System down time
Jason Andersen explains the risks to an organisations’ assets during unexpected down time
The constant threat of terrorist attacks and the increasingly sophisticated activities of organised criminal gangs has meant that more than ever it is crucial for security systems to be continuously available and effective. The consequential losses are often far greater than any immediate financial loss when access control, building management, fire, intruder alarm, perimeter protection, PSIM or video management systems suffer downtime.
The days have long passed when an investment in an electronic security system was regarded as a grudge purchase, quite often to accommodate . . .