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What You Need to Know About Heavy Equipment Theft Prevention

To see how important heavy equipment theft prevention is, take a look at some of the most recent stories that made headlines in the construction world: Police bust heavy equipment theft ring responsible for $1.5 million in machines stolen from

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Cargo Security: How Connected Containers Help Combat Crime

Cargo theft. Fraudulent pick-ups. Trafficking of drugs and weapons. People smuggling. Counterfeit and misdeclared goods. Tax and duty evasion. International container operations have always been vulnerable to criminal activity. And the risks continue to rise today, exposing shippers, the transport

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Satellite AIS, Big Data & Geospatial Intelligence: Looking Back at GEOINT 2015

After three days of exhibits, sessions and discussions, GEOINT 2015 is now behind us. Put on by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), this was truly an event that highlighted all of the latest commercial geospatial capabilities available today

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Cargo Theft: A Top Reason for Transportation Insurance Claims

TT Club, a top international transport, freight and logistics insurance provider, has just released its top five most costly insurance claims made by freight forwarders, logistics operators, container shipping lines, and ports and terminals. Based on the analysis of 7,000

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5 Ways To Improve Communication in Mining

Mining sites are often located in some of the most remote locations in the world. These outlying locations make communication difficult when attempting to successfully connect people, equipment and the enterprise system via cellular or radio technology. However, going without

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SCADA Security: Preventing Hacks with Satellite

My interest in SCADA security started in 2011 when I started noticing the warnings from DHS around hacks of municipal and power services.  Since SkyWave’s satellite terminals do not face the Internet like other communication devices, they are largely immune from

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