Redefining the role of the security officer

14 June 2019

In the latest edition of RiskXtra, our Chief Commercial Officer, Craig Robb, explains why the role of security officer now carries even greater responsibility in what are often complex and challenging environments.

“People have always been an integral element of any physical security company and still remain pivotal in the majority of all protective services solutions. The onset of technology is however, redefining the role of the security officer, shifting the people aspect from commodity to a key conduit and enabler in the execution of enhanced risk mitigation strategies.
 
“Gone are the days where security officers can only react to a situation that happens around them, or simply “review the video tapes” after an incident has occurred. Intelligent, automated systems can now alert human operators by motion sensor when a potential incident is developing.”

Click the image below to read the article as published in the June edition of RiskXtra.