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Correct and Incorrect Usage of Dummy Security Cameras

Correct and Incorrect Usage of Dummy Security Cameras

February 15, 2017

Most companies like cutting spending wherever possible, but please don’t start cutting your budget with security. Some businesses will resort to only fielding dummy (fake) security cameras in order to save money, but this is not a completely reliable way to protect your business. There is a time and place for everything, and dummy security […]

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Access Control and Retail Security Systems

Access Control and Retail Security Systems

February 6, 2017

The retail marketplace in the United States is massive, and an estimated two-thirds of our GDP comes from retail companies. This makes the retail industry a big target for opportunistic criminals. In 2015 alone, the National Retail Security Survey found that U.S. retail stores alone lost around 45.2 billion in inventory shrinkage. Inventory shrinkage can […]

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Top 2 Security Risks for 2017 and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Top 2 Security Risks for 2017 and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

January 30, 2017

Incidents of violence in the news have dramatically increased over the past 2 years. These situations include: •San Bernardino CA office party •Orlando FL nightclub •Charleston SC church •Aurora CO movie theatre •Dallas TX parking garage in Texas Perpetrators have also begun to prey on law enforcement. Violence against the police in 2016, topped out […]

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Vandal Proofing Your Security Camera System

Vandal Proofing Your Security Camera System

January 23, 2017

While security systems are easily capable of catching crucial images needed for making sure justice is served properly, they are often set up in places which get the best possible image and field of view. Often times this can leave security cameras quite easy to spot, and depending on how aggressive the future criminals that […]

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New Year Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

New Year Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

January 13, 2017

We begin every year with the same resolution: to help people and their loved ones stay safe. To keep that promise, we’ve come up with a month-by-month home maintenance and safety checklist. Hallways Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors Inspect fire extinguisher pressure gauge to see if needle is in the green, and replace or […]

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Parking Lot Security Cameras and Hit-and-Runs

Parking Lot Security Cameras and Hit-and-Runs

January 5, 2017

While it was well and dandy to dream for a white Christmas, now that the Christmas season is finally over ‘tis the season for hazardous driving conditions in many northern States. This time of the year is notorious for bringing in school delays and car accidents. While school delays have a positive effect on kids, […]

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10 Innovations to Ensure Home Safety

10 Innovations to Ensure Home Safety

December 22, 2016

  Over the last few years, the home safety market has blossomed into a larger competitive market. There are many new technological offerings available to homeowners. Some of the products are designed to ensure safety and help catch would-be criminals in the act of burglarizing your home, Others are meant to help prevent mishaps and to […]

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7 Things You Need to Know About Obtaining Admissible Video Surveillance Footage

7 Things You Need to Know About Obtaining Admissible Video Surveillance Footage

December 13, 2016

Within days of the July 2005 bombings on London’s subway and bus system, authorities had identified the bombers, retraced their paths, and detained suspected accomplices thanks in part to footage from London’s elaborate public video surveillance system. While the cameras did not prevent the attacks, their value in the subsequent investigation has reinvigorated movements, both […]

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Ohio State University Attack and School Security Camera Systems

Ohio State University Attack and School Security Camera Systems

December 6, 2016

The security of US schools and universities has been called into extreme question as of late due to many infamous attacks and shootings which have happened on campuses around the country over the last two decades. The most recent of these infamous attacks was an attack on Ohio State University, when a man named “Abdul […]

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“Carjackers” & Car Dealership Security Systems

“Carjackers” & Car Dealership Security Systems

November 22, 2016

Car dealerships have an extraordinary amount of potential income sitting still on their properties. Given the amount of money on the line, all car dealerships should have security systems in place to ensure financial stability in the event of vandalism or theft. If you for some reason believe car lots are immune to criminals, here […]

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