Sure, cutting a few cameras may save you a few dollars in monthly fees. But by eliminating cameras you are building blind spots into your security strategy.
The holiday season is in full swing, and while consumers are busy crossing items off their shopping lists, dealerships, construction sites and other businesses are dealing with a recurring issue – heavy equipment theft.
While the winter months should be all about family gatherings and holiday traditions, it’s no time for businesses to let down their guard. And for anyone operating, selling or storing heavy equipment, it’s especially important to step up security during the holidays.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports 25,394 catalytic converters were stolen nationwide between 2008-2015, with theft rising 23% during that period. And that’s just for insured cars, meaning the numbers could be much higher.
Crime is a 24/7 threat to businesses in every corner of the country, with vandalism, property destruction and theft costing billions in losses every single year.
As companies set their security budgets, they should be aware of major auto industry theft trends. Understanding these trends are vital for 2021 security budget planning.
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