Leveraging the Cloud & AI to Secure Your Organization

Posted on May 22, 2023

Security CamerasWith crime rates scaling new heights in the United States, businesses must now take a proactive approach to safeguarding their employees and valuable assets. The safety and security of the workforce has become a top priority in the wake of this alarming trend.

With this in mind, many businesses are turning to advanced security measures to safeguard their premises and minimize the risk of criminal activity.

Security Cameras and Access Control Systems for Businesses

Security cameras and access control systems have become an essential part of modern-day businesses. These systems provide enhanced security and surveillance, which is crucial for the safety of employees, customers, and property. Implementing security cameras and access control systems can provide numerous benefits to businesses of all sizes. Benefits of security technologies include:

1. Enhanced Security

The primary benefit of security cameras and access control systems is enhanced security. With security cameras, businesses can monitor their premises in real-time, identify suspicious activities, and prevent criminal activities such as theft, vandalism, and burglary. Video surveillance systems also provide evidence in case of any criminal activity, which can help law enforcement agencies in catching the perpetrators.

Access control systems provide businesses with the ability to control who enters their premises. With access control systems, businesses can restrict access to certain areas of their premises, which helps prevent unauthorized entry and access. Access control systems also provide a record of who enters and exits the premises, which is useful for monitoring employee attendance and security purposes.

2. Cost-Effective Security Technologies

Security cameras and access control systems are cost-effective solutions for businesses. They reduce the need for hiring security personnel, which can be expensive, and they provide 24/7 monitoring of the premises.

3. Compliance with Regulations

Many businesses are required to comply with certain regulations regarding security and surveillance. Security cameras and access control systems can help businesses comply with these regulations. For example, businesses in the healthcare industry are required to maintain the privacy and security of patient information. Security cameras and access control systems can help these businesses comply with these regulations by providing added security and surveillance.

4. Reduced Insurance Premiums

Insurance companies offer reduced premiums to businesses that have video surveillance solutions and access control systems installed. This is because video surveillance and access control systems reduce the risk of theft, vandalism, and other criminal activities. Insurance companies view businesses with security cameras and access control systems as a lower risk, which results in reduced premiums.

How the Cloud and AI Can Enhance Your Security Systems

Advances in technology have improved surveillance systems, making it easier for businesses to monitor and manage their surveillance cameras and access events. Cloud-based surveillance and security systems are especially helpful.

RJ Young partners with Verkada, which offers state-of-the-art security cameras equipped with advanced features such as AI-based facial recognition technology, motion detection, and night vision. Verkada also offers access control systems that allow businesses to remotely control and monitor who enters their premises. This can help to prevent unauthorized access and keep employees safe.

Remote Monitoring and Anywhere Access

Easily access and manage your sites from any browser or device with remote access capabilities. With Verkada, security cameras and access control systems can be remotely monitored, which provides added convenience to businesses. With cloud-based remote monitoring, businesses can monitor their premises in real time from anywhere in the world, using a smartphone or computer. This allows businesses to keep an eye on their premises even when they are not physically present, which provides added peace of mind.

Single Pane of Glass Monitoring

“Single pane of glass monitoring” is a term used to describe a unified approach to monitoring multiple devices and systems from a single interface. A security system typically consists of various devices, such as cameras, motion detectors, access control systems, and alarms, which are managed by different software platforms. This can make it challenging for security teams to monitor and manage security systems effectively.

With Verkada, you get a consolidated view of all security devices and systems, allowing security teams to monitor and manage them from a single interface. This approach enables security teams to quickly identify and respond to security threats, reducing the risk of security breaches and improving overall system performance.

Verkada’s single pane of glass monitoring also provides a wide range of analytics and reporting capabilities, allowing security teams to gain valuable insights into system performance and identify areas for improvement. This approach helps security teams to be proactive in identifying potential security threats and implementing measures to prevent them.

Scale with Simplicity

With Verkada, you can easily add more security cameras, access control devices, and sites without compromising the user experience. With a scalable security system, businesses can ensure that their premises are secure, even as they expand their operations, without adding unnecessary complexity for users.

Enjoy This Free Webinar, Smarter Security, Safer Building

At RJ Young, we strive to provide the best possible security measures to protect your office buildings and keep your staff safe. To this end, we have partnered with Verkada, a leading provider of enterprise security solutions, to implement their cutting-edge security cameras and access control systems.

We recently recorded a free informational webinar, produced jointly with Verkada, Smarter Security, Safer Building: Leveraging the Cloud and AI to Secure Your Organization. The webinar features Robbie Kerr, RJ Young’s Technology Solutions Consultant and TJ Howe, Enterprise Account Executive for Verkada.

You can watch the recording here: https://1719204.fs1.hubspotusercontent-na1.net/hubfs/1719204/2723374a.mp4

We are proud to partner with Verkada to provide your business with robust, innovative security technologies. We believe that safety and security are key components of business success, and our partnership with Verkada is helping us to further this commitment.

Need to implement a physical security system for your business that can be managed remotely? RJ Young can help. Contact us today at 800-347-1955.

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