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.
We all strive to achieve excellence in our work, but how do we define excellence? It goes without saying that both security firms and in-house corporate security departments expect excellence from the services and technology solutions they use. But how do you measure service delivery excellence?
This year, GSX is a mix of virtual and in-person attendance. The theme: GSX IS YOUR PLAN OF ATTACK. Like NFL football, security is a game of offense and defense.
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.
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.
This year, GSX+ 2020 is a fully virtual experience that includes education sessions, a virtual exhibit hall, and tons of networking opportunities.
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.
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