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August 28, 2022

The Benefits of Self-Defense Training for Employees

If you’re interested in and pick up the security culture at your company what is the best ways to do it is invest in self-defense training for your employees. Not only can this help individuals feel safer and more confident in their abilities to defend themselves but can improve employees overall faith in their employer. […]
August 27, 2022

Improving Security for Your Organization

When you create a company, you dedicate hours of time and effort into making it perfect. But if you don’t invest in the proper security measures, all of that can come crashing down in an instant. In order to care for the organization that you worked so hard to build, it’s important that you improve […]
June 29, 2022

Can We Prevent Mass Shootings?

As unfortunate as it is, in today’s climate much of the responsibility of preventing shootings has come down to individual schools, businesses and people. While we hope this won’t always be the case, it is important that companies and educational institutions understand the best practices for staying safe and preventing a tragedy. It may look […]
June 29, 2022

Preparing for Threat: School Shootings

In today’s world, school shootings are an unfortunate risk to our nation’s children. While we would ideally remove the threat as a whole, in the meantime it is crucial that we learn the best and most secure methods for protecting children in the event of a mass shooting. As a security officer, you are the […]
June 1, 2022

What is Security Culture?

When we bring up security culture, the first thing that might come to your mind is the industry as a whole. Classes, conventions and the camaraderie that comes with working in the same job field. However, individual organizations can have their own security culture, and in fact, building a positive one may help your business […]
June 1, 2022

Making Use of CCTV

CCTV is a standard tool for most businesses these days, but its importance cannot be overstated. If you’re doubting whether or not you should invest in CCTV for your organization, we’ve broken down its benefits so that you can make an informed decision. What is CCTV? CCTV stands for closed-circuit television and is basically comprised […]
May 2, 2022

How to Identify Your Security Threats

Depending on your organization or business, your specific security needs are going to vary. When you’re first setting up your system, how can you identify the threats that need to be dealt with? We’ve got you covered with a quick guide to spotting security threats and preparing for them before they become a problem. Risk […]
May 2, 2022

Is Lighting Part of Your Security System?

Since the advent of electricity, there has been no doubt of the usefulness of light in a security system. From flashlights to floodlights, the applications are endless. That being said, what does lighting look like in your modern security system, and how do you decide from the hundreds of choices available on the market? We’ve […]
January 30, 2022

Understanding Awareness as a Security Skill

A client of mine once told me how he was robbed at a fuel station convenience store. We had met years after the incident, but it still weighed on him. “What could I have done better?” he asked me. It’s difficult to advise on how to react during a situation like this, armed robbery.  Especially […]
January 1, 2022

Security at a Large-scale Venue or Large Event

Private security at events is a task which varies based on location and the nature of the event itself. However, many elements are the same. This blog will offer up a few of our favorite tips for security at a large-scale event. These events, like concerts or sporting events, require officers to protect thousands of […]
January 1, 2022

The Important of External Security Scanning

Previously we covered the importance of an internal location scan before events or during shifts as a security officer. Another important aspect of a location scan, however, encompasses the entirety of the outside of your location. Although it may seem as though most threats will be internal, an outdoor scan can make all the difference, […]
November 1, 2021

Understanding How Your Body Reacts Under Stress

We are all familiar with the physical sensations that accompany a high stress situation: the feeling of adrenaline, heart pounding, sweating, possible disorientation. For security officers and law enforcement, this feeling is one that will be experienced quite frequently, which is why it is important to understand it and learn how to use it to […]
September 24, 2021

The Basics of Creating and Maintaining Security for Your Organization

Every business is as unique as its creators,  which is why there is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to crafting security protocol. Factors like location, number of employees, shift hours, and even the purpose of your business or organization can all affect potential security threats. By understanding the parts of your group that are […]
August 20, 2021

Violence and Crime Prevention in Religious Organizations

Violence is a reality of life in our modern world, and sadly, religious institutions are no exception. Although places of community and peace, they are often vulnerable targets, and their nature creates a unique puzzle when it comes to effective security systems. This piece will provide you with some basic tips for the prevention of […]
June 26, 2021

The Importance of a Physical Location Scan

For most involved in security, the area you maintain will be familiar. Although some jobs require movement from one location to the next, many others take place in the same place every day. This sort of monotony can lead to a degree of comfort which can endanger others. Security professionals should never presume to know […]
June 16, 2021

Security Threats: Identifying Suspicious Items

Working as a security or police officer often means spending time surveying crowded public locations. In these settings, it is important to understand how to not only be on the lookout for suspicious people but items as well. But how can you tell a suspicious item from something that has simply been set down or […]
May 26, 2021

Why Every Security Professional Should Learn Krav Maga

Self-defense is one of the first things every security professional is taught, but the method of self-defense varies greatly. Maybe your lessons surrounded de-escalation practices, or weapons training. Maybe general self-defense “moves” were included, but not really delved into. ITAC believes that each of these pieces serve a purpose, but come together to form a […]
April 16, 2021

Civilian Arrest: What Is It? When, and Why You Can Use It

After reading this piece you should have a better grasp on what citizen’s arrest is, when you can use it, and what you should take into consideration before preforming one.
March 15, 2021

De-escalation: What It Is and Why We Need It

In this blog article you will learn techniques to de-escalate potentially dangerous situations.

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