Not So Pet Friendly Apartment Community?

Not So Pet Friendly Apartment Community?

The choice to make your rental properties pet friendly is one that may have pros for your business, but also one that may pose cons. Offering pet friendly apartments can allow you to charge higher rent and pet fees, increase your tenant pool, increase lease renewals, and make your tenants happier. However, if your units… Read More »

Advice to Business Owners: Focus on Security During Tough Economic Times

Advice to Business Owners: Focus on Security During Tough Economic Times

Inflation and unemployment are on the rise. Interest rates are high, and the once-booming real estate market has slowed. Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic has been glacial, and the supply chain still hasn’t bounced back. Leading economists predict a recession in 2023 – many believe we’re already in the thick of it.    Prepare to… Read More »

BOS Security Celebrates Thirty Years of Service and Success

BOS Security has provided security services to Georgia and the U.S. from our Athens and Duluth, GA, locations since 1993. We are proud to have given our clients peace of mind for 30 years! Our success is driven by our core leadership team and the great people in the field dedicated to protecting our clients’… Read More »

VirtuGuard™ Identifies Vandal in Apartment Community

VirtuGuard™ Identifies Vandal in Apartment Community

In the early morning hours of December 28, 2022, at a student apartment complex in Athens, Georgia, suspicious behavior was captured and deterred by VirtuGuard™ remote video monitoring. The security cameras on the property, equipped with Artificial Intelligence technology, were triggered at 3:23 am by a male walking into the mail room. VirtuGuard™ Agent Hunter… Read More »

Most Searched Questions Related to Business Security

Most Searched Questions Related to Business Security

Security is only one aspect of operating a business, but it affects every part of your business. Employees who don’t feel safe will leave the company. If customers can’t trust you with their data, they’ll leave. If your network and property are not locked down, you leave yourself vulnerable to criminals. It’s no surprise these… Read More »

A Year in Review: BOS Security’s Most Popular Blogs of 2022

A Year in Review: BOS Security's Most Popular Blogs of 2022

As we looked back on the past year of offering advice on keeping your people and property safe, we noticed five blog posts that stood out as the most popular. The results were not surprising because our clients are very open with us about what’s most important to them. It’s a great reminder of the… Read More »

Is the Hiring Boom Over? (Hint: not when you partner with BOS!)

Is the Hiring Boom Over? (Hint: not when you partner with BOS!)

Wondering which industries are hiring and where you can find the best opportunities? The latest LinkedIn Workforce Report offers insights into national hiring and migration trends through November 2022—and suggests the U.S. labor market is beginning to slow.    Hiring Declines Across Industries After a steady summer, U.S. hiring seems to be slowing down nationally… Read More »

Is Cyber Security Recession Proof?

Is Cyber Security Recession Proof?

With multiple economic indicators pointing to a recession, businesses are looking for places to cut the budget. Cyber Security can be a tempting target. It’s expensive and complex to manage, but it’s invisible when it’s doing its job. No wonder it ends up on the chopping block so easily. But that could be an expensive… Read More »

BOS Security Officer Awarded for Lifesaving Efforts

This past August, BOS Security Officer David George was completing his regular responsibilities at the Athens-Clarke County Multi-Modal Transit Center when a transit operator lost consciousness and wrecked his bus in the loading bay. Officer George responded to the area immediately, assessing the situation and administering CPR to the man. As they were waiting for… Read More »

How to Securely Send Electronic Gifts

How to Securely Send Electronic Gifts

If you’re exchanging gifts with your co-workers or employees, eGifts sound like an easy solution – especially if your team is remote (or you waited till the last minute!). But how can you keep your eGifts secure? How can you be sure an email containing a link to an electronic gift is legitimate if you… Read More »

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Christmas Tree Farms

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Christmas Tree Farms

Protecting a Christmas tree farm can be prohibitively expensive. These farms typically cover a large and expansive area – often in a remote location. It could take dozens of guards to protect such a large and valuable business adequately. For most people, that’s simply not feasible. Not to mention, depending on the size of the… Read More »

BOS Security Celebrates Cape Day 2022

Each year, the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta celebrates Cape Day, an annual tradition that encourages the community to honor and celebrate the patients fighting illness and injuries at CHOA. Participants can donate or sponsor a cape for a patient, as well as create team donation pages to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta… Read More »

BOS Security Introduces New Golf Cart Training for Officers

BOS Security specializes in residential security for communities in the Southeast United States. BOS Security experts work directly with these communities to customize and enforce a security plan that suites the needs of the management, residents, and visitors.   Our in-house training manager works closely with each officer to ensure they have the proper training and… Read More »

The Hot Dog Caper: College Prank or Parking Deck Vandalism?

At 12:48 on the morning of September 30, BOS Security VirtuGuard™ Agent Hunter White was making a virtual guard patrol of the College Avenue Parking Deck near downtown Athens, when he noticed suspicious activity.  There were two young females standing around a black BMW and a third suspect sitting a parked vehicle two spaces away… Read More »

A Look at The Latest Trends in Security Technology

A Look at The Latest Trends in Security Technology

Criminals seem to be getting smarter. Or maybe they just have more tools at their disposal. Whichever the case, security companies and business owners must stay ahead of them to protect their property and the people who work, live and visit. Here’s a look at some of the latest trends in security technology.   Artificial… Read More »

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