These measures include, but are not limited to, your intrusion detection, video surveillance and access control systems.

We recommend the following steps:

  1. Ensure that your open/close and holiday schedules reflect your new operating hours or closed status of your business for all systems.
  2. Update your contact list for your intrusion systems to reflect any new organizational changes and responsibilities.
  3. Revisit your access control lock/unlock schedules along with updating access rights to sensitive areas within your organization to reflect your new operating protocols.
  4. Review your access privileges to ensure the right people have access to the right areas, at the right times.
  5. Check the status of all panels and door contacts to ensure they are online and communicating with the host system. If possible, enable remote notifications for conditions such as communication failure, door held open, door forced, etc.
  6. If your access control solution has a timed-out function where access is automatically revoked after a specific time of inactivity, modify or remove that restriction to accommodate individuals’ new working schedules.
  7. If your intrusion or access control systems have a mobile app, make sure to enable that function in order to receive critical alerts and notifications while you are away from the business.
  8. Ensure your hard drive or cloud storage on your video system has sufficient space to handle the potential increase in recording.
  9. Review your current camera placements to ensure adequate coverage for both inside and outside areas given your business may be closed and unoccupied. Also, ensure that existing cameras are online and recording.
  10. Check with your ISP to confirm adequate bandwidth to accommodate increased streaming requirements.
  11. Revisit your integration points with existing intrusion or access control points to help capture video of intrusion alarm or access control attempted breaches.
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