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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
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
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
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
The Electrical Substation Security Checklist

The Electrical Substation Security Checklist

By Carlos Hazbun | Monitoring, Security, Substation Security, Surveillance | No Comments

Power Protection: The Electrical Substation Security Checklist Power generation is on the rise across the United States. As noted by U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), more than 4 trillion kilowatt-hours were produced nationwide last year. There's no sign of slowdown either, given the increasingly high demand for electricity to power always-connected networks, mobile devices, and smart homes. The [...] More
Choosing Mobile Surveillance for Your Job Site

Choosing Mobile Surveillance for Your Job Site

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

Construction Tips: Choose The Right Mobile Surveillance Unit for Your Job Site When it comes to surveillance, construction sites don't have the luxury of more permanent fixtures, where systems cost thousands and are not easily moved around. But site theft and vandalism are serious issues and and managers need to secure their building, equipment and supplies. That's [...] More
Buyers Guide: Security Cameras and Systems

Buyers Guide: Security Cameras and Systems

By Carlos Hazbun | Cameras, CCTV, Mobile Surveillance, Monitoring, Security, Surveillance, Thermal Cameras | No Comments

Buyers Guide: Security Cameras and Systems Choosing the right construction security cameras and monitoring services can be tricky due to the array of options available and the technical complexity involved. This guide is designed to help take the tedium out of this very necessary decision. Here’s a guide to types of construction cameras and security systems, as well as [...] More
Builders Risk: Qualifying for Reasonable Security

Builders Risk: Qualifying for Reasonable Security

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Monitoring, Remote Monitoring | No Comments

Builders Risk Insurance and Qualifying for Reasonable Security Builders Risk Insurance is something that you will inevitably have to contemplate if you are going to be constructing a new property — the policy will protect the developing structure and on-site building materials from damage and theft. When you apply for Builders Risk Insurance, however, you [...] More
Security Options for Construction Sites

Security Options for Construction Sites

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

Security Options for Construction Sites Construction sites aren’t all the same. Because of this fact, security solutions for construction sites are not one-size-fits-all, either. And because construction sites can suffer from many different security issues, ranging from theft to intrusion to insurance scams, it’s important to cover all bases when considering construction site security. Whether [...] More