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Keeping the Lights On: Protecting Utility Infrastructure During Economic and Social Disruption

When a utility company turned to AGB to protect workers and critical infrastructure, the security company developed its own emergency response plan, patrol system and training to minimize disruption Critical infrastructure for utilities needs protection nature. But in doing so, repair technicians also need protection from human nature—in the form of irate customers. When a [...]

How Field Service Workers Benefit From Robust Security Logistics

Field services technicians and delivery drivers face danger in high-risk neighborhoods. Here is how AGB provides data-driven, performance-proven security to field force management. The workers who serve our communities a day in and day out—repair technicians, utility technicians, cable technicians—perform challenging tasks that often involve heavy machinery, electrical lines or work high above the ground [...]

Next-Gen Security Protects Utility Companies From Emerging Threats

For much of the latter 20th century, security technology didn’t extend far beyond closed-circuit cameras and held-held radios. Over time, innovative security solutions for utility companies began to include ultrasonic detectors, infrared sensors, video recording, and automated zoom lenses. Fast forward to 2020 and private security companies can do so much more through digital technology—though [...]

AGB’s Cyber Team Shares 5 Tips to Stay Cyber Safe While Working From Home

1) Ensure that your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is using firewall technology and it's enabled on your modem. Confirm that you have Internet Security and Virus Protection on all of your devices. 2) Be wary of websites that are unsafe - Be sure to check that you are on secure connections. Look for (HTTPS) in [...]

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Why are background checks important for any business?

No business owner sets out to hire bad employees. Sometimes, though, we end up with workers who aren’t just a bad fit—they are problematic in a big way. Employee background checks are an ideal way to safeguard against a host of threats, as this short video from AGB Investigative Services shows. AGB's background [...]

Preparing for the Unthinkable: an Active Shooter

Stories of shootings fill the news headlines on a daily basis. The worst incidents are when an active shooter appears in a populated area and tries to do as much damage as possible. Unfortunately, they are becoming more frequent in our country. According to the FBI, there have been 220 active shooter incidents between 2000 [...]

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