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Fidelity Building Protection - Security Podcast

Fidelity Building Protection - Security Podcast

By Ben Johnson
This is a podcast that will talk about all things related to physical building security.
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Episode 23 - Touchless Door Openers and ADA/Handicap Door Integrations
Just a few points to think about as you consider the addition of automatic door operators to your building.
February 1, 2021
Episode 22 - Locking down your building to protect against external threats.
We offer multiple solutions that allow you to remotely lock down your building when a threat arises.  This could be due to an active shooter, disgruntled employee, rioters, or even that one salesman that just won't take 'No' for an answer.  Our solutions allow lockdown through a mobile app, computer, or traditional panic button.
January 25, 2021
Episode 21 - Getting the cheapest security deal
Why the cheapest product and cheapest vendor usually cost more.
November 30, 2020
Episode 20 - Do It Yourself Firebombs.
A quick discussion on why you should have any security devices professionally installed
November 28, 2020
Episode 19 - Why we use Pro Data Key for cloud access control
There are lots of access control systems on the market.  This is one of the lines we sell. This is my opinion on why it is a great solution for businesses, schools, and hotels.
October 14, 2020
Training videos are now online
You can visit our website to see training videos to use your system.
October 14, 2020
Episode 18 - Why you should have an alarm system that monitors your smoke detector.
How do you find out when your home is on fire? 1 - You are home and hear smoke detectors going off. 2 - You aren't home and someone spots the fire burning through your roof. 3 - You aren't home, but you have a monitored smoke detector and it alerts your alarm company for response.
August 9, 2020
Episode 17 - Can't a burglar just cut my phone line or unplug my alarm system?
This podcast talks about a safety feature all of our panels use that counteracts attempts to sabotage alarm panels and prevent them from alerting the police.
August 9, 2020
Episode 16 - Contactless / Touchless Door Entry
We can help you implement touchless entry systems that will maintain your building security and reduce the transmission of diseases spread through contact.  These systems are becoming very popular due to spread of Corona Virus COVID-19
July 31, 2020
Episode 15 - Is your door actually secure?
This episode talks about the importance of having the decision making device for your access control system located on the inside of your secure space and not at the reader or other unsecured device.
July 24, 2020
Episode 14 - Can't I just buy a camera system online?
Why purchasing a camera system online and trying to find the cheapest price isn't a good idea.
July 15, 2020
Episode 13 - Why do you still have crappy cameras? (It's very cost effective to upgrade)
A little more in depth discussion on some upgrade options for existing camera systems that are out of date or have low quality.
July 7, 2020
Episode 12 - Camera Types and Housings
Discussion on thermal camera uses, types of camera housings, and audio recording.
June 24, 2020
Episode 11 - The best cameras to cover parking lots and entire rooms
Why we recommend panoramic cameras instead of PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) for covering large spaces and entire rooms.
June 8, 2020
Episode 10 - Video Surveillance - Camera Upgrades
A talk on the value and cost of updating your existing video surveillance cameras.
June 1, 2020
Episode 9 - What does security integration mean?
Some ways we can integrate different security systems together for ease of use and better results when it matters most.
May 29, 2020
Episode 8 - Stop wasting your money on body temperature scanners.
My opinion on using thermal cameras to scan body temperature as a preventative measure against CoronaVirus (COVID-19)
May 27, 2020
Episode 7 - Card Technology - Is your security provider making you less secure?
A brief explanation of why your security provider should not be selling you prox cards
May 26, 2020
Episode 6 - Server vs Cloud based Access Control systems
A discussion of some of the differences between a cloud based and server based access control system.
May 20, 2020
Episode 5 - Electrified Lock Options
A quick discussion on lock options and why I don't like Mag Locks
May 19, 2020
Episode 4 - Door and Input Supervision
A brief talk on why we use door and input supervision, and how it works.
May 18, 2020
Episode 3 - Access Control Credentials
A quick talk about the different types of access control credentials available and their level of security.
May 15, 2020
Episode 2 - How Much Does a Key Really Cost?
A quick discussion of the value of having an electrified access control system in your building.
May 14, 2020
Episode 1 - Introduction and Podcast Explanation
We plan to release podcasts on a regular basis to talk about all things related to physical building security.
May 14, 2020