Even unarmed security guards will customarily carry one or two pairs of handcuffs so that they can detain suspects if necessary. A suspect detained with handcuffs will be easier for you to control as you wait for the police to arrive. As a security guard, you should always be thinking about additional means that you can use to subdue suspects, and carrying a few zip ties is a good idea. Keeping some zip ties on your security belt while you're on patrol gives you a different tool for detaining those who may be combative or attempting to flee.
9 April 2018
If you run a high-end business, keeping it secure is extremely important. However, not many high-end businesses realize the benefits of hiring security guards to be present in their building. All too often, these businesses will rely solely on the use of security cameras and alarms. Here are three reasons you need to do more than this by hiring security guards today: Employees Do Steal: No matter how extensive the background check is for the employees you hire and how much you trust your employees, there are still instances where the most honest, hard-working employees steal from their employers.
30 May 2017
If you are installing a security vault in your home, where you can keep your belongings safe and where you can also go to be safe, you are going to want to make sure that the door that you choose can protect you. Here are three tips to keep in mind as you go through the purchasing process for a security room vault door. #1 Fire Safety If you want your vault room to also act as a safe room, you are going to want to make sure that your vault door provides you with a high degree of fire safety.
23 February 2017
If you're throwing a party at your home, you may not think that you need a security guard. You likely know most or all of the people that will be in attendance, so it may not seem necessary. However, there are a number of reasons why it may be highly beneficial for you to hire a security guard. Learning more about the benefits of having a security guard at your party will help you see why it is absolutely essential for you to hire one for your next event.
14 September 2016
If you plan on taking an extended vacation this summer, you need to make sure that your house is protected while you are away. Here are a few steps you can take to increase the long-term security of your home as well as protect your home while you are away. Make It Look Like You Are Home Potential thieves like to break into houses that they think are easy targets. One of the best ways to reduce the chance that your home is burglarized while you are away is by making it look like you are still there.
13 June 2016
If you own a small business, you probably have a safe to house valuables, like cash and sensitive documents. Using a safe at work, however, is a little more complicated than having one in the home. Here are three things you may be doing by mistake that make your safe virtually useless. Not Updating Your Safe While you may be able to get away with using the same combination for your home safe for many years, your business safe should probably have the combination changed regularly.
8 June 2016
Keeping money and other valuables in the home should not be an event that leaves you with a lot of anxiety. There are good reasons for having cash and valuables on hand and keeping them in your own care may actually make you feel better. To keep large amounts of cash and jewelry that is insured, you should have a good safe installed in your home. Here are four reasons to ditch the conventional advice and install a safe in your kitchen.
6 June 2016
It's estimated that retailers lose nearly $45 billion to shoplifting each year, and no business is immune. If you own a retail business, you're probably losing some money to shoplifting and employee theft. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to protect your inventory and prevent losses. Following are four security tactics that will make shoplifters hate your store and choose other stores to steal from. The key is to make shoplifting at your store less appealing and more risky.
17 May 2016
In recent years, studies indicate that there were a reported 118,000 fires that broke out in non-residential structures, which accounted for $2.7 billion in property damage and other losses. If you own a business, this type of damage can be devastating to your bottom line and can also create huge liabilities for your company. Because of this, you need to be sure that you do all that you can in order to prevent these fires from breaking out in your business.
10 May 2016
If you are the manager of a hospital, then you are going to want to be absolutely sure that you are able to keep the data of all of your patients safe. Their health information is confidential to only them and the doctors that they are willing to share it with. One main way to keep private health information private is to make sure that you de-identify it. This involves removing any identifying features of the private health information before transmitting it over a channel that is potentially insecure.
9 May 2016