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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.
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Jun

Fight Against Terrorism

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We live in a world that is constantly under the threat of terrorism. Some of these terror attacks are from foreign entities and others are from domestic groups and individuals. I am often asked what everyone can do to fight against terrorism here at home. There are many things we can do to fight against terrorism so I think it is appropriate to discuss these items over the next few weeks to shed some light.

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18
Jun

Walking with a Purpose

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Walking with a purpose is one of the first things I tell people when educating them on personal safety when they are alone. Most criminals look for easy targets. When walking with a purpose, criminals assume you are paying attention to detail and aware of your surroundings. In most cases, they would prefer to assault or rob someone who is walking less intently. With this in mind, how do we walk with a purpose?

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12
Jun

Security Lighting (Part 2)

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Lighting position is important and depends on what is being accomplished. Security lighting is typically focused differently than lighting used for other purposes. For example, lighting used to draw attention to a valuable asset in a museum is pointed at the asset while the security lighting around that asset is typically pointed towards the entrances and exits around the asset. When using lighting for security purposes, one of the objects is to ensure would-be criminals understand they are illuminated.

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05
Jun

Security Lighting

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Lighting serves several security purposes. Proper lighting notifies would-be intruders that they will likely be seen as they try to breach property perimeters. Several security systems, including video surveillance solutions, experience enhanced effectiveness when the fields of view have good lighting. Lighting is easy to deploy and relatively inexpensive compared to many other security alternatives. Infrared systems and other night vision solutions are available, but not as effective when comparing to good lighting.

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29
May

Prepaid Service (Part 2)

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We discussed the new prepaid service and mileage packages offered by Orion Security Solutions (OSS) in last week’s blog. I put together tables to easily quantify and illustrate the savings per prepaid service and mileage package. All Service and Maintenance Program members qualify regardless of which Program you join so I broke out the savings for each prepaid package by Program for comparison. The tables show the savings per prepaid package, but keep in mind that each member can buy an unlimited amount of packages.

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