How To Prevent Tailgating or Piggybacking at Your Facility

Unauthorized entry into a building or areas of a building is a much more common occurrence than many realize.  This action can take two forms: tailgating or piggybacking; and regardless of which form it may take, it can have serious consequences.  What Is Tailgating and Piggybacking? Tailgating is the act of someone slipping in unexpectedly …

Preparing Your Business Security for a COVID-19 Shutdown

With the current concerns around the COVID-19 virus spreading through much of the world, many businesses are closing operations or reducing staff in the office to allow employees to be away for an extended period of time.  Unfortunately, this can also mean that would-be thieves may take advantage of this to break into empty buildings …

Tech Feature: Alvarado SU5000 Optical Turnstile

Access control turnstiles can play a pivotal role in your building’s security and pedestrian traffic control.  Recently, we’ve been incredibly impressed with the compact footprint and helpful integrations offered by the SU5000 Optical Turnstile by Alvarado. Alvarado SU5000 Optical Turnstile The SU5000 Optical Turnstile offers a slim size, making it incredibly useful for areas that …

Access Control for Condos and High-Rise Residential Buildings

Building security is a major focus for many condo and apartment buildings, especially in mixed-use scenarios that include office or retail space.  It can be challenging to achieve a balance between function and appearance that will be welcoming while still maintaining the safety and privacy of residents.  A properly planned access control solution can provide …

Bulldog Fire and Security Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Bulldog Fire and Security is thrilled to announce its 20th Anniversary as a complete fire, security, and monitoring solutions provider. Humble Beginnings Bulldog Fire and Security began in 2000, with the focus of offering services to fill the gap left by so many local fire and security companies that were merging with large American companies.  …

Access Control Solutions for Cannabis Production Facilities

According to cannabis regulations, access to areas where cannabis is grown, sorted, or handled must be restricted to employees who are designated to work in those areas.  In order to achieve this, today’s cannabis production facilities use a mix of ID cards or key fobs, and card readers to manage and track access throughout their …