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The O Blog presented by Orion Security SolutionsThe O, presented by Orion Security Solutions, is a weekly blog dedicated to sharing our global expertise and securing your world. If you're looking for knowledge, advice, creative solutions or a more comprehensive understanding of how to implement the latest security technologies into new and existing security solutions, you'll want to be sure to check out The O every Wednesday.
16
Apr
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ISC West 2014

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ISC West 2014 proved to be an extremely productive show for Orion Security Solutions. Orion had 6 team members present for ISC West and leveraged the tradeshow to research new technical security solutions, meet with customers, and coordinate with various strategic partners, vendors, and teaming companies. The ISC West 2014 show was hosted at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas so it also gave us an opportunity to check in on some of our local clients.

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09
Apr
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Fence Intrusion Sensors (Part 2)

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One issue with fence intrusion sensor systems is that they can be bypassed by finding ways to get over the fence without touching it. The fence intrusion sensors are typically visible and easily identifiable. This provides a deterrent, but also provides an intruder with a good idea of how they need to bypass the fence intrusion sensor system. Another issue is the susceptibility of the fence intrusion sensor systems to denial of service attacks. In this scenario, attackers simply disturb the fence intrusion sensors to create false alarms and continue until the security guards or law enforcement personnel stop responding. With this in mind, how do you mitigate these vulnerabilities and increase fence intrusion system efficacy?

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02
Apr
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Fence Intrusion Sensors

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How would you like to detect intruders before they end up at your door or window? Well, you can! Fence intrusion sensors are now more affordable than ever and have improved technologies that don’t constantly send false alarms due to wind, rain, or other environmental influences. Recent fence intrusion sensor technologies can distinguish between disruptions caused by the environment and someone climbing over or cutting through the fence. Customers have been waiting for fence intrusion sensor technology to improve and we feel it has made tremendous progress.

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19
Mar
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Beware of the Low Bidder

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Contracting has many challenges, one of which is overcoming the skewed effects of low bidders. I have experienced numerous consumers get enticed by a low bid coming across their desk to only end up with tremendous disappointment. With budgets very limited over the past few years, many people strongly consider low bids for projects when they historically would have thrown them out as outliers. There are normally undesirable reasons why someone would submit a bid that is so much lower than other bidders.

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11
Mar
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Vendor Relationships

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Like many industries, security integration companies rely on vendors to provide products that are sold, installed, and integrated as part of the solutions they offer to customers. The relationships that integrators establish and maintain with their vendors can make or break the company. Customers have a variety of needs that will many times be outside of a normal product offering such as customized applications. Having a strong relationship with vendors allows the integrator to deliver in these situations.

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