Dyezz Surveillance and Security is the proud recipient of BBB’s 2015 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics

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Dyezz Surveillance and Security is the proud recipient of BBB’s 2015 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics

Dyezz Surveillance and Security is proud to announce that it is one of three businesses to receive the honor of being named one of BBB’s 2015 Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics winners. The annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics competition recognizes exemplary businesses that strive to go above and beyond in their dealings with customers, employees, vendors and the community.


Out of many businesses that entered the competition this year, only three received this great honor. Awards were given out in three different business categories: companies with 1 to 10 employees; companies with 11 to 49 employees; and companies with 50 to 99 employees.


Dyezz Surveillance and Security won the BBB Torch Award in the category of companies with 11 to 49 employees.


John Dyess, CEO and the entire team at Dyezz Surveillance and Security were excited to learn that we had been chosen for the 2015 Torch Award. “We’re honored to be acknowledged for our ethical business practices,” said Dyess.

BBB serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin (BBB Austin) presents the Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics each year to businesses that exemplify ethical behavior and display integrity in all aspects of its operations. The Torch Awards competition is open to all for-profit businesses headquartered in BBB Austin’s 79-county service area. Nominees are offered the opportunity to submit an entry to BBB Austin, where a panel of independent volunteer business and community leaders review the entries and choose the winners based on a set of criteria.

Dyezz Surveillance and Security

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Dyezz Surveillance and Security has been providing the highest quality of security installations and service for video surveillance systems, burglar and fire alarms, access control systems, covert surveillance, bug detection, intercom systems, and home automation since 2001. Let our experts help you find the right solution to your unique security needs. We offer a wide variety of service that can be tailored to your Home or Office security. For as low as $0.57 a day you can have your alarm system reprogrammed for burglar and fire alarm monitoring.

Fire alarms:

  • Fire monitoring,
  • Fire system installation,
  • Fire inspections,
  • Firecontrol systems,
  • Fire system repair and service.

Security cameras:

  • Security cameras,
  • Video surveillance,
  • Remote video surveillance,
  • License plate capture cameras,
  • Infrared cameras,
  • Vandal resistant cameras,
  • IP megapixel cameras,
  • HD security,
  • Hidden cameras,
  • Covert cameras,
  • Cameras, security
  • Camera repair and service.
  • Video Analytics
  • Bus cameras
  • Car cameras
  • Van cameras
  • School bus cameras
  • Transit cameras
Remote video surveillance
and offsite management:

  • Digital video recorders,
  • Cloud management,
  • Video monitoring,
  • DVR,
  • NVR,
  • Security DVR,
  • Security NVR,
  • DVR Loaner repair while DVR is in repair

Access control systems:

  • Access control systems,
  • Badge readers,
  • HID systems
  • Key fob for access control,
  • Bio metric access control,
  • IP based access control systems,
  • Access control system,
  • Repair and service.
  • Visitor management
Alarms systems:

  • Alarm systems,
  • Burglar alarms systems,
  • Smart home alarm systems,
  • 2GIG alarm systems,
  • DSC alarm systems,
  • GE alarm systems,
  • Alarm monitoring,
  • Cell back up alarm,
  • Business alarms,
  • Residential alarms,
  • Alarm system repair and service
  • Panic buttons


  • Intercom systems,
  • Video intercom system,
  • Intercom system repair and service,
  • Aiphone intercom service,
  • M&S intercom service.

Bug Detection:

  • Home Detection,
  • Business Detection.

We offer security system sales, service and installations for all surrounding cities of Austin, San Antonio, EL Paso, Houston and Dallas.
“We set the standard for security and surveillance”

Top 5 Burglary-prevention Tips

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Top 5 Burglary-prevention Tips


1. Get a home security system.

In the United States, homes without a security system are three times more likely to be burglarized. That’s because burglars want to get in and out with your valuables with as little hassle as possible—why risk getting caught by a security system when they could just move onto the next house without one? If you protect your home with a security system, it sends a message to burglars that your home is not to be trifled with. To take your safety to the next level, protect your home with a security system.


2. Lock your doors and windows.

Sometimes deterring burglars is as simple as locking all your doors and windows. You’d be surprised by how many burglars gain access to homes by finding neglected entry points. Many homeowners in the United States think, ‘A burglary will never happen to me,’ so they fail to take small safety measures to protect their homes. Even if you leave your home for a short while, you should lock your doors and windows every time you leave.


3. Keep your yard trimmed.

Untrimmed bushes and untamed grass can be a signal to burglars, notifying them that you’re out of town and your home is ripe for robbery. Overgrown shrubs and trees may also provide cover for burglars to hide while they try to break into your home through a door or window. If you’re proud of your home, then take care of your yard, and if you’re going to be out of town, hire a neighbor or landscaper to keep up on lawn maintenance.


4. Participate in a Neighborhood Watch program.

Secure your community with a Neighborhood Watch program. If your neighborhood doesn’t have one, take measures to start one. If there’s already one in place, find out where and when they meet, and become a more informed citizen. Neighborhood Watch programs help people get to know their neighbors, strengthen the security of their neighborhoods, and find new ways to watch out for and report crime. Contact your local law enforcement agency to find out about neighborhood watch programs in your area.


5. Consider a guard dog.

A pet can not only be a best friend but also provide an extra layer of security to your home. Intruders hate dealing with pets—especially dogs—so a noisy pet can be a great asset. Burglars prefer to attract as little attention as possible, and if a noisy guard dog alerts the neighborhood that something’s amiss, then intruders will most likely back off, for fear of being caught.


The Most Burglarized Counties in Texas

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*Based on FBI Uniform Crime Report data 2011.

Information gathered from the Texas Home Security and Crime Prevention Center

It’s tax season! Avoid becoming a victim of tax identity theft

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It’s tax season! Avoid becoming a victim of tax identity theft

January 26, 2015

Better Business Bureau (BBB) urges consumers to be smart during tax identity theft awareness week

It’s that time of year again. Over the next few weeks, W-2 forms will show up at your work desk or in your mail. And while the thought of a hefty tax return could be a happy one, the consequences of filing your taxes the wrong way is not.

This week is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, and your Better Business Bureau serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin along with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) encourages taxpayers to take time and use caution when selecting a tax preparer you can trust. It’s important to avoid mistakes that could result in additional fees, or even tax identity theft. That happens when someone uses your Social Security number to get a tax refund, or even a job.

According to the FTC’s 2013 Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, statistics show tax identity theft accounted for over 30 percent of all identity theft complaints.

According to the FTC, tax identity thieves get your personal information in a number of ways, including: going through your trash or mailbox; through emails asking for information, which appears to come from the IRS; employees at hospitals, nursing homes, banks and other businesses stealing data; and phony or dishonest tax preparers misusing confidential information or passing it along to identity thieves.

To lessen the chances of becoming a victim of tax identity theft, the FTC has the following advice:

  • File your tax return early. Do it before identity thieves have a chance to steal your information.
  • Use a secure internet connection. If you file your return electronically, don’t use unsecure, publicly available Wi-Fi hotspots.
  • Shred documents. This includes copies of your tax return, drafts, or calculation sheets you no longer need.
  • Check your credit report. Do it at least once a year for free at to make sure no other accounts have been opened in your name.

Additionally, BBB offers the following advice for taxpayers looking for a tax preparer:

  • Get references and do your research. Get referrals from friends and family on who they use and check out the company first at to see its BBB Business Review for details about complaints, customer reviews and any advertising-related concerns.
  • Look for credentials. Ideally, your tax preparer should either be a certified public accountant, a tax attorney or an enrolled agent. All three can represent you before the IRS in all matters, including an audit.
  • Don’t fall for the promise of a big refund. Be wary of any tax preparation service promising larger refunds than the competition. Avoid any tax preparer who bases their fee on a percentage of the refund.
  • Think about accessibility. Many tax preparation services only set up shop for the months leading up to April 15. In case the IRS finds errors, or in case of an audit, make sure you are able to contact you tax preparer at any time of the year.
  • Read the contract carefully. Read tax preparation service contracts closely to ensure you understand issues such as how much it is going to cost for the service, how the cost will be affected if preparation is more complicated and time consuming than expected and whether the tax preparer will represent you in the case of an audit.
  • Ask Around.  Find BBB accredited tax preparation businesses in your local area. There are over 300 BBB accredited tax preparation businesses serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin. Check out to find a BBB accredited tax preparation business near you.


Keyscan Access Control from Dyezz

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Access Control systems are about more than monitoring doors; they are an integral part of any security system and give users a convenient platform to manage their facilities. Traditional keys cannot track who or when people are accessing your building, and when keys go missing rekeying locks can be extremely expensive. Keyscan Access Control systems solve all of these problems and many more, including:

  • performing a facility or area lock down from any PC or Keyscan reader
  • bringing motion detectors, glass breaks, door contacts, panic buttons into Keyscan to track and assign alarm conditions from a single interface
  • calling up live video in the event of an alarm
  • arming or disarming an intrusion panel via the access control system
  • triggering a wide range of devices using Keyscan auxiliary relay outputs to trip such items as sirens or strobes all based on certain events/conditions
  • creating a map with active icons to annunciate system status, control doors, call up video, show employee photos as they pass through protected doors, and much more
  • run a myriad of custom reports when you need to know who accessed what area and when

Bug Detection by Dyezz

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Bug Detection Devices to Protect your Business

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Today’s technology grows by leaps and bounds, which can be good for business, but can also increase your threat of security breaches from employees as well as those from the outside. When your sensitive information or intellectual property is compromised or stolen, your entire business could be at risk. In order to prevent this from occurring, the professionals at Dyezz offer quality bug detection services to protect your business. We help to eliminate the risk of sophisticated eavesdropping that can be done with the high tech equipment and bugging devices that pose a threat to businesses today.

Let the professionals at Dyezz protect your privacy through the use of our bug detection and bug sweeping services. This method, which is also known as Technical Security Countermeasures (TSCM), can help to detect and neutralize any security threats that your business faces.

Our detection techniques are carefully designed to not only detect, but also neutralize many different technologies that are used to obtain access to your business information. We offer the most thorough and effective services to help you ensure that your business is protected.

Consult with our professionals to determine just how your business at risk. We offer the highest level of discretion and the highest quality bug sweeping devices to help you quickly and efficiently identify and remove any privacy threats. A few of the devices that our professionals can effectively sweep your premises for include unauthorized cameras, GPS tracking, audio surveillance and phone tapping.

Once we help you to ensure that your business is free from any type of security threat, we work side-by-side with you to help you determine how to prevent your privacy from being violated in the future. It is our goal to work with you to help make your business safe and profitable, free from the risks of security threats through the use of our bug detection devices and services.

Examples of detection services we offer include:

• Camera placement

• GPS tracking

• Audio surveillance

•  Body wires

•  Phone tapping

Contact us for a comprehensive security risk consultation.  Discretion is priority—we will swiftly identify and remove any privacy threats. Our trained security professionals will educate you on preventative measures to reduce the likelihood of privacy compromise in the future.

Austin one of the most dangerous cities to own property

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Austin one of the most dangerous cities to own property


AUSTIN — Another day, another list the city of Austin, Texas.

Austin landed on the list for the 20 most dangerous cities to own property in the United States. The study, sponsored by, analyzed information collected by the FBI.

It found Austin is the 12th worst city when it comes to property crimes like burglaries and auto theft.

Here are the statistics of property crime in Austin:

Robberies: 763

Property crimes: 41,667

Larcenies: 32,948

Motor vehicle thefts: 2,169

Arsons: 105

“Austin, Texas might have high rates of property crimes well over national averages, but aside from that, it’s generally a very agreeable place to live,” according to the study.

The study determined New York City to be the place where you’re most at risk. A Texas city was not far behind from the Big Apple. Houston placed second on the list.

Below is the complete list of the 20 most dangerous cities to own property in the U.S.:

  1. New York City
  2. Houston
  3. Chicago
  4. Los Angeles
  5. San Antonio
  6. Phoenix
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Dallas
  9. San Francisco
  10. Las Vegas
  11. Indianapolis
  12. Austin
  13. Detroit
  14. Memphis
  15. Seattle
  16. Tucson
  17. Fort Worth
  18. Jacksonville
  19. Oklahoma City
  20. San Diego

DVR FAQ’s from Dyezz

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Embedded Video Support


1) How do I playback footage?

Connect to the DVR via the Remote Desktop icon on your desktop right click will bring up a menu
Click the main menu (first button) then click search (looks like a magnifying glass).
Under search you’ll have Event Search and Time Search
Click Time Search
Click the date on the calender that you want to search. Anything that’s boxed in white are the days you will be able to review.
Enter the time frame. The first set of 00’s are for hours, followed by minutes, then seconds. Once time is chosen, hit the “ok” button.
By default, it goes to one screen. To view multi screens, hit the multi screens (looks like small squares).


2) How do I backup/copy footage?

Right click to close the menu
Right click to open the main menu, click the menu button (first button) click backup (looks like a diskette)
In the from, enter the Year/Month/Day and Hour:Minute:second of when the incident occurred
In the To, enter the Year/Month/Day and Hour:Minute:second of when the incident ended
Under device, you can select CD/DVD, USB or PC
Select the device you would like to use, then select where you want to save the backup
Click Calculate which will tell you how much space is required for the backup and how much free space you have on your media
Click Start


3) How do I log in using an Android Phone/Tablet?

Go to the app/market store, search and download “iwatchdvr”.
Once app is downloaded, enter following information:
DVR: Whatever name you want for the DVR
Address: _______ (address provided during installation).
User: your user name
Password: your password
Make sure to choose h.264.Hit “save” and it will save the information.
Now click on the newly saved DVR and it will connect you.


4) How do I log in using an Iphone/Ipad?

You will need go to the App Store and search/download “IP Cam Viewer Pro NibblesnBits”.
If there is any confusion with the apps, being as there are many IP Cam Viewers, just make sure you have the one by Nibblesnbits and is by a developer named Robert Chou.
This is the paid version which is $3.99. The free version is for Android only.
Download and install the app.
Once downloaded, please open the program.
Hit the “Add” button.
Choose “IP Camera, DVR, NVR”
Enter the following:
Name: Camera1
Make: Yoko Tech
Model: Yoko Tech IV-R0422. (It will be the first one on top)
Http Port: 81
Ch#: 1
User: your user name
Password: your password
Hit “Save”

You have to add each camera individually so just change the Name and CH#.
Click on “Add”
This time just change the Name and CH#.
Name: Camera 2
CH#: 2.
Hit “Save”
Do this until the last channel/camera.
Once all the cameras have been added, hit the back button and you will now be able to see all of the cameras.
If you have any questions, please give us a call at 512.331.2788.


5) How do I log into my cameras using a MAC?

Open up Safari and type in your i.e.
Enter your user name and password
There will be a few options on the upper left corner
Click on the “Download DVR Remote Desktop (Mac OS X 10.6 or above)”
NOTE: You have to have 10.6 or above for the program to work.
Open up the program and enter your credentials.
IP/Host Address:
Port: 81
User Name: Your user name
Password: Your password
Click on Connect.

Dyezz Service Areas

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Service Areas

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At Dyezz, we’re committed to bringing you the best surveillance options and service available. With offices in Dallas, San Antonio, El Paso, and our central headquarters located in Austin, you can find us in virtually any city across Texas, and as our company grows, so will the number of areas we serve. Check out the list below for a comprehensive view of our service areas. Click on a map to learn more about Dyezz Surveillance in your city, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about surveillance in your area.

Service Areas

Main Areas

  • Austin (Corporate Headquarters)
  • San Antonio
  • Dallas
  • Houston
  • El Paso

Surrounding Areas