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How Private Investigators Can Help Clients Protect Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) infringement is growing more and more common: That’s trouble for many new ventures, tech companies, crowdsourced inventions, and more – but it’s also an opportunity for private investigators. PIs with the right experience can help out those investigating intellectual property crimes, opening up a new field with a variety of clients. From [...]

By |2021-11-18T06:51:29-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|Tags: , |

Security Guard Firms Should Prepare for Use-of-Force Training in 2022

We have discussed before how important it is for security firms to train guards on how to properly use force – and when to avoid using it. This is a vital practice to help avoid injuries, mistakes, and associated lawsuits that come with that liability. It’s also become increasingly important as tensions in common areas [...]

By |2021-11-18T06:52:58-06:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: Security Industry News|Tags: , |

Winter Recommendations All Alarm Installers Should Be Making

When winter and the holidays approach, it becomes more common for commercial owners and homeowners to think about their security systems, fire alarms, and overall safety. It’s an effective time for installers to start offering discounts or consultations on potential upgrades. Clients may be interested in changes that help reduce theft, cut their liability risk [...]

By |2021-11-17T15:26:36-06:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|Tags: , |

Top Safety Tips for Security Guards During the Holidays

The holidays can be a busy and stressful time for – well, just about everyone. But security guards are in especially high demand due to the growing number of events and the increased possibilities of larceny. During this season, it’s important for security guards to take care of themselves and minimize their own risks. Here [...]

By |2021-10-27T15:54:07-06:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: Security Industry News|

Recommending Security Cams: What Advice Should Installers Be Giving?

As security camera technology progresses, it’s important for alarm technicians to understand what features add the most value, and what to recommend to clients. Many clients, especially commercial customers that have security systems at least several years old, may be interested in upgrading or adding a security cam for a specific purpose. Security cam systems [...]

By |2021-10-25T15:15:41-06:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Security Guards and Cybersecurity: The Skills Today’s Guards Should Have

While security guards may not need to be masters of data security and IT-level experts, they should have basic skills that allow them to help protect your firm’s data, and the data your clients use. Let’s take a look at the most important skills your guards should have. Familiarity with the Technologies that Your Firm [...]

By |2021-09-24T14:00:20-06:00September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Security Industry News|

The Latest Ways Private Investigators are Finding New Clients in 2021

Are you looking for new clients as the second half of 2021 is quickly coming to an end? There are plenty of opportunities with the right strategies! Let’s take a look at popular approaches that are showing real results this year. Joining Local Business Groups (Yes, Even the Chamber of Commerce) Many PIs may be [...]

By |2021-09-24T13:19:48-06:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

7 Key Signs of a Vulnerable Alarm System

Spotting alarm system vulnerabilities is an important quality-of-life service for alarm installers, as well as a way to consult about potential security corrections or upgrades. Here are several common vulnerabilities in alarm systems to watch for during this phase. There Are No Interference Alerts Today’s security systems use a variety of sensors that can be [...]

By |2021-10-27T16:02:40-06:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

The Top Types of Certifications Every PI Should Consider in 2021

Experienced public universities, local training academies, online colleges, and a variety of similar organizations can offer robust training and private investigator certifications. This is an excellent way to add new skills that can generate additional revenue, expand a current skillset to be more applicable to today’s clients, or keep up to date in a rapidly [...]

By |2021-08-26T10:40:20-06:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|
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