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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 |2021-10-25T16:23:23-06:00October 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 |2021-09-22T12:12:54-06:00September 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|

New Trends: Alarm Installation for Seniors and Aging in Place

A growing sector of the alarm installation market is focused on providing solutions for those who plan on aging in place or working with clients that manage assisted living facilities. We are seeing some very innovative applications in this area, such as IBM Research’s trial run using lidar from self-driving cars in seniors’ homes to [...]

By |2021-08-17T11:14:22-06:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

The Advantages of Switching to Mobile Patrol Apps for Security Guards

Security guards are currently making decisions about whether or not to adopt mobile patrol apps to help coordinate and communicate between patrols, security stations, and the office. Some are sticking with traditional two-way radios for now, while others have fully moved to mobile apps offered on platforms like Security Guard, Guard Center, Novage, GuardMetrics, and [...]

By |2021-08-17T11:14:29-06:00August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Security Industry News|

Voice Assistants are More Popular than Ever in Security Alarm Systems: Here’s Why

Over The past several years, we have seen popular voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant spread throughout the smart home – and arrive in alarm systems. What started out as an add-on or gimmick has quickly become an important feature to many buyers, more so in 2021 than ever before. Let’s take a look [...]

By |2021-07-22T17:00:05-06:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|
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