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  • Physical Security Is Just As Important As Cybersecurity

    Physical Security Is Just As Important As Cybersecurity

    Our society is steadily switching to a cyber dominate workplace. This means that the demand for cybersecurity is exponentially growing as well. This leads to many companies overlooking their physical security in an effort to keep up with the ever-changing online world. Just like cybersecurity, physical security helps protect assets from threats and theft. It […]READ MORE >>
  • 5 Great Tips For Hiring A Security Company

    5 Great Tips For Hiring A Security Company

    Let us assume you are interested in hiring a security company. There are just so many options to choose from, where do you even start? Sometimes it can be overwhelming and confusing. Below are the 5 best tips we can provide to help you with your search. Tip #1: Experience in the Security Industry Experience […]READ MORE >>
  • Escalation of Force: The Basics

    Escalation of Force: The Basics

    What is Escalation of Force? Last week I wrote about Conflict Avoidance but what happens if that isn’t feasible or just won’t work? The next course of action is to follow an escalation of force protocol also known as the “use of force continuum.” If you have never been in the military or security industry […]READ MORE >>
  • Does Your HOA Need Security?

    Does Your HOA Need Security?

    What are Homeowner Associations? Homeowners Associations (HOAs) are an organization that makes rules for properties and their residents within their limits. These organizations are designed and administered for a variety of reasons including aesthetics, community amenities, and basic maintenance. To be part of an HOA there are usually homeowner fees paid annually to keep the […]READ MORE >>
  • The Benefits of Conflict Avoidance Training

    The Benefits of Conflict Avoidance Training

    What is Conflict Avoidance? Conflict avoidance also known as de-escalation refers to the tactic of defusing a situation by communicating with the aggravated party(s) in order to manage, control, and resolve their concerns/complaints. Ultimately, these actions should help reduce the party(s) agitation and potential for future aggression or violence. Dr Richards a clinical psychologist states […]READ MORE >>
  • Could Executive Protection Be Right for You?

    Could Executive Protection Be Right for You?

    What is Executive Protection? Executive Protection (EP) also known as close protection or VIP protection, refers to security and risk mitigation measures taken to ensure the safety of individuals or groups who may be exposed to an elevated risk based on their employment, social status, net worth, affiliations, and/or geographical location. How is risk mitigated? […]READ MORE >>
  • Security Trumps National Panic & Fear

    Security Trumps National Panic & Fear

    Security at Your Business Hurt by Coronavirus? Call on Nationwide Investigations & Security, Inc for help! During trying times, as is the case with the outbreak of the Chinese Wuhan Flu (CCP Virus), which is commonly referred to as the Wuhan Flu, Covid 19, and the Corona-virus, security is paramount. Nationwide Investigations & Security, Inc. […]READ MORE >>
  • Traits of Successful Security Professionals

    Traits of Successful Security Professionals

    The private security guard industry is business’s way of doing its part to contribute to public safety. This contribution is realized by taking pressure off of law enforcement agencies while adding an additional layer of security for the interest of business and the general public. In order for the private security industry to remain effective […]READ MORE >>
  • The Basics of Event Security

    The Basics of Event Security

    When people attend an event, they expect to enjoy themselves and be safe. In fact, safety often doesn’t enter the consciousness of most folks attending special events because it’s assumed. However, in society today, we’ve seen mass shootings and other dangerous offenses occur at schools, churches, music festivals, malls, busy thoroughfares and the situation isn’t […]READ MORE >>
  • Common Duties & Responsibilities of Security Guards

    Common Duties & Responsibilities of Security Guards

    The main duties of a professional security guard are related to the main reason they’re hired; to keep private property and individuals safe. Ensuring the safety of people and property from common & uncommon danger is carried out in many ways which include foot patrols, periodic perimeter checks, drone surveillance, CCTV surveillance, and monitoring motion […]READ MORE >>
  • Security Guards & Retail Commerce: A Perfect Match

    Security Guards & Retail Commerce: A Perfect Match

    Small business owners have the most to gain by employing professional security guards as they’re the most at-risk for criminal activity. The impact that a series of thefts can have on the margins of a business and their insurance rates could be enough to put a terminal strain on small businesses, new businesses, and businesses […]READ MORE >>
  • Considering a Career in the Security Industry?

    Considering a Career in the Security Industry?

    Jobs in the security industry continue to grow in demand. When it comes to personal protection of property and assets, security services are always the solution. Because of this demand, jobs in the security industry remain abundant. The presence of security officers creates peace of mind and a sense of safety, security, and the presence […]READ MORE >>
  • Occupational Hazards that Affect Security Officers

    Occupational Hazards that Affect Security Officers

    Security officers are a necessity for protecting people, private assets, commercial and residential properties. Professionally trained security guards are an effective deterrent to potential crimes and other problems. As a result, there are several dangers that security officers face that is an inherent part of their jobs. At Nationwide Investigations & Security, Inc., we train […]READ MORE >>
  • Four Essential Skills of Professional Security Officers

    Four Essential Skills of Professional Security Officers

    Most would agree that security officers perform a difficult job with many potential dangers. As a result, there are key skills that all security personnel should have in his or her arsenal to be as effective as possible. These skills are broad enough to encompass just about any scope and type of security job and […]READ MORE >>
  • Top 7 Reasons Private Detectives are Hired

    Top 7 Reasons Private Detectives are Hired

    In many instances, unknown factors may present risks to a business or private individual. In such circumstances, passive security measures such as hiring professional and experienced private investigators to uncover hidden truths and various unknowns may be required. Information is power, and it is better when that kind of power is in your hands. When […]READ MORE >>
  • Overview of Office Security Logistics

    Overview of Office Security Logistics

    When planning the logistics of providing safe and effective security for office buildings, there are a lot of factors to consider. Depending on the size of the building, as well as the number of offices and types of businesses renting the office space, determining what kind of security to implement can be a challenge. By […]READ MORE >>