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Home Security Systems

December 9th, 2015

The security of your loved ones at home is anyone’s first priority. Keeping your loved ones safe involves installing a secure environment at home, a security system that monitors the house and nearby areas for suspicious activity that could be a potential threat to the people in the house and their belongings. There are a variety of security systems for you to choose from and can range from something as complex as a full automated security system with cameras and motion detectors, or for some people can be as simple as getting a dog. If you’d like to go the more advanced route -as sometimes... Read More

How Important is Small Business Information Security?

May 20th, 2015

There are 24.6 million small businesses in the US, and another 2.3 million in Canada who are handling sensitive documents and confidential client information every day. Are they taking the proper care to make sure confidentiality isn’t compromised? The following infographic from shredit.com includes some facts on small business information security. Some of those facts include SMB perspective on the impact of a breach, views on international information security processes, the role of training in privacy protection, and US vs. Canadianattitudes towards security.  Read More

Can Your Smart Home Keep You Safe?

April 15th, 2015

Recently on the EBS Security blog we’ve been posting a lot about smart homes. Smart home security options, smart home locks, and the benefits and disadvantages of converting your home into a smart home. But one of the most important factors in whether you’re going to convert your home into a smart home or not should be ‘Can your smart home keep you safe?’ So what makes a home a smart home? A smart home is a residence that has appliances, heating, air conditioning, TVs, computer and other systems that are capable of communicating with each other. These systems can also be... Read More

Money, Murder & The Mona Lisa: The Most Creative Heists of All-Time

March 11th, 2015

What’s the best way to steal a billion dollars? These seven epic heists show there’s a million ways to steal, but only a few ways to get away with it… This infographic is provided by Simplisafe Home Security Systems.  Read More

What You Need to Know About Retail Security

February 4th, 2015

At EBS Security we offer something that an electronic security system can’t; visible armed, or unarmed, security. An electronic system is a must, but sometimes it’s simply not enough. The presence of a security guard can help to completely deter potential criminals. However, if you’re in retail security you know that you need to protect yourself in every possible way. The most overlooked form of security, though currently a big issue topic in the media, is protecting your store and your customers from cyber attacks. Taking control of your security and reducing the burden of PCI... Read More

The Myths, Facts and More of IP Surveillance Cameras

December 3rd, 2014

If you own a retail store security should be one of your top concerns. Installing quality surveillance cameras not only helps prevent theft, it also benefits you if your store is robbed as you will be able to provide the police and insurance companies with proof of what happened. Some Quick Facts The average cost of a surveillance system is $100 – $1600 The most common camera resolutions are 300 TVL 600 TVL and 1080p HD Take a look at this infographic by A1 Security Cameras to learn more! Created by A1SecurityCameras.com.  Read More

DIY Home Security Projects – Keeping your Valuables Safe and Hidden

September 10th, 2014

As technology has advanced throughout the ages, so has home security. We now have access to home automation systems, which we can monitor remotely from our mobile device, tablet, or desktop, and security systems in homes are commonplace. While all of these technological advances are beneficial, some of the simplest methods for hiding your valuables can be be done by you with everyday household items. The following infographic from Protect Your Home has multiple DIY home security projects to try out! For each project, they’ve included: – Materials you will need, – instructions,... Read More