A blog about surveillance, security cameras, security dvrs, and cctv equipment.

  1. How Not to Buy a Security Camera System

    How Not to Buy a Security Camera System Deciding to install a security system in your commercial or residential premises is an excellent idea. You'll not only deter crime but will be able to track the happenings when you are not within. Also, visitors feel safer when they realize you have security installation in place. When contemplating a purchase, think...
  2. 7 Tips to Rock Your Business Security

    7 Tips to Rock Your Business Security A full tank of Internet Your car is going nowhere without gas in the tank. Nor is surveillance camera video going to be transmitted and received without plenty of Internet bandwidth. It is the fuel that your surveillance cameras gobble up, typically measured in bits (e.g., 100Kb/s, 1Mb/s, 1000Mb/s, etc.). And it takes...
  3. Consumer Awareness In the Wake of the Verkada Breach

    Consumer Awareness In the Wake of the Verkada Breach Safe to say the more than 24,000 organizations appearing on the company’s client list are squirming. It’s too early to predict the extent of backlash and damage to come out of the recent cyber breach of surveillance provider, Verkada. Safe to say the more than 24,000 organizations appearing on the company’s...
  4. Apology Accepted?

    Apology Accepted? Is an electronic “sorry” sufficient repayment to 24,000 customers? Is an electronic “sorry” sufficient repayment to 24,000 customers? What if that apology is from a company with “security” in its name and they have recently been breached? Your live surveillance camera footage has been exposed, your data accessible, and yet nothing has changed in that regard. Are you...
  5. The Verkada Breach--What Really Matters

    The Verkada Breach--What Really Matters
    The Verkada Breach--What Really Matters Incident of Surveillance Breach Tied To An Industry Security Provider Following the Ring harassment hacks and the ADT scandal, Verkada is the latest surveillance provider to be involved in a security breach. The surveillance industry overall has had its problems from a privacy perspective. That isn’t something we’ve ever shied from talking about. The Verkada...
  6. What's for Dinner?

    What's for Dinner? The answer: BBC Murder Mysteries Not in a million lifetimes would I have guessed correctly. At least it wasn’t Brussel sprouts or pickled beets. I mean, Brussel sprouts taste like soured, sweaty gym socks, and beets taste like straight-up dirt. Anyway, the actual, unedited, unspoken question began as: What will become my main coping mechanism in the...
  7. Eyes in the Skies

    Eyes in the Skies It was going to be the best summer of my adult life. Chris Cornell was very much alive and his group Soundgarden dominated radio air time with their latest single, “Black Hole Sun.” Also heavy in the rotation was Collective Soul’s catchy hit, “Shine,” a new anthem for Alternative Rock, the '90s answer to the Seattle...
  8. 5 reasons why eufy is the wireless camera for you

    5 reasons why eufy is the wireless camera for you Over the past year, the SCW team has been working tirelessly to find the very best wireless camera solution for our customers, and we have struck gold! It’s no secret that we haven’t always been the biggest fans of wire-free cameras. However, it’s 2020, and with so many fantastic options...
  9. 5 Tips to Maintain Your Security Systems

    5 Tips to Maintain Your Security Systems Over the next few weeks, we know that some of you will be working remotely, or you'll have fewer people in your office. The SCW team wants to make sure that your homes and businesses are secured and prepared. Now is the time to make sure your security systems are clean and everything...
  10. Women in Tech: Allison from Our Support Team Shares Her Experience

    It's not often you meet someone who loves Lizzo, kicks ass in a male-dominated industry, and stays calm during technological crises. So when Allison from our Support Team agreed to an interview, we jumped on the opportunity. Q: It's no secret that women are vastly underrepresented in the STEM field, what's the toughest part about being the only woman on...
  11. Trading Secrets For Protection; Why Ciphers And Secret Messages Play An Important Role In Surveillance

    Introduction The world around us is encompassed in symbols, hidden meanings, and secret languages. In fact, anyone time traveling from past eras to our computerized world would believe it is run by magic. Doors sense when you are nearby to open on your command. You are able to wirelessly communicate with people across continents with your voice, or even talk...
  12. Cloud Computing Security Solutions

    Introduction With an infinite range of possibilities, cloud computing is changing the way we store and access applications, files, and information on a regular basis. Personal computers have made their way into every household. They have improved lives in unexpected ways. We use computers to make purchases at our favorite retail locations, order fast food at restaurants, and even check...
  13. Now That's Innovative: Sense Of Smell Technology Being Used in Surveillance Systems

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) was founded in 1958 to protect American citizens by maintaining national security. By developing new technologies which are superior to potential adversaries in the military and preventing strategic surprise, they can successfully achieve their mission. Groundbreaking research provided technology which allows the government to find terrorists without invading the privacy of their citizens...
  14. Maintaining The Surveillance System For Your Business Is Critical

    You may be unaware of how an up to date, quality surveillance system is an asset to your business. Many people think that bad things cannot happen to them and are unaware of the dangers in the world. Anyone can wreak havoc on your small business. It might be a petty crime like parking after seven in one of your...
  15. Limitless Applications Of Infrared Technology

    You may be familiar with the infrared technology, but you may be unsure of how it works or the limitless possibilities it possesses. Infrared is used in many everyday applications including simple things like using a remote control, communications, and even the reading the weather. However, you my be unaware that infrared technology can do things like see if you...

Items 1 to 15 of 163 total