Crime Prevention

How Tailgating and Piggybacking Can Crush Your Security

Posted by Eric Nauta on April 1, 2020

Your organization wisely invests in perimeter and physical security. You have a security policy and plan in place. You even send employees to training. All that can fall apart in one fell swoop. All it takes is one incident of piggybacking or tailgating. What Are Piggybacking…

Why Manufacturing Companies Need to Be Concerned About Security and What to Do About It

Posted by Sean Murphy on March 30, 2020

Cyber breaches have gotten a lot of attention as companies that are victims of large-scale hacks make the news. These incidents push companies to invest more in cybersecurity. However, spending more on cybersecurity will not help prevent cargo theft and other physical security…

How to Conquer Mining Security Challenges in 9 Steps

Posted by Mark Mariotti on March 20, 2020

Surface mining, underground mining, and minerals processing put workers in a hazardous environment. It's the nature of the job. Management in just about every mining business has to focus on two things. One is mining safety to protect the health and safety of its mine workers.…

How Do You Calculate Your Return on Security Investment?

Posted by Eric Nauta on March 13, 2020

Measuring the return on investment of a product is easy. You add up the expenses related to creating and managing it. Then you take the number of sales and subtract all related expenses. Unfortunately, it's not so simple to figure out what kind of return you get on your…

Stealth Monitoring at a Glance

Posted by Blake Mitchell on March 12, 2020

Stealth Monitoring is North America’s leading provider of live video monitoring solutions, with U.S. headquarters in Dallas, TX and Canadian headquarters in Toronto, ON. Our proactive video monitoring technology, combined with human intelligence, can help detect and deter crime…

Why Video Surveillance Is the Ideal Crime Deterrent

Posted by Melissa Parsons on March 11, 2020

You may have heard that video surveillance deters crime and helps bring criminals to justice. Can it actually do that? Or is it a marketing ploy? Maybe the New York Times story about the East Orange police department in New Jersey will answer that. How a Police Department…

What Security Do I Need for My Multi-Tenant Building?

Posted by David Charney on March 6, 2020

Bad news. Property crime is climbing. Just look to the FBI's U.S. Crime Data Explorer, which shows roughly 64,000 property crimes occurred in commercial and office buildings for 2017. That number jumps to more than 75,000 in 2018. Before that, the number of crimes steadily…

This Is What Construction Cameras Can Do for Your Site

Posted by Ryan Cox on March 4, 2020

Employing roughly 7 percent of the working-age population, the construction industry is one of the global economy's largest sectors. Every year, the industry spends $10 trillion on construction goods and services according to McKinsey Global Institute. McKinsey Global…