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Tips To Prevent Problems with Disgruntled Ex-Employees

Tips To Prevent Problems with Disgruntled Ex-Employees

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

Best Practices to Prevent Problems with Disgruntled Ex-Employees Disgruntled ex-employees pose a serious risk to your business. Why? Because even though you've shown them the door and terminated their contracts, some still have access to corporate systems. Others are willing to cause public spectacles or damage property to recoup what they believe they're "owed". Here [...] More
Weaknesses, Burglars and Security Surveillance

Weaknesses, Burglars and Security Surveillance

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

Four Weaknesses Burglars Love and How Security Surveillance Can Help What attracts burglars to your property? Ease of access and the potential to enter, steal and escape undetected. It makes sense since most criminals aren't looking to commit the heist of the century; they're hoping to get in, grab what they can and get out [...] More
Tips to Weatherproof Your Outdoor Wireless Camera in Extreme Conditions

Tips to Weatherproof Your Outdoor Wireless Camera in Extreme Conditions

By Carlos Hazbun | Cameras, PTZ, Security, Surveillance, Thermal Cameras | No Comments

Tips to Weatherproof Your Outdoor Wireless Camera in Extreme Conditions Security cameras improve commercial property protection. According to the Electronic Security Association (ESA), almost 60 percent of criminals consider the presence of cameras when selecting a target, and over 40 percent will choose other targets if they know they're being watched. This is good news for businesses, [...] More
Thermal Cameras & Other Ways to Keep Night Staff Safe

Thermal Cameras & Other Ways to Keep Night Staff Safe

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

Thermal Cameras and Other Ways to Make Late Night Staff Feel Safe Because criminals can operate under the cover of darkness and are likely to come up against a smaller staff, the night shift can present danger for retail workers. As a retail business owner, your employees' safety is a priority, but you also want [...] 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
Types of Construction Site Theft & How to Prevent Them

Types of Construction Site Theft & How to Prevent Them

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

Types of Construction Site Theft and How to Prevent Them Construction site theft is big business, estimates of the cost of theft of construction equipment vary from about $300 million to $1 billion, 
with most estimates in the range of $400 million, according to the National Equipment Register's 2016 Theft Report. Targets of theft range [...] 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
The History of Thermal Imaging Cameras

The History of Thermal Imaging Cameras

By Carlos Hazbun | Security, Surveillance, Thermal Cameras | No Comments

The History of Thermal Imaging Cameras Thermal imaging goes all the way back to 1800 when infrared was discovered as a form of radiation beyond red light. While infrared technology has many uses it's most notable for thermal imaging cameras. A standard camera captures the light we can see with our eyes, but a thermal [...] More
How to Install Security Cameras to Prevent Vandalism

How to Install Security Cameras to Prevent Vandalism

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

How to Install Security Cameras to Protect Them from Vandalism Security cameras can be a strong safeguard against theft, serving both as a deterrent against thieves and a tool to help law enforcement identify and capture suspects in order to recover stolen property. But experienced thieves are wary against security cameras, making them a potential [...] 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