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
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
Managing and Restricting Access to Your Job Site

Managing and Restricting Access to Your Job Site

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

A Guide for Managing and Restricting Access to Your Job Site Access control is one of the keys to solid security, but most access control systems are hopelessly outdated. Relying on outdated technology deprives you of new security technology that can strengthen your job site security. Here’s a look at the latest access control hardware and [...] 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
Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant?

Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant?

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

Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant? Boise construction company Alta Construction faces proposed OSHA fines of $106,000 for endangering workers by failing to follow safe trenching practices while building a 644-parking space garage, the Idaho Statesman reported. OSHA has stepped up its vigilance of trenching violations following the death of two workers and the injury of [...] 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