Maximizing Security Through Remote Guarding: How Technology Can Reduce Guard Hours

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 »

Not So Pet Friendly Apartment Community?

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 »

How Much Does Remote Video Monitoring Cost? 

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 »

How to Monitor Security Cameras Remotely

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

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 »

Can Remote Guarding Prevent Workplace Violence?

Can Remote Guarding Prevent Workplace Violence?

No one wants their employees to feel unsafe at work, but even the most diligent employers and managers can’t be everywhere and see everything. And those prone to violence can often be savvy enough to conceal the warning signs from managers and security. Security cameras can be everywhere you are not. Visible cameras will warn… Read More »

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Christmas Tree Farms

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Christmas Tree Farms

Protecting a Christmas tree farm can be prohibitively expensive. These farms typically cover a large and expansive area – often in a remote location. It could take dozens of guards to protect such a large and valuable business adequately. For most people, that’s simply not feasible. Not to mention, depending on the size of the… Read More »

The Hot Dog Caper: College Prank or Parking Deck Vandalism?

At 12:48 on the morning of September 30, BOS Security VirtuGuard™ Agent Hunter White was making a virtual guard patrol of the College Avenue Parking Deck near downtown Athens, when he noticed suspicious activity.  There were two young females standing around a black BMW and a third suspect sitting a parked vehicle two spaces away… Read More »

A Look at The Latest Trends in Security Technology

A Look at The Latest Trends in Security Technology

Criminals seem to be getting smarter. Or maybe they just have more tools at their disposal. Whichever the case, security companies and business owners must stay ahead of them to protect their property and the people who work, live and visit. Here’s a look at some of the latest trends in security technology.   Artificial… Read More »

How to Recession-Proof Your Security Plan

How to Recession-Proof Your Security Plan

When budgets are tight, the first action most companies and individuals take is to look for places to cut expenses. Putting your security plan on the chopping block can be a mistake in both the short- and long-term. Especially because during a recession or economic downturn, your property can be at even higher risk. It’s… Read More »

VirtuGuard™ Interactive Remote Guarding Catches Trespassers on Construction Site

Early on the morning of Friday September 9, VirtuGuard™ Command Center Monitoring Agent Rodney Cornelius was alerted to suspicious activity picked up on security cameras at a construction site. The construction site, near downtown Athens and the University of Georgia campus, is equipped with security cameras that are monitored at the BOS Security VirtuGuard™ Command… Read More »

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Parking Services

Parking lots can be difficult to fully monitor. Often covering a large area, parking lots have people and vehicles coming and going at all hours, making it nearly impossible for a human guard to monitor sufficiently. With BOS Security’s virtual guarding service, VirtuGuard™, remote security officers will monitor your cameras from our location 24/7/365.   While… Read More »

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Outdoor Events

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Outdoor Events

Outdoor events can be challenging to control from a security perspective because it can be difficult to maintain the integrity of access to the event site. It may require remote guarding throughout the property and guards stationed at exits and entrances. It varies by location. A stadium event, for example, might be easier to handle… Read More »

Security Command Center Hiring Now

Where Are Security Guards Needed?

Remote Guarding Jobs in Georgia  Have you ever wondered what really happens in a command center? It’s likely you are envisioning a dark room mounted with dozens of screens, lights blinking rhythmically and computers beeping occasionally. And that is not far from reality. However, there is much more to working in a command center than… Read More »

How to React During an Emergency Situation

How to React During an Emergency Situation

Whether it’s a natural disaster, a health emergency, or a threat in a public setting, here are tips on how best to react and safely “resolve” the emergency as much as possible. In any crisis, cool heads prevail. As difficult as it may be to stay calm, it gives you time to think and puts… Read More »

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