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Impound Lot Security

Impound Lot Security Upgrade

When you think of a facility designed to hold evidence valuable to police investigations you might imagine a secure area indoors that is well guarded. While that might normally be the case for much of the evidence gathered by police departments that is not the case for vehicular evidence stored within impound lots. These expansive, …

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Must-Have Security Camera Features for Banks and Credit Unions

As the bodies that insure money in banks and credit unions against theft or loss, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) both require that financial institutions be monitored by security camera systems. Protecting the money that customers have entrusted to them is a major concern for banks and …

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Shipping and receiving department employees

The Benefits of Security Cameras in the Shipping And Receiving Department

In a busy shipping and receiving department with dozens of moving parts, anything that can help make the jobs of your management and front-line workers a little easier is a welcome commodity. Security camera systems can do just that! In a shipping and receiving department, a security camera system is about far more than just …

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Car wash cameras

Don’t Get Hosed: How Security Cameras Can Protect Your Car Wash

Car washes are often seen as easy targets of false damage claims, vandalism, and theft. With few employees on site, unattended coin dispensers, and some unscrupulous actors looking to earn a quick buck, protecting your car wash with a quality security camera system is essential. Here are just a couple of ways that surveillance cameras …

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Access Control

Data Privacy Day: Taking Security to the Next Level with Access Control

With Data Privacy Day upon us, our friends at Computer Service Now offered some great advice about how to keep your data secure and protect your identity online. While we believe that all businesses and individuals should implement these tips, if your business wants to get serious about cybersecurity in 2019, you need to start …

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Facial recognition via security cameras

Practical Uses for Facial Recognition Systems

More security camera systems than ever have facial recognition capabilities. Though the software as it exists now can be hit or miss (often influenced by factors like changing lighting, hairstyles, and eyeglasses), many companies are identifying practical uses for facial recognition systems in the event industry, workplace security, and law enforcement, just to name a …

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Warning: Security cameras in use

Reduce Inventory Shrinkage

Holiday inventory shrinkage may seem inevitable, but you can take steps to limit your exposure. With stores packed with customers and staff working hard to keep shelves stocked and manning checkout lanes, it can be hard to keep an eye on every item in your store and every person in your business. Between Black Friday …

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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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