January 30, 2023

What Is Integrated Security And How Does It Help You?

As a business owner, prioritising the safety and security of your organisation is key. Over the last decade, it would be an understatement to say that the provision of security services have undergone major changes for the better. Technology has provided us with new tools to counter the various threats to businesses and organisations, including the introduction of integrated security systems that allow us to cover each of your security requirements, all delivered with our tailored approach and expertise.

If you are a business owner who is looking to improve your organisation’s security strategy, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog, we explore everything you need to know about understanding integrated security — what it is, the benefits it can offer your business or organisation and everything in between. Read on to find out more! 

 

What Is Integrated Security?

At ESS, our integrated security systems and solutions allow us to cover each of your security requirements, all delivered with our tailored approach and expertise. What exactly do we mean by integrated security? In its simplest form, integrated security takes multi-layered security systems and integrates them into one solution, such as access control, video surveillance, uniform guard service and intruder detection. 

 

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Why Choose Integrated Security?

As a business owner, you are likely aware that optimal security solutions can only be achieved by integrating security systems that fit your business’ unique circumstances and requirements. Some companies face physical threats like vandalism, theft and break-ins. Others have to deal with digital risks from hackers who attempt to obtain sensitive data and information. 

No two businesses are the same, and with this in mind, an integrated security system takes multi-layered security systems and integrates them into one solution to rule them all. 

Our integrated security services combine various wireless alarm systems and components by bringing them together in one centralised hub, not just making them easier to manage, but also allowing different elements to work together to provide a higher level of protection for your business.

 

An integrated security system can include some or all the following:

  • Access Control
  • Video Surveillance
  • Video Monitoring
  • Video Review and Analysis
  • Licence Plate Recognition 
  • Audio Warning Speakers.

Benefits Of An Integrated Security System 

If your business is in need of reliable solutions to increasingly complex enterprise security problems, consider the following benefits of integrated security systems.

Custom Security Systems

One of the biggest benefits of an integrated security system is that it is customisable by nature. For example, a warehouse facility and an office premises will naturally require very different safety measures. Perhaps the most significant benefit of investing in an integrated security system is that it can be designed specifically for your individual business and its security needs. On the other hand, companies offering boxed enterprise security solutions simply cannot account for all of the complex issues and threats that different companies might face. At ESS, we work hand in hand with businesses to develop an integrated security solution that is tailored to your organisation’s individual needs. 

 

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Cost Savings

Another major benefit of an integrated security service is cost savings. At ESS, we continuously identify areas for creating greater efficiency, both in preventing incidents, and with the use of technology to lower resource demand and security costs over time. Moreover, an integrated security system is easier to maintain and keep updated. Because everything is unified in a central hub, you’ll need fewer people to manage it and monitor the cameras. Thus, it saves on time and costs.

Compliance

Many industries such as the healthcare sector have their own regulatory standards to abide by and maintaining a powerful security compliance system is crucial to avoiding harsh penalties and fines. As such, ensuring that your business remains compliant with any existing security and regulatory standards is absolutely vital to long-term business success. Working together to deliver quality outcomes, we will provide expert support in critical areas. Our compliance and governance framework ensures all services meet regulatory requirements and standards, allowing you to have peace of mind. 

Efficiency 

An integrated security system effectively streamlines various processes, workflows, and reporting. If you have a question about access control, you have one point of contact. If you need to identify a licence plate, you simply have to contact the same source. This saves time for all involved, thus improving your overall workplace and security efficiency. Ultimately, there is no confusion about figuring out what department or who the manager is on duty. As an added bonus, through our end-to-end service offering, ESS is continuously improving and finding more efficient ways of working. Our data-driven integrated services model proactively identifies areas of improvement to ensure that your integrated security service is always top notch. 

Reducing Risks 

Fundamentally, the role of any security service is to protect your business, employees, customers, assets and reputation from the potential harm caused by any number of security breaches, criminals or threats. With a reliable integrated security system in place, your organisation is much better equipped to reduce potential risks based on your company’s individual needs. Our expert in-house risk advisory team works to reduce the risks faced by our clients by establishing a strong security framework both now and into the future.

How We Can Help

At ESS, we work closely with our clients to understand their risks, needs and pain points in order to develop a unique and tailored solution to complex security problems. Instead of using individual elements that may not offer an optimal level of security, our integrated system brings all aspects of your business’ security into a single hub. Furthermore, by doing everything internally, we ensure that each member of our team – be they frontline security personnel or your account manager – is upholding our ethos of reliability, transparency, and accountability.

To find out more about our integrated security services or how we can help your business strengthen its existing security strategy, do not hesitate to call us at 1300 20 22 24 or simply head to our contact page today

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