Brush Fire vs. Wild Fire
Quality security services are necessary because businesses need to protect their interests and customers. All security companies face challenges and security management must adapt to maintain progressive service. Training, diligence and communication are key tools in putting out brush fires before they become wild fires.
Lead by Experience
Know the signs. Know the location. Know the response.
- Where are the access points to the property?
- Where are the dark spots, where can intruders hide?
- WHat is the priority lock down protocol?
- Who is the point of contact to the client?
- WHat part of guard training should be utilized?
- When should support be called in?
FIRE TRIANGLE ~ Fuel, Heat, Oxygen, without any one of these elements a fire cannot exist.
SECURITY TRANSLATION ~ Opportunity, Access, Stealth, without any one of these a security threat can be neutralized.
CONTROLLED BURN ~ when a fire is set and controlled to burn dead growth and brush to get rid of fuel for larger fires.
SECURITY TRANSLATION ~ preparation. Knowledge of past and existing incidents allow our security guards to seek out problems and make it known that these incidents will be curbed by their presence.
FIRE LINE ~ break in fuel for the fire.
SECURITY TRANSLATION ~ a strong security presence creates a break in motivation to do wrong.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER ~ puts a small fire out before it grows.
SECURITY TRANSLATION ~ training and quick response prevents escalation.
Simply Paying Attention
Documented processes and countermeasures are a key part of a quality security plan. The principle of defense maintains that a security process serve a purpose by detecting possible threats and identifying anything that may impede quick response.
These processes are the basic toolkit for a security team to react with contingencies and carry out objectives to deliver quality security service. People. Process. Technology. These elements elevate security and security management.