With the 2014 World Cup kickoff just hours away, international focus has shifted to Brazil, where protests and allegations of unpreparedness have plagued coverage of the event. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting security stories from the Cup below.
Airbnb users complete thousands of transactions renting out homes and apartments each year, but not all of them leave both host and renter satisfied. Airbnb has accrued quite the list of horror stories going back as far as 2010. Here are a few of the biggest headline grabbers (along with some other notable security stories from the past week).Read More →
GPS trackers, hidden cameras, and surveillance systems are part of the day-to-day for us here at BrickHouse Security; but they never stop being a source of entertainment, mainly because of the coterie of criminals, animals and bizarre paranormal phenomena that are continually captured. Here’s a rundown of some of the latest and greatest cases.Read More →
As the Big Game rapidly approaches, conversations surrounding Super Bowl security have reached a fever pitch. We’ve compiled some highlights of security preparations in the area (some of which are pretty wild), with a few other news stories thrown in for the non-sports fans.Read More →
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an annual trade show offering the latest and greatest gadgets along with a window into what the future of innovation will be. This week’s security news roundup looks at some of the highlights from the conference, with a specific look at some of the security innovations unveiled.Read More →
As we’ve pointed out in posts past, the holidays bring out a certain criminal element that leads to theft and fraud; usually playing off of people’s willingness to trust and help others. In fact, we have a program which gives GPS trackers to religious institutions to help nativity scenes from being robbed; seriously.Read More →