Rapid emergency response is a reliable measure of a security system’s effectiveness. The faster emergency services respond to a situation, the more likely damage or harm can be minimized. One way to reduce emergency response rates is to invest in professional security services. Well-trained, experienced security officers, combined with the right technology, can be instrumental… Read More »
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BOS Security Officer Assists in Medical Emergency
Security Officer responsibilities can include patrolling property, providing property access to authorized individuals, monitoring surveillance equipment, enforcing site policies and local laws, and much more. A security officer is tasked with deterring criminal behavior, reporting irregularities, and observing for suspicious activity, but they are also expected to respond to any and all emergencies that might… Read More »
How Are Security Officers Trained To Handle Various Situations?
Security officers are essential to any business or organization’s security plan. They are responsible for safeguarding the property and people on the premises, which often involves handling various situations that may arise. But how are security officers trained to handle these situations effectively? In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the training… Read More »
What Type of Security Services Does My Business Need?
For any business owner, security is a top priority. But how do you know what you need and what you don’t? It’s essential to have measures to protect your employees, customers, and assets. But with so many different security services available, knowing which ones your business needs can be challenging. In this blog post, we’ll… Read More »
What are Virtual Patrols?
Virtual patrols, also known as virtual guard touring, are an innovative security approach that leverages technology to automate the monitoring of remote locations. As remote guarding services become more sophisticated, virtual patrols will become essential for organizations looking to keep their assets safe. What are virtual patrols, and how do they work? Virtual patrols… Read More »
2023 Security Trends: How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Becoming More Reliable
In a rapidly changing world, security is becoming more critical and complex than ever. Companies are looking for solutions to help them keep their people, assets, and data safe in the face of evolving threats. The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its increasing reliability is significantly impacting approaches to security. As AI and machine… Read More »
Proactive Monitoring Catches Trespasser in Athens Apartment Complex
What Good Are Security Cameras If They Are Not Being Watched? Proactive security monitoring seeks to prevent crime from happening, or to stop a crime or disturbance in its tracks. While physical security guards are limited in their view of a property, interactive remote video monitoring provides virtual guards with greatly enhanced visibility of… Read More »
How are Jobs in Security Recession-Proof?
How are Jobs in Security Recession-Proof? The past few years have been fraught with economic insecurity. Financial experts cite factors indicating we may be heading into a recession in the U.S. or even globally. If you need a steady income (and most of us do!), it might be time to shift your current career to… Read More »
Armed Robbery Stopped by Remote Video Monitoring
Outdoor assets and parking lots can be particularly difficult to secure, especially outside of business hours. You can hire 24/7 physical guards, but there are limitations to their view and ability to intervene safely in dangerous situations. After thirty years of experience in providing physical guard services, BOS Security introduced our remote video monitoring solution,… Read More »
Virtual and Physical Security Officers Work Together to Combat Physical Security Threats
The most common type of security is on site security. Traditional on site security guards act as the public face of the property they are assigned to secure. Whether the security officer is posted at a Class A office building, residential community, retail establishment, or another facility, they are tasked with supervising areas of concern.… Read More »
How Virtual Security Guards Can Enhance Physical Security Guard Services
For businesses, security is a top priority. However, hiring and managing physical security guards can be expensive and time-consuming. Fortunately, there’s a solution: VirtuGuard™ virtual guarding. Virtual guard services are a cost-effective alternative or supplement to physical security officers, and they can enhance the security of your business. In this article, we’ll discuss what virtual… Read More »
Maximizing Security Through Remote Guarding: How Technology Can Reduce Guard Hours
Security is a top priority for any enterprise or business. With the continuous introduction and evolution of technology, more and more companies are turning to remote guarding as a way to keep their premises safe and secure. In this blog, we’ll explore what remote guarding is and its features and qualities, including: Benefits How technology… Read More »
What I Do Matters: Denise Brightwell
Inez “Denise” Brightwell has over forty years of combined experience in the security industry. As one of BOS Security’s longest-serving employees, Denise takes her work seriously and cares deeply for the client she serves. For thirteen years, Officer Brightwell served in the United States Air Force under the Law Enforcement and Security division. She identifies… Read More »
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
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 »