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Catch up on the latest news, views and ideas from our team of experts, with information on facility security, wireless networking, telecom and much more.

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Alarm Company

February 3, 2015 Security Richard McMullen

Ensuring the security of your building or organization by choosing an alarm company can be a daunting task, especially with the variety of service offerings and providers.  At the end of the day, the best advice is to do your homework and remember if it sounds too good to be true – it probably is. What to Know […]

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The Importance of Having a Certified Security Integrator

December 16, 2014 Security Richard McMullen

Whenever searching for a professional or company to perform services, it is a best practice to look for some type of certification in order to ensure that whoever you hire is qualified to perform the duties you’ve employed them for. Security integration should be no different, especially when safety, and protection of property are on […]

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How Intercom Systems Provide Security as the First Line of Defence

December 4, 2014 Security Richard McMullen

Intercom communications are no longer simply two tin cans connected by a string. Today, sophisiticated intercom systems help keep people safe and secure in all types of environments. Audio communciation systems can be used to connect a reception desk to an entry door, or even include video integration to allow staff to see who is […]

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In An Emergency, Look to the Blue Help Box

November 28, 2014 Security Richard McMullen

Canadians are among some of the most connected mobile telephone users on the planet. However, in an emergency you may not have access to your device or be able to provide first responders with critical information. This is where Code Blue help points can provide critical information in an emergency. These vibrant coloured units offer […]

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Why it’s Time to Ditch the Keys for an Access Control System

October 28, 2014 Security Richard McMullen

If you are still using a key to provide access to your building or office, you should know that there’s a better way. Access Control Systems have become an accepted method of controlling access to high rise residential buildings, offices and workplaces. These systems offer secure and convenient access to a variety of properties, and […]

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