Archive for February 2015

Why OC is Guardian 8’s Non-Lethal Tool of Choice [Infographic]

When designing the Pro V2 tool specifically for the security industry, our team set out to build an Enhanced Non-Lethal (ENL) device that would transform the security officer’s duty belt, on par with the metamorphosis we’ve seen in mobile phones since the turn of the century. In 2000, Nokia 3210’s groundbreaking internal antenna and predictive…

Read More

10 Indispensable Hospital Security Tips

Last month, a lone gunman shot and killed Dr. Michael Davidson at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. By all accounts, Davidson was an outstanding doctor, husband and father of three with a fourth child on the way. No one saw it coming. Betsy Nabel, president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, told reporters that the…

Read More

Preventing Violence in Schools: New Device Has Intermediate Solution

Violent incidents at schools have become all too common. As a result, elected officials, law enforcement and school administrators are always looking for an effective, non-lethal solution to keep students and faculty safe. While the media focus is on high profile incidents such as Columbine, Virginia Tech or Sandy Hook, the sad reality is there…

Read More

High Tech Answer For 2015 Security Concerns: Enhanced Non-Lethal

As a leader in your community, you are no doubt concerned about public safety. Recently, because of high profile incidents in places like Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, those chartered to protect the public have come under increased scrutiny. You’ve no doubt heard the growing calls to outfit police officers with body cameras to…

Read More

A Guide To Healthcare Security Regulatory Agencies [Free Infographic]

There’s a lot of confusion among hospital administrators and security officers about how to abide by the numerous healthcare security guidelines issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Joint Commission, the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). And while well-intended, much of…

Read More

A game changer for event security at high profile events

At the Guardian 8 headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, we’re finally exhaling. The excitement – and the crowds – of the Big Game and the Waste Management Phoenix Open took over the Phoenix-metro area (on the heels of the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction, no less), and security was a huge responsibility. The public’s focus on security might…

Read More