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The Security Conversation and why it Matters

Every school, company, or organizations ought to engage employees regularly in discussions about security.   Many companies function as a composite of individual working in tandem, with each worker focused on their particular task.   The global perspective might be reserved for higher level executes who look for things like profit and loss.   Security, however, is most […]

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Security guards honored for saving boy’s life

In Bedford County, two security guards are being honored as heroes. It was two weeks ago that a pair of guards from the Georgia Pacific paper mill in Big Island helped save a 2 year old boy who nearly drowned. Lt. Roderick (RJ) Nowlin and Captain Danny Humphreys hold multiple awards in their hands. A […]

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Assessing Private Security for Buildings: Where, Who, and How Many?

When determining private security needs for your complex, one of the primary questions is: For whom are we setting up security? By assessing the occupants’ needs for security, you can better plan the private security level suitable for your buildings. Here are the top 3 questions to ask about building occupants in order to understand […]

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Security Guards are the Heroes of July 4th Celebrations

It’s a fan favorite year after year. Known as family friendly, thousands of people pack the sidewalks of Channelside to enjoy a phenomenal fireworks display every July. They crowd in the plaza and stand shoulder to shoulder along the water in downtown Tampa. A large crowd shows up every time to enjoy the show and […]

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The Sign Language of Traffic Directing

A stretch of the road is sectioned off, peppered by the warning marks of orange cones by day, and orange flares by night. Be it car accident, roadway construction, mass demonstration, fire, or other possible dangers, the area’s road management arranges for traffic directors in order to maintain  safe traffic flow. Interestingly, the language of […]

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The Security Investment Question: At What Cost?

Dismayed by the cost of a security investment, questioning whether it’s really worth it? Flip the question around, and ask yourself:  What would the cost be when NOT paying for security? From shoplifting to gate crashing, school guards to executive protection, drug trafficking to terrorist attacks, what is the price of going without security? Most […]

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Why do you Need Construction Guards?

Safety Accidents. Failure to follow construction code, procedures, or simply an accident happen all the time. By having a trained ISSM construction site guard to oversee the construction process, accidents will be minimized by ensuring standards are maintained. In addition, should something happen during non-working hours, our guard will take quick action, potentially saving lives […]

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The most important tool in the box!

When beginning a new construction project, there are many factors to consider.  You need a good staff, a team of professionals and of course only the best tools and supplies.  Don’t let the most valuable tool, a fire security guard, get overlooked.  Fire security guards cannot be underestimated. Despite the most detailed blueprints and dedicated […]

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The France Attack – One Year Later

One year ago on November 13, 2015, Salim Toorabally was a security guard for the Nation Stadium in France on the night of a major soccer game.  Approximately 80,000 people had piled into the stadium to watch France compete against Germany.  It was an immensely exciting night. Amid his many duties, he stopped a certain […]

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