The best that can be said for an alarm is that it might be something of a deterrent. However, consider this sign for a security firm. Does it scare you — do you even take it seriously? Can this logo have been designed by a graphic designer?
It looks like a pirate stealing a floppy drive for a computer, but there’s an American plug trailing behind. He’s got a weird set of cuban heels on — except his shadow doesn’t. There also seems to be some weird sort of plant encircling the shadowy figure.
I don’t know, maybe it’s just me, but I actually considered hiring a pirate’s costume and breaking into this building! Thing are getting worse!