Improve Your Security’s Real-Time Incident Response Rate

Improve Your Security's Real-Time Incident Response Rate

Virtual monitoring can catch crimes or incidents quickly, allowing for an immediate response from security guards at the location. Integrating remote guarding into your security plan can prevent escalation and limit the impact the incident will have on your business, people, and property. Remote guards can alert on-site guards or law enforcement and follow the… Read More »

BOS Security Insights: 24/7/365 Security Coverage

BOS Security Insights: 24/7/365 Security Coverage

No matter where your security cameras are located, BOS remote monitoring services have you covered. With VirtuGuard™ remote guarding services, security professionals monitor your network-enabled cameras from our central operations center 24/7/365.   You Place Cameras, We Observe Choose the type and location of cameras that best protect your property, Our team will be there… Read More »

How Many Security Officers Do I Need To Hire?

How Many Security Officers Do I Need To Hire?

Security officers are an essential part of keeping your property safe. They can prevent vandalism and other damage as well as theft and threats to personal safety. Combined with alarms, locks, fences, and security cameras, they make an effective security solution. The question is, how many security officers do you need to hire for optimal… Read More »

2022 Budget Planning: How To Save On Security Services While Maintaining Quality

2022 Budget Planning: How To Save On Security Services While Maintaining Quality

When you’re planning your 2022 budget, security is an important line item to consider, but with careful planning, it doesn’t have to be a big one. While skimping on security is never wise – it can end up costing more in the long run –a thoughtful approach to your security plan can ensure your business… Read More »

How Guard Touring Can Enhance Your Security Services

How Guard Touring Can Enhance Your Security Services

Most security guards want to spend the bulk of their time, well, guarding. Logging patrols, preparing reports, and noting maintenance issues – sure, it’s part of the job, but when their head’s down scribbling notes on a clipboard, who knows what a security officer may be missing. The answer? A guard tour system. It is… Read More »

Remote Guarding: An Alternative Security Solution to Combat Hiring Challenges

Remote Guarding: An Alternative Security Solution to Combat Hiring Challenges

Across the board, employers are having a tough time filling jobs. Security guard jobs are among the hardest hit. It’s never an easy job, and right now, there is the added threat of being exposed to the COVID-19 virus and dealing with protests in schools, hospitals, and businesses. You can hardly blame officers for looking… Read More »

Can Remote Guarding Prevent Burnout of On-site Security Officers?

Can Remote Guarding Prevent Burnout of On-site Security Officers?

It’s a stressful time to be a security guard. Several emerging controversies are causing growing unrest in areas around the country and various industries, including healthcare, education, and government. Guards responsible for these buildings or businesses nearby can find themselves stretched thin. Employers may not be up to full strength after COVID-19. Residential or office… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Jobs in Security: Virtual Security Monitors

Jobs in Security: Virtual Security Monitors

Thinking about a job in the security field, but not sure if it’s for you? Don’t forget that working as a virtual security monitor is an option. As a remote security guard, you’ll get to make use of your powers of observation, attention to detail, and interest in working a job that makes a difference… Read More »

Maintaining Public Safety at Major Events

Maintaining Public Safety at Major Events

As more and more people are vaccinated for COVID-19 and the weather gets warmer, festivals, parades, and other celebrations are on the rise. As positive and exciting as these events are, wherever there are crowds, there is a need for security. When people are celebrating, they often let their guard down and can neglect basic… 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 »

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