«Argus» was registered in 1992, and is now among the most reliable and stable security companies. The group of security enterprises «Argus» was established in 2003 and involves 16 businesses that are spread in Northwestern, Central, Far Eastern and Volga Federal Districts, including two branches that specialize in designing, assembling and maintenance of engineering and technical means of protection, fire safety and video surveillance. The headquarters of the company are called “Private security agency “Argus” and are located in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
The security enterprises have in their composition advisory departments on protection from unlawful encroachments, units for the protection of life and health of citizens, protection of objects, escorting cargo, monitoring protection and duty services.
Over the years "Argus" has formed and prepared a highly professional team. The total number of employees is more than three thousand people. All heads of enterprises have graduated from higher education institutions that major in training specialists for the protection of important state facilities, have extensive experience in organizing and managing the security activities of units, and are constantly improving their knowledge in advanced training courses, seminars, conferences on security, including international ones.
The effectiveness of enterprise management is confirmed by certificates of the international quality standard ISO 9001.
There is a sufficient number of service weapons, special means of communication and automotive equipment in the arsenal of enterprises. All protected objects are included in a single security system with a general management and are monitored on a 24-hour basis by the duty service and are attended for by the mobile groups. Fundamental principles and methods of protection, reasonable sufficiency and effective application of engineering and technical means of protection are laid down in the basis of the activities of the enterprises, and civil liability is insured in insurance companies.
"Argus" has repeatedly won regional contests for the facilitation of security services, confirming the high quality of those services, reasonable prices and the ability to retain the declared quality for a long time. The company's enterprises successfully ensure the protection of regional strategic projects, life support facilities for the population, energy, large industrial enterprises, construction sites, shopping and entertainment complexes, financial and administrative institutions, both public sector and private property.
In 2005, Argus was among the very first security companies to receive the highest award of the Coordination Council under the Ministry of Internal Affairs for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region - the bronze Grand Prix "The Guardian of the Fatherland", in 2007 and 2010 - respectively silver and gold. In 2009 and 2010, "Argus" became the winner of the first competitions "Protection and Security of the North-West" among security organizations, and was recognized as the best security company of the city, becoming the winner in the nomination of security services of the competition for quality "Made in St. Petersburg".
In total the enterprise was awarded more than 50 times with diplomas and certificates by various authorities and state power structures, including the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the governors of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region. By the decision of the "Independent Producer Center", "Argus" together with other best enterprises of the city was one of the first security companies represented in the “Golden Book of St. Petersburg”.
Russian Patent and Trademark Agency has registered the parent company in 2001 in the field of security and detective services, production of technical means of protection, surveillance and control.