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Preventing Theft: Your ComCom Security Essentials

Preventing Theft: Your ComCom Security Essentials Whether it’s the business you’ve worked so hard to set up or the home where you keep your family safe, security is an absolute necessity. There are a few ways that we can help you be and feel safer in your home or business. Currently, the security systems for homes and businesses are high quality and affordable. They’re effective, and the feeling of knowing your business is safe can’t be beat. It’s more than just the usual window and...
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Wired or Wireless Security: Which is Best?

Wired or Wireless: Which Security System is Best for You? If you’re looking into security systems for your business or home, chances are you’ve looked into both wired and wireless security systems. At Community Commercial Security, we have both. So which is better? There isn’t just one simple answer. Wired Alarm Systems Wired systems are the traditional systems, so it’s easy to say they’re trusted and reliable. They can accommodate several protection zones, so if you have a big business it’s easy to keep them...
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5 Security Tips for Businesses

5 Security Tips for Businesses If you’ve just set up your new business location or bought a new home for the first time, it’s an incredibly exciting moment. You’ve worked so hard to get here, so it’s important to keep your business or home protected. There are a few easy ways to take some preventative measures to avoid theft and break-in. Know your neighborhood. Take a few hours and drive around your new area. Not only is it a good idea to familiarize yourself with...
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Upgrading Your Door Security

Upgrading Your Door Security Whether it’s your business or your home, break-ins are an invasion of privacy and can be financially devastating. While hopefully it won’t ever be a problem, there are a couple ways you can improve your physical door security in order to prevent thieves from entering, just in case. Upgrading the locks on your doors are an easy and fairly cheap way to keep intruders away. Here are a few ways you can upgrade the security of your doors: Security strike plates:...
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The Wrong Way to Buy a CCTV System

The Wrong Way to Buy a CCTV System Your home or business security system is no joke, and the right security system can keep you as safe as possible. Before you jump into the best CCTV security system money can buy, though, make sure you know what you’re buying. A good security system is more than just buying and installing the first affordable system you can find, though. There are a few things you need to be aware of before you spend your money. Not...
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Access Control in Hospitals

Access Control in Hospitals Though it may not appear that way, access control is an important part of everyday activity in hospitals. Whether it’s for patient security, information security, or employee security, access control is imperative for all hospitals. As it stands, the majority of the access control systems in North American hospitals are over a decade old. Not only is the technology outdated, but it’s not as user friendly. Most are looking for an upgrade that will not only increase their security, but keep...
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Are IP Surveillance Systems the Future?

Are IP Surveillance Systems the Future? Surveillance systems have improved so much over the last decade. With the technology available, you’re now able to keep an eye on your home or business in the highest resolution in just about real time. The connectivity is faster, the availability is there… the question then becomes: how necessary is it to upgrade your analog system to an IP solution? The short answer is that it’s up to you. IP cameras are flashy and their features are attractive to...
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Best Security Camera Placement

Best Security Camera Placement Your surveillance system protects you and your business. It’s an important part of how you conduct your day-to-day business, and at Community Commercial Security we want to make sure that your surveillance system is doing the best it can at protecting you. This includes making sure your security cameras are in the proper places. There are a few specific locations around your business that you should have covered with security cameras: Entrances and exits: Where your clients and employees enter and leave...
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Internal Theft within Your Business

Internal Theft in Your Business Internal theft is a real threat to any and all businesses, especially small businesses. The statistics are scary: the average loss of internal theft is $500,000. That’s definitely a hit that no one wants to take, which is why we have a few ways to determine if internal theft is something that’s happening to you. Financials: Unfortunately, it’s your most trusted employees that have the access they need to skim money from the top of your books. They’re the ones...
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Reduce and Avoid False Alarms

Reducing and Avoiding False Alarms A false alarm can cause a multitude of problems for both you and your business. Too many false alarms can not only take police away from another possible emergency, but the more people hear a false alarm, the less likely they are to react to it. Then, if your business gets broken into for real, no one will take it seriously and you could lose some valuable equipment. There are a few steps you can take to reduce and avoid...
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