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20-Year Anniversary: John Hedges

By |2021-02-17T12:56:12-05:00February 16th, 2021|Employees, STT News|

Congratulations on 20 years of service, John! Thank you for all you do! Security Supervisor John Hedges will celebrate 20 years of service with STT Security this March! You can read about his experiences below: When did you start working for STT? I started working for STT 20 years ago this March. I actually wasn’t

Drones: The Future of Security

By |2021-01-21T15:06:52-05:00January 21st, 2021|Industry News|

Drones Drones, while largely used by hobbyists, have great potential in commercial industries. In the security field, drones offer increased capability to observe and report. Fitted with cameras, flashlights, and thermal/motion sensors, drone usage provides security professionals with additional resources to identify threats. Strict regulations have long prevented the commercialized use of drones. However, on

5-Year Anniversary: Derrick Beasley!

By |2020-12-16T16:16:15-05:00December 16th, 2020|Employees, STT News|

Congratulations on 5 years of service, Derrick! Thank you for all you do! Derrick Beasley will celebrate 5 years of service with STT Security this week! You can read about his experiences below: When did you start working for STT? I started as a part-time officer five years ago. I had security experience before

Cargo Theft and COVID: How Thieves Have Exploited the Pandemic

By |2020-12-04T15:38:22-05:00December 4th, 2020|Industry News|

What is cargo theft? Cargo theft is a serious issue that causes hundreds of millions of dollars in losses every year. The FBI defines cargo theft as: The criminal taking of any cargo including, but not limited to, goods, chattels, money, or baggage that constitutes, in whole or in part, a commercial shipment of freight

Addressing Insider Threats

By |2020-11-23T17:26:30-05:00November 23rd, 2020|Blog & Advice, Industry News|

Insider Threats: What Are They? Insider threats pose a danger to every business, regardless of size or industry. Threats can be physical, financial, or reputational in nature, but the end goal is always the same: cause harm to the business. Human Resources (HR) professionals are essential in mitigating and deterring

Creating Safer Communities: STT Security Officers Assist Union City Police Department with Multiple Arrests

By |2020-11-05T16:09:31-05:00November 5th, 2020|Employees, Industry News, STT News|

STT Security Officers Esther Martinez and Dexter Hernandez both played significant roles in the arrests of three people. Our officers' constant vigilance led to their apprehension on two separate occasions. On Wednesday, October 21st, STT Security Officer Esther Martinez received a call regarding a homeless man at a nearby business. After she arrived, the man

When was the last time you checked your carbon monoxide detector?

By |2020-10-30T15:52:00-04:00October 30th, 2020|Industry News|

Have you replaced the batteries in your carbon monoxide detector recently? Most CO detectors have a life span of five to seven years, but as we head into the winter months, it is especially important to ensure these devices are working properly. Only one in eight families in the United States have a functioning carbon

Cyber Security Awareness Month – Three Things You Need to Know

By |2020-10-16T15:59:08-04:00October 16th, 2020|Industry News, STT News|

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) designates this month to bring attention to important cybersecurity topics affecting every American using the Internet. Here is an excerpt from this year's NCSAM page: Now in its 17th year, NCSAM continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across

5-Year Anniversary: April Owens!

By |2020-10-06T14:24:03-04:00October 6th, 2020|Employees, STT News|

Congratulations on 5 years of service, April! Thank you for all you do! April Owens spent the last 5 years (and 9 years in total!) with STT Security! Read about her experiences below: When did you start working for STT? What have you done while working for us? I started working for STT back in

5-Year Anniversary: Caleb Alexander!

By |2020-10-02T14:22:09-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Congratulations on 5 years of service, Caleb! Thank you for all you do! Caleb Alexander has been with STT Security for 5 years today; read about his time with STT below! When did you start working for STT? I started just over five years ago by doing event security at CMU sporting events. I think

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