How to Choose an Office Security System in 2020

In recent days, cyber security is a concern and a lot of discussions are made regarding the best way to protect the data of your business by making use of strong passwords.

It also involves deploying the utilities specifically anti malware as well as keeping your computer secure with the help of most recent updates along with patches.

Some other security concerns in the current days include premises security or else protection of the physical assets of a specific business from vandalism and burglary.

You will find almost every best cyber security measures present in your office to be useless in case of a thief breaks into your office.

But, you would not end up losing data in case you have backed up the computer to protect and offsite locations. In case your particular business is not digital, then, it will not work as you possess many paper records which includes some sensitive personal information regarding your employees.

Some of the businesses also depend on physical possessions such as displays, computers, faxing machines, servers, and others. These are the things which one needs to replace in case someone destroys them or steals them.

Nowadays, the availability of the modern systems of security helps you to alert, dispatch law enforcement,activate an alarm, but, it is also involved in providing video reconnaissance, managing of the HVAC system, controlling the lightning, routinely power down of generally small equipment for office in accordance to a timetable.

In most of the cases, it also contributes to providing access control. Therefore, access control systems play a very important role in office security. Here are given some of the important tips which you need to consider while choosing an office security system.

Front Point Security

This is considered to be an inexpensive and also do-it-yourself security system which tends to offer some flexibility. In this regard, HE Simon XT is also used by Front Point specifically as its master controller.

This particular device again possesses Z-Wave and GSM modules. If you want to install your product by yourself only, then, it is preferably the best option to choose from. Not only that, but the Front Point security system is also both an inexpensive and capable security system.

Also, you would not require to deal with electrical wiring as long as you are involved in mounting the control panel specifically near an AC outlet.

Automation and Front Point Security

Specifically, a Front Point Security system can be intricate or simple whatever way you would like. In this regard, all that you need is to discuss your specific needs with the sales representative over a call.

Each system will mainly have the possession of a control panel which is minimum wireless along with a specific wireless door or else window sensor. The ideal thing is to consider the installation of sensors on every exterior level door.

Also, the industrial-strength double-sided tape is mainly present in the two-piece sensors. So, it is important to rind the backing and therefore, consider to stick the particular sensor pieces in the proper position.

In this regard, a specific part is attached to the door whereas the others are perfectly attached to the door frame. Whenever the specific door is opened by someone, to break a magnetic field, the two pieces separate in a proper way. Just after that, a message is received to the control panel by the sensor.

This particular system can again be armed and disarmed with the usage of a smartphone, a computer, a table, or else key chain remote. A specific alert is also sent to the central monitoring office by the control panel in case the system is armed. After that, an email message or text alert is sent to you by the central office.

Most importantly, you or else your designated contact is being called by a human being. You also have the option to configure the system properly so that you can send an alert every time wherever the door opens. This thing is applicable in case the system is not armed.


You will end up spending less amount of money in case you opt for a system that only consists of a control panel along with one stick-on door or window sensor. Additionally, whenever you purchase any equipment, you will need to pay some specific amount of money per month for web access or control and also central office monitoring.

The customers are also not required to sign a long term contract when they opt for a security system. Apart from that, this Front Point system can contribute to lodging lighting controls, investigation cameras, a thermostat, motion sensors, key less entry locks as well as water sensors.

When a person opens a door by making use of this keyless entry lock then, a specific message is sent to the control panel by the lock to disarm the specific alarm system. Meanwhile, the light can be generally switched on with the help of a lighting control module whenever anyone considers opening door at the night time.

The cameras could also be programmed so that it helps in the automatic recording of a specific video clip whenever an alarm event is triggered. Also, these particular cameras are outfitted with the help of motion sensors. So, it comes handy as it monitors access to a certain area of your building.

Final Words

Therefore, these are some of the most important ways in which you can choose an office security system.

Author Bio

I am BarasaGakere from Nairobi. I do work at Unified Security Systems, an advanced access control system provider in Kenya. I have been working with this company for the last two years as a stock manager. Besides it, in my free time, I do house chores, reading and do visit my relatives.

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