Modernizing Your Security Guard Training

Top Tips, Topics, and Tactics to Ensure Proper Education, Execution, and Retention 

The world is ever-changing and ever-evolving, especially in the physical security sector. However, most security guard training tactics have not caught up with the times. Take your training from VHS tapes and three-ring binders into the 21st century with Russell Willmon, Co-founder, and CEO of Defencify Training. With over 15 years of experience in the security industry, Russell saw the need for drastic changes in training, onboarding, and employee retention to improve not only the quality of output from on-site associates, but also the safety of team members, clients, and the general public.  

What you’ll learn:

  • Key insights for a better training and development program
  • Essential skills and topics for security guards in 2022
  • Must-haves for your online training courses to engage your audience 

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Meet Our Guest Speaker

Russ Willmon, CPP

CEO, Defencify Online Training for Security Officers

Russ is a 15-year, guarding alumni who creates and delivers high-quality online courses for state licensing and training on-demand. Guard companies love working with him because he understands first-hand their pain points and they appreciate his solutions-based approach to training which is not one size fits all. Security schools love working with Russ because he uses today’s tech to help expand their reach and bring them into the 21st century. Licensing agencies lean on Russ’ experience and know-how to modernize and improve state training mandates.      

Russ has an economics degree from UC Santa Cruz and he is board certified through ASIS. He previously served as chair for ASIS, Utah Chapter, and he served as chairman of Utah’s security licensing board. He is the CEO and founder of Defencify Training which offers guard companies a “brandable” LMS, custom course development, and an extensive library of interactive online courses created specifically for front-line security staff.

About Defecify:

At Defencify Training, we're obsessively passionate about creating and delivering interactive, online courses that satisfy regulatory training mandates, company mandates, and client requirements. Our training platform can be customized with our client's branding, settings, users, and content library. Employees enjoy 24/7 access, courses that are optimized for mobile devices, engaging (& fun) content, and downloadable completion certificates. Administrators benefit from automatic assignment of content, automated emails, cloud records management, and powerful reporting. As a result, security companies can hire more people, train them (consistently) better, and get them through the licensing process quicker. 

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