Protection Through Remote Guarding: Office Buildings

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Office Buildings

Office buildings have a variety of vulnerabilities. Owners and employers need to protect the people who work there or have other reasons to be in the building, high-value equipment such as laptops and intellectual property, and other data. Remote guarding can be an effective and low-cost answer to the need for 24/7 security. In-person officers… Read More »

How Internal Intercoms Are Essential to Remote Guarding Efforts

How Internal Intercoms Are Essential to Remote Guarding Efforts

With all the cutting-edge remote guarding technology available today, do internal intercoms still have a place? Many businesses think so. Companies continue to use these systems – freestanding or as part of a telephone to instantly communicate with their employees. What are the advantages of using intercoms as part of your communication system?   Quick… Read More »

Quick Guide to BOS Security’s Risk Management Services

Quick Guide to BOS Security's Risk Management Services

  BOS Security is an ideal fit for a variety of circumstances, including corporate office locations, commercial spaces, residential buildings, and even government agencies. What sets us apart is the personal service and attention to detail of a small regional firm combined with the resources, cutting-edge technology, and ability to scale on demand of a… Read More »

Secret Codes To Keep Employees Safe During Emergencies

Secret Codes To Keep Employees Safe During Emergencies

On occasion, an event will occur on your property that will require that you alert the correct people without causing a widescale panic or tipping your hand to any perpetrators. There is a long history of organizations using this tactic. What are some of the most common ones, and how can you develop and implement… Read More »

The Return of Physical Security Officers

The Return of Physical Security Officers

Over the past year and a half, businesses had to find a way to cope with the challenges presented by COVID-19. In some cases, that meant shifting to remote guarding to reduce the number of people in the building and improve social distancing. In others, security services were often guarding empty or nearly empty buildings… Read More »

Creating A Church Security Plan

Creating A Church Security Plan

Creating Security Plans for Churches and Houses of Worship Churches, synagogues, temples, mosques, and other houses of worship should be sanctuaries for the people who gather there to pray. However, they are not immune to crime. Churches can be vulnerable to everything from break-ins and petty theft to acts of domestic violence. And in recent… Read More »

How to Reduce Blind Spots in Your Security Plan

How to Reduce Blind Spots in Your Security Plan

In previous posts, we have discussed how to eliminate gaps in your security plan. In many cases, this refers to vulnerabilities you may not have considered, such as the importance of training employees, so they are not fooled by social engineering or leave company data vulnerable through the use of unsecured personal devices. But careless… Read More »

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Healthcare Facilities

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare facilities need to balance security and sensitivity. Everyone wants themselves or their loved ones to feel safe while under medical care, but they don’t want to feel like they are under lock and key. Remote guarding can offer the ideal solution. It is discreet, effective, and economical. Remotely monitored security can protect patients, visitors,… Read More »

Cyber Security Tips for Businesses

Cyber Security Tips for Businesses

Many of us have been so focused on keeping business up and running during a global pandemic that we forgot the cybercriminals don’t take sick days. We were abruptly reminded of this by the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack on May 7, 2021. The pipeline system carries gasoline from Houston, Texas, to the Southeastern United States. Attackers… Read More »

Tips to Enhance Your Nighttime Lockup Routine

Tips to Enhance Your Nighttime Lockup Routine

Security means different things to different people. Some feel secure with a large security staff that can act as a deterrent to intruders. Others believe armed guards are essential to keeping valued people and property safe. Still, others will reach for the most cutting-edge of security technology to help them sleep at night. But sometimes,… Read More »

How Does Remote Guarding Work?

How Does Remote Guarding Work?

If you’re considering adding remote guarding to your security plan, you might want to know a little more about how it works. It’s growing in popularity for those who want to lower costs without lowering safety. It’s also a smart solution for areas that require security but are vast, far-flung, inclement, hazardous, or attractive nuisances.… Read More »

Developing and Implementing an Evacuation Plan

Developing and Implementing an Evacuation Plan

Depending on the nature of your business, you probably have an emergency evacuation plan for fire, natural disasters, and other emergencies. You may even have a plan for hazardous materials. But do you have an active shooter plan? It’s become an unfortunate reality that it’s a possibility employers must prepare for. According to the Department… Read More »

Does Your Security Plan Prepare Your Staff for an Armed Intruder?

Does Your Security Plan Prepare Your Staff for an Armed Intruder?

It’s an unfortunate fact that the possibility of facing an armed intruder is a reality virtually everywhere –from businesses to movie theatres to schools and churches. Do you have a plan in place to protect your staff and help them protect themselves? Preparation can help ensure you know what to do in an emergency and… Read More »

Access Control for Class A Buildings

Access Control for Class A Buildings

  Class A Buildings: A Complete Guide For Access Control Class A building owners face security risks from a variety of potential sources. Threats to security and safety can come from anywhere, at any time. Every comprehensive building security plan should include access control to the Class A building to ensure that only authorized individuals and property enter and… Read More »

Should Your Business Operate on “Security Clearance” Levels?

Should Your Business Operate on "Security Clearance" Levels?

One of the best ways to ensure your business’s security is by restricting access to your premises and data according to those you “clear” for access. The government does a particularly good job of segmenting who has access to specific areas and information on a security clearance or need-to-know basis. While your business may not… Read More »

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