Arming security officers with new tech skills

Deputy operations manager Mohamad Yashin, 50, now remotely monitors around 150 sites from the command centre at Certis Commonwealth.
Deputy operations manager Mohamad Yashin, 50, now remotely monitors around 150 sites from the command centre at Certis Commonwealth. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

Security supervisor Mohamad Yashin spent his time patrolling malls and monitoring closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras on-site when he joined security services firm Certis three years ago.

He also communicated with his team of around five security guards through a walkie-talkie or a phone.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 15, 2019, with the headline 'Arming security officers with new tech skills'. Print Edition | Subscribe