Companies that do not invest in an organized security plan are the most vulnerable to cargo and commercial theft. To protect your equipment, supplies, and inventory on your property, it’s important to continuously test and enhance your security strategy. If you are looking for ways to improve your business security plan, we have compiled a list of 3 tips to help you prevent burglaries at your property or facility.
The Achilles heel of all business security designs is the lack of attention to three things:
Without systematic attention to these matters you are sabotaging your business security plans. It’s not the criminals that defeat your systems. You do.
Perform Continuous Tests
The easiest way to protect your building or property from theft is to continuously test your business security plan. This will help you detect issues such as discontinued phone lines or damaged cables. The top organizations in the United States regularly test and adjust their business security plans to adjust to the latest advancements. We recommend performing a bi-monthly inspection of your perimeter security system to ensure it's operating and functioning correctly.
By taking a proactive approach and making it a best practice to perform routine and scheduled security checks will avoid business security system failures and give your company peace of mind that your organization is safe and sound.
Participate in Preventative Maintenance
Preventive maintenance ensures the reliability of your business security system and plan. Prior to performing maintenance on your system, you should ask yourself these questions:
- Is erosion creating pathways for criminals under all your security?
- Are your sirens cracked?
- Are your cables worn?
- Are your solar panels and camera domes clean?
Retain Your Staff on the Business Security Plan & Solution
A commercial security system that operators don’t know how to use is worse than no security at all. You will think you are protected when you aren’t. Sites sweat over the initial training of the security plan. But what happens when those people leave and a new team shows up? It is unlikely that your HR department has building and business security training built into its onboarding plan. To prevent commercial and cargo theft, we recommend creating a security training program with your HR department that is designed to help your staff become proficient with your security system and solution.
The best sites get testing, maintenance, and retraining built into the contract with the vendor. Failure to adhere to this ASIS standard means you will pay an extra 20% for this work. If you don’t have a systematic approach to testing and improving your security plan, the overall business security strategy of your organization will be harmed. Give our team a call by phone at (800) 432-6391 to become familiar with the perimeter security systems offered by AMAROK. The security specialists at AMAROK offer electric security fences, perimeter alarms, and video surveillance solutions for organizations in the United States.