DGA Security Blog

Business Security Insights & Guides

What Are Emergency Control Function Interfaces in Fire Alarm Systems?

What Are Remote Announciators in Fire Alarm Systems?

Notification Devices: Strobes, Horn Strobes, Speakers & Speaker Strobes

Top 5 Checklist for Evaluating Fire System Monitoring Centers (a.k.a. Central Stations)

How to Integrate Access Control Systems With Automatic Door Openers

Supervisory Switches: Valve Tamper Switch, Water Level Switch, Air Pressure Switch, Low Temperature Switch

Initiating Devices: Manual Pull Stations and Waterflow Switches

Initiating Devices: Heat Detectors, CO Detectors, Multi-Sensor Detectors

Initiating Devices: Smoke Detectors, Duct Smoke Detectors, Beam Detectors

What is a Fire Alarm Control Panel (FACP)?

7 Tips to Protect Your Business Premises During an Extended Shutdown

Benefits of Integrating Video Surveillance & Access Control Systems

Access Control: What are the First Person In and DoorStat Features?

Tips for Protecting High-Security Areas Within Your Business

How a Network Outage Impacts Cloud-Based Access Control Systems

Access Control System: Avoid Common Cable Wiring Mistakes

Fire Relays: Integrating Your Access Control and Fire Alarm Systems

Installing Electric Strikes and Electro-Magnetic Locks

How to Define Access Levels in Access Control Systems

Access Control System: How to Choose the Right Credential Types

Top 20 Access Control Terms Explained

Highlights from the 2019 ISC West

Migrating from POTS to VoIP? Don’t Get Burned by Your Fire Alarm System.

How We Are Getting Ready for Gen Z, the Mobile-First Generation