When establishing a new business premises, it is essential to secure the perimeter of your property as soon as possible. Securing the perimeter will help to protect your data, assets, customers and business from potential trespassers, vandalism and theft. Data is one of the most important assets of any business and must be safeguarded and protected at all costs. It is the responsibility of the business to ensure any customer and vendor data remains secure, or else they may face potential legal action as well as costly financial repercussions.
Having a safe and secure perimeter will also help protect your business from any damage or theft that could have a negative impact on finances. It is important to regularly check your security and assess the perimeter every few months. By doing so, any weak spots such as holes in fencing or broken security cameras can be identified and addressed swiftly. To ensure that your security is at an effective level, the perimeter should follow the 5 D’s: Deter, Detect, Deny, Delay, and Defend.
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