Edward Glover

An Eye on Protection: Back-end Security Monitoring Centers Heighten Jobsite Security

The cost of building materials has skyrocketed, up almost 40% over the last 4 years. At the same time, vandalism and theft at construction sites are at an all-time high; now costing the industry more than a billion dollars per year. Due to these factors, among others, the need to secure commercial construction sites has never been greater. To combat the issue, much of the focus has long been on the first line of defense. Items like physical barriers, access control points and closed-circuit TV cameras have been enlisted with some degree of success.