How Smart Security Can Help You Beat Your Security Fears

Written by Chloe Harwood

When you are a business owner, at times you can feel yourself panicking. There is a lot that goes into running a business, so it is no wonder that at times you can end up in a stressed out state. Of all the things that business owners stress about, security is the most common.

Due to what is going on in the world at the moment, and the fact that not only are terrorist attacks on the rise but also that computer hacking is increasing, it is no wonder that many business owners are feeling panicked. However, the good news is that you don’t have to be afraid for your business’s security, as smart technology can help to beat these fears.

If you are worried about how secure your business is, the information below about how smart technology can be utilized to improve security should help. Have a read, take note, and implement the tips below, and you can boost your company’s security significantly.

You can monitor in real-time

The chances are that you already have CCTV in place on your business premises, but what about smart cameras? The thing about smart cameras is that they can be incorporated into a range of everyday items, such as phone chargers, watches, and even pens, so that they are not easy to spot and disable. Smart cameras can be connected to an app on any smart device so that footage can be streamed live to that device; it can also be kept and recorded for ‘evidence’ if required. There are plenty of surveillance systems to check out for your business premises; it’s just a case of being selective about the ones that you choose to use. There are plenty of options available; it’s just a case of determining which one is best for your business.

Doors can become smart

Have you heard of smart doors? There are a range of ‘smart’ systems that can be incorporated into your business premises doors, that will effectively make the doors smart. These include smart locks that can only be opened via keycard or Bluetooth fob, as well as systems that use fingerprint recognition or iris recognition to unlock them. There are also smart doorbell systems that are incorporated with cameras and speakers so that you can see who is at the door and speak to them before choosing to unlock it.

The police can be instantly alerted

Most smart devices come with the option of being linked to the police, so that should your security alarm go off or your smart cameras pick up movement when there should not be movement, they instantly send an alert to the police, so that steps can be taken to investigate whether an break-in has taken place. There is also the option on some apps linked to these devices to send a distress message to your local police. This is useful if an intruder breaks in while people are there and is threatening or dangerous.

The fact is that smart security is amazing for keeping business premises, as well as home, safe. This technology might cost more than traditional security tools, but the additional services that they come with, make them more than worth the additional cost.

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Chloe Harwood