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 »
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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 »
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
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 »
What Is Video Auditing?
Video Auditing for Improved Business Process, Operations & Problem Solving This blog post will answer all your questions around the value of using Video Auditing as a standard practice for your business. By implementing regular video auditing, you will improve your business’s profitability and processes, as well as protect your employees, customers, and Business Assets,… Read More »
How Much Does Remote Video Monitoring Cost?
You are researching interactive remote video monitoring for your business, and you’ve probably struggled to find straightforward pricing information. For a service like live surveillance monitoring, the pricing varies for each client and each property, as the services will be customized to their specific needs. Essentially, the answer to your question is that it depends… Read More »
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 »
How to Monitor Security Cameras Remotely
If you decide to invest in security cameras (always a smart choice), how they will be monitored is just as important as the quality of the equipment. You can purchase state-of-the-art security systems, but your protection is only as strong as the people watching the action unfold on camera. What kind of Cameras can… Read More »
Benefits of Surveillance Cameras in Public Places
For some, the presence of surveillance cameras in public places is a comfort. For others, it’s the opposite – they don’t like the feeling of being watched, even if they’re not planning any shenanigans. And, of course, for criminals, surveillance cameras are the last thing they want to see. Here’s why you should try… Read More »
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!)
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?
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 »