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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Whether they’re standing guard at the 24-hour grocery store, screening your carry-on at O’Hare, or accompanying Meghan Markle and her dogs on a walk through a forest of Douglas fir trees, private security guards have been a common sight all over the world for decades. And while the private security industry has changed over the…
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.