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Organized Crime Ring Targets Copper Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on December 14, 2012

As the prices of base metals remain high, incidences of copper theft show no signs of slowing in Florida and nationwide. A number of recent thefts have been carried out by a highly organized crime ring. The group, which is believed to be based in Florida, operates under the…

Stealth Monitoring Servicing National Leads from Control Center in Dallas

Posted by Amy Hite on December 6, 2012

Stealth Monitoring, based in Dallas, Texas, is proud to announce the continued nationwide expansion of its clientele to include two new high-end companies, one of which is a retail store in Los Angeles, California, with valuable inventory to protect and the other located in Utah…

Live Surveillance for Vacant Industrial Properties and Warehouses

Posted by Sean Murphy on December 1, 2012

If you are in charge of a vacant warehouse or other unused industrial property, you should know the importance of properly securing your land against copper thieves, squatters, vagrants, and thieves. Such sites have a propensity to attract unwanted visitors, and they become easy…

The Advantages of Live Video Monitoring for Electronics Retailers

Posted by Amy Hite on November 21, 2012

Electronics retailers thrive on the sales of products that are not unique to their own stores—brand-name computers, digital cameras, flat screen televisions, cell phones, etc. that are distributed to a number of different retailers. These vendors are then left to compete with…

Stealth Monitoring to Exhibit at ICSC Conference (Nov. 7-8)

Posted by Amy Hite on October 30, 2012

Stealth Monitoring will be exhibiting at ICSC's Texas Conference and Deal Making. On November 7th and 8th, Stealth Monitoring will be exhibiting (Booth #234) at the Texas Conference and Deal Making Convention in Dallas. Hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers…

IP vs. Analog Security Systems

Posted by Amy Hite on October 11, 2012

It is common knowledge that security systems use cameras to transmit videos to televisions in order to monitor sites, but exactly how this is accomplished is less obvious. Analog Systems Traditionally, security systems operated using analog cameras, and analog cameras must…

A Brief History of Video Surveillance

Posted by Amy Hite on October 3, 2012

The security industry as we now know it began with the implementation of alarm-based entry-detection sensors. Once tripped, the sensors would set off an alarm, and the surveillance company would subsequently alert the police to the potential threat. Typically, by the time the…

NICB Report Shows Metal Theft on the Rise

Posted by Amy Hite on October 3, 2012

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a report at the beginning of the year that identified a staggering 81% increase in the number of metal theft insurance claims made since 2008. Driven by a rise in the cost of base metals, particularly copper, such thieves have…