How is Technology Enhancing Security Services?
Security services have been one of the most important parts of businesses all over, especially for those that often organize large events. Security services play the most crucial role in securing the event and averting any life-threatening events. They have the responsibility of 1000s of lives on their shoulders. Technology has fast developed and has reached the top-notch. Security technology enhances services by helping them be more vigilant and performing tasks efficiently.
At the guard level, technology can provide systems that maintain real-time GPS position monitoring of security personnel during exterior patrolling. Check-point scanning can be synchronized with barcode tags for interior guard tour monitoring. However, the benefits of technology do not end at the guard level.
The following are some other areas that can benefit from technology and perform better-
* Incident Management Systems-Incident notification extension programs are used by proactive security firms. This system alerts all the key management and supervisory personnel of any event or incident. They provide real-time metric reports which assist the management personnel to take a timely decision in times of emergency.
* Security Monitoring- Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition technology provide many input/output points and computer operator interfaces which aid in monitoring security, fire and building systems. This technology allows connected security operations of large or geographically dispersed regional/worldwide client locations.
* Electronic Post Monitoring and Personnel Schedule Programs- With the help of personnel scheduling programs, managers can monitor guard scheduling in real-time. These systems provide easy access to information like phone numbers, an address of the guards and facilitate augmented emergency staffing levels as and when needed.