Keeping Your Business Secure During COVID-19

More time spent at home and social distancing may mean you can wear pajamas during conference calls. But it doesn’t mean the security system you rely on to protect your business gets a break. Don’t forget your BSG security and access system has several features built-in to help you protect your businesses while you’re not there. Here are a few tips to consider.

Fully Integrated Access Control

 

Keeping Your Business Secure During COVID-19 2From storefronts to entire office buildings, secure your business against unauthorized access with Smarter Access Control. Now you can easily track and manage access to your properties through a user-friendly website and app.  Whether you have a small team or hundreds of employees, you can easily manage multiple access plans, remotely lock or unlock doors and monitor activity at your business.

Set users as “Inactive” in the Alarm.com app or browser

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If any of your employees have been quarantined, for everyone’s protection, you may want to limit their access into your business. For furloughed and quarantined employees, don’t forget that you can use Alarm.com app to remotely change those employees’ profiles to Inactive during their temporary leave of absence. And when they return, all of their profile settings in User Codes are saved.

Grant Door Access using Alarm.com App

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This handy feature is especially important in light of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation that you limit the number of customers to no more than 10 at any time. From behind your counter, you can Grant Door Access from your Virtual Keypad app to unlock the front door, allowing customers to enter, one at a time.

Video cameras

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Cameras are a “no brainer” for keeping an eye on your business. When a potential intruder sees your cameras, they may have second thoughts and leave your premises. But not all surveillance systems are created equal. When you choose BSG for video surveillance, your cameras are integrated with your security and access system. Whether you’re checking cameras, arming your system or granting access at your entrance, you have the convenience of one app to do all that and more!

In an alarm situation, you’ll receive a real-time alarm notification on your mobile devices. Clicking on the Alarm Push Notification opens the app to view a list of available live camera views. Immediately, you can either cancel or verify the alarm from the app screen based on what you’re seeing. Recorded clips from on-site cameras are available 10 minutes prior to the alarm. With a high-definition NVR integrated into your system, you also have around-the-clock recording.

You don’t have to have eyes on your business 24/7

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You’re the best person to determine if an alarm is real or false. Your app gives you the power to quickly confirm a valid reason to dispatch emergency responders or cancel false alarms, which can be costly. But if you’re unavailable for any reason, BSG’s Video Verification for central stations allows trained operators to quickly work on your behalf and respond to the alarm. By checking your cameras, they can see what’s prompted the alarm to make informed decisions.

Keep yourself and your business safe

We’re living in unique times with COVID-19, when people under economic stress do bad things. But with the help of BSG, you can stay safely at home while also protecting your business (855) 697-6278.