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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…

Preventing False Alarms

  • June 26, 2015

Criminals are getting smarter with each break-in, and that’s why they are two steps ahead of home occupants. One reason we fall behind is false alarms. False alarms create unnecessary stress and prevent us from catching the real burglars. Eliminate false alarms by learning more about the formation and solutions to stop it. False alarms emerge from the following negligence: Outdated or un-maintained equipment Pets or rodents hovering around system components Wall decor, dust bunnies, or other objects near home…

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…

Are Chicago Business Security Cameras Really Worth It?

  • May 1, 2015

Security camera setups have become more common as technology has advanced. Where they were once reserved only for high-end stores it’s now possible for every store to set up its own wireless camera system that looks like something out of a James Bond film. The question that many people, from mom-and-pop store owners to those who run multi-story shopping centers are asking is do video camera prevent crime? The answer is complicated. The Factors In Crime Prevention Video cameras can…

Four Compelling Crimes Solved Thanks To Security Cameras

  • March 27, 2015

The exact number is unknown, but market research estimates that approximately 30 million surveillance cameras are keeping a watchful eye on street corners, businesses, and private homes alike. Though some may attribute the watchful eyes with a society as depicted by George Orwell’s 1984, they can’t argue against the compelling results. Research appears to show that crime dips as the camera rolls. These four cases are solid proof of that statement. Modern Day Cattle-Rustlers Caught On Camera Ed Davis, a…

Make Sure Your Business Security Company Offers Elevator Monitoring

  • February 6, 2015

Anything can happen when several strangers ride together in the small space of an elevator. If someone is having a bad day and the elevator doesn’t move fast enough, he or she may decide to take it out on the other passengers by becoming verbally or physically abusive. These passengers may in turn sue your company for inadequate security. As more people hear about the assault, it may cause them to avoid your business altogether. One way to avoid the…

Protect Your Investment with a Business Security Alarm System

  • January 16, 2015

You worked hard to achieve the success you have, and there is nothing that you would not do to protect your investment. Many business owners put off getting a good security system until it is too late. Their business is broken into and important merchandise and documents are stolen. However, it is essential for business owners to realize that protecting a business with a good security system should be first priority. 24/7 Business Protection Utilize 24hr protection 7 days a…