Guard Tour Systems Enhance Mall Security

The holiday shopping season has officially started and across the country retailers have primed the pump with extra merchandise, sale prices and extended hours. Evaluating and upgrading a mall’s physical security has also become an annual event in preparation for the increased sales activity. For many retail locations, an effective way to improve risk management is the systematic assessment of guard activities including tours and verification of rounds. This approach can be efficiently achieved through hardware and software technology such as automated guard tour systems. Continue reading

Emergency Security Preparedness

Managing the consequences of a natural disaster or other emergency is easier with preparedness activities in place. Planning for these activities includes knowing the facilities’ vulnerabilities, identifying resources, developing policies and procedures and so on, all of which can help lessen the impact of an occurrence. Continue reading