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
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
Smart Technology & Construction Site Security

Smart Technology & Construction Site Security

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

How Smart Technology Is Improving Construction Site Security The technology that's making everyday objects smarter, from thermostats to excavating machines, is also improving construction site security. With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), smart technology systems are reducing losses from theft and vandalism. Smart technology is making construction site security better. The IoT [...] 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
5 Parking Lot/Garage Security Upgrades

5 Parking Lot/Garage Security Upgrades

By Carlos Hazbun | Cameras, Commercial Security, Parking Lot Security | No Comments

5 Parking Lot/Garage Security Upgrades How safe is your parking lot or garage? While most people remember to lock their car doors, there are enough forgetful people out there that criminals still prey on unsecured lots for all sorts of valuables inside unlock cars. And even then, the smash-and-grab technique is alive and well even [...] More
3 Ways Construction Managers Can Track Inventory

3 Ways Construction Managers Can Track Inventory

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

3 Ways Construction Managers Can Keep Better Track of Inventory Inventory management isn't the most exciting aspect of a construction manager's career, but it may be the most import to his or her bottom line. The exact numbers vary, but some call equipment theft the "billion dollar crime," because it robs the industry of more than [...] 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
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