Blog & Advice

Violence in the Healthcare Industry – A Well-Documented but Seemingly Unknown Epidemic

By |2019-08-23T12:35:42-05:00August 5th, 2019|Blog & Advice|

It is irrefutable that the presence of a uniformed security officer deters and reduces criminal activity. In a place relating to the healthcare industry – such as a hospital or clinic – on-site security ensures the safety of vulnerable persons and expensive assets. Visitors, patients, and employees are provided with an extra layer of protection

Heat Safety

By |2019-08-23T12:36:04-05:00July 18th, 2019|Blog & Advice|

Warm weather, sunny skies, and beautiful beaches; summer has come around once again, and with it, so has the heat. When heat rises and intense humidity levels accompany it, a great risk is imposed to older adults, children, and sick or overweight individuals. However, heat-related medical emergencies can happen to anyone, regardless of age, ethnicity,

Cyber-Security – Cyber Crimes and Data Breach Statistics

By |2019-08-23T12:36:45-05:00June 7th, 2019|Blog & Advice|

Check out the info-graphic above. It includes statistics regarding cyber crimes and facts about data breaches, password security, and what type of information is compromised in a breach. What fact surprised you the most? The statistics mentioned in this graphic can be found here.

Are Your Passwords Secure? A Guide to Protecting Your Personal Information

By |2019-08-23T12:37:13-05:00May 15th, 2019|Blog & Advice|

Nearly every online platform requires you to create an account when you first visit. Having your own account makes using the site more convenient; tailored content, personalized user interfaces, and additional functions are a few reasons to sign up for a site you frequently visit. The more you utilize a service, the more intertwined they

Employee terminations – what are the security risks key management should consider?

By |2019-08-23T12:42:09-05:00March 29th, 2017|Blog & Advice|

There is a certain element of danger when it comes to terminating the employment of a high-risk individual and can prove to be an elusive behavior to identify initially. When someone is losing their job, the individual feels an extreme sense of desperation which can lead to detrimental and maladaptive situations in the workplace. There

Security Cameras Not Just Useful for Security Purposes

By |2019-08-23T12:41:23-05:00April 18th, 2013|Blog & Advice|

When most people think of CCTV systems they think of security cameras being used for general security, safety, loss prevention and crime observation uses. Most people have never considered the non-traditional uses of security cameras and how they can benefit from them. A simple cost-effective security camera system can be a great resource for a

Before Your Hire A Private Investigator -10 Questions with a STT Private Investigator Answered

By |2018-02-02T19:53:11-05:00April 4th, 2013|Blog & Advice|

Before hiring a private investigator consider the following informational interview with STT's Director of Investigative Services Jim Dominwoski. Jim has been with STT for over 30 years. Over the years Jim has been featured on the USA Network Television show Case Closed. Several of the cases Jim has worked have appeared on shows such as

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

By |2018-02-02T19:53:11-05:00December 6th, 2012|Blog & Advice|

Shopping during the holiday season can present unique Safety and Security concerns. Taking a few prevention measures can help keep your holiday season joyous. The holiday season is a time when busy people can become careless and vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. The following tips from the Los Angeles Police Department Crime Prevention Section

Workplace Violence, Threats, or Employee Terminations Issues?

By |2018-02-02T19:53:11-05:00August 22nd, 2012|Blog & Advice|

Almost every business will experience some type of Workplace Violence, Threat, or ugly Employee Termination from time to time. Your business should have policies and procedures in place for dealing with such- including conducting Threat Assessments. If a threat has been made in your workplace, or an employee is being discharged who is likely to