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.
This year, GSX+ 2020 is a fully virtual experience that includes education sessions, a virtual exhibit hall, and tons of networking opportunities.
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.”
This month we sat down with TrackTik Client Success Manager Sarah Evans to talk about what a day in the life of a CSM looks like, how her job has changed during the pandemic and what makes her proud to be part of the TrackTik team.
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.
The pandemic has impacted virtually every industry in the U.S. including the professional security services industry. Since the start of the pandemic, security officers have been on the frontline, providing essential services in difficult circumstances, increasing their occupational risk of COVID-19 exposure due to their frequent interactions with the public as part of their routine…
Despite the daily reminders of increased security here and around the world, justifying your security budget in the new normal may not be as easy or straightforward as it looks. Typically, security operations have been one of the most common departments scrutinized when the annual budget review comes around.
While the rapid growth of the private security industry is generally thought to be a twentieth-century phenomenon, the emergence of private and public policing might well be traced back to the UK of the 18th century. It’s 1730 and a pint of gin is cheaper than a pint of beer.
With private security companies and their teams of security officers being called upon to provide additional security and support to assist law enforcement, the security industry is quickly pivoting from planning and prevention to response.