7 Steps To A Successful Partnership With Your Security Company

For optimal security, you must work to build a successful partnership with your security company. Every business is different, which means security companies have to create custom security plans for each business. Without a good partnership, it’s difficult to create and follow through with a plan that works. However, when both parties work together, you… Read More

6 Benefits Of Contracting Security Over Hiring Your Own

When it comes time to hire security guards for your business, you have a tough choice to make. Do you hire your own or is contracting security from a third-party better? While you might love the idea of keeping everything in-house, there are benefits to working with a security firm. Before you hire anyone, take… Read More

9 Best Cyber Security Practices

Security isn’t always about the physical. Your business’s data is also at risk. Every business needs plans to address cyber security threats. From stealing the identities of employees and customers to leaking proprietary data, cyber crime is on the rise. Over 50% of businesses dealt with a compromising attack in 2017. Use these nine cyber… Read More

How Wage Specification Can Improve Your Security Contract

There are two main things to think about when seeking a security contract – how a security company meets your needs and cost. A common misconception is you should let the security company give your business a quote. However, they aren’t intimately familiar with your requirements. For a better security contract, already have a wage… Read More

Building Relationships With Your Security Guards

Building relationships with your security guards should be a top priority. After all, you’ll be working alongside them daily. While security guards are trained to be professional whether there is a relationship or not, it’s less awkward for everyone involved if people feel comfortable interacting with the guards. It’s actually easy to build a professional… Read More

7 Ways Security Guards Help Beyond Just Security

When you think of security guards, you may think the only benefit is better security. While that’s a good reason to hire security guards, there are other benefits. A security guard goes beyond just helping with security. They’re incredibly useful in other areas of your business. You might just find that your security guards are… Read More

How Security Guards Increase A Gated Community’s Value

A gated community’s value varies greatly based on a number of factors, including security. For instance, a community that just has gates wouldn’t be valued as highly as one that incorporates security guards. Why? It’s a┬ámore secure community and more highly sought out by potential residents. Beautiful properties, privacy and exclusive amenities draw in residents.… Read More

It’s All About Perception With Staff Titles

Even though the terms security guard and security officer might describe the same role, they’re perceived differently. In fact, when someone thinks about the word “guard,” they might think more about a guard dog versus a highly trained person with a law enforcement background. For people to feel safer, they need to perceive security staff… Read More

When To Consider Using Armed Security Guards

Choosing to use armed security guards isn’t a decision to take lightly. You’re enabling your security to use deadly force should the worst happen. In many cases, unarmed guards are sufficient. However, there are times when it’s necessary to have armed guards. It’s always important to pick the right type of guard to best protect… Read More

How To Identify And Evaluate Scenarios

Knowing your business risks is only part of the battle. The next step is to identify and evaluate scenarios. Scenarios are designed to help you better understand how a risk would unfold and what it would mean for your business. It also helps you plan how to act in such an event. While your business… Read More