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RNC 2020: Charlotte or Jacksonville, the challenges remain the same

July 2, 2020 7:55 pm

Since the Republican National Convention in 2020’s pivot from Charlotte, NC to Jacksonville, FL being named as a “favored city” to host the Republican National Convention in August 2020, there will still be a footprint in Charlotte, NC. From a private contractor’s perspective, security for a national presidential convention isn’t easy. There’s general security, protection... View Article

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding to Coronavirus Disease

May 29, 2020 9:06 am

As an employer, if your business operations were interrupted, resuming normal or phased activities presents an opportunity to update your COVID-19 preparedness, response, and control plans. All employers should implement and update as necessary a plan that: Is specific to your workplace, identifies all areas and job tasks with potential exposures to COVID-19, and includes... View Article

Benefits Of An Outsourced Security Operations Center

May 26, 2020 10:47 am

Risks to your business increase each day. How are you combating them? Utilizing a Security Operations Center can put you one step ahead of the threats facing your business. Is one right for you? What Is a Security Operations Center and How Does it Work? A Security Operations Center (SOC) is a centralized headquarters that... View Article

Pandemic Preparedness: What To Include In Your Emergency Action Plan

May 19, 2020 10:30 am

Disaster strikes. It never slowly materializes. Since it’s always sudden, businesses must be prepared beforehand. Once a crisis develops, it’s too late to prepare the optimal plan. Take the time to prepare today for what might happen tomorrow. In the current environment, we’re witnessing first-hand how preparation before a crisis strikes is key to maintaining... View Article

Strategic Security Achieves ISO 9001 2015 Accreditation for Strategic’s Armed and Unarmed Security Guards, Detention Officers, Emergency Response, Security Operations Center, Intelligence Driven Technology and Executive Protection

May 11, 2020 3:40 pm

Strategic Security is pleased to announce that its Armed and Unarmed Security Guards, Detention Officers, Emergency Response, Security Operations Center, Intelligence Driven Technology and Executive Protection has achieved the world-renowned quality standard, ISO 9001:2015 for service, technology and development. This new standard developed by the International Organizations of Standardization (ISO) replaces the prior standard, ISO... View Article

Thermal Cameras to Detect COVID-19 Symptoms

May 6, 2020 8:01 pm

Thermal Cameras to Detect COVID-19 Symptoms This service complies with the new Whitehouse and CDC business reopen guidelines and uses camera, sensor and AI-based software solutions that Strategic Security can deploy right now. Companies are interested in a quick and scalable way to screen employees, visitors, and contractors for an elevated temperature (above 100.4°F) as they enter... View Article

Vetting Your Security Provider Post COVID-19

May 6, 2020 7:29 pm

Professional. Reliable. Efficient. Innovative. Adaptable. Those are some of the main characteristics that are not just necessary but imperative to a successful security business. These are the attributes that clients look for in a potential vendor they may need to collaborate with to ensure the smooth running of their own day to day business operations.... View Article

Modern Day Policing

April 21, 2020 5:39 pm

Policing in the United States dates back to the 1600’s with the advent of the “Watchman”.  The people assigned to the “Watch” were volunteers.  Their primary responsibility was to warn of impending danger.  While the watch was ”voluntary”,  many volunteers were attempting to evade military service or were performing duties as a form of punishment.... View Article

Security Guard vs. Security Officer: What’s the Difference?

Security Guard vs. Security Officer: What’s the Difference?

April 20, 2020 8:21 pm

What is the Difference Between a Security Officer and a Security Guard, and Why Does it Matter? To the casual observer, no distinction exists between a Security Guard and a Security Officer. The terms sound the same. To the untrained eye, all security people appear to do the same thing. This confusion is understandable since... View Article