All over the world, the terms “security guard” and “security officer” are often used interchangeably, but in the UK there is a growing movement to replace the term “guard” with “officer.”
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.
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.
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.
For an insider’s perspective on the evolving COVID-19 coronavirus situation, we’ve been talking to a few of our industry experts to help us better understand what’s happening on the front line while we all try to flatten the curve and #stayhome
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…
During the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, all over the world, security guards are seeing their roles change as they have been enlisted to assist the community and the government in combating the COVID-19 in what may once have been seen as non-traditional security roles.
In an industry that is constantly responding to changes in technology and evolving threats like the COVID-19 outbreak that has brought much of the world to a standstill, security service providers are challenged to keep up to date and adapt existing solutions quickly to keep their client’s property, employees, and data safe.
Is your security strategy at the top of your organisation’s list of priorities in 2020? If not, maybe it should be. There’s no denying that the UK saw an increase in crime at places where people conduct business over the past year. Businesses were hit with offences like shoplifting, burglary, and criminal damage at a…
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.
Is physical security just a ‘necessary evil’? Philip Ingram, MBE explores how to highlight the power of security to drive business value.