Detect-All Security, we provide physical security, not cybersecurity. However, tips for cybersecurity can also be adapted for physical security. When it comes to the security of your home or business, you can never be too sure. Follow these physical security tips to create a safe environment.

Key Card Access

One way to protect your business is by giving your employees key card access. Key cards are more secure than giving employees regular keys. Key cards allow you to track who comes and goes from your building. They also track the hours that someone comes in and out of the building. That way, if you think an employee is entering the premises after hours for something not work related, you can see what is happening. Additionally, key cards also allow you to shut down access should someone accidentally lose their key card. By giving out key cards to your employees, you know that it stays in their hands. By offering key card access as a piece of physical security for your employees, you know you’re keeping them safe.

Closed-Circuit TV

Key cards only track who comes in and out of the building. By installing CCTV for the inside of your office, you can watch what your employees do on the clock while also making sure they stay safe. If you feel like employees are doing something they shouldn’t be during the work day, CCTV can confirm that or reassure you that they are staying on track.

Additionally, if you’re worried about the safety of your employees, CCTV can help with that. Be sure to position the cameras in a place in the office that may be vulnerable. If you see something that you don’t like or makes you uncomfortable, you can warn your employees before something potentially happens. Installing CCTV in and around the office is another piece of physical security to keep your business and employees safe.

Home Security Systems

Physical security isn’t just for the office. You need some kind of security while at home too. We offer home security systems to keep your family safe. Whether it’s a full-scale alarm system to alert you and the authorities of a break-in to fire and carbon monoxide detectors, you have plenty of options to keep your family safe. At Detect-All Security, we want you to know everyone you love and care for are safe at all times. Having physical security measures in place at home is the right way to do that. That’s why we offer a variety of alarms tailored to the needs of your family.

With Halloween right around the corner, now is the perfect time to take stock of your current security measures and see how you can improve them. By following these physical security tips, we think your family and co-workers will feel safer. With Detect-All Security, you know you’re getting a security company that cares about your safety around the clock, whether you’re a company or a family. Contact us for all of your security needs today.

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