Corporations, universities and other institutions have faced the question of whether to outsource or not to outsource for decades when it comes to physical security and more recently on the cybersecurity side. What is the correct answer to this question?
Over 85% of client agreements do not allow for the payment of overtime, and any overtime incurred by guards is considered non-billable overtime (NBOT). Given today’s labor shortage and labor laws, the NBOT rate has increased by over 35%. And with a remote workforce, it is a constant challenge to get real-time data on your staff.
Security and facility services company Allied Universal today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire U.S. Security Associates (USSA) from Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (GSMBD), further building on its position as a leading player in the security services industry.
“Collaborative robots” might sound like a futuristic or complicated term, but their valuable purpose in society is actually quite easy to recognize. Collaboration is at the core of all successful team operations, and with today's advancements in technology, artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, adding robots to the mix only enhances the effort to work jointly in completing an intellectual endeavor.
Earlier this month, AlliedBarton Security Services and Universal Protection Services completed its merger, creating Allied Universal – an enterprise with more than 140,000 employees and estimated annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion.
The combined security officer companies employ 60,000 security professionals, with coverage in all 50 U.S. states, as well as Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Together, they create the largest U.S.-owned security company.
Helping your enterprise to stand out in today’s marketplace means providing services above and beyond your competition, and that involves making your stakeholders, customers and employees feel safe while surrounding them with top-notch amenities, from the building to the perimeter to the parking lot.
This month, Security magazine brings you the 2019 Guarding Report, featuring David Komendat, Boeing CSO, and many other public safety leaders to discuss threats and solutions for 2020 and security officer training. Also, we highlight Hector Rodriguez, Director of Public Safety and Security at Marymount California University, CCPA regulations, NIST standards, VMS and much more.