No NFC Required.

Kate Parrish Blog

Recently a client asked us about NFC Readers and what the cost of that would be for his company. Being in marketing, I wasn’t sure what NFC was, so I did a little research and found out why it’s not a good fit for our company.   We don’t do NFC: What is NFC?  It stands for Near Feild Communication, …

Change Is The Only Constant. Part 1

Tony Unfried Blog

“Change is the only constant” Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher  Change and Change Management: Change is not easy and it doesn’t happen overnight or even as often as it probably should. I’m not sure what really stops change from happening, if it’s a fear of the unknown and monetary investment, or if it’s more closely related to the fact that our client’s …

Meet Txt Commander

Brian Murphy Blog

Introducing Txt Commander! The newest module to Cirrus Security allows your public to report situations to security and guest services immediately and with anonymity to the people around them. Txt Commander enables two-way communication between reporter and command center so your event staff can be prepared with the details before entering a situation.  Each of our Txt Commander clients receives …

Dynamic Security Signal Measurement

Tony Unfried Blog

Dynamic Security Signal Measurement Platform (DSSM) is replacing an antiquated human interaction system of analyzing data manually. What does this mean? It’s not about creating custom forms, guard tours, dispatch modules, or text messaging programs. Rather, it’s about watching constantly changing indicators within security operations having the ability to auto-respond to it. There is always change. Every event and activity …

A 360° View Is Important No Matter Where You Are— Even In Software

Tony Unfried Blog

I’m sure you’ve heard the term “looking through a straw,” meaning that it provides a limited view of what is actually happening around you. To ensure safety and security, you need to see the big picture, the 360° view of events in real-time. A lot of people live under the false belief that because you put someone in front of …

Security Team Management

Tony Unfried Blog

There are so many details that contribute to great Security Team Management but for the sake of this blog, we are going to focus on three points. As we continue with the blog and our upcoming podcast, we will take a deeper dive into what it takes to have great security team management, so keep checking back to catch what …

The 3 Things You REALLY Need From Your Incident Report Management Platform

Kate Parrish Blog, Dashboard, Incident Reports

For an incident report management platform to be effective, there are a few key points that just have to be addressed.   #1 Complete Customization We will dive right in with the biggest point. The incident report management system that your company is completing daily tasks within has to be fully customized to your unique business needs. This should be …

Build Your Best Incident Report Template

Tony Unfried Blog, Incident Reports, Template

In the security industry, it is essential to protect ourselves (and our businesses) from litigation and this means we have to track every detail of what we do. Everything. Incomplete incident reports commonly lead to an increased litigation risk that can easily be avoided by ensuring proper training for all employees involved in the reporting process. Documenting the most accurate …

4 Big Things Our LMS Does For you

Tony Unfried Blog

1. Audit-Proofing Your Organization. Compliance requirements for Safety and Security are ever-evolving, and organizations are protecting themselves and their employees by providing documented training for response to critical events. Companies are focusing more on employee development and training to reduce liability. Learning Management Systems (LMS) keep a real-time record that your employee has taken the courses and completed required certifications, …

Introducing BINDER

Kate Parrish Blog, Features, Modules, Products

In the Cirrus Security App lab, we recognize that every organization deserves the tools to achieve and maintain peak performance in the field. So, without further adieu, we are excited to introduce BINDER, the newest module in the ever-evolving Cirrus Security App suite! Forget the paper binders, now just upload documents in the portal and instantly view or download on …