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New York Police Department Budget: How It Affects Your Business

The Budget Mayor De Blasio and the City Council recently approved the proposed budget by a vote of 32-17. The $88.1 billion budget includes a cut to the New York Police Department’s funding of an estimated $1 billion. Some believe the cuts are poorly timed, while others believe the cuts are appropriate.  Problematic Timing The … Continue reading

How A Security Company Secures Their Business

Surveillance System The first step in the process is securing the brick and mortar location. The two boxes we look to check are monitoring the perimeter & interior and storing the information relayed to us by the cameras. We use 8 MP, also known as 4K, cameras covering every entrance and exit of the building. … Continue reading

How EBT Cameras Can Benefits Restaurants Re-Opening After COVID-19

Dine-In Is Dead The coronavirus has wiped out dine in for the present and at least the near future. This spells doom for anyone who owns a food-based business with a brick and mortar location, relying on in-store sales to drive revenue.  Want To Get It Back? The good news is, reviving your dine-in capabilities … Continue reading

Using EBT To Reduce Liability When Re-Opening After COVID-19

Re-Opening America The country is in the first phase of re-opening. Among other things your business has to worry about during these times, we have some bad news. Your insurance policies will be exposed to risk the second your business re-opens to the public. The following quote from Travis Vance, a partner and the chair … Continue reading

5 Cyber Security Tips for Small Business Owners in New York & New Jersey

Here at Total Security, we subscribe to the idea that security is a never-ending process. As technology advances there will be new methods of digital crime, our job isn’t to eliminate risk but rather to minimize it as much as possible. To make an analogy for any NFL fans reading this, what makes the New … Continue reading

Are 4K Security Cameras Worth It?

Why Do You Need 4K Security Camera Systems? Before getting into the specifications of 4K cameras, it is important to first address the need for this enhanced technology. The point of surveillance is to gather and store information. You should strongly consider 4K technology for home or commercial surveillance due to the fact that there … Continue reading

Nursing Home Security & Safety Upgrades Needed to Stop the Spread of Disease: A Look at COVID-19’s Impact and What Could Have Been Prevented

The Coronavirus outbreak has impacted many industries and businesses negatively, especially the nursing homes in New York City and Long Island. Nursing homes tend to be understaffed which can make it difficult to care for their patients, and the presence of COVID-19 made this problem even more prominent. In fact, the New York Times reports … Continue reading

How To Keep Your NYC Business Safe During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Burglars Active During Quarantine in New York City The Coronavirus has shut down all non-essential businesses for the last month or so. The employees of these businesses have also shut down, with the majority of these workers staying inside and practicing social distancing, as they should. However, there is one group of ‘workers’ who are … Continue reading

Security System Upgrades New York City Apartment Buildings May See During COVID-19 & Beyond

The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus has already impacted various businesses throughout New York City and will continue to do so even after shelter in place orders have been lifted. Owners or managers of apartment buildings, for example, need to ensure both the physical safety of their building, their belongings, and their health. In the … Continue reading

5 Ways COVID-19 Coronavirus Will Reshape How Security Is Done In New York Warehouses by Logistics Companies

With the outbreak of COVID-19, warehouses in New York will have to change how security is done within their facility. The Coronavirus has significantly increased the importance of logistics, fast deliveries, and overall demand for goods. This also means that there is an increased need for more delivery based goods especially as many businesses have … Continue reading