One of the outcomes of the pandemic is an economic meltdown with security companies losing 20 – 30 % of their customers that perhaps have shut down. Also, they are experiencing may of their customers are not paying in and on time.
There could be end users using unlicensed practitioners that are cutting rates to steal business but then the end user cannot rely on criminals to secure their business and especially their reputation. This is because these criminals are not using security protocols for profit and reputational protection of the client. There are distinct protocols to use for such during a biological threat security with specific objectives.
Furthermore, these companies that are using unlicensed companies could be opening the door to their company, departments or specific people to be captured by syndicate organized crime or gang crime.
These unlawful companies can be quickly identified by the authorities because the private security industry could be the watchdogs and should inform their regulating bodies.