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Security Guard Services in Jacksonville, FL

August 30th, 2018

At EBS Security, we’re proud to provide the highest quality security guard services in Jacksonville, FL. We provide armed and unarmed security for both home and businesses in the greater Jacksonville area. We provide security professionals for ongoing jobs such as bank security or one time functions such as a convention, large gathering or wherever you think added security might be necessary. Security Services in Jacksonville Bank Security Government Security Commercial Security Medical Facilities Security Colleges/Universities Security Real Estate Security Gated Communities Security Retail... Read More

Home Security Tips

August 15th, 2018

In many cities across the country, not just in Jacksonville, there has been an uptick in home break-ins and property theft. Scroll through any Facebook neighborhood group and you’ll see residents talking daily about a theft that happened to them. As security professionals, we see these sorts of things all the time. Car theft is on the rise as is bike theft. Garage break-ins always spike during the summer as do home break-ins. Warm weather always sees an increase in home break-in and property stolen from vehicles.  Luckily, there are several things you can do to prevent being a victim of... Read More

Family Friendly Events in Jacksonville this April

April 16th, 2018

At EBS Security, we believe that community is everything. If you have a strong and vibrant community, you’ll have a safer place to live. Community events like the ones listed below, are a great way to get out into the community and become part of it. In today’s busy world, it’s easy to become isolated, but it’s important to take part in your neighborhood community. A safe community is one where neighbors look out for one another and to do that you have to get to know your neighbors. These family friendly events in Jacksonville this April are a great way to get out and meet... Read More

Spring Safety Tips for the Home

March 15th, 2018

Last week Daylight Saving Time began around the country. Hopefully by now you’ve moved all of your clocks ahead by one hour – including the car clock. In addition to changing the clocks around your home, many homeowners take this opportunity to check on their home safety features – smoke detectors, CO2 detectors, radon and their security systems. Smoke Detectors Used to be we all automatically changed the batteries in our smoke detectors but that’s not the case anymore. Now, most of us wait until the units start chirping – the sign that the battery is low and time... Read More

Holiday Security for your Small Business

December 15th, 2017

Last month we talked about home security during the holidays, and I got to thinking that many small businesses might need some helpful tips to keeping their brick and mortar business safe during the holidays. Of course some of the tips for home safety can be used for small businesses, but there are a few extra tips to keep in mind. Holiday Security for your Small Business Lights – Keeping your business well lit, inside and out, is a great way to prevent after hours break-ins. If you have a business located on a busy street with large display windows make sure they are well lit during your... Read More

Self Defense Classes in Jacksonville Florida

May 17th, 2017

At EBS Security we take security very seriously. We offer armed and unarmed security officers for your events, and we offer body guard services. Which is great help for people who need those kinds of services. But what about self defense? We don’t teach it, but we do encourage everyone to do all they can to be their own defenders. Taking a self defense course or two is a great way to build confidence, it’s provides a wonderful workout, and you acquire the peace of mind in knowing you can fend for yourself if it every becomes necessary. The following is a list of self defense classes... Read More

How To Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion

April 19th, 2017

Nothing is worse than having your home broken into. According to an FBI crime report the odds of your home being burglarized are one in 36. According to that study the average loss is $2200 per break-in. No one wants to be part of that statistic, and the good news is there are plenty of things you can do to prevent a home invasion or home burglary. How to Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion Own a Gun – If you want to protect yourself one of the best ways is to become a licensed gun owner. Of course it will only help you if you are trained to use the weapon so be sure to take the necessary... Read More

Spring Security Tips

February 28th, 2017

Spring is just around the corner and there are many things you can do to spruce up your property for better security. Whether it’s installing motion detecting lights or simply keeping your yard neat and trimmed, there’s always a way to make your home and property more secure.  These DIY tips can be completed in a weekend or less and are generally pretty cost effective. Spring Security Tips Lawn and Garden – Keep your lawn mowed and your gardens weeded. A well tended garden and lawn says to potential robbers that there is someone home. If you go on vacation be sure to have someone... Read More

Is a Smart Home a Secure Home?

January 12th, 2017

These days just about everything is connected to the internet. But, are smart homes secure homes? That’s a really good question. This holiday season the big items that were on everyone’s list were the smart speakers by Google and Amazon. Simply plug it in and connect to your wifi and now you have access to your books, music, the internet, movies and anything else you associate with those accounts. Add smart devices like a Nest thermostat, outlets, lights, and now home security systems like Vivint. Using Amazon Echo, homeowners can control the following smart home experiences using... Read More

Money, Murder & The Mona Lisa: The Most Creative Heists of All-Time

March 11th, 2015

What’s the best way to steal a billion dollars? These seven epic heists show there’s a million ways to steal, but only a few ways to get away with it… This infographic is provided by Simplisafe Home Security Systems.  Read More