What is Electronic Security?

March 13, 2017

what is e security

Electronic Security, or as others call it e security, is a very ambiguous and wide term.

It can be applied to many devices and systems that can be used for security purposes and are in one way or another, electronic. Generally, e security consists of a system that can safeguard your house, building, or property, and is being monitored by electronic equipment such as alarms, control system, and surveillance cameras. 

Devices Commonly Used for Electronic Security

CCTV Cameras
CCTV (closed circuit television) cameras are widely used to provide security. These cameras can be installed anywhere, for all kinds of surveillance. It is widely used indoors and outdoors as well.

Basically, a CCTV camera can be used to provide live surveillance of a huge area (or multiple locations) in one control room. This is where multiple screens can be placed for one or more cameras, as per requirements. Footage can also be recorded using CCTV cameras to provide for evidence. Good quality cameras have night vision to provide 24-hour surveillance.

Access Control Systems
Access control systems are commonly used in banks and other areas where certain levels of access are granted according to the designation. These systems use automated cards, which need to be swiped through the reader, for the door to unlock. Without a card, the door cannot be opened.

Automated Alarms
Automated alarms are used in many areas, and are most likely placed at locations where a high risk of theft or intrusion is expected. These alarms can be programmed to alert the local police department or private security teams.

A major part of electronic security still relies on human involvement. For that reason, there are also monitoring services available. Monitoring services are when a security firm provides you 24-hour surveillance for your CCTV camera system and has response teams on standby or guards already at the location. This service can be either available off-site, where surveillance is done from the company’s control room. Or, you can have an onsite control room and install monitoring services.

Why Electronic Security?

Electronic Security is much more efficient and is offered at a fraction of the cost. More importantly, it helps to avoid risking human life. High-end security providers can assess your location and the nature of your establishment. Afterwards, they advise you where CCTV cameras, alarms or other electronic security can be used. Additionally, it also decreases the chance of human error.

Other options like recording footage, HD cameras, night vision cameras, all add to the efficiency of a security system.

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