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These May Make You Boost Construction Site Security

Posted by Kirk Biddle on December 5, 2019

You may think theft will never happen to you. However, based on the construction site theft statistics, it happens more often than you can imagine. This may be a good time to review your construction site security. Think about the implications if theft happens at your site. It…

What You Need to Know About Cargo Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on November 26, 2019

Companies pay a high price when they don't take steps to prevent cargo theft. The average cargo value per cargo theft was more than $150,000 according to CargoNet. That brings the estimated total of cargo stolen in the U.S. and Canada in the second quarter of 2019 to almost $23…

How to Beat the High Cost of Crime in San Francisco

Posted by Alex Godwin-Austen on November 15, 2019

San Francisco rates a two on the Neighborhood Scout Crime Analytics Crime Index. That's on a scale of 100 where 100 is safest. This means San Francisco, California, is safer than 2 percent of U.S. cities. The California city takes the No. 1 spot in U.S. property crime according…

These Statistics Will Make You Add Apartment Security Systems

Posted by Eric Nauta on November 14, 2019

If there's one statistic that speaks to the urgent need for apartment security systems, it's this one from National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC): "Apartments have an 85 percent higher chance of being burglarized than single-family homes." Almost 700,000 burglaries occurred in…

6 Crime Prevention Tips That Can Help Secure Your Businesses

Posted by Rick Charney on November 7, 2019

The numbers say it all. Businesses are not doing enough in terms of crime prevention. For starters, CNBC says workplace crime costs U.S. companies $50 billion per year. It turns out that one-third of businesses fail because of workplace theft. Employee theft is also a problem as…

Construction Trends for 2020

Posted by Kirk Biddle on November 4, 2019

It's important for companies to stay on top of construction trends every year because they hint at what is coming that could affect the business. Change is inevitable, even in the construction industry. For the longest time, the industry lagged in construction…

How to Solve These Six Storage Security Challenges

Posted by David Charney on October 29, 2019

On any given day, customers visiting their storage unit may feel alone. That's just the nature of the business. They also trust the business to keep their valuable items safe from theft. That's why storage security is one of the most important factors for self-storage…

8 Reasons Why Scrap Yard Security Needs Video Monitoring

Posted by Mark Mariotti on October 21, 2019

You have one billion reasons to invest in scrap metal recycling security. According to "Metals Theft," the U.S. Department Energy estimates the amount of copper stolen every year is $1 billion. Moreover, between the years 2011 and 2013, there were more than 40,000 claims for the…