Video Monitoring

Trespasser Gets Injured on Construction Site

Posted by Steve Mansell on April 20, 2020

In this month’s video, a trespasser loses his footing and falls while trying to access the second level of a building under construction.

License Plate Recognition: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Melissa Parsons on April 17, 2020

Everyone is waiting for the day their government says they can leave their homes and resume their daily activities. Unfortunately, one of the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the loss of jobs. Some people won't have a job waiting for them. The word is that 6.6 million…

Can You Increase Police Response Time with Video Verification?

Posted by Jay Thomas on April 15, 2020

Do you have a burglar alarm system in your business? How many times has it gone off? Of those, how many were false alarms? Perhaps, it may be easier to flip-flop the question to this one: How many were real alarms? A homeowner who has lived in her house for 24 years says…

What's the High Price of Security Vulnerabilities?

Posted by Mark Mariotti on April 13, 2020

How much is your business losing due to security vulnerabilities? It depends. One factor is your industry. Here's a look at some of the industries and the losses associated with lack of security: Construction: $30,000 for one stolen itemAuto Dealership: $35,000 for a new…

Construction Sites Need These for Better Security

Posted by Ryan Cox on April 9, 2020

Construction sites are either a hubbub of activity or empty after workers have gone home. Both situations put them at risk. They tend to be giant sites. You can't see the entire property standing in one place. Hence, a large crowded site makes it easy to steal something without…

How is the Cannabis Business Doing in the Crisis?

Posted by Mark Mariotti on April 7, 2020

What do grocery stores, hardware stores, banks, and cannabis businesses have in common? Governments consider all of them as essential businesses in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic. A few short years ago, anyone selling cannabis would've been arrested. Today, governments are…

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…