Securus Technology and its Revolution

Securus Technologies is a company that was formed in 1986.It has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas. It is a technology company that offers Software that are uniquely designed for the law enforcement sector. It is committed to providing exemplary new products and services at least weekly. It has had major acquisitions to give state of the art products. So far it has acquired nine companies between 2012 – 2015.


Securus has some unique products that are geared towards helping investigations. This is helpful to the crime department, particularly if they want to keep track of a particular case of an inmate. Their software can tap into conversations and message chats of prisoners and their families and friends. It makes work easier and more efficient for the law enforcers like the police and the police wardens to evade crime. It comes more in handy for the crime intelligence who can use their range of software to ensure that they can solve crime puzzles. This involves its analysis of data and coming up with a possible lead on offenses.


One of its unique products is the JLG Technologies Pro 4.0. It is software that is designed to track voices and match them up. For example, it can tap into one voice and link it up to all the times it has appeared. This comes in handy in the investigation. Another advantage of this version is that it is easier to crack gang-related crimes.


There is the Location-Based Software which can locate and identify phone calls. The software is productive when inmates are making calls to cell phones, and the police can tap into the phone call. The software can keep track of the location of prisoners and who they make calls. It is a thorough way especially if the inmate is under investigation to ensure that another crime is not committed. Securus has unique products that are tailored to meet the client’s needs and ensure they are satisfactory enough.



Retirees Often Mistakenly Begin Social Security Benefits Early

A new study of retirees by Nationwide Financial has found that they often lack the financial advice to make the right decisions about when to begin their social security benefits noted on It found that most did not get advice on the topic from their financial advisors. This was despite the fact that nearly four out of five said they would consider switching to another retirement planner if their current advisor didn’t include social security in their planning.

The Wall Street Journal interviewed David Giertz about the results of the study. Giertz is a senior vice president at Nationwide. He said that the likely cause of this shortfall in financial advisor planning was the difficulty of fully comprehending the legalities of social security. The social security guidelines include 2700 rules. Therefore, financial planners have been reluctant to include this kind of advice.

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Despite this, David Giertz argued that it was imperative that financial advisors stay on top of social security for their clients. This is because beginning social security benefits sooner than full retirement can cause a significant loss in income of up to $300,000 over a 25-year period. For many retirees, social security payments can be up to 40% of their total retirement income on

David Giertz has been Senior Vice President of Nationwide Financial Distribution and Sales at Nationwide Life Insurance since 2013 and has over 30 years of experience in financial planning at His previous positions at Nationwide include President of Financial Institutions-Distributors Channel and President of Financial Institutions-Wirehouse Distribution Channel. He earned his MBA at University of Miami’s School of Business.