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How to Prevent Crime and Create a Safe Workplace

How to Prevent Crime and Create a Safe Workplace

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

How to Prevent Crime and Create a Safe Workplace As an employee, being safe going to and coming from work is always important. But in light of the #MeToo movement recently, this concern has grown, especially for women. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1 in 10 property crimes occur in parking lots and garages outside [...] More
Types of Retail Theft and How to Prevent Them

Types of Retail Theft and How to Prevent Them

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

Types of Retail Theft and How to Prevent Them Retailers facing a mix of increasing inventory theft and declining enforcement actions are coming to rely more on retail theft prevention devices to stem their losses. U.S. retailers experience an average shrink rate of 1.44 percent, which cost the economy $48.9 billion in 2016, according to [...] More
Building a Nighttime Lockup Routine

Building a Nighttime Lockup Routine

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

Building a Nighttime Lockup Routine Criminals look for easy, high-value targets. If they find commercial properties dark and quiet, lacking digital alarm systems and with valuables in plain sight, the conclusion is inevitable: theft and/or damage. Thankfully, improving security is easier than you think — here's a look at creating a solid nighttime lockup routine [...] More
Types of Commercial Theft and How to Prevent It

Types of Commercial Theft and How to Prevent It

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Buildings, Commercial Security, Parking Lot Security, Surveillance, Virtual Guard | No Comments

Types of Commercial Theft and How to Prevent It Commercial property security represents an interesting paradox. In many cases, the buildings are open to the public, at least to some extent. Retailers and many types of office buildings rely on customer interaction and foot traffic to sustain their business. However, some members of the public [...] More
6 Commercial Security Trends to Watch in 2018

6 Commercial Security Trends to Watch in 2018

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Buildings, Commercial Security, Drones, Virtual Guard | No Comments

6 Commercial Security Trends to Watch in 2018 Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond, the power of technology is a dominant force shaping the next generation of commercial security. Safeguarding your business has never been more critical. For small businesses, the most common crime is burglary and theft, which costs at $8,000 per incident on [...] 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
3 Common Ways Criminals Target Your Business

3 Common Ways Criminals Target Your Business

By Carlos Hazbun | Business, Cameras, Commercial Buildings, Commercial Security | No Comments

3 Common Ways Criminals Target Your Business Auto dealerships, construction sites, and retail spaces are all high-value locations targeted for theft by criminals. But how they're targeted is much different depending on the type of business. Though the hot spots may vary, the solution to prevent theft is often the same. These are the three most [...] More
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
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
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