Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Security Manager? 

Ready to take your security career to the next level? With determination and effort toward developing the right skills, a security management job may be within reach. Focus your attention on acquiring and increasing the following skills. Security knowledge It’s important to begin with a broad range of expertise in security risks and best practices. The… Read More »

What I Do Matters: Todd Denton 

Todd Denton grew up in Oconee County, Georgia, and moved to Athens, Georgia when he was 20. He has lived there ever since, and now has a 23 year old son. Although he started his career in Oconee County with the local Sheriff’s department, after moving he worked at Athens Regional Medical for 24 years.… Read More »

Making the Most of Contract Security Professionals     

Once you have decided to hire contract security professionals to protect your business, it’s essential to set them up for success in your organization. Here are some best practices to make the most out of this opportunity. Treat them with respect The security professionals you work with will have a specific responsibility within your company,… Read More »

Airport Security 18 Years After 9/11

Believe it or not, the terrorist attacks on targets in New York City and Washington, DC were 18 years ago. A child born that day would be old enough to vote now. Much has changed in airport security since then. Prior to this event, you could see your loved ones off at the gate, carry… Read More »

6 Questions You Must Ask Your Security Company

Choosing the right security company can be a daunting task. There are a myriad of options — from small local companies to large national firms. The wrong decision can cost your company money and put you at risk. Begin by verifying the company is licensed, insured and in good standing. At a minimum, they should carry general liability, workers’… Read More »

What Keeps Building Owners and Managers up at Night?

As a building owner or manager, there’s no end to what can keep you up at night. With the right security partner, keeping your tenants and assets safe doesn’t have to be one of them.  Here are just a few of the common issues they worry about, so you don’t have to.   Anticipating the… Read More »

The Role of an Unarmed Security Officer

Looking for unarmed security guard jobs in Atlanta, GA and not sure what the requirements are? Here is what you need to know. The state requires armed guards to be licensed and registered, but unarmed guards need only meet state training requirements.   Training for unarmed guards To meet the requirements in Georgia state rules… Read More »

BOS Recognized as a Fastest Growing Private Company

BOS Security has been recognized as #627 on the Inc.5000 List of Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in the Nation, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.  This marks the company’s fifth year on the list.  BOS Security is ranked #12 on the Top Security Companies list and #30 on the list… Read More »

What I Do Matters: Lizbeth Hochhalter

Lizbeth Hochhalter grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After high school, she knew she wanted a career in law enforcement, and by 21 she had graduated with a degree in law enforcement science. Lizbeth has been married for 4 years, and she has one dog. Today, she has been working for the Sioux Falls… Read More »

5 Security Challenges Upscale Communities Face

Residents of upscale communities, such as Buckhead in Atlanta, have high expectations for their safety and security. They pay a premium to live in these communities and expect they and their assets to be protected. They may be more likely to be the target of theft and other crime than the average homeowner. How can… Read More »

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