Cost-Saving Security Tactics That Improve Security

Cost-Saving Security Tactics That Improve Security

Security is essential to protecting your people and property, but it can consume a substantial chunk of your budget. You can take measures to lower your costs without lowering your defenses. We will discuss three here, VirtuGuard™ remote security monitoring services, the latest in surveillance equipment and part-time on-site guards. Consider the impact these options… Read More »

Improve Your Security’s Real-Time Incident Response Rate

Improve Your Security's Real-Time Incident Response Rate

Virtual monitoring can catch crimes or incidents quickly, allowing for an immediate response from security guards at the location. Integrating remote guarding into your security plan can prevent escalation and limit the impact the incident will have on your business, people, and property. Remote guards can alert on-site guards or law enforcement and follow the… Read More »

BOS Security Insights: 24/7/365 Security Coverage

BOS Security Insights: 24/7/365 Security Coverage

No matter where your security cameras are located, BOS remote monitoring services have you covered. With VirtuGuard™ remote guarding services, security professionals monitor your network-enabled cameras from our central operations center 24/7/365.   You Place Cameras, We Observe Choose the type and location of cameras that best protect your property, Our team will be there… Read More »

How Guard Touring Can Enhance Your Security Services

How Guard Touring Can Enhance Your Security Services

Most security guards want to spend the bulk of their time, well, guarding. Logging patrols, preparing reports, and noting maintenance issues – sure, it’s part of the job, but when their head’s down scribbling notes on a clipboard, who knows what a security officer may be missing. The answer? A guard tour system. It is… Read More »

Remote Guarding: An Alternative Security Solution to Combat Hiring Challenges

Remote Guarding: An Alternative Security Solution to Combat Hiring Challenges

Across the board, employers are having a tough time filling jobs. Security guard jobs are among the hardest hit. It’s never an easy job, and right now, there is the added threat of being exposed to the COVID-19 virus and dealing with protests in schools, hospitals, and businesses. You can hardly blame officers for looking… Read More »

Maintaining Public Safety at Major Events

Maintaining Public Safety at Major Events

As more and more people are vaccinated for COVID-19 and the weather gets warmer, festivals, parades, and other celebrations are on the rise. As positive and exciting as these events are, wherever there are crowds, there is a need for security. When people are celebrating, they often let their guard down and can neglect basic… Read More »

Tips to Enhance Your Nighttime Lockup Routine

Tips to Enhance Your Nighttime Lockup Routine

Security means different things to different people. Some feel secure with a large security staff that can act as a deterrent to intruders. Others believe armed guards are essential to keeping valued people and property safe. Still, others will reach for the most cutting-edge of security technology to help them sleep at night. But sometimes,… Read More »

How Does Remote Guarding Work?

How Does Remote Guarding Work?

If you’re considering adding remote guarding to your security plan, you might want to know a little more about how it works. It’s growing in popularity for those who want to lower costs without lowering safety. It’s also a smart solution for areas that require security but are vast, far-flung, inclement, hazardous, or attractive nuisances.… Read More »

Developing and Implementing an Evacuation Plan

Developing and Implementing an Evacuation Plan

Depending on the nature of your business, you probably have an emergency evacuation plan for fire, natural disasters, and other emergencies. You may even have a plan for hazardous materials. But do you have an active shooter plan? It’s become an unfortunate reality that it’s a possibility employers must prepare for. According to the Department… Read More »

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Class A Buildings

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Class A Buildings

Class A office buildings are typically among the most expensive and prestigious in the area. They have high-end finishes, state-of-the-art technology, and enjoy high status. Tenants of these properties have high expectations for every aspect of their rental experience, including security. For some, this may include attentive and respectful guards. Others may prefer a more… Read More »

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Automotive Dealerships

Protection Through Remote Guarding: Automotive Dealerships

Auto Dealerships are challenging to protect. You’ve got a high-value, high-demand product that takes up a lot of room. Your inventory can be spread over a vast area, including auxiliary lots, making it difficult to cover with adequate security. For many, the answer is remote guarding, but is that the best or only option?  … Read More »

Enhance Your Building’s Access Control With Video Surveillance

BOS Security Officers: An Extension of Your Property Management Team

Many people regard control as a guard with a friendly face sitting at the front desk checking IDs and signing in guests. While this can certainly be part of your access control solution, in most cases, it’s not adequate on its own. For many companies, adding video surveillance is the solution. There are three types… Read More »

Save Your Business Money With the Help of Remote Guarding

Save Your Business Money With the Help of Remote Guarding

It’s never been more critical to keep your business protected. If your employees are working from home, there are fewer eyes and ears to discourage intruders. If you are in an area that can be subject to civil unrest, you may be looking for solutions to protect your property without putting security officers in harm’s… Read More »

Better Parking Lot Security Begins with Blind Spots

Better Parking Lot Security Begins with Blind Spots

Parking lots are among the most neglected security hotspots. Commonly, security is focused on preventing intruders from entering your building, but with a well-monitored parking lot, you can stop them before they get to the door. The difficulty is that parking lots can cover a large area, sometimes acres in the case of larger businesses.… Read More »

Is Video Surveillance an Invasion of Privacy?

Is Video Surveillance an Invasion of Privacy?

Short answer – no. If you’re in a public place, you have no reasonable expectation of privacy. Video surveillance is intended to protect people and property from harm. Video does not judge; it merely observes and records. It’s up to those responsible for security to analyze the content and determine who may be a wrongdoer… Read More »

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