6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Construction Site

6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Construction Site

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Buildings, Commercial Security, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Surveillance | No Comments

6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Building Construction Site Building a new high-rise in an urban area presents an inviting target. For thieves who want to sell stolen equipment and materials, a high-rise building construction site can be a jackpot. Even an urban construction site with a relatively small footprint presents some challenges. Wherever there [...] More
The History of Thermal Imaging Cameras

The History of Thermal Imaging Cameras

By Carlos Hazbun | Security, Surveillance, Thermal Cameras | No Comments

The History of Thermal Imaging Cameras Thermal imaging goes all the way back to 1800 when infrared was discovered as a form of radiation beyond red light. While infrared technology has many uses it's most notable for thermal imaging cameras. A standard camera captures the light we can see with our eyes, but a thermal [...] More
How to Install Security Cameras to Prevent Vandalism

How to Install Security Cameras to Prevent Vandalism

By Carlos Hazbun | Cameras, CCTV, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

How to Install Security Cameras to Protect Them from Vandalism Security cameras can be a strong safeguard against theft, serving both as a deterrent against thieves and a tool to help law enforcement identify and capture suspects in order to recover stolen property. But experienced thieves are wary against security cameras, making them a potential [...] More
Overlooked Surveillance Codes and Laws

Overlooked Surveillance Codes and Laws

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Buildings, Commercial Security, Monitoring, Surveillance | No Comments

Commercial Property Security: Overlooked Surveillance Codes and Laws Video surveillance is growing exponentially. The market is predicted to pass $60 billion in the next five years as both private citizens and organizations look for ways to improve commercial property security. Installing surveillance tools can help companies improve business operations and boost productivity while reducing instances of workplace [...] More
3 Places You Should Never Install Cameras

3 Places You Should Never Install Cameras

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Security, Security, Video Surveillance | No Comments

Commercial Property Security: 3 Places You Should Never Install Cameras When cameras are installed on commercial or public property and used effectively (regularly monitored, made obvious and properly maintained), crime rates often decrease. However, there are some places you should never put surveillance cameras, despite the potential benefit — let's take a look. Locker and Changing [...] More
Parking Lot Security: Dealing with Dealership Vandalism

Parking Lot Security: Dealing with Dealership Vandalism

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Security, Mobile Surveillance, Parking Lot Security, Remote Monitoring, Security, Surveillance, Virtual Guard | No Comments

Beyond Parking Lot Security: Dealing with Dealership Vandalism Your dealership has been vandalized. Criminals have scratched up new vehicles, smashed windows and spray painted buildings. Chances are the damage happened when no one was around, but now you're dealing with the aftermath. From improved parking lot security to calling insurance and documenting the damage, here's [...] More
Construction Sites Stand to Lose Without Security?

Construction Sites Stand to Lose Without Security?

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Copper Theft, Security | No Comments

Much Money Does the Average Construction Site Stand to Lose Without Proper Security? Construction theft has become big business. National heavy equipment theft in the U.S. increased from 11,486 reported incidents in 2013 to 11,625 in 2014, a growth of 1.2 percent, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. The NICB estimates that national losses total [...] More
4 Security Solutions for Your Commercial Building

4 Security Solutions for Your Commercial Building

By Carlos Hazbun | Access Control, Commercial Buildings, Commercial Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

4 Effective Security Solutions to Protect Your Commercial Building Nearly one in ten small businesses were victims of burglary in 2016, at an average loss of $8,000 per incident. The majority of these incidents occur when businesses aren’t open on nights, weekends and holidays, FBI data shows. For commercial property managers, this presents the challenge of providing reliable security [...] More
Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video

Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video

By Carlos Hazbun | Remote Monitoring, Security, Surveillance, Thermal Cameras, Video Surveillance, Virtual Guard | No Comments

Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video Construction site theft comes with a massive price tag: As noted by Construction Executive, companies lose nearly $1 billion each year replacing stolen tools and heavy equipment. Improved security can help reduce this cost, but comes with a challenge: The size and scope of construction sites. While traditional [...] More
4 Most Effective Solutions for Your Construction Site

4 Most Effective Solutions for Your Construction Site

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Copper Theft, Jobsite Security | No Comments

4 Most Effective Security Solutions for Your Construction Site Construction theft is often called a "billion-dollar crime" as the industry loses more than $1 billion to theft each year and less than 20 percent is recovered and returned to the project owner. While loss prevention is a part of any business, theft can be especially [...] More