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Thermal Cameras & Other Ways to Keep Night Staff Safe

Thermal Cameras & Other Ways to Keep Night Staff Safe

By Carlos Hazbun | Business, Security, Virtual Guard | No Comments

Thermal Cameras and Other Ways to Make Late Night Staff Feel Safe Because criminals can operate under the cover of darkness and are likely to come up against a smaller staff, the night shift can present danger for retail workers. As a retail business owner, your employees' safety is a priority, but you also want [...] More
What Construction Companies Should Look for in a Surveillance Monitoring Service

What Construction Companies Should Look for in a Surveillance Monitoring Service

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Monitoring, Security, Surveillance, Video Surveillance | No Comments

What Construction Companies Should Look for in a Surveillance Monitoring Service Construction theft and vandalism are often called the "billion dollar crime" because the industry loses roughly $1 billion per year on loss prevention. Criminals know that job sites offer a lot of potential gain in equipment and resources and therefore target them often. But [...] More
Types of Construction Site Theft & How to Prevent Them

Types of Construction Site Theft & How to Prevent Them

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

Types of Construction Site Theft and How to Prevent Them Construction site theft is big business, estimates of the cost of theft of construction equipment vary from about $300 million to $1 billion, 
with most estimates in the range of $400 million, according to the National Equipment Register's 2016 Theft Report. Targets of theft range [...] More
Virtual Security Guard Day in the Life

Virtual Security Guard Day in the Life

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

A Day in the Life of a Virtual Security Guard At 2:50 p.m., Hector Gonzalez places his lunch in his locker and clocks into his job as a virtual guard at ECAMSECURE. It was a Thursday evening, so he hopes that it would be fairly quiet on his 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. shift. He [...] 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
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

How 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 [...] 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