Crime Prevention Starts with YOU! – Shoulda Woulda Coulda

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Crime Prevention Starts with YOU! – Shoulda Woulda Coulda

I had the opportunity to help launch the 2017 Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Crime Prevention Campaign (#CrimePreventionONT) on February 21, 2017 at Toronto Police Headquarters.  The Canadian Security Association (CANASA) supports the initiative and has for the past four years.  The theme of the 2017 campaign is “Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda” and is […]

April 11, 2017 Security no Comments
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Time to upgrade your Video Surveillance System?

Video Surveillance continues to evolve as technology advances make it even easier to migrate from analogue technology to IP.  Innovation will continue to make IP based cameras and recording solutions the most efficient security measure.  Video Surveillance continues to be recognized as a valuable tool to help deter, detect and document criminal activity.  Many organizations […]

January 18, 2017 Security no Comments
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9 Commercial Security TIPS

Protecting your business, property, people and profits is key to success.  Here are a nine TIPS on how you can increase your security and provide an effective deterrent to crime. Update your alarm system call list with your security provider. Having up to date and correct information is vital to an effective notification process.  Updated keyholder […]

August 8, 2016 Security no Comments
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Does your Security Provider actively participate at industry events?

Las Vegas was the place to be earlier this year as the International Security Conference and Exhibition, known as ISC West hosted an outstanding four day electronic security showcase for the North American security market.  Almost 30,000 delegates attended the showcase exhibits, education and training sessions during the four day event.  Breaking attendance records was […]

June 15, 2016 Security no Comments
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Know WHO you are dealing with

“Know who you are dealing with” is the 2016 theme for the Ontario Association of Chiefs’ of Police (OACP) Crime Prevention campaign.  Fraud and a variety of scams are highlighted in this awareness campaign to help the public be alert to crimes that affect us all.  I was honoured to represent CANASA at the media […]

April 12, 2016 Security no Comments
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Engaged By Social Media

Like many of you, I find myself reading a number of articles and magazines related to our industry.  Traditional media, including television news and newsprint was a daily ritual that I enjoyed. I have also become a fan of Twitter and find myself engaged in this social media outlet that provides me with timely information […]

January 26, 2016 Security no Comments
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In Security Integration, the Only Constant is Change

The electronic security industry has deep roots and an impressive history to be proud of. From humble beginnings to being entrenched in society, we continue to evolve as technology advances and change help propel our industry forward. Change is inevitable and should be embraced and managed. The status quo, while appearing more comfortable, may not […]

December 30, 2015 Security no Comments
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The Pursuit of True Security Integration

Today’s consumers want cost effective, non-proprietary and efficient solutions.   They also want the benefits of an integrated system. Some of the most beneficial applications include having a single software application to search, maintain and produce reports. Detailed audit and transaction reports offer efficient investigative tools; simple audit reporting and seamlessly connect alarm, access and video […]

September 30, 2015 Security no Comments
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