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Eyewitness Blog: Employee Spotlight October 2017

Eyewitness Employee Spotlight for October 2017: Rebecca Wilmoth

If I may break the fourth wall for a moment, I’m certain that everyone will think I rigged the system so that we could appreciate everything that my awesome boss, Rebecca Wilmoth, does for Eyewitness Surveillance. However, our September Employee Spotlight, Dan Capri, picked Rebecca to follow his (hard) act with no prompting from me. To…

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Eyewitness Surveillance's National Crime Alert for October 30, 2017

The Eyewitness National Crime Alert for October 30, 2017

These incidents were reported across the country from 10.16.17 to 10.29.17 Editor’s Note: Our apologies for the delay of the National Crime Alert! We had a multiple-day company-wide professional development meeting last week that postponed the reporting. So today, you’ll get two weeks’ worth in a single update!  West Palm Beach, FL – 10.16.17 Car…

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Eyewitness Surveillance blog: Protect Your Physical Databases: Paper Security for Dealerships

Protect Your Physical Databases: Paper Security for Dealerships

It’s amazing how much information is recorded on paper, even in today’s device-driven society. It can cause a real organizational—let alone security—headache, with carbon-copy forms in triplicate from F&I mixing with scribbled notes from the service area, all stuffed in a manila folder left on someone’s cluttered desk. But that disorganized “trash” pile is some…

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Eyewitness Surveillance's National Crime Alert for October 16, 2017

The Eyewitness National Crime Alert for October 16, 2017

These incidents were reported across the country from 10.9.17 to 10.15.17   Stockton, CA – Reported 10.9.17 Four Juvenilles Steal $400K in Single Heist Police arrested four juvenile boys connected with a recent area break-in at a dealership. That burglary resulted in nine missing cars—six of which have been recovered—about 300 stolen car keys. Between…

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The Eyewitness National Crime Alert for October 9, 2017

These incidents were reported across the country from 10.2.17 to 10.9.17 National News – Reported 10.2.17 Vehicle Recovery Service Leaves 500,000+ Records Exposed Researchers with the Kromtech Security Center recently discovered a “vehicle recovery device and monitoring company” left one of its cloud storage ‘buckets’ misconfigured. An exposed backup folder labeled “Accounts” contained: 540,642 account…

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Eyewitness Surveillance blog: Fight Fluff Fires with 4 Simple Solutions

Fight Fluff Fires With Four Simple Solutions

There are dozens of fluff fires in scrap yards across the United States every year, with piles of shredded car upholstery and tires spontaneously combusting like damp hay on a farm. There were 23 of them from 2010-2012 in California alone. One Indiana scrapyard had six fluff pile fires over a single two-year period. At…

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Eyewitness Surveillance's National Crime Alert for October 2, 2017

The Eyewitness National Crime Alert for October 2, 2017

These incidents were reported across the country from 9.25.17 to 10.1.17 Columbus, NE – Reported 9.25.17 Diesel Truck Exhaust Missing After Labor Day Theft Thieves stole the exhaust system from a 2012 Ford F-250 diesel pickup truck parked at ta dealership over the Labor Day weekend. While the system only works with a similar truck,…

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