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3 Crazy Crimes Solved by CCTV Video Surveillance

3 Crazy Crimes Solved by CCTV Video Surveillance

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

3 Crazy Crimes Solved by CCTV Video Surveillance After five homes in San Ramon, California, were shot by a flare gun fired from a passing vehicle, police turned to homeowners’ video surveillance cameras for help. Several homeowners in the area were registered with the city’s Citizen’s View home security camera system registry, whose members have volunteered to [...] 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
3 Ways Video Surveillance Increase Customer Safety

3 Ways Video Surveillance Increase Customer Safety

By Carlos Hazbun | Property Management, Surveillance, Video Surveillance, Virtual Guard | No Comments

3 Ways Video Surveillance Systems Increase Customer Safety If you’re a commercial retail property manager, when customers in your rental properties don’t feel safe, renting out your properties is harder and less profitable. As crime goes up, rental prices go down, RentHop data shows. Burglary and robbery have the highest impact on lowering property values, more so [...] 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
How Thermal Security Cameras Help Protect Your Commercial Property

How Thermal Security Cameras Help Protect Your Commercial Property

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Buildings, Commercial Security, Thermal Cameras, Video Surveillance | No Comments

How Thermal Security Cameras Help Protect Your Commercial Property The dark of night is the perfect camouflage for criminals looking to swipe valuable merchandise from commercial property. Auto dealerships, retail space, and construction sites are all vulnerable places when the sun goes down. Because of the increased chances of criminal activity, these commercial spaces ramp [...] More
Lowering Construction Site Security Costs

Lowering Construction Site Security Costs

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

3 Guerrilla Tactics for Lowering Construction Site Security Costs Security is like insurance: It seems expensive until you suffer a loss. Then you wonder why you didn't have more. After all, eliminating an on-site, after-hours security guard might save you dollars every month, but it increases your vulnerability. Is the reduction in cost worth the [...] 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
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