The world is experiencing unprecedented times. The current COVID-19 crisis continues to impact people and organizations like never before. With most employees working from home, others are on leave or have been laid off. This means that multiple buildings such as offices, warehouses, malls, stores, gyms, and salons have closed their doors. Most governments have delivered guidance to professionals who provide vital services and operations during this time of crisis, and security workers are part of them. As a security specialist, you’re left trying to figure out how to protect buildings, structures, and campuses that have been shuttered with no clear open date in mind.
We know you’ve been inundated by articles that promise to fix all your problems during this crisis. We aim to give you tangible and specific guidance to help you to efficiently use your existing video security infrastructure to keep your organization protected.
If your business is considered essential and you remain open, you are facing a very different challenge of enforcing social distancing rules while continuing to serve the public. If that’s your current situation, check out this other post.
Okay, let’s get started. We’ve established your building has been closed. If you’ve deployed a video security solution similar to that offered by Ava—which includes third-party cameras from a variety of vendors—here are 7 tips to help you leverage your existing video security capabilities during the current reality.