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Hidden Costs of Not Upgrading Your Cameras

Recently, our sister company, Computer Service Now, told you about the Hidden Costs of Not Upgrading Your Computer, but your outdated security camera system could be costing you more than you realize. Just like computers and servers, your security camera system needs to be upgraded too. From camera downtime to lower quality and missing out …

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Caught in the Act: Chain of Custody Requirements for Surveillance Footage

From deterring crime and helping make your staff more efficient to keeping an eye out for safety hazards, security cameras can serve multiple purposes in your business. One of the most important roles that video surveillance footage can play, however, is helping police identify suspects and solve incidents that happen in and around your business. …

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How Long Do You Need to Keep Video Recordings?

Surveillance video storage requirements can vary widely across industries. For example, medical marijuana dispensaries in Ohio require 24/7 security video to be retained for a minimum of six months, and the footage must be made available to the licensing board upon request. However, the insurance industry standard is one-year retention for marijuana dispensaries. For most …

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Important Considerations for Your New Security System

Are you in the planning phase for your company’s new security system or looking to upgrade your current security cameras? With budget constraints and the significant investment of time and money to install a security camera system, you’ll want to make sure that you understand all of the options for your system and that your …

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Security For Your Nonprofit

Your nonprofit organization has many of the same security concerns as a traditional business. The difference? Your nonprofit probably has limited funds and most of the funds are tied to specific types of expenditures. Nonprofit organizations frequently approach us for help with their security needs. To help you secure your premises while staying on budget, …

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Secure Your DVR or NVR!

Your DVR or NVR box is the heart of your security system – receiving data, converting that data to a file, and storing your surveillance video for safety, loss-prevention, and compliance purposes. As the lifeblood of your security apparatus, securing your DVR or NVR is a must. We previously provided advice on the top spots …

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Your Phone, Or Other Mobile Device, Could Help Your Security Camera System More Than You’d Think

Sponsored By CameraSecurityNow.com–A Brand By Rentacomputer.com Remember the days when you had to have someone constantly sitting behind a large wall of monitors to constantly keep an eye on everything that your security cameras are showing? It seems not that long ago to be honest. In such a short time, we’ve come so far ahead …

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A Few Aspects About Surveillance Systems That You Might Not Be Aware Of

Sponsored By CameraSecurityNow.com–A Brand By Rentacomputer.com When you’re in the market to get a new security camera system, there are a lot of things to consider. Mind you that not many people know about surveillance systems. Most people might think that when you get a security camera system, you just stick a camera in a …

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Adding DVR Software To Your Surveillance System Might Be More Beneficial Than You Think

There are a few things that tend to leave someone’s mind when they come into an establishment. A person enters a company’s facility. They go about their business, take care of what they need to take care of, and leave. What they may not have been aware of is that, 9 times out of 10, …

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