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Why burglars are attracted to small businesses

Date: 18th Oct 2017

As a start-up or small, growing business, your budgets are naturally going to be smaller than those of large companies. The amount of money you have available to spend on overheads, expenses and business activities has to be meticulously planned to make sure costs are kept down wherever possible. This includes everything from salaries and […]

Everything you need to know about National Home Security Month

Date: 3rd Oct 2017

October is National Home Security Month (NHSM), with organisations across the UK raising awareness of the importance of home security to help protect homeowners and families, as well as their property and possessions. This is the fifth year that NHSM has taken place, with supporters such as Secured By Design, Yale, Airbnb and Money Saving […]

Will Apple’s HomePod add to smart-home security technology?

Date: 21st Sep 2017

At the end of 2017, Apple is set to release HomePod – its contribution to the smart home. This is a comparatively late arrival to the market, seeing as the likes of IKEA, Honeywell, Hive and Cocoon have been producing smart-home security devices for many years now. But, with Apple’s track record of developing market-leading […]

What are the benefits of two-way audio systems?

Date: 8th Sep 2017

Often, when it comes to home security solutions, the simplest ideas are the most effective. What makes them so clever is the fact that they are built around residents’ needs. Two-way audio systems are one such solution. Although the idea of phoning for help in an emergency is nothing new, two-way audio systems recognise that, […]

Tired of false alarms? Here’s how to prevent them

Date: 20th Aug 2017

Imagine the scene: it’s the middle of the night, you’re fast asleep in bed, and, suddenly, a shrill siren wakes you. It’s the burglar alarm. You jump out of bed, but, not sure if it’s safe to go downstairs, you stay in your bedroom. A police car pulls up outside your house, where your neighbours […]

What discreet security solutions are available to help protect heritage properties?

Date: 12th Aug 2017

When it comes to protecting heritage and listed properties in the UK, there is a lot to consider. Heritage crime and vandalism is a serious offence, and can cause irreparable damage to culturally and historically valuable buildings. According to English Heritage, just over 18% of all listed buildings in the UK have been affected in […]

How to protect your home against ‘daylight robbery’

Date: 21st Jul 2017

We have probably all heard stories from a neighbour, friend, colleague or family member about them or someone they know being burgled in broad daylight. Perhaps their home was targeted while they were dropping the kids off at school, or, worse yet, maybe they were actually in their house at the time – having a […]

Five ways commercial security is smarter than ever

Date: 2nd Jul 2017

The rise of the smartphone and subsequent smart-home technology has played a huge role in the development of affordable and high-performance digital business security systems. Gone are the days of having to wire up glitchy alarms and cameras, and having to manually lock the door to the office every night using multiple keys and fiddly […]

Five of the latest smart security solutions

Date: 18th Jun 2017

Modern technology is a wonderful thing – every day, it seems, some revolutionary new gadget is being developed to help make our lives a little easier. The same is true for smart security solutions, and here we share just a few of the innovations that can enhance your home’s security (and be managed at the […]

The rise of security as a service

Date: 10th Jun 2017

‘Security as a service’ is a term that tends to conjure up images of protecting your online business from disruption using antivirus and anti-hacking software solutions. However, for most businesses, it’s not just the online component that needs to be safeguarded – the business’s premises, and its staff, can also benefit from around-the-clock security protection. […]

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