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3 Things to Consider When it Comes to Home Alarm Systems

3 Things to Consider When it Comes to Home Alarm Systems

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 18, 2018 Category: General Security

What capabilities does your home alarm system have? If your provider is up to date with the latest technology, every home alarm system should provide various capabilities to make using the system painless. 1. Property Value With cars and other expensive items, home alarm security systems should be equipped with motion sensors in all windows of the house and in the garage. Motion detection sensors can be installed in any location and residents have the option to choose the way in which they receive a notification when there is movement, one being an automatic phone call to 911. 2. GPS Capabilities After driving away from the home and being miles away, residents often realize that they have forgotten to arm the alarm system. With GPS capabilities and advanced technology, a push notification will be sent to their smartphone when the resident is outside of a certain mile radius. The notification will ask if the user would like to set the home alarm system. Then, the resident can simply choose yes or no. 3. Cellular Communicator Did you know that most alarm systems are connected through existing phone lines? When someone comes and cuts it, the entire alarm system becomes worthless. Even if a residence does not have a landline, they probably have Internet. The Internet line can be cut through in the same way as the landline. A cellular card costs a little bit extra per month, but the technology responds faster and is more efficient for a working home alarm system. Not only shou

3 Internal Facility Security Vulnerabilities Facing Manufacturers

3 Internal Facility Security Vulnerabilities Facing Manufacturers

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 18, 2018 Category: General Security

Internal theft is a serious issue in manufacturing facilities. Born from misplaced trust, poor hiring processes and lackadaisical supervision, employee theft can take many forms from pilfering valuable scrap metal to fabricating timesheets. To prevent incidents, business owners and managers must take proactive steps to keep a watchful eye on the property. Here, we outline 3 facility vulnerabilities, as well as the subsequent actions business owners, can take to enhance security and prevent internal theft: 3 Facility Vulnerabilities: 1.Clock-In Location Clocking in for the day is the first action an employee will take upon arrival to work. This process was created in effort to keep track of the hours an employee worked, as well as keep tabs on habitually tardy employees. This is the first touch point of potential theft. Here, employees have the ability to clock in for a coworker, effectively fabricating the timesheet. This is most common with analog or handwritten timesheet processes, which allow the most room for fabrication. 2. Dumpster Areas Valuable scrap metal is another prime aspect of manufacturing businesses that can prompt employee theft. Often times, these thefts occur around dumpster areas of the facility. Employee’s charged with discarding scrap metal may “pocket” parts of the load—Or employees will know what times of the week valuable metal is left outside, then come back later to take it. 3. Hallways Whether it’s gaining ac

Technology Install Partners Announces Honeywell Security Dealer Certification

Technology Install Partners Announces Honeywell Security Dealer Certification

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 18, 2018 Category: General Security

Cleveland, OH -- Technology Install Partners is proud to announce its official Honeywell Integrated Security’s Dealer certification. Official Honeywell Dealers must go through a service certification program, which includes an on-site technical audit to ensure that the highest level of service is being provided to customers in order to obtain high-level end user satisfaction. To receive an official Honeywell Pro Watch Dealer Certification, a dealer must demonstrated proficiencies in Honeywell product training, certifications in computer technology, project management, customer satisfaction, test facility and engineering drawing capabilities. “We are incredibly proud to be an official Honeywell Pro Watch Dealer” said Erika Temple, Owner of Technology Install Partners. “We already design and install large security projects, but now as a Honeywell Pro Watch Dealer we will be able to fully integrate video surveillance, access control, burglar and fire alarms, human resource software, and other custom applications for our customers “ said Erika Temple. To learn more about contracting Technology Install Partners for your next job, please call (888) 586-7040. About Technology Install Partners From consulting, design, installation, maintenance and repair, Technology Install Partners provides turnkey technology security solutions including video surveillance, access control, nurse call, intrusion/fire alarm and beyond to businesses and government ent

Top 3 Security Trends for 2016

Top 3 Security Trends for 2016

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 17, 2018 Category: General Security

The year of 2016 is positioned to be another incredible year for the world of technology and innovation. In the security space, trend-spotting is key to keeping security at its pinnacle for our own internal organizations, as well as for the organizations of our clients and employers. These trends are poised to be among the most influential in the coming year and are on the tip of the tongue for tech and security enthusiasts worldwide. 1. Biometric Access Systems While traditional access control systems are high-tech and 100% functional, adding biometrics to these systems only create enhanced protection of access. Biometric access systems use information like the following to allow employees to swipe into company buildings, for example: fingerprints iris and retinal scans hand geometry facial recognition technology With that all being said, and while fingerprints and retinal scans are immensely difficult to forge or spoof, the vulnerability aspect is not entirely eliminated. 2. Wearable Technology Poised to become a legitimate rival to the smartphone in terms of mobile computing, the wearable technology represents a relevant trend that is looking to gain a much greater footing in 2016. The smartwatch is one of the most well-known applications to this day, but wearable technology can take the form of a number of different form factors including eyeglasses, clothing, rings, and more!. 3. Internet of Things With countless smart devices becoming available each succeeding qu

3 Top Security Technology Trends of 2015

3 Top Security Technology Trends of 2015

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 17, 2018 Category: General Security

2015 has been a revolutionary year as far as security is concerned, with some exciting breakthroughs all across the industry. From Apple’s HomeKit introduced with the iOS 8 to Samsung’s SmartThings, we are seeing innovative technologies that have truly changed how we address security at home, in the office, and everywhere else. And, it’s all so welcome! So, which were the year’s top security trends? 1. Trends in Residential Alarms & Intrusion Detection Systems More home security companies are grabbing the opportunity to ride on the coattails of cable and telephone companies, resulting in clearer video images and plenty of other opportunities. Costs have also come down significantly. Today, a motion detector with a camera isn’t much more expensive than one without a camera. In fact, it is predicted that over the next few years, costs for the two will probably be the same. Apps and remote control also became key security features in 2015. However, one thing that makes 2015 completely different is what people are doing with information collected using the apps, video surveillance data, and so on. By analyzing this information and using it to design residential security systems that automatically turn on lights, adjust thermostats, and alert homeowners that there is an intrusion, providers have made security an attractive option for a lot more consumers. 2. Commercial Video Surveillance Breaking New Grounds Vector USA has identified three key

Do they Mesh or Collide?

Do they Mesh or Collide

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 17, 2018 Category: General Security

With Cerberus DMS, you can manage even complex security and fire safety systems with ease. The Cerberus DMS building safety technology platform is quick and reliable, providing you with an overview of security-related events through a fail-proof integration with your safety and security systems. Our customizable danger management station gives you reliable, uniform access to your fire safety, video surveillance, access control, and intrusion detection systems across a geographically extended area, enabling you to handle emergency situations with confidence.  Our management system reports all events, from maintenance activities to incidents; so that you have all the information you need at your fingertips.  Cerberus DMS also enables you to quickly and correctly guide intervention forces where necessary by giving you clear and immediate notifications.  All activities surveyed by the system are automatically logged so that detailed reports can be easily generated.   Powerful and Scalable For Maximum Protection Cerberus DMS is based on Siemens leading technology, addressing the immediate needs of your system while also accommodating future expansions.  The Cerberus DMS system integrates multi-disciplines like video surveillance and intrusion detection, or access control with fire safety and security, providing you with seamless security coverage wherever you need it most. Here are just a few of the capabilities that Cerberus DMS has to

Top Residential Security Considerations in Cleveland

Top Residential Security Considerations in Cleveland

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 17, 2018 Category: General Security

One of the most important things that you can do to protect yourself, your family, and your property, is to install a residential security system. When it comes to crime, and especially property crime, no city is immune. While it's true that some places have higher crime rates than others, the reality is that the same things happen. Consider these facts: Many burglars will leave their part of town and go to an area where they believe that people have more money, and by extension, more valuables. Criminals have a lower chance of being caught in suburban areas because these neighborhoods are often open. Rural areas are even more open than the suburbs. Technological Features These systems are more than just a way of preventing intruders from entering your home. Many home alarm systems today come equipped with new technology solutions available such as mobile device applications. Have you ever imagined being able to do the following with the click of a button on your smartphone? Turning your alarm system on or off remotely Receiving a notification when your child walks in the front door from school Opening or closing the garage Turning on or off certain light switches throughout the house Automatically notifying the nearest police department if there is a break in Risks of Not Owning a Residential Security System Take a look at the following data from the FBI Released 2014 Crime Statistics: According to the FBI, there were 8,277,829 property crimes alone in

The Future of Security

The Future of Security

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 17, 2018 Category: General Security

Seen through the eyes of Technology Future of Security Technology has evolved at an extremely significant rate, especially over the last 10 years. Think about it, the history of the Internet only dates back to 1983 when researchers began assembling “networks of networks”. The modern Internet was developed by Tim Berners-Lee and took a recognizable form around 1990. Then, think about the next big piece of technology: smartphones. It was not long ago that the only way of communicating with others over the phone had to be done through a payphone. According to The History of the Smartphone via TNW News, “from 2009 to today, in fact, there have been over 100 notable cases covering everything from multitouch gestures to 3G technologies”. The Internet and smartphones represent two common examples of the rapid growth of technology, along with the fact that manufacturing operations technology and enterprise information technology systems are converging together. None of us know exactly where the future will take us. But we do know a common theme that exists among all companies in the business world today: common network infrastructure. Whether it be within a plant or across an organization’s global enterprise, the Ethernet and Internet Protocol allow for simple data flow. Do you understand how IT networking relates to security? Learn 4 ways here: Efficiency With internal data systems, companies are able to save a great deal of time and energy. Before

3 Reasons to Annually Assess your Company's Security Procedures

3 Reasons to Annually Assess your Companys Security Procedures

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 17, 2018 Category: General Security

How often should a company evaluate and update its security procedures, and to what extent? While most companies undergo an annual review of their insurance plan or health care plan, review of security plans often go overlooked. Unfortunately, security planning and assessment review is often a reactionary practice, taking place only after a security breach or issue has taken place. Like all other important business evaluation decisions, security evaluations and subsequent updates need to occur annually to ensure that a company’s investment, employees and patrons are properly safeguarded. Here’s why: 1. To Ensure Lawfulness and Compliance State and local laws outline fire and safety codes and regulations that companies must abide. Noncompliance is costly and dangerous. In fact, companies who do not adhere to relevant laws can be slapped with pricey fines. Furthermore, non-compliance can be much more costly than upfront costs of process and equipment updates. Laws are created at both the state and municipal level so to maintain compliance, your company will need to adhere to whichever governing body has the strictest set of regulations. Furthermore, codes and regulations are subject to change. Reevaluating your security systems each year helps guarantee that you’re aware of any updates made by governing bodies. Helpful Tip: If your company has multiple locations, you’ll need to be aware of security and safety laws for each state and

Society’s Safety Problems Require Smart Solutions

Societys Safety Problems Require Smart Solutions

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 17, 2018 Category: General Security

As we are all painfully aware, news of shootings at schools, campuses, and other public venues are becoming more and more commonplace, raising the question: how can we improve our response to these harrowing scenarios? The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has recently announced their intention to fast-track a new standard that seeks to assist first responders, everyday citizens, and private sector organizations in their response to active shooter scenarios. NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events, represents the second time in the history of the NFPA that provisional standard status has been authorized. Obviously, our current climate necessitates it. An Effective, Comprehensive Approach to First Response There are three areas regarding hostile events / active shooter response that the NFPA seeks to establish a common framework around. Establishing a unified command structure Planning an integrated response Preparing for an effective recovery effort By establishing minimum requirements for all relevant parties and addressing the discrepancies in response between the various agencies responding, the NFPA seeks to streamline the response process to save lives. Advanced Safety and Security Tools: A Critical Part of the Solution Installing a high-quality security system in your home, school, or business, can help to detract active shooters or at least enable the first responders to access accurate, up-to-date inf

Technology Install Partners Offers Free 1.3 Megapixel IP Camera with new Fire & Security Alarm Installation and Monitoring

Technology Install Partners Offers Free 1.3 Megapixel IP Camera with new Fire  Security Alarm Installation and Monitoring

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 17, 2018 Category: General Security

New offer provides peace of mind by allowing customers to “Be at Home” 24/7 Technology Install Partners is running a limited time offer for a free 1.3 Megapixel IP Camera with any new Fire & Security alarm installation and monitoring service. By integrating an IP Camera into your Security Installation, home and business owners alike are able to bring security to their fingertips, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. “Most business and home owners don’t realize that an IP camera can even be integrated into a Security System“ said Erika Temple, owner of Technology Install Partners. “How would you like to know when your child arrived home from school along with having a picture emailed to you?” The integration of IP Cameras can also be used to enhance home or business security by alerting the home or business owner with instant email or text notifications. “Just image if you were out of town and you got an e-mail alert letting you know that a motion had been detected in your home” said Temple. “Or imagine if you were out of town awaiting a package at your front door and you were able to verify the exact moment that the package was delivered, and monitor that package until your return home.” To learn more about this $199 value offer please call (888) 586-7040. About Technology Install Partners From consulting, design, installation, maintenance and repair, Technology Install Partners provides turnkey technolog

Small Business Energy Management

Small Business Energy Management

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 16, 2018 Category: General Security

Businesses looking to save money and conserve energy can use DMP security systems to connect their thermostat to the alarm technology. The Capabilities of your Business Security System The video below demonstrates energy management software for small businesses. With this security system, you can do more than just protect your facility, employees and assets. Advantages of Integrating Thermostats with Security Systems By installing an easy to use thermostat, you can decrease heating and cooling costs. Once it's installed, temperatures can be controlled directly from the keypad or adjusted remotely from a computer, mobile device, or tablet. Quick Tip for Businesses: Businesses can adjust settings so that heating and cooling temperatures correspond with the days of the week. Business days can be adjusted for comfortable air temperature for employees and staff to work, while weekends can be set to better manage energy levels. The goal of this type of security system is to allow business management to focus on an important day to day responsibilities in their job roles. Adjusting thermostat temperatures and changing settings may take only a few minutes a day, but week after week and month after month, those minutes add up. Focus on what matters most to keep your company successful. Let the DMP Energy Management system handle the building for

Avigilon Blue: a Cutting-Edge Cloud Platform that’s Flexible Enough to Scale

Avigilon Blue: a Cutting Edge Cloud Platform thats Flexible Enough to Scale

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 15, 2018 Category: General Security

Enabling more efficient management of sophisticated security and surveillance systems, Avigilon Blue is a powerful cloud service platform. Scale your system with ease to meet the growing needs of your business. Scale Faster with the Cloud Avigilon Blue allows your security team to perform upgrades, remotely adjust system and camera settings, and check up on your sites. There is no longer a need to send a technician to a location! With Avigilon Blue, you can manage, deploy, and service more sites than ever before—all without expending valuable resources. Further, video analytic clips are safely sent to the cloud, even as your integrated Avigilon Blue Connect device stores all video locally for quick and easy access. Robust, Easy-to-Use Features Drive Maximum Efficiency Avigilon Blue supports ONVIF© and Avigilon compliant cameras, and is easy to setup and configure. It allows for real-time device and account management from any location, through our powerful dashboard. Avigilon Blue utilizes real-time alarm notifications that can be routed to your computer or mobile device, so that you are always informed of potential situations—no matter where you are in the world! Our universal plug-and-play network protocols and intuitive web-based user interface ensure that setup is easy and continued access is as simple as connecting to the internet. The Avigilon Blue Connect devices link to the cloud in minutes, backing up your valuable information instantly. In ad

Cerberus DMS is Your Integrated Security Management Solution

Cerberus DMS is Your Integrated Security Management Solution

Posted By Ryan Temple
February 06, 2018 Category: General Security

With Cerberus DMS, you can manage even complex security and fire safety systems with ease. The Cerberus DMS building safety technology platform is quick and reliable, providing you with an overview of security-related events through a fail-proof integration with your safety and security systems. Our customizable danger management station gives you reliable, uniform access to your fire safety, video surveillance, access control, and intrusion detection systems across a geographically extended area, enabling you to handle emergency situations with confidence.  Our management system reports all events, from maintenance activities to incidents; so that you have all the information you need at your fingertips.  Cerberus DMS also enables you to quickly and correctly guide intervention forces where necessary by giving you clear and immediate notifications.  All activities surveyed by the system are automatically logged so that detailed reports can be easily generated.   Powerful and Scalable For Maximum Protection Cerberus DMS is based on Siemens leading technology, addressing the immediate needs of your system while also accommodating future expansions.  The Cerberus DMS system integrates multi-disciplines like video surveillance and intrusion detection, or access control with fire safety and security, providing you with seamless security coverage wherever you need it most. Here are just a few of the capabilities that Cerberus DMS has to

Cloud-Based Service Enables More Efficient Management of Security Solution

Cloud Based Service Enables More Efficient Management of Security Solution

Posted By Ryan Temple
January 17, 2018 Category: General Security

Cloud-based services have become a critical part of our business and personal lives. We rely on the cloud to safely store our business files, photos, videos, games, access software to run our homes and businesses, host websites, and so many more applications, it’s hard to even list them all! This technology obviously plays a critical role in the safety and security industry as well. One of our key partners, S2 Security, a leading developer of enterprise physical security solutions, has recently announced the release of S2 Cumulus, the company’s new cloud-based service that enables administration and monitoring of S2 products, as well communication between people, devices and third-party products. S2 Cumulus offers system health monitoring, software license management, remote software updates and automatic alerts to changes in systems status. This system will allow S2 Security to develop and provide many services like virtual credential acquisition and management, video stream sharing, remote mustering, communication with third party systems and much more. If you’d like to learn more about how this service can benefit your business, contact Technology Install Partners at 888-586-7040 or at

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