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Crimes Against Small Businesses

  • May 31, 2017

Many Chicago small business owners believe that security is not a top concern since they are the little guys in stores and offices across the metro Chicago area. Many are wrong, as small retailers lose $25,000 to $33,000 every minute to shoplifters. But, shoplifting is not the only type of illegal activity that threatens a small business owner. Crimes Against Small Business Threats to your business’s security come from external as well as internal sources. Following are the highlights of…

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3 Reasons You Need a High-Quality Business Security System

  • March 9, 2017

As the owner or manager of a business, you have a lot of responsibility. Both your employees and your customers expect you to keep things running smoothly and to maintain an exceptional level of service. One key component that often gets overlooked is the physical security of your business. Burglary, theft, and natural disasters we never expect to happen, but they do. And when they do, it’s important that your company is prepared. Here are 3 reasons investing in a…

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Face the Problem of Home Security in Chicago and Embrace the Solution

  • February 26, 2016

Sometimes, there are simple steps we can take that result in huge benefits. Securing your home or business with a professional and affordable security system is an example of one of these steps. Especially for Chicago residents, preventing burglaries and property damage is the main benefit gained, but also the peace of mind knowing home and business are safe. Problem: The following annual U.S. statistics have been reported by the FBI Uniform Crime Reports: Approximately 2.1 million burglaries 9.9 Million Property…

Types Of Home Security Systems That You Should Know About

  • December 23, 2015

When it comes to ensuring your home’s security, you cannot afford to take any chances. That is why it’s a good idea to not just install any security camera system, but a security camera system that offers night vision. This can make a big difference when it comes to the clarity of night footage, and night is exactly the time that is most dangerous. There are many options available when it comes to security cameras that have night vision. You…

Advantages of Chicago Small Business Alarm Systems

  • December 7, 2015

Small businesses are frequently targeted by burglars looking for a quick and easy snatch. Whether it is the merchandise your store contains or sensitive data that can be further utilized for criminal purposes, a small business is often a prime target for criminals when compared to larger businesses or corporations with advanced security systems.  Overly Intensive Focus on Cyber Security With all of the recent news about data stolen through remote hacking measures, almost all businesses have gone through extraordinary…

One Important Business Security Tip for Businesses in Chicago

  • November 6, 2015

Your business is an important part of your life. It provides you with an income, and it also provides your employees with the jobs they need to pay their bills. Unfortunately, while you highly value your business, it is also an extremely vulnerable target. Theft is a major problem for businesses, and you must take action in order to prevent theft. Thieves have a wide variety of ways to take advantage of your business. During the day, your business is…

A Chicago Illinois Business Security Company Offers Tips To Protect Against Theft At The Jobsite

  • July 24, 2015

Security Doctors are reaching out to area builders and contractors affected by theft on the job site. New statistics from a recent survey from Dewalt are saying the construction industry is being hit hard with $1 billion in reported losses just in the United States alone. That is a conservative figure because much loss goes unreported for fear of an increase in insurance rates. If builders and contractors continue to not address the problem, eventually their ability to get insurance…

Thefts Show Need for Small Business Security Systems in Chicago

  • June 29, 2015

You may be tempted to let the need for Chicago small business security alarm systems go; it’s too much trouble or maybe it seems like there is too little to be gained. Trust us, we have three big reasons why you shouldn’t ignore this trend in crime. Theft Statistics Specifically looking at retail businesses, we find that the risk for theft is great. According to an article released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), organized retail theft is a…

Can Chicago Illinois Business Security Companies Help When Business Identity Theft (Mirroring) Happens?

  • June 19, 2015

Not satisfied with simple individual identity theft, thieves have been targeting businesses for the last few years. Apparently, profits are larger when targeting businesses. There are several methods of stealing a Chicago business’ identity, but the one that is most understated and almost non-detectible is mirroring. An Illinois business owner not on his toes or uninformed about this method of identity theft can wake one morning to the reality of losing his business due to identity theft. Chicago Illinois Business…

Business Security Alert: Thieves Target Air Conditioners for Copper

  • May 29, 2015

A Florida man was charged earlier this month with stealing the copper from 20 commercial air conditioners — and he’s not alone. Criminals across the country have been targeting a seemingly unlikely candidate for theft — the air conditioner. From churches to hospitals and even golf courses, criminals are targeting these unlikely targets. The condenser portion of your air conditioning unit is tempting to thieves because it is packed full of copper wire. Once the unit is stripped, the wire…