In 2022, 66% of construction businesses reported security incidents, underscoring the urgent need for enhanced security measures at construction sites, particularly those associated with utility projects.
Have you ever asked yourself: “who is overseeing physical security at my business?” Depending on your answer, changes may be necessary.
Petty theft hits utilities hard when tools and equipment are missing during an emergency. Protect your site with remote video monitoring!
For those that need a more temporary solution (like an ever-changing construction site, or a property that doesn’t have easy access to WiFi or electricity) a Mobile surveillance system may be more beneficial.
Copper theft – whether of communications cables, plumbing fixtures or electrical wires – has been a problem for a while. But challenging economic times combined with the price of copper and other metals increasing in value, thieves are becoming more brazen in their schemes to make a quick profit.
The coldest, darkest days of the year are behind us with summer finally on the horizon. While we still have to endure a few more weeks of April showers, this rainy period serves as a reminder of potentially dangerous weather to come – we’re talking hurricane season.
Solo security systems create more work. They can have compatibility issues that slow you down. But integrated security systems bring everything together under one hub, offering a faster response to any threat.
IP cameras offer many benefits over analog cameras for business security. IP cameras can transmit video and data remotely over long distances via the cloud.
An intentional or accidental attack on a substation can have severe and immediate consequences. Power outages disrupt our critical infrastructures. Hospitals, water treatment, and other less essential services can grind to a halt.
Substations, solar farms and cell towers – what do they all have in common? Many are located in remote areas and can often go unwatched for periods of time.
Utilities, by their nature, must operate in remote locations that often have little security. For example, power substations, cell phone towers and remote telecommunications facilities are easy pickings for organized criminals.
“Good fences make good neighbors.” When Robert Frost wrote that, he was talking about preserving privacy. In more modern times, fences (specifically chain-link fences) may give businesses a false sense of security.
March is all about luck. From the shamrocks and pots-of-gold that come with Saint Patrick’s Day, to hoping your NCAA Tournament bracket doesn’t get busted on day one, we’re all hoping luck’s on our side this month.
Pro-Vigil is proud to announce that we are rolling out continuous footage as part of our standard offer for organizations to protect their property.
It’s February and you know what that means – love is in the air! That’s right, we’re talking heart shaped candies, bouquets of roses, chocolate covered strawberries… and, of course, physical security strategies. Let us explain the last part.
Creativity may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of securing things like excavators, bobcats, and loaders. But with thieves willing to get creative and try new tactics to evade security strategies, we want to get you thinking outside the box.
For many, ringing in the new year means out with the old and in with the new. Unfortunately, when it comes to physical security, it’s not quite that easy!
Was bolstering your security strategy part of your New Year’s resolution? How are you doing? If you’ve caught yourself backsliding in your efforts to make this goal a reality, you’re not alone.
From wireless connectivity and cloud storage to motion detection, AI capabilities, and automated health monitoring, here are 8 key traits of the best small business camera systems.
A single physical security incident at utility sites, like power facilities and water treatment plants, can have a massive impact. That’s exactly what happened in 2018 where two men attempted to steal copper from a Trafford, Pennsylvania substation, knocked out power to local businesses.
Despite easing COVID-19 restrictions, businesses continue to experience rising crime and new threats. What’s to blame for this increase? And are businesses taking the necessary steps to deter crime as we enter 2023?
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