Airport Security 18 Years After 9/11

Believe it or not, the terrorist attacks on targets in New York City and Washington, DC were 18 years ago. A child born that day would be old enough to vote now. Much has changed in airport security since then. Prior to this event, you could see your loved ones off at the gate, carry… Read More »

6 Questions You Must Ask Your Security Company

Choosing the right security company can be a daunting task. There are a myriad of options — from small local companies to large national firms. The wrong decision can cost your company in both money and potential risk. Begin by checking that the company is licensed, insured and in good standing. At a minimum, they should carry general liability, workers… Read More »

What Keeps Building Owners and Managers up at Night?

As a building owner or manager, there’s no end to what can keep you up at night. With the right security partner, keeping your tenants and assets safe doesn’t have to be one of them.  Here are just a few of the common issues they worry about, so you don’t have to.   Anticipating the… Read More »

The Role of an Unarmed Security Officer

Looking for unarmed security guard jobs in Atlanta, GA and not sure what the requirements are? Here is what you need to know. The state requires armed guards to be licensed and registered, but unarmed guards need only meet state training requirements.   Training for unarmed guards To meet the requirements in Georgia state rules… Read More »

BOS Recognized as a Fastest Growing Private Company

BOS Security has been recognized as #627 on the Inc.5000 List of Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in the Nation, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  This marks the company’s fifth year on the list.  BOS Security is ranked #12 on the Top Security Companies list and #30 on the list… Read More »

What I Do Matters: Lizbeth Hochhalter

Lizbeth Hochhalter grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After high school, she knew she wanted a career in law enforcement, and by 21 she had graduated with a degree in law enforcement science. Lizbeth has been married for 4 years, and she has one dog. Today, she has been working for the Sioux Falls… Read More »

5 Security Challenges Upscale Communities Face

Residents of upscale communities, such as Buckhead in Atlanta, have high expectations for their safety and security. They pay a premium to live in these communities and expect they and their assets to be protected. They may be more likely to be the target of theft and other crime than the average homeowner. How can… Read More »

One out of Seven People Don’t Feel Safe at Work

With so much of the day spent at work, you would expect feeling safe in the workplace is a given, but companies often fall short. In fact, recent data from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) indicates that one in seven Americans do not feel safe at work.   Is that feeling justified? Maybe.… Read More »

How to Improve Security in Hospitals

Hospital patients are at their most vulnerable during their stays. But they are not the only ones at risk. Visitors and staff must also be protected 24/7/365. The following hospital safety best practices can help. Consider threats from patients Patients are an often-forgotten risk, but they can present a safety hazard to nurses, doctors and… Read More »

How Can You Tell the Difference Between Nervous and Suspicious Flyers?

As an airport security specialist in Sioux Falls, SD, your primary objective is to identify and neutralize potential threats. Airports can attract a real cross-section of the population, from frequent-flying business travelers to individuals who rarely get on a plane. The former probably breeze through the process easily, but the latter may have no idea… Read More »

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