Businesses of all shapes and sizes are vulnerable to fraud, theft, and loss from a variety of sources. The amount lost in Australia alone amounts to millions, if not billions, of dollars per annum*, making the necessity for robust commercial security a vital aspect for companies small and large.
What are the common types of fraud?
When it comes to fraud, there are many methods by which criminals might target an enterprise. These include:
- Theft of physical property
- Theft of data, customer or staff details
- Vandalism, leading to reduced security
- Unauthorised access to a business premises
Of course, when considering the right level of security for a business there are many more aspects to take into consideration, such as:
- Staff and customer safety
- Preventing trespassers
- The potential need for different levels of security/access for employees
- Easy location monitoring
- Tracking inventory movement
- Employee exit strategies
Understanding a company’s individual security needs is a complex and skilled task. Fraud, loss, and other reasons that Australia’s businesses lose so much each year is often down to inadequate commercial defences. However, it is something that can and should be addressed, rather than simply writing off a significant amount of money each year due to various aspects of criminal activity.
How a professional security system can combat fraud and loss
Every business and every location is unique. From a single trader through to a multi-national corporation, each has it’s individual needs. Commercial security, comprising aspects such as CCTV and security cameras, 24/7 monitoring, access control, burglar alarms, and more can – when done correctly – can represent a significant reduction in annual loss.
Benefits of a crafted system include:
- Wireless alarm systems
- 24/7 monitoring, either in-house or via an outsourced service
- Temperature, vibration and humidity monitoring
- Monitoring and control of employee and customer access
- Prevent unauthorised access to a location or specific areas
- Key card, key pad or fingerprint access
- Reduction in vandalism and theft
- Tracking inventory
- Increased employee safety
- A reduction in insurance costs
Commercial security options are endless, with a professional assessment and installation service determining the weak points and providing the solution necessary to increase security at every level. In addition to a bespoke system reducing annual losses, it also sends out a message to your employees and customers that their security is top of your considerations.
Whether this is knowing they’re on CCTV when walking to their car in a deserted parking lot after a late shift through to the knowledge that heat sensors would alert the relevant services should a fire occur in the building, employees appreciate the fact that their well-being is being adequately looked after. And with a company’s obligations to their staff and customers increasing year on year, the addition of a staunch security system that can grow alongside the business is a valuable asset.
The most crucial aspects of commercial security is that of the initial risk assessment by an expert source and the correct installation. Crown Security has been entrusted with the security of both large and small businesses in Perth and the surrounding areas for over 25 years. With the latest in technologically advanced systems, their professional and friendly service covers all aspects of security systems from the initial overview, through installation and beyond.
- Posted by admin
- On 27/12/2019