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 »
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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 »
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 »
Welcome to the Remote Lifestyle! Is Your Facility Prepared?
The Coronavirus has thrown everyone for a loop. Many businesses were forced to shut their doors completely, while others shifted their employees to work from home. Either way, that leaves your property vacant and vulnerable. How can you keep your business safe without putting anyone at risk? Consider these best practices to keep your people… Read More »
Making the Most Dangerous Cities in America Safer Through Video Monitoring
Crime rates have steadily gone down in recent years. This decrease can be attributed in part to the increase in the number of video cameras placed in high-crime and high-risk locations. The ability to record and remotely monitor people’s movements, while it does have a “Big Brother” perception, can act as both a deterrent to… Read More »
Strengthening Your Security Plan: The Power of Remote & On-Site Guarding
There have significant advancements in both the quality and affordability of remote surveillance services and equipment. It’s a wise addition to incorporate into any security plan. Does that mean that cameras are replacement for on-premise guards? Definitely not. The best security strategy is a combination of the two – a symbiotic relationship where each can… Read More »
Can Video Surveillance Help Prevent Mass Shootings?
There is some question – and cautious optimism – regarding the role of video surveillance in preventing mass shootings. The question is whether it’s possible to identify a high-risk situation in advance and how video can help law enforcement resolve an incident faster and will less risk of death or injuries to themselves or other… Read More »
How to Affordably Secure Your Business
Keeping your business secure is essential, but it can consume a large chunk of your budget. Whether you wish to monitor your property after hours, have remote locations that make it difficult to hire, or want to extend the reach of your security staff over a large area, hiring security guards can be expensive. Remote video monitoring… Read More »
Does My Business Need Video Surveillance?
For most businesses, the answer is yes. Video surveillance is a cost-effective and comprehensive method for protecting large or remote areas or any business after hours. Video is monitored live by highly qualified remote security professionals. For some industries, remote video surveillance is particularly useful. Automotive dealerships The auto industry has high-value merchandise that is left… Read More »