Commercial Security Systems And Why You Should Upgrade

Running a business is expensive. A smart business owner will save money anywhere they can. Unfortunately, one thing companies may end up skimping on is their security. Proper security may cost a bit, but it can end up saving you thousands every year in loss. It is always smart to have commercial security systems to monitor the people on the property and protect your assets. 

If you have not analyzed your current security setup recently, you should, and here’s why:


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Technological Advancements

Your dusty old security system may be working perfectly when it comes to what it does, but does it do enough? Security system technology has grown exponentially over the years. This new technology provides several advantages. More control over access points and video surveillance with verification services are just two examples of options worth considering. 

As always, as technology advances, so do the capabilities of criminals. You may be using a hackable computer network and not even realize it. Somebody can even hack into your businesses cameras if they are not secure. Security software should be installed on your network and updated continuously to avoid new threats.

Better View Of Your Business

When it comes to monitoring your business, cameras should be used effectively and abundantly. To start, the place cameras at every access point to your building. If your business exchanges cash with customers, install cameras that cover the registers and safe. Inventory rooms should be viewable as well as the employee clocking-in point. Covering these key areas will deter crime from happening by robbers, customers, and even employees. 

Proper video surveillance can save your business thousands of dollars both through crime deterrence and the fact that it gives you clear evidence in-case you need to take anybody to court for theft. 

Access Control

Controlling who has access to your building is easy with today’s technology. Access control panels can be installed in which a password or a key card is required for entry. This provides maximum control over who is in your building and allows you to keep a log of who has been there and when. 

These also come in hand for unlocking the door for others, such as delivery drivers. Users with permission can’t grant access through a mobile app, even if they are away from the building. 

In Conclusion

Whether you’re installing your first security system or you’re in the market to upgrade, do some research and see what’s available. Again, as technology advances, so do security capabilities. A state of the art system may seem pricey, but it’ll save you in loss and most likely will save you money on your insurance premiums as well. Better security means better business and safer customers.

Is it Time To Upgrade Your Commercial Security Systems? Contact Us Today to Learn More and Get a Free Estimate!

If it’s time for you to upgrade your security system, contact Smartshield Solutions at (866) 891-9183 or email us at You can also chat with us on our home page. Our trained personnel will take the time to answer your questions and help you choose the best security system for you and your business.