1. 10 Signs You Should Invest in Business Security Systems

    10 Signs You Should Invest in Business Security Systems 1. Your wireless system isn’t secure enough Wireless cameras are slick and easy to install with their magnetic bases. The downside, they offer zero protection against vandalism or removal by having no locking mechanism in place. Most companies selling wireless surveillance camera systems suggest a solution of an install height of...
  2. 7 Ways Small Business Security Systems Pay For Themselves

    9 Signs You Need Help With Business Security Systems Get paid to install a surveillance system at your place of business. “The state of North Carolina will pay you $5,000.00 to install solar panels on your home.” Those ads and similar appear regularly around the Asheville, NC area, headquarters of SCW. While they sound too good to be true, perhaps...
  3. 9 Signs You Need Help With Business Security Systems

    9 Signs You Need Help With Business Security Systems 1. You’re experiencing vandalism “Business owners pay--directly and indirectly--for vandalism, which consists of the defacing or damaging of property. Some enterprises avoid areas with a perceived crime or vandalism problem, causing a void in goods, services, and jobs among those who live in those areas.” Repair and replacement costs may also...
  4. 7 Horrible Mistakes You're Making With Business Security Systems

    7 Horrible Mistakes You're Making With Business Security Systems: plus, the simple fixes 1. Are you seeing spots? Who doesn't clean their eyeglasses daily? Yet as basic as it sounds, IP security camera lens cleaning is often an overlooked source of security system maintenance. 2. Don't blind your IR Night Vision cameras: From glare to bare Your exterior lighting, adjacent...
  5. 5 Little Changes That Will Make a Big Difference With Your Business Security Systems

    5 Little Changes That Will Make a Big Difference With Your Business Security Systems Are you seeing spots? “In the majority of the complaints by customers for a reduction in video quality, a dirty CCTV camera lens is the culprit. Cleaning the camera lens is vital in maintaining the image and video output clarity.” As basic as it sounds, IP...
  6. 5 Top Features of SCW IP Security Camera Systems for Business and Commercial Properties

    5 Top Features of SCW IP Security Camera Systems for Business and Commercial Properties What is value? Some would say that it ties mainly to cost. At SCW we see value as a component less associated with a dollar figure. We view value as more of a combination of performance, reliability, durability, and service. SCW commercial-grade cameras are a high-value...
  7. Do I Need An NVR?

    Do I Need An NVR?
    Do I need an NVR? Pros, Cons, And Everything in Between What is an NVR? Foremost, an NVR is a surveillance recorder. It is the brain of your NVR Security system. It receives, processes, and stores the digital footage from your digital or Internet Protocol (IP) cameras. NVRs are often mistakenly called DVRs, but they are different. A DVR is...
  8. The Worst Business Security Camera Placement Mistakes

    The Worst Business Security Camera Placement Mistakes If you’ve invested in a business security camera system, you’ll want to get the best out of it. That starts by making sure to place your security cameras properly. With that in mind, here are five security camera installation mistakes you need to avoid. Placing your security camera at the wrong height For...
  9. 13 reasons your business needs a security system

    13 reasons your business needs a security system Protect your business. 1. Liability Reasons   If you want to protect your business and reduce your business’s liability exposure and insurance costs, it certainly makes sense to invest in a security system. Your business can't afford to inflate its liability exposure, and no one wants to be paying higher insurance premiums...
  10. 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...
  11. 7 Tips to Rock Your Business Security

    7 Tips to Rock Your Business Security 1. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. Keeping Your Business Secure in 2021

    Keeping Your Business Secure in 2021 Safety and surveillance as elements to a successful operation Securing employees When business security and safety are at the forefront of your company’s plan, do any gains necessarily follow? “Workers going home safe and having the confidence that they are part of an organization that cares that they do so has immeasurable value.” says...
  15. 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...

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