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5 Steps to Securing a Remote Access Security Camera System

Phoenix, Arizona-resident, Andy Gregg was in his backyard when he heard a voice he didn’t recognize talking inside the house. The source of the voice was his Nest Cam IQ security camera. The man speaking through the camera told him he was a white hat hacker with the group Anonymous. He then informed Gregg his private information had been compromised. The hacker said he couldn’t see images through the camera and didn’t know where Gregg lived, but he added, the information wouldn’t be...

Parking Lot Security Camera Case Study: Delta Shores

Just The Facts: Customer: Delta Shores Challenge: A 1-million-square-foot shopping center required a video surveillance system to better secure parking lots and reduce loitering. Solution: Leveraging technology to develop a wireless video surveillance solution with video analytics capabilities. Results: Substantial reductions in crime and loitering at the Delta Shores retail center. Customer Challenge Delta Shores, a massive 1-million-square-foot shopping center, opened just over a year and a half ago and is home to nearly 100 retailers, service providers and restaurants. It’s a thriving retail center where patrons can purchase everything...

Why You Should Be Using PoE Switches In Your Surveillance System

When a company considers adding a video surveillance camera system, the first question is often: How much is this going to cost? But as with anything, the adage—you get what you pay for—comes into play, especially with PoE switches, which are a mainstay in today’s sophisticated surveillance camera systems. Manufacturers offer this technology in a variety of types and at a host of price points, but not all PoE switches are created equal and some are smarter than others. While surveillance system...

East Bay Security Cameras

Commercial Security Camera Applications in the East Bay

The East Bay is one of the largest and most populous portions of the Bay Area and is home to millions of people and thousands of businesses – including vast container shipping facilities at the Port of Oakland, manufacturing, healthcare facilities, and a wide array of service offices and small businesses. Securing East Bay Businesses requires much of the same technology and hardware as businesses in the South Bay and Peninsula with a few variations specific to the region. Securing Large...

Commercial Security Camera Applications in San Francisco

As a world-famous center of innovation and creativity, San Francisco is home to more than 85,000 small businesses and well over 100,000 firms. Tech startups, finance firms, some of the country’s best restaurants, and thousands of small proprietorships (from dry cleaners to shoe repair shops) are located within this roughly 7-mile by 7-mile square. Each requires a capable and comprehensive security camera system to stay vigilant and protected. Securing a business – whether a storefront or office building – with security...