Category: Back to Basics

Back to Basics: Top 10 Reasons for False Security Alarms

Back to Basics is an article series highlighting important, but possibly overlooked, information that security professionals should know. A security system, connected to a 24/7 external alarm monitoring center, is a great way for businesses to protect their properties. However, security professionals constantly battle the problem of security system false alarms. It’s a problem not […]

Back to Basics: Increasing Security Through Strong Physical Access Control

Back to Basics is an article series highlighting important, but possibly overlooked, information that security professionals should know. Security professionals should be concerned about how their facilities incorporate physical access control systems, which grant employees, contractors, and visitors access to a site based on their credentials. A weak physical access control system could allow unauthorized […]

Back to Basics: Understanding Phishing

Back to Basics is a new article series highlighting important, but possibly overlooked, information that security professionals should know. All businesses need to take steps to understand and combat shoplifting, including security professionals. While most shoplifting deals with people taking merchandise, phishing is a cybercrime in which information is stolen through deceit, which is used […]