5 Common Security Risks a Security Company Can Protect Against

Tri-West Security guard protecting commercial property

When you're a business owner security breaches can strike at any time. The fact of the matter is that crimes are committed every day in cities including Calgary. Hiring a security company to protect against such security risks can offer peace of mind if you're worried about the safety of your business.


So, what are some of the most common types of risks a security company might be able to prevent? In fact, there are several. Read on to learn about five of the most common security risks and how you can protect against them.

 

1.Trespassing

For businesses, any type of trespassing is cause for concern. Trespassers at best are committing a crime simply by being on your premises unauthorized and can make you feel unsafe. At worst, they could be out to harm you or your property.


To protect against trespassers, there are several things you can do. You may want to have a remotely monitored security system. You can also have an alarm with 24/7 response installed.



2.Burglary

Burglary is a horrible thing to befall a business. Not only can it lead to items being taken that can never be recovered, but it can also result in large monetary losses. Specifically, in the case of a business, it can lead to the leaking of sensitive information.


To protect against burglary, you can install alarm systems, set up patrols, or install cameras in various places around your property. This will allow security services to identify when crimes are being committed and stop them.



3.Property Damage

For a business, property damage can be a big problem. When you're the owner of a commercial building, security can be difficult to maintain, because you can't be there 24/7 to oversee things yourself.


Often, bad actors will cause damage to unattended properties. This could mean either breaking a gate or fence, smashing windows, or other means of property damage. Hiring a security company to look after your business security means you don't have to worry about being in 100 different places at once.



4.Vandalism

Vandalism is another big concern when it comes to workplace security. Whether it's young people having fun or a disgruntled employee, it can be a big problem for many businesses. While some graffiti or removed signage might not seem like that big of a deal, to a business it can be a massive inconvenience and costly to repair.



5.Terrorism

This may seem like a somewhat distant threat. However, recent events around the world (and closer to home) have taught us that it's always important to remain vigilant. If you're planning an event, and you'd like an extra sense of security, it makes perfect sense to retain the services of a security company that can provide this for you.



Security Risks and How to Deal With Them

If you're a business owner worried about security risks, why not do something about it? Tri-West Security is happy to help with all your security needs. Get in touch to discuss our services today in Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton and throughout Central Alberta.