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Security Mishap of the Decade

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 12/19/17 8:00 AM

As many of us know, medicine can be very expensive. Many thieves are also aware of this and have stolen large quantities of pharmaceuticals with hopes of selling them on the black market. Due to the significant cost of these thefts, drug companies have gotten smarter about security, making it much more difficult to steal their products. Pharmaceutical thefts began to spike in 2009, but have now dropped sharply, both in number of thefts and average value stolen in each incident. This is a good lesson in demonstrating how proper security can do wonders for companies. Before these security reforms were made, however, some companies were hit hard.

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Topics: Layered Security, Security Mishaps

Security Mishap of the Year

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 12/12/17 8:00 AM

When it comes to high-dollar property crime, most people think of the obvious targets: cash, jewelry, gold. But there are some other types of items that thieves seek out that may be less commonly known. This year’s worst security award goes to a warehouse that houses an item that some may think of as trivial, but in total, adds up to an astronomical amount.

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Topics: Layered Security, Security Mishaps

Security Mishap of the Month

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 12/5/17 9:00 AM

Security is something always on our minds. We want to be safe, whether we’re at home, work, or school. But when there is a constant stream of news stories about major data breaches and identity theft, we risk shifting too much of our attention to data security. It’s important to keep physical security in mind, especially if you’re responsible for safeguarding valuable property at your business.

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Topics: Layered Security, Security Mishaps

Thanksgiving Holiday Security Protocols Reminder

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 11/9/17 12:00 PM

Original content supplied by J.J. Coughlin and SC-ISAC.  
Additions made by Electric Guard Dog.

Thanksgiving holiday weekend is coming up Nov. 23-26. Truckers, transportation companies, shippers and manufacturers beware — it's "peak season" for cargo theft as loads are left unattended in unsecured parking areas, warehouses and truck stops over the long holiday weekend.

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Topics: Holiday Security Protocol

Electric Guard Dog Comes Knocking for Rappe

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 10/15/17 2:00 PM

COLUMBIA, SC, October 10, 2017 – Electric Guard Dog, the #1 Theft Deterrent Service™, announced the hiring of B2B sales veteran Austin Rappe as Midwest Director of Sales.

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Topics: Electric Guard Dog News

Labor Day Weekend Supply Chain & Perimeter Security Protocols

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 8/27/17 2:00 PM

Original content supplied by J.J. Coughlin and SC-ISAC. Additions made by Electric Guard Dog.

Transportation companies, shippers and manufacturers — beware of the increased risk of cargo theft over the long Labor Day weekend, running September 1 through 4. Labor Day through Christmas is considered high season for cargo theft, with incidents spiking around 40 percent, according to FBI statistics.

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Topics: Security Industry, Holiday Security Protocol, Cargo Theft, Shipping, Transportation