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Swann Surveillance Camera Monitoring for Video Security

Posted by Amy Hite on February 1, 2015

Swann surveillance cameras are a popular commercial video camera manufacturer. They show up 79 times in Google search results. Swann surveillance cameras can be a part of an effective security solution. Numerous studies (1, 2, 3) show that video surveillance systems can reduce…

Revo Surveillance Camera Monitoring for Video Security

Posted by Amy Hite on February 1, 2015

Revo surveillance cameras are a popular commercial video camera manufacturer. They show up 184,000 times in Google search results. Revo surveillance cameras can be a part of an effective security solution. Numerous studies (1, 2, 3) show that video surveillance systems can…

Live Monitoring Is an Essential Part of Theft Prevention

Posted by Amy Hite on February 1, 2015

While it’s true that even the simplest security precautions like alarms can help reduce break-ins, it’s also a fact that having actual live human beings behind a camera to react in the case of a problem makes an even bigger difference. The government of Baltimore actually…

Rash of Bicycle Shop Break-ins in Little Rock, Ark.

Posted by Rick Charney on January 26, 2015

Professional criminals will always find new ways to compromise surveillance systems. Using cameras, monitors and sensors alone do not always provide proper security and protection from break-ins, as the following story from KTHV TV reports. The store owners installed…

Q-See Surveillance Camera Monitoring for Video Security

Posted by Amy Hite on January 25, 2015

Q-See surveillance cameras are a well-known commercial video camera manufacturer. They show up 1,170,000 times in Google search results. Q-See surveillance cameras can be a part of an effective security solution. Numerous studies (1, 2, 3) show that video surveillance systems…

Locks and Crime Prevention

Posted by Amy Hite on January 25, 2015

Door locks are a the most common and simplest building security measure. Each type of lock has its advantages and disadvantages. According to the NCPC (National Crime Prevention Council), the Internet helps spread the latest ways to compromise even high-quality locks. For…

Protect Your Business: Preventing Copper Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on January 24, 2015

The US Department of Energy reported that copper theft in America is at an all-time high. Almost $1 billion is pilfered annually. Copper thieves often target apartment complexes, shopping centers and larger office buildings. These properties tend to have lots of material readily…

Do Video Cameras Really Reduce Crime?

Posted by Amy Hite on January 22, 2015

Video cameras are a major part of any security system. These cameras keep records of everything they see, and because of that they can have a big effect on crime deterrence. After all if people know they're being watched, then they're a lot less likely to do something illegal.…