There’s no doubt about it. The last 9 months have seen an increase in the number of security guards in our communities. They’ve worked in the education, public, and healthcare sectors, and are a valuable asset in supporting public events.
While many security companies recognize that hungry and tired security officers aren’t at their most productive, providing meal or rest breaks to employees isn’t universally required by law (though many employers do provide meal or rest breaks out of courtesy).
One of the most effective methods of deterring the presence of crime on any property is with the use of K9 security units.
In the security industry, technology is moving at lightspeed. New devices, automation, custom software, and robot and drone technology is constantly being developed, improved upon, and employed to help security guards perform routine tasks.
TrackTik Software, the leading cloud-based security workforce management solution based in Montreal, Quebec, recently announced the issuance of Canadian Patent 2799170, which relates to the System and Method for Monitoring an Area Using NFC Tags.
In this unprecedented time (oh, how we miss precedent times), we recently attended GSX+ 2020. As a workforce management software company, we were excited to be a sponsor and our team was raring to go.
As the UK is tightening restrictions, and people are being urged to work from home, there are some important lessons learned that the security service industry can take away from what is now referred to as the first wave of Covid-19.
GPS tracking software is one of the most widely-used technologies for security service companies who rely on mobile workforces to safeguard their client sites. There are many benefits for security guards to use GPS tracking.
This year, GSX+ 2020 is a fully virtual experience that includes education sessions, a virtual exhibit hall, and tons of networking opportunities.
While security organizations around the world are eager to get back to business, months of stay-at-home mandates have created a workforce who may be anxious or even reluctant to return to physical workplaces in the post-pandemic world.
Even before the COVID-19 crisis caused a rise in interest for technology by which processes or procedures are performed with minimal human assistance, interest in automation was high when it came to “contactless technology.”
You’ve embarked on a career in the security space, now what? First of all, chances are that everyone took a slightly different path to get here considering that there is not a predetermined how-to in the industry.