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Choose a Security Integrator with a Great Home Base and Even Greater Range

November 21, 2017

Why Geography Matters—And When it Doesn’t   The DMV area has thrived on innovation since leading the technological revolution in the late 1990s. Internet providers like AOL and UUNet, and telecommunications giants MCI and Verizon spurred phenomenal job growth and technological advances here and throughout the country. In 2017, the federal government now plays a… Read More »

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The Importance of Security Integrators Overseeing Your Perimeter Security

November 9, 2017

Last week, New York City suffered the most devastating terrorist attack since 9/11—not from a highly coordinated and technologically advanced plan, but from a decidedly low-tech, under-the-radar vehicular assault. The increase in events like these cause businesses to rethink their perimeter and force them to secure their properties with formidable barriers that vet employees and… Read More »

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What is an ISO Certification and Why Does it Matter?

November 2, 2017

You’ve likely heard of the ISO standards, but do you know the important details?   The International Standards Organization is a trusted third-party auditing organization using standards to help companies maintain consistent results and pursue constant improvement. This quality management system (QMS) designation is geared towards companies offering design, engineering and manufacturing services. While the… Read More »

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Do Certifications Make a Difference?

October 25, 2017

In an age where far-reaching IT security breaches can occur regularly, new crops of IT companies are springing up to assure vulnerable enterprises that their security is indeed, secure.   These IT security companies’ services are increasingly in high demand. In 2016, more than 200,000 security positions were available in the U.S. Around 1.5 million… Read More »

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Why a one-stop shop is critical to securing your physical environment

October 18, 2017

Door Locking Solutions One-Stop Shop When it comes to security doors or any other type of physical security, the general rule of thumb is that fewer cooks are better in the kitchen. When you enlist the help of various companies to handle various aspects of your security, you are susceptible to greater security risks like… Read More »

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How Do I Find the Right Hosted or Managed Services Provider?

September 26, 2017

8 Things to Check We’ve talked about how you can make the business case for moving to a hosted or managed security solution. So once you’re ready, how do you choose? There are a number of providers out there, so you can start by using this checklist to help you find the right one for… Read More »

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Why Hosted or Managed Security Solutions Make Good Business Sense Reason #4

September 11, 2017

Reason #4:  Eliminate Manpower Expenses   Here’s a good gut check for the state of your security:  Do you sometimes struggle to build a staff that can effectively and efficiently handle your security? A full time dedicated person or a full-blown team is an expensive proposition. Adding the responsibility for security with other numerous IT… Read More »

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Why Hosted or Managed Security Solutions Make Good Business Sense Reason #3

September 6, 2017

Reason #3:  Eliminate the Knowledge Gap   Do you enjoy getting your team up to speed on security issues? Many companies take a toll logistically and financially by retraining their employees on updated software and security procedures. How else does keeping your employees educated drag down your bottom line? Those not trained in the best… Read More »

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Why Hosted Or Managed Security Solutions Make Good Business Sense Reason #2

August 29, 2017

Reason #2: Eliminate Costly Infrastructure Our last post discussed efficacies of moving to a hosted or managed security solution, that helped lower the costs and risks associated with having an in-house IT team managing your security. There are more great reasons to make the move, and one removes large infrastructure bills from your plate.  … Read More »

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Why Hosted or Managed Security Solutions Make Good Business Sense Reason #1

August 23, 2017

Reason #1: Eliminate Software Maintenance Infrastructure To effectively secure sensitive data in today’s increasingly risk-riddled business-scape, it takes a bulletproof IT team to manage software maintenance. The team needs to be knowledgeable in the best security practices, continually update the system and counteract software breaches. Like a virus morphing to infiltrate our body’s defenses, hackers… Read More »

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