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COVID-19 Won’t Stop Criminals

COVID-19 Won’t Stop Criminals

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

Why should you protect your business from burglary? Browse the news, and you’ll find many reports that crime rates have dropped around the world amid the coronavirus pandemic. And, indeed, there has been a decrease, as many people stay home to help flatten the curve. But an overall drop in crime doesn’t mean your business [...] More
Hiring Security Guards During COVID-19

Hiring Security Guards During COVID-19

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

Hiring Security Guards During COVID-19? During the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. in particular has seen an uptick in commercial burglaries due to businesses being closed. To safeguard their assets, savvy business owners and commercial property managers are looking to increase security during COVID-19. But as many businesses remain closed or slowly reopen, and the risk [...] More
Securing Your Property During a Pandemic

Securing Your Property During a Pandemic

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

Securing Your Property During A Pandemic A little more than six weeks ago, much of the world ground to a halt. Half-completed construction projects were shuttered across the country. Laborers went home, heavy equipment sat unused in empty lots, and deadlines tumbled into the dustbin of history. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every industry, and [...] More
Security During Quarantine

Security During Quarantine

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

Security During Quarantine There’s no question that it’s difficult to be a business owner during these tough times. In addition to worrying about the safety of yourself and your loved ones, you also have to worry about the security of your business. Most states are asking citizens to stay home in an attempt to slow [...] More
Protect Your Co-working Offices

Protect Your Co-working Offices

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

How Virtual Security Can Help Protect Your Co-working Offices Co-working spaces are becoming one of today’s most popular office layout alternatives. In 2017, the number of workers who use co-working spaces stood at over 1 million globally, and the number of co-working spaces was growing at 22 percent annually. Co-working space is attractive because it [...] More
Types of Retail Theft and How to Prevent Them

Types of Retail Theft and How to Prevent Them

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

Types of Retail Theft and How to Prevent Them Retailers facing a mix of increasing inventory theft and declining enforcement actions are coming to rely more on retail theft prevention devices to stem their losses. U.S. retailers experience an average shrink rate of 1.44 percent, which cost the economy $48.9 billion in 2016, according to [...] More
Virtual Security Guard Day in the Life

Virtual Security Guard Day in the Life

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

A Day in the Life of a Virtual Security Guard At 2:50 p.m., Hector Gonzalez places his lunch in his locker and clocks into his job as a virtual security officer at ECAMSECURE. It was a Thursday evening, so he hopes that it would be fairly quiet on his 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. shift. [...] More
Save Money by Switching to Technology

Save Money by Switching to Technology

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

Save Money by Switching to Technology for Security It’s safe to say that every business has at least some level of security requirements and that every security requirement is different--depending on the client, business, or jobsite. Businesses increasingly have to make critical decisions about how to implement a security program. Whether they are large corporations [...] More
Artificial Intelligence in Security

Artificial Intelligence in Security

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

Artificial Intelligence Poised to Revolutionize Video Surveillance We’ve all seen it in the latest blockbuster - the security guard taken advantage of while sleeping on the job. The well-executed heist where masked bank robbers tap into the surveillance cameras to gain access to the vault. In these circumstances, the security guards don’t stand a chance [...] More
The Future of Security Guards

The Future of Security Guards

By Carlos Hazbun | Virtual Security Officer | No Comments

The Future of Security The turn of the century brought many changes- both good and bad- along with it. Arguably one of the best changes that we have had in the past 16 years has been the development of new and ever-changing technologies such as computers, software, alarm systems, etc. Since everything has been developing [...] More