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Why Security Solutions Are Worth The Investment For Your Business

 

A report by the U.S. small business administration reveals that a single case of vandalism costs $3,370 on average, according to Chron. This reflects how a petty crime can cost your business thousands of dollars. Keep in mind, any form of criminal activity puts not only your finances at risk but also your employees and customers. 

With this in mind, you are responsible for making your business safe and secure. While there are security solutions for every business, some are more effective compared to others. Before you decide, make sure you know which ones successful enterprises are investing in and the reason behind their choices.   

Structured Cabling for Security Systems

With many electronic devices relying on wireless network connections, it is natural to consider investing in wireless connectivity. But before switching to wireless connections, it would be best to assess the advantages of using structured cabling. In the modern world, structured wiring lays the technical foundation of business structures. It plays a significant role in providing an all-inclusive telecommunication solution to send voice, data, and even video via a network. 

Unlike wireless connectivity, structured cabling provides a network that is more secure and robust. If you are installing data servers, access control readers, or surveillance cameras, you'll use structured wiring designed to fit all your business security systems. Ideally, your security devices will connect to a cabling infrastructure in your building. Structured cabling runs forward and backward and is compatible with a variety of security systems. That is why it is a suitable option for businesses looking for adaptability and scalability. Since structured wiring follows a sequence, it is easy to identify how different cables run to various locations, hence reducing downtime.

AI-Enabled Devices

Video and data analytics have been in use for several years. However, many experts argue they have been basic compared to AI-powered security systems. Artificial intelligence makes existing security applications smart. For instance, video analytics actively monitor activities in and out of buildings to detect unusual behavior and threats. 

They then report in real-time for you to take immediate action. This helps in preventing crime even before it occurs. Additionally, AI has made facial recognition clear and enables you to understand a large amount of data and video generated using smart sensors.

IoT Integrated Surveillance Solutions

The Internet of Things is a popular trend across all industries, and it will continue as more businesses integrate smart sensors into their networks. Using the Internet of Things in business security is vital for data collection and analysis. Organizations use the information collected by smart sensors to make informed decisions regarding security and overall business operations. IoT has many benefits in physical security, including improved services, enhanced safety and logistics, efficiency, and remote monitoring via mobile devices. 

Advancement in technology is improving business security in various ways. Organizations can easily predict potential crimes and implement preventative measures. Also, with structured cabling, businesses enjoy reliable telecommunication via secure networks.

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