Throwing A Party? Two Reasons Why You Should Hire A Security Guard


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

Steps To Take To Ensure Your Home Is Safe While You're Away This Summer


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

Four Things You May Be Doing With Your Business Safe That Render It Useless


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

Four Reasons To Install Your Safe In The Kitchen


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

4 Security Tactics That Will Make Shoplifters Hate Your Store


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

A Guide To Hiring Fire Guards


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

Tips For De-Identifying Private Health Information


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

5 Tips About Home Security


Home security is something you want to take seriously when you are a home owner. No matter where you live, there is always the chance that your home could fall victim to a criminal looking to burglarize an unsuspecting and not-so-protected household. This article will offer you 5 tips on ways you can decrease your chances of your home being victimized by a burglar. 1: Don't flash your keys in public

3 May 2016

Home Security: Your Most Important Job


One of the most important things you can do for your family is to make sure you provide them with a safe home that's properly protected from intruders. There are a lot of things you can do, and make sure you don't do, that will help you to create that safer space for your family. Here is how to turn your house into a haven where your family can live knowing there is less chance of being victimized by criminals.

29 April 2016

Security Tips For Your Next Event


Hosting a public event can be a great way to bring in more business to your retail or restaurant establishment. Live concerts or shows, parking lot festivals, or group contests can all draw a crowd. Unfortunately, a few people misbehaving can lead to problems, including theft or injuries. For this reason, it's important to also plan in advance for security during the event. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Gate It Off

22 April 2016