Video Monitoring

What Is Physical Security?

Posted by Blake Mitchell on December 12, 2019

What is physical security? It's an often-overlooked element of a company's security program. Today, businesses focus their energies on cybersecurity to protect their systems and data from hacking. No one questions this because no company wants to become a news headline because…

Protect Your Apartments and Commercial Properties with These Winter Security Tips

Posted by Eric Nauta on December 11, 2019

Winter is coming. Sort of. In Texas, for example, you'll see several 40-degree days and then 60- or 70-degree temperatures for a few days. Repeat. That's the worst kind of winter because the wild swings in temperatures can do a lot of damage to apartments and commercial…

Why You Need to Find Creative Ways to Increase NOI

Posted by Brandon Koepnick on December 6, 2019

Whether you're an apartment property manager in California or elsewhere, you'll want to know about the recently passed new statewide rent control law in California.. To battle the housing crisis and the 43 percent increase in homelessness in the last two years, California's…

Live Video Monitoring Helps Detect Four-Alarm Fire Early, Resulting in No Injuries

Posted by Eric Nauta on December 5, 2019

ABC Affiliate Reports No Injuries in Destructive Fire That Demolished Condo Building WFAA, the ABC affiliate in Dallas, reported dozens of people were displaced from their home when a fire swept through a condo building, just weeks before the holidays. Luckily no one was hurt in…

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…

California Apartment Parking Garage Arrest

Posted by Jamie Lynch on November 19, 2019

The following video showcases a crime that is common at multifamily residential properties. What’s not so typical is the outcome.

Late-Night Loiterer's Plans Go up in Flames

Posted by Rick Charney on November 19, 2019

In this month’s video, a late-night loiterer ignites trouble at a California shopping center.