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Top Tips on Body Armor for Security Guards

As attacks on security guards increase in a number of industries, we’ve seen more security firms consider implementing body armor requirements – or adding additional protection for their guards. Body armor is one of the most effective ways to prevent security guards from being harmed by most attacks. If you’re interested in providing body armor [...]

By |2022-05-18T15:35:44-06:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Security Industry News|

Alarm Installers and Employee Vetting: Here’s What to Watch For

If your installation business is expanding or changing, you’re probably thinking about new hires. Not all installation employees are the same – you definitely don’t want to end up with one that will steal a homeowner’s medication while they’re on the job. To help reduce risk for your business and find employees that impress customers, [...]

By |2022-05-18T15:35:05-06:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

PIs and Hacking: The Lines You Can’t Cross

PIs are very familiar with hunting down online information about specific people. That involves a lot of different strategies – from using subscription databases to creating fake social media profiles. Jobs may also involve trying to recover emails, photos, or data from hard drives. But, as always, it’s important to avoid the risk of breaking [...]

By |2022-05-18T15:36:04-06:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Important Tips When Hiring New Security Guards in Today’s Market

Whether you are growing your security firm or replacing previous guards, interviewing and hiring new guards is a common step. It’s also important: Many of the liability issues we discuss in our blog for security firms (or seen in the news) can be avoided with a rigorous hiring process for new guards. Fortunately, more effective [...]

By |2022-04-11T13:58:52-06:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: Security Industry News|

The Biggest Problems to Avoid with Alarm Monitoring

Alarm monitoring is a frequently requested feature for both commercial and residential alarm installation clients. Many owners want that added guarantee of a professional center monitoring their property and contacting the authorities if it looks like something is wrong. They also often have questions about fees, reliability, response time, and more. Arranging for monitoring services [...]

By |2022-04-11T18:40:07-06:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

How Technology Is Helping Security Guards in 2022

From discussing the impact of security robots (which really are a trend) to talking about how apps have replaced walkie-talkies, we’ve discussed plenty of security technology in 2021. Now that 2022 is well underway, we wanted to take time and look ahead to the newest technologies that are helping security guards this year. These advances [...]

By |2022-03-23T15:33:13-06:00March 17th, 2022|Categories: Security Industry News|

Top Mistakes Businesses Are Making with Fire Alarms

Fire alarm installations don’t always go according to plan – or code. This is especially common when business or property owners purchase a building with an incorrectly installed alarm system, without realizing it. It can also happen when owners make alarm installation decisions themselves and no one stops them when it comes to a mistake. [...]

By |2022-03-24T16:45:58-06:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Cell Data vs. Wi-Fi Connections for Today’s Security Alarms

Today’s alarm systems are more connected to digital systems than ever before. From choosing the right security monitoring service to setting up alerts so that owners receive immediate notifications, being online in some way is usually a requirement. That creates an important choice for owners and installers to discuss: Connecting a security system by cell/GMS [...]

By |2022-02-24T12:44:54-06:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|
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