In 2020, the security industry has had to step up and embrace new technologies, and in some cases to adapt existing ones to address the changing security landscape.
While most of us are working remotely, socially distancing when running errands, or encountering neighbours on the street, security officers continue to show up for work, often commuting by public transportation to perform their shifts and then returning home.
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.
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.
In recent months, there has been a sudden shift in the demand for security services—to the point where security personnel are now, most likely, the first person you interact with when you go to supermarkets, drugstores, or hospitals. This is just one example of how frontline security has changed during the first half of 2020.…
To help you better understand what’s unfolding in the security world, as we all hunker down inside our homes and #stayhome, we reached out to our industry experts to get an insider’s perspective on the COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Here’s the first in our virtual “Security Q & A in the Time of Pandemic” Series with…
Given the evolving situation of the COVID-19 coronavirus, TrackTik has put together a primer on the available resources from our Security Industry Associations. We will continue to provide you with additional resources as they become available.
In the aftermath of a string of attacks targeting various communities around the United States, many state officials are calling for more protection. In New York state, for example, the governor has announced increased patrols by the state police in communities to counter what he calls “domestic terrorism.” Several state lawmakers across the United States…
For our last interview of 2019, the TrackTik team connected with Jamie Ridenhour to discuss the role and adoption of the super approach at DSI Security Services - one of the largest security service providers in the US.
It has been a few weeks since GSX has wrapped up in Chicago and even if the onsite event is already a few weeks behind us, I am, as are many of my colleagues, still in post-GSX mode.
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