New Website aims to map surveillance cameras across nation - Is this REALLY a good idea?

Posted by Michael on 4/30/2016 to News
New Website aims to map surveillance cameras across nation - Is this REALLY a good idea?
A new website seeks to map out surveillance cameras throughout the country, to allow people to plan protests without being recorded by security cameras.  But is this really a good idea?

Caught on Video - CC Thieves Install Card Skimmer in Seconds

Posted by Michael on 3/22/2016 to News
Caught on Video - CC Thieves Install Card Skimmer in Seconds
It only takes a few seconds for the good name of your business by stealing from all of your clients.  Adequate video coverage can help you save your good name and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Schools need cameras - Children have underdeveloped decision-making skills

Posted by Michael on 3/13/2016 to News
Schools need cameras - Children have underdeveloped decision-making skills
School vandalisms are a given, they will always occur because of the fact that teens and children do not have a developed sense of morality or decision-making skills.  Therefore, coverage with security cameras is needed to help deter, capture and hopefully teach a lesson to the offenders so that next time they may be able to make better decisions logically.

Chicagoland Police Want Your Help with Security Camera Footage

Posted by Michael on 2/24/2016 to News
Chicagoland Police Want Your Help with Security Camera Footage
Police departments have noted, and gone on record that security cameras lead to more arrests and convictions than fingerprints and DNA, so they are now beginning to ask people to register their systems with the departments, so that they at least know there may be some video when something occurs nearby.  While some departments are extending a bit further and asking for remote access to cameras, the majority just want to build a map showing where the cameras are located.  But is your camera system ready for that?  Are You?

Should I use a Hidden Camera? - The real effect on your business

Posted by Michael on 2/18/2016 to News
Should I use a Hidden Camera? - The real effect on your business
We get this question all the time from customers, and from others they think that they know which way to go.  But there are a few things to consider when you are thinking of going with security cameras for your home or business.

Security Flaw found that affects millions of DVRs

Posted by Michael on 2/17/2016 to News
Security Flaw found that affects millions of DVRs
Another security flaw found in pre-packaged security camera systems from Qsee, Lorex and many more.  This new flaw - a backdoor password that allows anyone access to your cameras.  At least they hid the password, which cannot be changed in an obscure place...right in the online manual for the DVR.  Good job guys.  For you, might be time to rethink your approach to securing your facility.

Nothing Seems Sacred Anymore - Security Cameras Everywhere

Posted by Michael on 2/10/2016 to News
Nothing Seems Sacred Anymore - Security Cameras Everywhere
It seems like the world has changed a lot since I was young.  It used to be there were certain places you could go and you would feel safe no matter what.  Churches were definitely high atop that list for me.  Boy have times changed.

The Sad State of Bank Security

Posted by Michael on 2/8/2016 to News
The Sad State of Bank Security
It isn't that often these days that bank heists, especially for $350k take place.  When they do, evidence is usually pretty good.  However when its an inside job...and the security is not well planned, anything goes.

New Technology will help save students in school

Posted by Michael on 2/6/2016 to News
New Technology will help save students in school
Two New Jersey schools have had young students wander right out of the school and onto the streets. Policies are great, but what is the answer? New technology can help drastically reduce these situations.