How Healthy is your Corporate Records & Information system?

When we are sick, our bodies experience an information management crisis. What is happening is such a case is that, the critical supporting components of the body’s defense mechanisms are not getting the right information at the right time to facilitate the best possible reaction to the intruders. An organization – whether small, medium, or large; government, publicly traded, or […]

CCTV SURVEILLANCE 101: Video motion detection recording

CCTV SURVEILLANCE 101: Video motion detection recording All digital recording systems use video motion detection for recordings. Video management software (VMS) will analyze consecutive frames of the video for changes in pixels and then will write the section of video to disk. This process is very CPU intensive and is one of the limiting factors with respect to the number […]

CCTV SURVEILLANCE 101: Total cost of ownership

CCTV SURVEILLANCE 101: Total cost of ownership So, yo want to install a CCTV system? Have you considered the TCO of the system? But what it it?When we purchase surveillance systems it is recommended to consider the total cost of ownership (TCO). TCO = purchase cost + life cycle cost + replacement cost. Purchase costs unfortunately are not the only […]

CCTV SURVEILLANCE 101: Risks of recording on motion detection

CCTV SURVEILLANCE 101: Risks of recording on motion detection Whaaaat? Yo want to tell me that there are risks? Well consider the following: The most common way that video management systems are set to record is when motion or pixel changes occur in front of a camera. Risks Someone may enter and leave a room before the video motion detection […]

Managing Cyber-crime Menace: Train, train, and more training!

According to Techopedia, Cyber-crime is defined as a crime in which a computer is the object of the crime (hacking, phishing, spamming) or is used as a tool to commit an offense (child pornography, hate crimes). Cyber-criminals may use computer technology to access personal information, business trade secrets, or use the Internet for oppressive or spiteful purposes. Criminals can also […]

The Truth about Wireless and Cameras

When one is installing a surveillance security that seeks to protect their property, it is important to gather accurate and adequate information. This helps one make conscious decisions in regards to the best system that suits their needs. When one approaches a certified CCTV security system installer and requests their services, one of the questions that will arise in the […]

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