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PEACE of MIND Technologies Brings French Agency AbsolutMedia’s Audiovisual Solutions to Jean Claude Biguine Salons in the U.S.

New York, NY, August 27 2009: AbsolutMedia, an international audiovisual communication agency based in France, offers cutting-edge enriched media solutions which provide a variety of businesses from independent retailers and large chain stores to hoteliers, the opportunity to create dynamic atmospheres that enhance their brands and consumer experiences. AbsolutMedia is a European partner with Jean…

Standard Hotel New York Partners with PEACE of MIND Technologies for Security and Surveillance Solutions

New York, NY, August 27 2009: The recently opened Standard New York hotel www.standardhotels.com/new-york-city/, an Andre Balazs property, partnered with PEACE of MIND Technologies (POM) for all of its security and surveillance needs. POM (http://www.pom- tec.com/), is a premiere systems integrator for security and surveillance technology, telecom and data cabling, as well as, computer goods sales,…

Property Markets Group Relies on PEACE of MIND Technologies for Turnkey Solutions that Blend Technology and Design in New York’s Greenwich Village

New York, NY, October 8 2009: When Property Markets Group (PMG) of New York, a full-service, large- scale developer of residential and commercial properties, targeted a historic late-nineteenth century factory space at 173 MacDougal Street for renovation, they looked to PEACE of MIND Technologies (POM) of Manhattan to deliver security, surveillance and cutting edge, in-unit…

Healthcare Security Specialist To Deliver Integrated Security Systems

NEW YORK — New York Foundling puts patients first, and part of making sure its patients are able to get the best care is to prioritize patient and staff safety. To ensure that, New York Foundling has selected Peace of Mind Technologies (POM) to design and install a fully-integrated security system. Renovations to the building…

POM Designates Matt Tomao as Customer Experience Manager to Oversee POMAdvantage and Client Satisfaction Initiatives

New York, NY, August 30, 2011: Peace of Mind Technologies, LLC (POM), a leading commercial and residential security, audio/video and telecom/data integration company based in NYC, introduces POMAdvantage, an expanded customer service and support program. Matt Tomao, a seasoned veteran of POM, will spearhead the POMAdvantage initiative that covers all the technology solutions POM offers,…

Industry Veteran To Lead Cutting Edge Security Services Division, Oversee POM’s Cloud Technology Initiatives

NEW YORK- Peace of Mind (POM) Technologies cements its status among the top security technology companies in the country with today’s appointment of longtime security expert Seth Barcus to the newly created position of Vice President of Managed Services. Barcus’ responsibilities include growing and overseeing POM’s new managed services division, developing and implementing new products, advancing…

“POM At School” To Make Charter More Secure Without Interrupting School Operations

New York, NY- February 22, 2013 – Peace of Mind Technologies (POM), the market leader in security integration solutions among NY/NJ private schools has been awarded the Brooklyn Prospect Charter School contract. POM has continued to develop and advance its Education Market solutions to create their new POM at School offering. The Brooklyn Prospect Charter School…

Peace Of Mind Technologies To Donate CCTV System To Children’s Organization

POM Holds Charity Contest to Commemorate 10 Years in Business. New York, NY- May 22,  2013  Peace of Mind Technologies, a leading security and technology integrator in New York City, announced today a charity contest benefiting a localchildren’s organization. POM, in cooperation with OpenEye, innovators in Digital Video Recorders and surveillance equipment, will be donating…

POM Offers Digital Signage Solutions To Provide Business, Educational, Hotels and Medical Facilities For Added Security, Communication, Promotion And Enjoyment

New York, NY, August 2, 2011: Peace of Mind Technologies, LLC (POM), a leading security, audio/video and telecom/data integration company based in NYC announces the addition of digital signage solutions. These new systems offer businesses and other entities an enhancement to their existing technology solution or can function as a completely dedicated system if no…

POM To Donate Video Surveillance System To The Bronx Charter School For Excellence

Safer Community Center to Benefit Bronx Neighborhood New York, NY- October 11, 2013 – Peace of Mind Technologies, a leading security and technology integrator in New York City, has announced The Bronx Charter School for Excellence (BCSE) as the winner of POM’s free video surveillance system donation.  POM will install the OpenEye system in a Community…

POM To Relocate And Upgrade A State-Of-The-Art Telcom, Security And Audio/Video System For A Leading Global Digital Entertainment Company

New York, NY, October 3: Peace of Mind Technologies, LLC (POM), a leading security, audio/video and low voltage integration company based in NYC, has been awarded RealNetworks’ contract to relocate their New York office’s technology solution. RealNetworks’ regional workplace will relocate its entire facility from 379 Broadway to a lower part of Manhattan. Additionally, POM will…

Peace of Mind Technologies Launches New Website

Peace of Mind Technologies, LLC. officially launches its new website www.pom-tec.com today. The innovative website reflects the company’s new branding strategy, highlighting three distinct programs for the educational, residential, and commercial markets. “It is crucial to address the needs of different markets specifically,” said Jon Ecker, Founder and President of POM. “The security concerns and strategies are…

Security Firm Search: What To Look For In The Right Partner

Searching for the right security firm in New York City is overwhelming. You want someone who matches your always-evolving security needs with the industry’s latest technology, and develops a long-term plan to keep your building and its occupants protected. There’s more to security system installation than coming into your site and installing chosen security technology. You need to know that…

School Security: Promoting A Safer School, Part 1

You shouldn’t need a security incident as reason to assess your school’s security. In today’s world, creating a safer school encompasses more than door locks and hallway cameras. A comprehensive security plan considers all incidents and accounts for them through awareness and better security technology. By understanding more about your site and surrounding premises, you…

School Security: Promoting A Safer School, Part 2

As you walk through school hallways and classrooms, and you consider the safety of your students, ask yourself: Is everyone doing his or her part in promoting a secure school? From security staff to administration to the security technology itself, all of these elements play an active role in carrying out your school’s security plan. But it’s also important…

Blog How To Increase Building Security Without Hiring More Guards

Security guards are expensive. They cost a few hundred thousands of dollars a year, and with emerging technologies automating security processes and bringing a new level of connectedness to building security systems, the role of the security guard is being questioned. Yet in a recent article published by Campus Safety Magazine, Brian Armes and Guy Bliesner wrote about…
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Integrated Security Systems: Your Answer To Inefficiencies & Weak Security

Are disparate security systems complicating your team’s security efforts? In many facilities, security systems use different devices and modes of connectivity. But as more IP-based security technologies emerge, the more likely it is that these technologies will integrate over a network. What this integration means for facilities is the ability to manage, monitor and control…

Remote Security Management: A New Age Of Connectedness

The connectedness brought on by the Internet Of Things and evolving security technology has increased organizational visibility tremendously. The ability to monitor and control security through an integrated security solution has enabled institutions to be smarter about their security and their operating procedures. These connected technologies, when backed by remote security management, also allow institutions to be…

Integrated Security Solutions To Enhance Facility Safety

Security systems of the past were isolated, but today’s security systems integrate to reach across an entire organization. IP-based security systems are revolutionizing the security industry by aggregating security data and organizational processes to help facilities be smarter about how they operate and how they defend against potential threats. Integrated security systems not only capture…

9 Building Security Challenges Threatening Your Safety

There are a variety of building security risks causing headaches for security professionals and facility managers everywhere. While some of these risks are related to physical security threats, today’s biggest security challenges actually relate to the way facilities think about security. Without abandoning old modes of thinking, your facility may never get out in front of the…

Is Your Security Strategy Above These Security Challenges?

Any security strategy starts with understanding how a space is going to be used. Security technology implemented through a site-specific approach enables proactive security monitoring to enhance the safety of your overall environment. Does your facility spend its time responding to crises or identifying and addressing threats? If your security strategy is suffering due to reactive security…

Immediate Security Challenges Threatening Front-Door Security

What role does environmental design play in your facility’s front-door security efforts? The design of any building contributes or detracts from its safety and security. Through a concept known as Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), the physical design of a facility can be made to deter criminal activity. For example, potholders might be placed…

Strategic Security System Design: Eliminating Unforeseen Costs At The Outset

Security system design is about addressing your security needs through better technology in conjunction with improved processes. How you use the technology depends on the layout of your site and the architecture of your building. In order to maximize your investment with the installation of new security equipment, you must approach the project strategically in…

How To Refine Your Building Security Policy For Any Incident

The strength of your security system depends on a comprehensive building security policy. Without the proper policy in place, your facility remains vulnerable to unforeseen threats and unanalyzed weaknesses in security system design. Many security challenges may be addressed through a revision of your current security policy. How comprehensive is your current policy? What could be…

How To Develop A Building Vulnerability Assessment Checklist

Security gaps are what intruders look for. They look for vulnerabilities in your building’s security, weaknesses worth exploiting and assets worth damaging. By updating your security policy, you expose these vulnerabilities and create procedures paired with technology to close gaps and reduce risk. Creating a building vulnerability assessment checklist helps streamline a consistent evaluation of your…

Security Integration: Does Your System Hurt Emergency Communication?

Security emergencies are tense situations for any organization. The need for quick decisions and mass communication is essential. If your security systems aren’t equipped with the right emergency communication tools, your facility stands susceptible to threats due to slow and ineffective response. Even with the widespread use of technology in the hands of the populous, incidents…

Overcoming School Security Challenges Through Integration

What security challenges are standing in the way of properly securing your school? The rise of emergencies within schools throughout the country has created a unified security front to uncover and protect against every potential risk and threat scenario. Determining your current security needs is the first step in addressing security challenges through better processes, technology…

Security Technologies You Need To Promote A Safer School, Now

Where is your school’s current security system falling short? What flexibility do you wish it had?Modern security technology has turned digital, and with digital comes a connectedness that offers the capability to do things we’ve only dreamed of. If you aim to invest in the latest security technology, we recommend investing in scalable technology and…

Why You Lose To Intruders If Your Security Isn’t Integrated

When your security team has trouble getting in front of certain threats, it might be time to increase the range of tools at their fingertips. Yet, in most cases, this process involves a closer look at your current security technology and figuring out ways to use the collected information more effectively.Your facility’s security efforts likely…

How To Start Security System Design Before Choosing An Integrator

If you’re thinking about implementing new security technology in your facility, enlisting the insight of professional security consultants is likely your first inclination. These security specialists assess real world threats against current levels of protection. They use industry experience to design a security plan that ensures you protect your entire property in the most efficient…

Is Your Access Control Up To Par?

How restricted is access to various parts of your facility? Does your access control go beyond protecting your people to protecting assets and other organizational resources?  There are many forms of access control, and it’s no longer an option for your facility not to have an access control plan paired with the right technology. Ask…

Why A Safer Workplace Isn’t Just About Security

There’s really no secret to creating a safer and more secure workplace. It’s all about security awareness. If you posed the following questions to your employees: 1.) Who are potential threats? and 2.) What are we protecting?, what kind of answers would they provide? Your employees and building occupants – from temporary staff to visitors –…

Should You Embrace Hosted Video Surveillance At Your Facility?

Where are you storing your security video data, how long are you storing it for and how much are you able to store? With the cloud hovering over the security industry, we now know where CCTV technology is going. Hosted video surveillance, while still on the cutting edge of new security technology, is influencing facilities…

Achieve Stronger ROI Through These Security Technologies

The theme of security technology upgrades in the modern security age is doing more with less. This isn’t about machines taking over the world. It’s about streamlining processes and slimming down security staff where necessary. Rather than remove the human element from your security efforts, give your team better tools to help them know more…

Which Types of Businesses Need the Most Security?

Every organization needs peace of mind – but some have unique challenges The world we live in has become increasingly dangerous. High-profile security breaches and acts of violence have created an urgent emphasis on the risk of harm from unscrupulous individuals. From emergencies in our schools and entertainment venues to tragedies within our cities, the…

Why Your Biotech Company Needs More Security

Secure your company’s equipment, research, and intellectual property to avoid expensive losses Today’s news is filled with examples of high-profile corporate security breaches – and the risks to the biotechnology sector are of particular concern. If you own, operate, or manage a biotech firm, it’s imperative that you understand the threats facing the industry and what you…
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How to Mitigate Private School Violence with Advanced Security Systems

Combine established methods with new technologies for maximum safety impact Violence in our schools is a pervasive problem. From tragedies involving weapons and the constant threat of a strangers on campus to violent bullying incidents before, during, and after school, the amount of threats children, teachers, and other school workers face is persistent. In fact,…

Remote Monitoring Encourages Good Behavior and Reduces Employee Theft

Use video to discourage unethical activities and promote peak performance If you’re concerned about the honesty of your employees – or you simply think that they could be more productive, remote monitoring could be a powerful solution to your business’s problems. Keep reading to learn more about how this technology can improve the way your…

How Remote Monitoring and Access Control Can Multiply the Effectiveness of Your Security Team

Protect against a variety of threats by augmenting traditional security protocols Cameras, alarms, and security guards have long been among the major elements of modern security systems, but they each have individual limitations. Guards can only be at one place at once, cameras aren’t effective unless they’re being watched, and alarms are only at their…

Ensuring Physical Security is an Essential Step in Safeguarding Your Sensitive Data

Malicious individuals and dangerous mobile storage devices could be a threat to your data integrity While you might think the biggest threat to your data’s integrity is a faraway hacker attempting to gain access to your company’s most secure information, many hazards to your information security could be a lot closer to home. USB flash…

How Private Schools Can Fight On-Campus Drug Use with Video Surveillance

Keep track of your students and deter dangerous behavior with smart technology While national rates of drug use for high school students have declined, drug abuse still remains a major problem for educational institutions and their students. Approximately 20% of high school students reported doing some type of illegal drug in the last month, and 17% percent of students reported drinking…

Is Mobile Access Control the Next Big Thing in Building Security?

How some organizations are using smartphones as keys If you’re like most business owners, your smartphone, tablet, or wearable device is a hub for your company’s activities. You use them to answer emails, write reports, crunch numbers, and even meet with employees. And soon you could be using a mobile device as a key to…

How to Design a Building or Entrance for Increased Security

Consider these factors when designing a building or entrance for optimal security When designing a structure or the entrance to any building, it’s essential to keep security in mind. Without an effectively-designed structure, you could be leaving your building vulnerable to a wide range of threats, from theft and trespassing to violence or even corporate…

How Security System Integration Actually Works (And How Technology Is Changing It)

Security integrators combine traditional methods and new technologies to unite a variety of systems These days, a number of security firms tout their ability to act as a security systems integrator, even if all they’re selling are certain components of a system, like alarms. So, what really is security system integration? How does it work?…

5 Tips to Improve Condo and Apartment Security Systems

Managing your property so you have peace of mind Residents of condo and apartment buildings tend to be extremely interested in the security of their building. Unfortunately, when HOAs and property managers try to keep costs low, security sometimes winds up as a hodgepodge of policies and procedures with some cameras thrown in, as funds…

3 Security Threats That Could Damage Your Business (And How to Guard Against Them)

How to deal with fraud, extortion, and corporate espionage in an ever-changing world When creating a security plan for a business or educational institution, many individuals think of stopping obvious risks like break-ins, theft, and vandalism. However, some of the most dangerous threats are those that imperil the integrity of the organization – and they…

How Can Security Technology Support and Augment Physical Staff?

Security technology is a force multiplier that will increase the effectiveness and efficiency of your security strategy Hiring experienced and professional security staff is an essential part of an effective security strategy. However, as potential threats grow and organizations increase in size, it can become prohibitively expensive to keep hiring new personnel. Luckily, advances in…

4 Employee Security Protocols to Safeguard Your Business

How technology, managed services, and smart procedures can protect your business Running any business is a complex, difficult endeavor, further complicated by making sure that you have sufficient security in place to guard your assets. Instituting effective employee protocols and other security measures can keep your organization protected against theft, intrusion, and more threats that…

Museum Security: How Managed Services and Technology Can Guard Our Heritage

Without a proper security strategy, priceless artifacts may be vulnerable to theft, vandalism, and other threats Since modern museums began opening approximately 200 years ago, they’ve been a target for thieves –buildings full of valuable or unique objects, with some of those items small enough fit into a pocket, inside a backpack, or in the…

How to Increase Security in Doctor’s Offices, Hospitals, and Clinics

An array of statistics illustrates the special risks to medical facilities While they might seem safe, hospitals and other medical facilities can often be far from it, putting patients, medical workers, visitors, and other hospital staff at risk. In fact, workers in the healthcare sector are four times more likely to be victims of workplace violence, with…

How to Educate Students to Make the Most of Your School’s Security System

Is the key to safer schools the latest technology, engaged students, or a combination of both? Security in schools is an interesting and controversial issue facing administrators, parents, teachers, and students around the country. And many schools are investing significant resources into a wide array of security technology to ensure students, staff and administrators are…

Getting Your Business on Camera Has Never Been Less Expensive – or More Effective

Lower prices & improved performance make surveillance cameras attractive to smaller organizations When it comes to operating a small- or medium-sized business, there are plenty of expenses to consider just so the doors can remain open. There’s insurance, employee salaries, inventory, and marketing and advertising, just to name a few line items. As a result,…

Effective Building Entrance and Exit Security Measures for Any Organization

Combine smart security protocols with traditional and emerging technologies to secure your building’s vulnerable points Entrances and exits can be the weakest points in an otherwise successful security strategy. No matter how many cameras, motion sensors, and security guards you might have, if you can’t monitor and control who comes and goes from your building,…

How to Increase Your Hotel’s Security While Maintaining Excellent Guest Service

Harden your property against threats but keep the welcoming environment For hotels, security and customer service can be a tricky balancing act. On the one hand, guests should be secure while staying there; on the other, security cannot be so obviously oppressive that their stay feels like a prison sentence. There are steps – very…

How Schools Can Decrease ‘Stranger Danger’ with Intelligent Security

Security technology and infrastructure can help safeguard school campuses First, the good news. A review of school safety and security data shows that there has been a two-decades-long decline in non-fatal student victimizations, both in school and away from school. Now, the bad news. Anxiety about crime on school grounds is up, especially in light of high…

Cameras are Only Truly Effective if Enough are Installed and They’re Actively Monitored

A study of law enforcement surveillance yielded mixed results – with a clear conclusion When the Urban Institute, which studies Washington, DC, public policy decisions, decided to examine the effectiveness of law enforcement surveillance cameras as a crime deterrent, they might have been able to write the findings long before the first piece of data…

Parking Garages Could be a Weak Point in Your Security – but Surveillance and Access Control Can Help

Parking garages can leave employees vulnerable to break-ins, theft, and vandalism While unsecured parking garages may be standard fare for many corporate office buildings, they could be leaving a gaping hole in your business’s security. Easy access in and out on foot, as well as sometimes by car, can easily allow unauthorized individuals in and…

Is it Worth It for Your Business to Make the Switch to IP Surveillance Cameras?

Easier detection of criminal suspects and better performance in low-light conditions are among the many benefits of high megapixel security cams If your business is using traditional analog or standard quality digital cameras, you could be missing out on the many security benefits high megapixel surveillance cameras have to offer. When it comes to surveillance, your cameras…

Should Your Business Install Night Vision/Infrared Cameras?

Night vision can effectively protect areas from crime at night, identifying criminal suspects and preventing suspicious behavior on your property While regular and IP security cameras are getting better at creating excellent images in low-light conditions, if you’re trying to secure a large area at night, standard versions might not be enough. Instead, you may…

Why Your Business May Need a Panic Button

(And sometimes more than one) Most people are familiar with panic buttons in banks – the hidden switch that tellers can hit to alert the police that a robbery is in progress. In today’s world, however, any business or office space could face security issues such as theft, violence, or unwanted intruders. In addition, a…

High-Tech Locks with Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Accessibility Could Improve Your Business’s Security

Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technology can transform your phone into a set of keys If you own a business, it can be a serious hassle to keep track of your keys. Things tend to get worse if you have multiple locations, a large office, or need to store a lot of physical products. Unfortunately, the fact…

A Look at Future Tech: How Artificial Intelligence and System Automation Could Impact Security

Artificially intelligent integrated security systems may soon be able to ID and deflect a variety of threats Right now, AI-based smart home security systems are developing at an exponential rate – and many of these innovations are also making their way into business security systems. Technologies like facial recognition, audio and visual-based threat detection, and…

Exploring Analog, HD-SDI, And IP Cameras

What’s the difference and which should you choose for your security? When it comes to putting together a security system for your commercial property, it’s very likely you’ll have more questions than you had when you started your homework. One of the first questions is which camera is the best way to go: analog, HD-SDI,…

Could Drones Improve Security for Businesses?

When the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) addressed the use of unmanned aircraft systems in 2016, it was an attempt to streamline and simplify the process for the commercial use of drones. In actuality, the new rules essentially created the commercial drone industry. The key component of the new regulations eliminated the requirement that only fully…

Should Your Business Have A Panic Room?

That depends on your business, your other security measures, and the threats you may face Jodie Foster didn’t invent the panic room, but her 2002 film, Panic Room, certainly made the idea of an ultra-secure safe place more mainstream. The plot, coupled with a post 9/11 world and extreme weather patterns, helped make panic – or…

Should Your Business Install Motion Detectors? If So, What Kind?

Effective motion sensors can help make your building significantly more secure Motion sensors are one of the most essential parts of a truly integrated security system. Designed to detect intruders and transmit a signal, quality motion sensors can also detect suspicious movements, windows or doors being opened or closed. Additionally, properly placed sensors can identify…

How to Prepare for a Security Consultation

As security system integrators in New York and New Jersey, we know the importance of getting an expert opinion on a site before making decisions. That is why we offer a free onsite security consultation for all types of facilities: commercial buildings, schools, hospitals, hotels, museums, and more. These consultations give facilities across New York…

To Disguise Security Cameras … Or Not?

Visible or invisible security measures for your property: Which should you choose? There is an ongoing debate about whether security cameras should be hidden or visible. Our answer is … it depends. Perhaps not the definitive answer some might want, but there are actually good arguments to be made for both sides. Let’s discuss the…

Is it Safe to Store Your Business’s Security Footage in the Cloud?

Typically – but there are important safety precautions to protect your data Storing security footage for your business or school campus is an important consideration. Traditional analog security systems require the use of onsite digital video recorders (DVRs), centralized IP cameras utilize network video recorders (NVRs), whereas decentralized IP cameras can record to any standard…

Why You Should Make Sure Your Visitor Management System is Up to Date

… and the dangers of not having one If you own or operate an organization in a building large enough to have a lobby, your visitor management system (VMS) is one of the most important parts of your security strategy. Effective visitor management systems help keep the wrong people out of your business while allowing…

How Security Integration Can Improve Employee Productivity

Research shows employees who know they’re being monitored perform significantly better An integrated security and surveillance system can do more than just protect your business from theft and vandalism – it can also significantly improve your workers’ productivity. Employees who know they are being monitored are automatically incentivized to worker harder and do better, especially…

Can Security Fencing Protect Your Exterior from Threats?

The short answer is “yes.” Fencing is basic measure that guards against liability and discourages criminal activity If you own a business or manage an organization that’s housed in a freestanding building or buildings, you’ll need to protect your property from a variety of risks – including criminal acts, like trespassing, theft, and vandalism, as…

5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Vandalism

Common sense can help prevent senseless acts of destruction When owning and operating a business, there are certain events you hope never occur, yet you plan for nonetheless. Storm damage. A lawsuit. Robbery. Even a cyber-attack. Vandalism, though, is usually one of those things that’s not thoroughly considered until it actually happens. The willful destruction…

Next-Level Security Precautions for Your Business

More ways to protect people and valuable goods against theft The material costs of a break-in are simple enough (if painful) to quantify. FBI statistics released last year reveal that over one-and-a-half million instances of burglary and theft in the preceding year meant an estimated $3.6 billion in property losses. That’s an average loss per burglary of $2,316. Property…

Don’t Make the Mistake of Using Fake Security Cameras

Real criminals can tell the difference The bear pictured above is not a real bear. It’s not ferocious. It’s not scary. It’s blue. There’s nothing about it to make a hiker alter his or her path. The same can be said of fake security cameras. They’re sometimes obvious and often useless. There’s nothing about them…

Healthcare Security in the New America

Changes to the healthcare industry could mean increased risks for providers and associated companies America’s healthcare industry is changing faster than ever and healthcare organizations need to adapt to operate securely. In particular, pending and recent changes to healthcare laws and concerns about healthcare information privacy have many feeling uncertain about the industry’s direction. For…

Are Biometric Access Control Systems More Secure Than Their Traditional Counterparts?

90% of individuals believe biometric access control systems are more secure – and in many scenarios, they’re right. From unlocking smartphones to replacing passwords for online banking, biometric technologies are working their way into our daily lives. The use of biometric locks is growing in popularity – though it is still bleeding edge technology whose adoption…

Should You Install Glass Break Detectors on Your Windows?

A sound look at window security When you’re serious about security, it’s natural to want to protect yourself and your property in every way you can. At the same time, every location is different and will require its own individualized solution. It’s important to appraise your premises to find out what’s right for you. Are…

Security Tips for Hotels

The most effective ways to secure your operation The ideal hotel is a place of comfort for its residents. It’s a home away from home, a place to relax, do business, or have fun. If you’re the one in charge, taking care of security in hospitality is a serious responsibility. Failure to take proper precautions can…

What to Do After a Break-In at Your Business or Organization

A successful break-in is a powerful call-to-action When you think about it, a business or organization is a beautiful target for criminals. In one location, thieves can find a cache of valuable items: merchandise, funds, and often lots of electronic equipment – more than can be found in a residential property. Yet, people are often…

The Unique Demands of Residential Security

Surveillance and beyond: Best practices for securing multi-unit residential properties For optimal protection, surveillance must by extension be in as many places as possible. It’s in use in many workplaces, our schools, transport hubs, entertainment venues, and even around our homes. And if you’re operating an apartment or condo building, then you have the responsibility…

How Additional Lighting Can Keep Your Business More Secure at Night

Additional lighting can help discourage criminal activities like theft and vandalism When it comes to your business’s nighttime safety, what you can’t see can hurt you. Criminals and other bad actors thrive in darkness; the more of it there is, the less likely they’ll end up being caught. That’s why owners and managers need to make sure…

The Pros and Cons of School Surveillance

How to find the right security balance for our kids School should be one of the safest places of all. As institutions devoted to the progress of our children, they shouldn’t give parents any pause as far as security goes. In reality, one in three parents in America are deeply concerned about bullying in schools, with…

Finger on the Pulse

How POM Technologies’ Heartbeat Monitoring delivers better security There are similarities between protecting your property and safeguarding your health. You want to keep what’s inside in good working order, and you don’t want anything hostile getting in. Technology is at the core of modern security but its reliability isn’t something that can be blindly relied…
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Advanced Technology for Effective Multi-Unit Residential Security

Integrating security protocols to keep your residents safe As a New Yorker, it’s a nightmare occurrence. You enter the lobby of your apartment building and are quickly followed inside by a stranger, who then proceeds to harass, mug, or assault you. The entire incident is recorded by a security camera in the lobby, so the…

The Right Moves in Motion Sensing

Dissecting this most delicate of technologies They may be over sixty years old, but motion sensors (MS) are still on the cutting edge of technology. From their use in automation to measuring human health, this technology is shaping (and improving) our lives. Activity detection has also been evolving when it comes to security; so much…

A Look at Security for Higher Education

The stats, challenges, and solutions on campus security   If there’s one word that defines higher education, it might be “preparation.” Students attend to gain the insight, skill and practical experience that will help them secure a future. It’s the responsibility of every higher education (HE) campus to ensure the physical and emotional safety of…

Essential Security for Entertainment Venues

Entertainment venues: How tighter security helps us let loose Manchester, Paris, Orlando, Barcelona, and now Las Vegas – just a few of the cities where a night of fun became a nightmare. In recent years, it’s become more common for entertainment venues, from large arenas to smaller stages to dance clubs to movie theaters to…

5 Steps for Effective Business Security

Technology and security integration can protect your business You’re not welcome here. That’s the unintentional statement a business can make if it takes the wrong approach to security systems for a corporate office or commercial building. The objective, of course, is to keep people and the property safe. The downside is that some security systems end…

How Managed Services Can Augment On-Premises Staff

Remote monitoring can raise awareness, lower liability, and cut costs Knowing a security guard is on duty is a reassuring thought; that human element looking out for your interests always adds peace of mind. On-site security guards have a number of benefits. First, they’re able to interact on personal level with any visitors or potential threats.…

Accountability in School Emergencies

How to safely do a head count and communicate who’s where The day-to-day operation of a school is a daunting task, and the detailed planning that sees schools react effectively during an emergency is part of that responsibility. Accountability is a cornerstone of both education and security. This means knowing exactly who is on the…

Over-design vs Under-design of Security Systems

What’s the middle ground? A security system can suffer from radically different designs that fail to account for the specific needs of an organization. Under-design means taking the road of least responsibility; a few insufficient or token measures are expected to ward off threats. In contrast, an overzealously designed system in certain businesses can lead…

The 7 Essential Elements of Managed Security Services

To work properly, a security system requires more than just good equipment and a warranty. Systems have grown much more complex in recent years, and many new technologies offer significant benefits.
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School Emergency Preparedness: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Educators and administrators want to do more than simply teach the thriving students that fill their classrooms – they want to protect them. In a time when our nation’s schools are faced with situations like active shooters and bomb threats, it’s vital to be prepared for any school emergency. To be sure you’re promoting the safest…

6 Components of a Great Security Service Plan

When it comes to the security of your building, you can never be too prepared. A security service plan is oftentimes the way to go, as it can give you peace of mind that your system is designed, installed, monitored and maintained by a partner that cares. But with so many options out there, how…

A Letter from the President

Happy New Year! With the arrival of 2018, it’s a perfect time to reflect on last year’s journey at Peace of Mind Technologies and take a look at what’s to come in the future. I’d like to begin by thanking those who make our work possible, including our employees, our partners, our clients, and the…

Enterprise Level Security Solutions for Enterprise Level Applications

What may be regarded as an appropriate electronic security system for a mid-sized business may not be a system that would be appropriate for an enterprise level business or institution.

Plug-N-Play Security for Large Facilities

After years of working with the facility directors, property managers and developers who make up our NYC security company clientele, we know that the bigger a facility’s footprint is, the more it needs electronic security solutions that are "plug and play".

How To Enhance School Surveillance

As parents, teachers, and students continue to heal from recent campus tragedies and the national discussion on school security continues, the idea of enhancing school surveillance has moved to the forefront. If there’s one thing all parties seem to agree on, it’s that the days of antiquated methods are over when it comes to school…

How Ruvna Augments School Security and Aids in Accountability

Ruvna, a school safety and security technology provider, has created a seamless and integrated system that allows administrators to quickly account for students, visitors, and faculty. Here’s how it works:

How Remote Monitoring and Analytics Software Can Improve Security

Many organizations are turning to remote video monitoring and analytics software to efficiently augment their current security strategy. Here's why.

Security Systems for Schools: Integration Decisions

Integration ensures that everything and everyone is working together toward a common goal: the goal of keeping the campus safe. When it comes to having integrated security solutions, here are some decisions for schools to consider.

School Surveillance Equipment NYC: Remote Video Monitoring

NYC schools that are taking stock of their own security equipment right now may wish to consider what a managed services plan can offer, particularly in terms of remote video monitoring.

5 Ways to Solve School Security Challenges

Even the most vigilant campus is not immune to attempts at criminal activity that threaten school security. Following through on the commitment to secure your school will require effort and investment, but here are five easy ways to get started.

5 More Ways to Solve School Security Challenges

With open campuses, off-campus lunches and extracurriculars that last into the early evening come new challenges for school security in NYC. Fortunately, the road to a more secure campus is shorter than it seems – provided that schools are willing to make practical changes that are highly cost-effective in the long run. Here are five more ways schools can solve their modern-day security challenges.

Flexibility, Efficiency, and Security: The Benefits of Optical Turnstiles

A building’s overall security starts at the entrance – and optical turnstiles can be an efficient way to help it remain secure. Typical optical turnstiles with card readers are equipped to interface with an IP network, making it easy for them to integrate into a building’s access control system.

How Remote Chaperoning Can Keep People Safe

Combining surveillance cameras, remote monitoring, and onsite speakers and alarms, a remote chaperoning system can guard against late-night crime, particularly in office and apartment building areas, where large and sometimes dimly-lit parking garages make workers vulnerable to crimes like mugging and carjacking.

3 Reasons Your School Should Consider Remote Video Monitoring

These days, it’s rare to come across a school without surveillance measures in place. Video surveillance is critical; it frequently prevents crime and provides evidence for investigations or security issues⁠—leading students, teachers and administrators to feel safe and protected at school. As technology advances over time, security technology evolves with it. For school campus environments…

How to Fund Your Non-Profit’s Security Needs

In the current climate, security remains a vital concern for non-profits. Hospitals, houses of worship, and political, charitable, and cultural organizations have a unique set of needs and are often strapped for resources. POM Technologies looks at alternate funding sources to strengthen non-profit security.

The Evolution of Visitor Management Systems

Modern visitor management systems provide a flexible way to keep track of everyone who comes and goes from a building. Peace of Mind Technologies looks at the advantages of current, cloud-based solutions.

How to Design an Effective Security Strategy for Religious Institutions

Despite the challenges, security for religious institutions can be effective without being intrusive – as long as it’s done with a smart approach.

3 Best Practices for School Safety

Certain precautions are important enough to be the best practices for school safety in NYC. Here are the first three to consider implementing.

School Safety Technology: 5 Benefits Outside of Security

School security technology is critical for obvious reasons related to the safety of students and staff. However, there are additional reasons that keeping school security technology updated and upgraded can benefit a campus – reasons that are not necessarily limited to safety.

5 Questions to Ask About School Security

School administrators and campus facility managers have many tasks ahead of them when it comes to enhancing security policy. However, some of the more complicated decisions can be streamlined by answering school security questions like these.

How to Protect a High-Rise Hotel Without Inconveniencing Guests

Managing security in hotels is a careful balancing act. Guests want to know that their rooms and possessions are safe, and that measures are in place to stop suspicious people from entering the property. But they don’t want their stay interrupted by oppressive security measures.

Why Security System Service Contracts Offer Better Protection For Your Business

A long-term service contract on your security system can be the difference between fast, reliable repairs covered by your plan – and a frustrating, drawn-out experience that leaves your business vulnerable. POM Technologies shares eight reasons service plans are an investment worth making.

Predictive Maintenance for Security Systems

Predictive maintenance is critical for security systems in New York. POM Technologies explains what a service plan should include.

Biometric Technology is the Present and Future of Access Control

The face of tomorrow's security will be something we all recognize, because it's already in use. This is biometric technology: the method of using a person's vocal, manual or optical data for identification. Today, this advanced form of security is evolving into something even more effective.

Remote Video Monitoring: A Great Way to Keep Your Building Secure

Remote video monitoring can provide a powerful, cost-effective solution for your building’s security needs. Learn about the capabilities of remote monitoring and how it can be integrated into any security set-up.

The Power of Surveillance Analytics

Businesses, schools, and other organizations need to make security one of their top priorities – and one tool they should add to their arsenal is surveillance analytics software. Learn about its benefits.

When it Comes to Security Systems, You’re Only as Strong as Your Weakest Link

The failure of a security system means more than mere downtime. Costs ranging from loss of profits to loss of life can occur. A system failure can happen suddenly, at least for those who don't know the warning signs. Here's what you need to look out for.
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Remote Video Monitoring vs. Onsite Guards

How does having an onsite security staff compare to remote video monitoring? NYC campuses may find this information helpful.
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3 Advantages of Remote Video Monitoring

When it comes to criminal prevention technology, it's hard to beat the effectiveness of remote video monitoring. New York institutions can embrace these advantages.
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Monitoring Employees with Remote Video Surveillance

Monitoring employees can be done effectively with remote video surveillance. NYC managers, follow these steps.

3 Advantages of Remote Security Services in New York City

When it comes to criminal prevention technology, it's hard to beat the effectiveness of remote video monitoring. New York institutions can embrace these advantages.

How Remote Video Monitoring Works

How does remote video monitoring work? POM Technologies explains how remote video monitoring works in NYC properties.

5 Reasons Hotels Need Remote Video Surveillance

New York hotels need remote video surveillance. Here are five reasons why.
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Better Security for Construction Sites

Keep tabs on construction sites 24/7 with remote video monitoring. NYC security integrators at POM Technologies explain how it works.
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Backing Up Your Security Guards

Show your security staff you have their back. Remote video monitoring for NYC properties is here.
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School Security: Safety During Drop-Off and Dismissal

NYC school security stakeholders: Use these tips for safer drop-offs and dismissals.
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Discover the Advantages of Extended Storage for A Security Surveillance System

Businesses are embracing video surveillance cloud storage through a reputable security firm as a simple, safe, scalable solution that lets them store data for extended periods of time. POM Technologies shares 8 reasons why security videos are safer in the cloud.
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Designing a Remote Video Monitoring Service

Designing a remote video monitoring service? Here are three ways to utilize remote video monitoring for NYC emergency response.
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3 Security Tips for Renting Out Your Facility

Before renting out for events, beef up on building security. NYC property owners, here are three tips to get started.
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5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Consider Sound Masking

White noise has nothing on sound masking. NYC companies can improve workplace comfort and privacy with this technology.
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Costco NVR vs. Enterprise NVR Solutions

Costco NVR systems aren't for enterprises like yours. For better selection, specialization and support, call POM Technologies.
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5 Back to School Security Tips

How can NYC administrators promote back to school security? Five tips to get started.
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Security Solutions for Scaffolding

Scaffolding secures building workers, but what secures the scaffolding? To provide security for scaffolding in NYC, consider these ideas.

Remote Video Monitoring: The Service That Strengthens Building Security

The time is midnight and your facility is closed for the day – lights are off, doors are locked, and occupants are gone. There’s no activity in sight, until a hooded figure approaches a back entrance to make a break-in attempt. What happens next?
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Security Tips for Office Relocation | 5 Ways to Plan

The time to get going on a new security plan is the moment the lease on the new space is signed. Make an appointment with a security integrator to assess the building (or the space of the building the business will occupy) as soon as possible, so that the security network can be ordered and installed well in advance of the move-in.
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Security for Multi-Site Healthcare Facilities

Securing a multi-site healthcare facility is a major endeavor. Here are some key factors to consider when choosing an electronic security integrator for multi-site healthcare.
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Bollards and Building Security

Short, concrete-filled metallic pillars known as bollards have become useful for a variety of applications over the decades. Rather than functioning merely as markers along the periphery of parking lots, gas pumps, drive-throughs and other outdoor stations, these short poles can serve an important purpose for building security.
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Slip and Fall: Preventing Liability with Building Security

At some point, everyone has slipped, tripped or fallen. If it happens at home, the only concern is helping the person who fell. If it happens in public, there’s an added concern for the property owner: liability. With that in mind, building management should decrease the safety risks of walking on their property.
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What Does K-12 Security Look Like?

For parents and educators, few things are more important than school security. New York K-12 schools looking to improve their security measures can begin by taking these steps.
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Best Practices for Managing and Maintaining Security Systems

Daily management and regular maintenance are essential for all security equipment – even the highest quality, most professionally installed security systems. NYC organizations should take these steps in order to stay on top of their electronic security. 
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Perimeter Protection for Better Building Security

There is technology designed to protect building perimeters and meet these threats head-on. They key is putting it in place before it is needed. Consider these options for securing perimeters when implementing building security in New York.
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What to Know about Biometric Access Control

A biometric access control solution uses infrared or near-infrared (NIR) technology to verify the identity of people upon entry into a building or other defined area. Whether an organization employs this technology for facial recognition, fingerprint matching or retina scanning, a quality biometric access control system can confirm identities quickly and accurately, even in low light levels and darkness – and, it can track multiple faces simultaneously to ensure all people are authenticated before entering a protected area.
How to Create a Unified School Security Solution

How to Create a Unified School Security Solution

As any organizational leader knows, it’s easier to accomplish a goal when everyone is unified on how to achieve it. That principle extends to security goals, and certainly when it comes to goals of school security. New York schools need a unified approach when implementing a security plan; here are the steps to take.
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How to Use Mass Notification

Communication and better security can be achieved with mass notification. New York institutions, learn how to use mass notification systems.
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10 Tips for Small Business Security

Combining physical and cybersecurity is the best way to achieve improved small business security. New York businesses, here are 10 tips to implement.
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Lighting for Nighttime Security and Safety

Lighting goes hand-in-hand with nighttime security. NYC establishments, enhance your lighting with these tips.
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Get the Most Out of Your Security Consultation

The consultation is the first step toward better building security. New York establishments can get that for free with us
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Museum Security Essentials

Management needs a unique approach to museum security. New York museums, contact POM Technologies to discuss suggestions.
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Checklist for Hotel Security Systems in NYC

Around 60% of people check-in to hotels every year. As such, it’s important to make sure your guests feel secure and at ease during their stay at your hotel, for safety reasons of course, but also for reputation reasons. In a city like New York with countless hotels, your security plan is critical. Here’s a…
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Remote Video Monitoring for Commercial Security Systems in NYC

Your safety is our top priority and we want you to have 24/7 facility protection. With the right security solutions, you won’t have to worry about the safety of people and property. One of the best solutions is to integrate a remote video monitoring service into your commercial security system in NYC. Learn about this valuable…
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Intercom Repair in NYC | Importance of an Up-to-Date School System

The new year has arrived. As a result, it’s the perfect time for schools to begin planning projects for the upcoming summer season. With students out for a few months during the summer, schools have the opportunity to make important security updates. For instance, intercom repair. If your NYC educational facility isn’t maintaining your intercom…
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Safer Healthcare with Surveillance Systems

Technology has become an integral part of healthcare. That’s why we stay on top of the best security systems to make healthcare facilities safer. One major component of any large building security is installing the right surveillance system to monitor the property. Learn about the benefits healthcare facilities will see with advanced surveillance systems in NYC: How…
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School Safety and Security in the New Year

The widespread concern about the many dangers students face at school continues to grow each year. School security is on everyone’s mind, and schools are now turning to technology to help secure people and property. As technology advances, so do solutions to keep students, teachers and administrators safe and secure on school grounds. But with so…
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Outdoor Security System in NYC | Security for Venues

Entertainment venues provide an enjoyable experience for all, but they are still a target for criminal activity. Therefore, it’s important to implement advanced security for any venue that holds special events, including entertainment, concert and stadium venues. Whether your venue needs an indoor or outdoor security system in NYC, using the right integration of technologies…
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Overview of a Speedy Security Camera Installation in New York

Have you experienced a recent security breach or property theft that compromised the safety of your site? As a result, you might be under pressure to remedy the situation with a new security system. We understand the urgency in these kinds of scenarios. That’s why we have a premium service to get you the security…
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Surveillance Systems in NYC | Customized Security as a Service

If you’re interested in improving your facility’s security plan with security services, you need a company that will prioritize your system needs. This means the company should have an optimal security service solution for maximum protection and system health. Here’s some information about our POM+ Plan and how it can benefit your security and surveillance…
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Security Cameras in NYC | An Overview of Remote Video Monitoring

With today’s increasing threats, it’s critical for facilities to have security cameras in NYC. Surveillance is needed at all times, but it’s becoming more and more beneficial during times when no one is present. During these off hours, security cameras can integrate with remote video monitoring to protect your site with an extra set of eyes.…
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4 Advantages of a Small Business Security System in NYC

For a small business owner in New York, having a well-designed security system might be low on the priority list. You don’t always hear about the security risks small businesses face, so it’s easy to neglect needed solutions. But all businesses, both big and small, face the same security threats and should act accordingly with…
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A Proactive Approach to Construction Site Theft

Back in June of 2017, four men in Tennessee were busted for stealing over $1 million in construction equipment over a ten year period. It was a shocking story—one that makes you wonder how such an operation went on undetected for so long. The truth is that many construction sites lack adequate security to safeguard…
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Surveillance Systems NYC | Why Every Business Needs One

Do you want assurance that your business is in order at all times? Do you ever wonder if your employees are slacking off during work hours when you’re not around? If so, surveillance systems in NYC can give you peace of mind. Here are two reasons why you should get a surveillance system for your…
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Outdoor Security System | What to Consider When Getting a Security Camera

Do you want to better protect and secure the premises of your business from all possible threats? Would you benefit from an extra set of eyes on your property watching out for suspicious activity? If so, an outdoor security system might be just what your site needs for better safety and security.  One of the…
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4 Steps to a Better Outdoor Security System

Whether you’re in charge of securing a concert venue, a recreational field, or any other facility that is primarily outdoors, you need an integrated outdoor security system to protect it. But with so many security products and services out there today, it’s hard to filter through the noise. Fortunately, you can get a customized security…
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Common Types of Surveillance Cameras

Security is imperative for any business; in order to be profitable, you must protect your assets. To achieve effective security, you can start by installing surveillance cameras in and around your business facility. Monitoring and recording activity can protect you from a number of threats, including theft, property damage, and even liability. And in some…
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Security Technologies to Help Prepare for Active Shootings

Although considered a rare occurrence looking at the bigger picture, an active shooting is something that many people fear today. There is no way to predict when or where these events will unfold, but there are certainly practices, protocols, and products that can at least help mitigate the outcome if they do occur. As a…
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Balancing School Surveillance and Student Privacy

As school safety funding continues to increase, more and more schools can now implement high-tech, integrated security systems for greater protection and peace of mind. A comprehensive security system can have a positive impact on school safety, but security is never a one-size-fits-all solution. It’s always important to take a school’s individual challenges and design…
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POM Technologies Helps to Secure The Shed, New York’s Innovative New Arts Center

The Shed as seen from the High Line, Feb 2019. Photo by Brett Beyer. NEW YORK, April 5, 2019 – Peace of Mind Technologies (POM), a leading security, audio/video and low voltage integration company based in New York City, is excited to announce that one of the most unique projects it has worked on, The…
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Why Businesses Need Commercial Security Systems

Every business owner knows the extent of hard work it takes to build a business, especially in New York. It involves an investment of money, time, and effort—all of which should never be thrown away because of a security breach. There are many parts of a business that need protection, including employees and customers, building…
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How Different Commercial Security Systems Can Fit Your Needs

Managing a business in a city like New York involves many responsibilities—one of which is to fully secure the business and its assets. This is why all businesses, both big and small, should implement an integrated commercial security system in NY. A customized system can improve the prevention of and response to the many safety…
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Core Solutions to a Comprehensive School Security System

A quality education and a warm, welcoming atmosphere are things all parents value in a school for their children. But even more so, they want safety. Unfortunately, school violence is a real issue in today’s world that has instilled fear in not only parents, but in teachers, students and administrators as well. This is why…
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6 Simple Tips for Smarter Security

Today, small businesses in New York face a lot of risk. There is the risk of vandalism, the risk of theft, and the risk of a data breach. And of course there is the risk of workplace violence. It is a scary world out there, but there are ways to lessen the damage of these…
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What Are Some Core Security Monitoring Services?

As labor costs increase, so do costs for security guard protection. This is a problem for many facility managers, as they’re often responsible for managing site security. But thanks to modern technology, security monitoring services in NYC are a great solution. These services can take the place of additional security guards and supplement existing ones,…
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How Mobile Verification and Mustering Systems Aid in Emergency Safety

During an emergency evacuation, there are two critical tasks at hand. The first is to get everyone out of the building quickly, and the second is to confirm that everyone has reached safety. While the first task requires implementing the right practices, the second comes down to deploying the right mustering technology. Most people have…
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4 Reasons to Invest in Remote Video Monitoring

The face of security evolved as modern technology paved the way for more effective and efficient ways of providing protection. This is definitely the case for monitoring site activity. To protect your business from security threats in a safe and cost-efficient way, you can invest in remote video monitoring in NYC. Here are four reasons…

How Peace of Mind Technologies Approaches Complete Construction Security

Every construction project comes with risks. There is the risk of trespassing and vandalism, the risk of tool and supply theft, and the risk of workers operating dangerous machinery. That’s why whether it’s a new location build-out, a remodel, or an expansion, every construction site requires security to manage and mitigate these risks. But because…
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3 Security Features You Didn’t Know Your Business Needed

To fully protect your business in such a highly-populated place like New York, you need building security. But different businesses face different threats, and security is never a one-size-fits-all solution. That’s why it’s important to stay educated about all of your options for business security systems in New York City and beyond. Security cameras, access…
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Threats to Your Outdoor Security System in NYC and How to Protect it

An outdoor security system in NYC plays a crucial role in protecting businesses. But unfortunately, factors like weather, theft, and more could potentially damage your system and put your business at risk. Here are some ways to avoid damage and protect your outdoor security cameras: Hacking Despite its advantages, Internet-connected technologies pose a threat that…
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A Security System Upgrade and Service Partner for Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Academy of Music Brooklyn Academy of Music, also known as BAM, is a multi-arts center located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn that has been a home to artists and audiences for over 150 years. The performing arts hub has world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and more at its distinctive, dynamic…
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How to Protect Your Retail Store with Smarter Security

To fully protect people and property, retail store owners must continually evaluate the effectiveness of their security systems, policies, and procedures. Criminals might be getting smarter, but so are security technologies to stop them. Here’s how you can protect your retail store with smarter security in NYC: Take action to prevent data breaches Hacking is…
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Commercial Security System Myths Debunked

If you’re a business owner in New York and haven’t yet deployed a commercial security system for your business, now is a good time to take the first step. But if you’re skeptical about investing in a commercial security system in NY, we understand. Here are some myths debunked to help you make your decision:…
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How Schools Can Use Telaeris to Improve Student Validation

Keeping students safe is a critical operation for educational establishments, which is why so many schools are implementing advanced, integrated systems to meet today’s security challenges. One important feature of a school security system is access control and visitor management to help manage who comes and goes. Schools can implement processes to authorize guest visitors…
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Commercial Security System Upgrades Your Business Should Consider

There is no question about whether or not businesses need commercial security systems in NYC. In today’s dangerous world, efficient security is the only way to protect people and property. But not all security systems are efficient. What worked years ago is no longer as useful. Fortunately, technological advancements have paved the way for more…
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The Advantages of a Multi-unit Residential Security System

If you’re a multi-unit residential building owner in New York, you know how important it is to ensure tenant safety. By installing a security system in your NYC building, you can guard your site, reassure your tenants of their security and help foster a sense of community. But that’s not all—here are the major benefits…
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Achieve Smarter School Security with Surveillance and Access Control

As a New York security firm specializing in k-12 and higher education, we preach the importance of smarter security in NYC and beyond. The safety of students and staff is of the utmost concern for schools, especially with the increasing number of incidents reported in the news every week. We live in a scary world.…
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5 Advantages of Taking Security from Reactive to Proactive

Video surveillance plays a critical role in securing a facility, but some businesses are concerned about how proactive it really is. Without a live monitoring service in the mix, surveillance might offer nothing more than evidential playback after something bad happens. So what are the options? How can businesses be more proactive in their surveillance…
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Why Hospitals Need Security Alarm Systems, Surveillance and Access Control

Hospitals have a large list of high-priority security concerns, including patient and children safety, emergency room security, visitor management, pharmacy control and equipment protection. And between the influx of traffic, hectic hospital schedules, complex environments and unpredictable emergencies, hospitals need unique and strong security solutions to address these concerns. An integrated security system that can…
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How Schools Can Be Smarter About Security in 4 Easy Steps

Students need a safe learning environment in which they can fully focus on their education and future. But in recent years, incidents like shootings, bomb threats and other dangerous situations have become more prevalent in the news. And violence, such as physical fights and bullying, remains a major concern for schools everywhere. We make it…
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Best Practices for Apartment Building Surveillance

When apartment building residents are safe, they have peace of mind and building managers have happy tenants. This is why safety should always be a top priority at your residential building. Good thing that safeguarding properties has become easier and more cost-effective for New York buildings. In fact, more and more of them are installing…
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New Tax Incentives for Security Systems

If you need a new security system for your small- to medium-sized business, or if your current security system is outdated and needs an upgrade, you are in luck. Under the Tax Cuts and Job Acts, qualifying companies can now write off 100% of their security and fire protection systems in the year they are…
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Best Ways to Optimize Security Cameras

To actively monitor a building, you need functioning security cameras. NYC facilities both big and small will see major benefits from installing a surveillance system, such as crime prevention and threat protection. But choosing to invest is just the beginning. Here are some tips for optimizing onsite security cameras: High-quality is essential Surveillance cameras can…
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Hotel Security: 3 Major Concerns (and Solutions)

In the hospitality industry, reputation is everything. That’s why it’s so important to provide guests with a safe, welcoming and comfortable home away from home. But when it comes to security, hotels have it a little harder. They have to find the perfect balance between a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and a safe one. Here are…
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Security System Software Updates: Your Questions Answered

You are likely familiar with the following scenario: A little notification pops up on your device telling you that a software update is available and you dismiss it in response. My device is fine, you think to yourself. I don’t need this now, so I’ll just put it off until later. The problem with dismissing…
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5 Things Your Security Service Provider Should Be Doing

With the many security threats that exist today, almost every business and organization should have a system in place for protection. But even with a fully integrated security system, a site is still at risk.  Technology has flaws; there is always the possibility of technological, network and/or other issues leading to system downtime and security…
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6 Benefits of Switching to the POMAdvantage Service Plan

Like all technologies, the components that make up commercial security systems will never be 100% flawless. Cameras go down; doors won’t lock; identification badges stop working; the list goes on.  Issues will occur no matter how much money or time you initially invest in designing your security system, but it should be comforting to know…
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Reopening During Coronavirus: How to Stay Safe, Secure and Compliant

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted all aspects of daily life — from how we conduct business to how we interact with others. To preserve public health and minimize the spread of COVID-19, many businesses and organizations around the world had to close their physical locations. Now, as state and local governments begin allowing businesses to…
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