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  • 5 Qualities of a Great Security Guard - Your choice in security staff can make or break your business. A great security team can help prevent intrusions and keep your inventory and staff secure. On the other hand, a security team that’s unreliable or inadequate can create a serious lapse in protection. But what should you look for when hiring security personnel? Applicants... Read more »
  • 3 High-Tech Developments That Are Improving Business Security - Technology moves at a rapid pace. Just 20 years ago, the idea that we would all be carrying computers around in our pockets was the stuff of science-fiction. Now, we can’t imagine life without our smartphones and tablets. Nearly every industry on Earth has felt the impact of advancing technology, and the realm of security... Read more »
  • 3 Common Security Lapses Made by Business Owners - PatrolScan knows that no matter how big or small your business is, you need to employ the highest security measures possible to protect yourself, your product, and your employees. Unfortunately, security lapses in businesses are common. Therefore, are you protecting yourself against these three common security blunders?   Leaving valuable merchandise unprotected.  If your business... Read more »
  • 3 Ways to Help a New Security Guard Learn About Your Facility - Starting a new job can be stressful—and for new security personnel, the pressure of making a mistake can be exhausting. Luckily, there are a few ways that facility owners and senior security staff can help make the first few days on the job a little easier for a new colleague. If you have a new... Read more »
  • The Anatomy of a Great Security Patrol System - A reliable guard tour system can help a business make the most of its security patrols. With a range of security software available, including electronic logging devices, RFID checkpoints, and GPS sensors for patrol monitoring, it can be difficult to know what devices are best for your unique situation. In this article, we’ll explain the... Read more »
  • The Biggest Problem with Security Patrolling, and How You Can Fix It - When it comes to securing a premises, some security patrols are well-crafted, efficient, and effective while others are merely masquerading as secure when in reality, there are fundamental lapses in coverage that come from inadequate planning and design. For a security patrol to be effective, your team needs an intelligently-designed patrol route and a team... Read more »
  • 3 Ways PatrolScan Can Improve Your Private Security Patrol Company - As a leader in developing state-of-the-art guard tour systems and software, PatrolScan improves private security patrol companies by enhancing the way you manage your security personnel. In fact, we have made it easier for security supervisors and managers to keep track of how well their personnel is performing in the field. Our system can help... Read more »
  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Choose PatrolScan As Your Security Patrol System & Software Provider - For over a decade, PatrolScan has been developing and delivering state-of-the-art guard tour systems and software to a worldwide network of satisfied customers. We are experienced in helping customers monitor their guard tours to ensure that their security team remains focused and are maintaining a high level of security to protect their valuable assets. There... Read more »
  • How To Help Your Guards Prepare For Their First Graveyard Shifts -   Working the night shift puts stress on anyone’s body, so it is essential that you prepare your guards for a graveyard shift correctly. As a security manager, you can help your guards prepare for their first night shift so that they will be well rested and alert during their tour. Here are five tips... Read more »
  • Occupational Hazards of Being A Security Guard -   As a leading provider of security guard patrol systems, PatrolScan understands how dangerous the job of a security guard can be. Security guards put themselves in harms way to do their jobs which can leave them open to being victims of violent crimes. Frequently, guards have to work long hours and cover the night... Read more »