Home Security 101: How to Protect Your Home

31st January 2017

Gone are the days when security technology was only found on commercial premises, or in the homes of the wealthy. These days, security systems are becoming more affordable for everybody. This means that any homeowner can benefit from boosting their home security using dependable systems.   In addition to technology, there are a few other bits of common sense that you should remember to keep your property and family safe. To find out how to protect your home, read on to see our guide to home security 101. Security cameras A professionally installed CCTV system enables you, as a homeowner, to…

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CCTV Remote Surveillance Guide Part 2: Benefits of Remote Monitoring

14th December 2016

Remote monitoring is a huge advancement on the standard CCTV systems, offering round-the-clock reliability and protection. In last month’s article we explained the remote surveillance process, step by step.   Signs of activity are picked up by the CCTV system and sent via the internet to the screen of a security professional, who can then manipulate the camera to get the best footage, communicate with the intruder, and alert the police. These systems are fantastic pieces of security equipment, ideal for both commercial premises and domestic properties. In this month’s part 2 of our remote surveillance guide, we will be examining…

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CCTV Remote Surveillance Guide Part 1: What is Remote Monitoring?

6th November 2016

Are you worried about the security of your premises after hours? Are you wanting to make the most out of your CCTV system? Remote monitoring may be the solution you’re searching for. CCTV Remote Surveillance Guide This surveillance method sends the images from your cameras to remote monitoring stations that are full of professionals dedicated to detecting suspicious activities at your site. This technique is popular due to the enhanced security it offers, along with its advantage of immediately alerting the emergency services. In part 1 of our CCTV remote surveillance guide, we will be exploring how remote monitoring works, and…

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What are the best locations for home security cameras?

24th October 2016

So you’ve got some CCTV cameras, but what are the best locations for home security cameras? The security of your home cannot be compromised, and nor can your family’s safety. CCTV Placement Both of the security of your home and your families safety can be protected by strategically placed security cameras in and around your property, acting as a deterrent for would-be thieves as well as catching them in the act. First things first, you wont to choose the right type of CCTV system for your needs and think about where you are going to place them. If you don’t position…

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The Importance of CCTV Maintenance

4th September 2016

No premises is completely invulnerable to criminal activity, and therefore a crucial element that all business should invest in is an effective CCTV system. These networks of cameras protect the commercial safety of your buildings and the personal safety of your employees, both of which are invaluable to an employer. CCTV Maintenance Procedure However, it’s important to remember that neglecting to properly and regularly maintain your CCTV system can render it useless. That’s why we’ve put together this simple guide, exploring the benefits and importance of CCTV maintenance and why it’s essential for your business. Why is CCTV beneficial to a…

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5 Ways to Improve Your Business’s Security

5th August 2016

Thefts are a huge concern to business owners from all fields and sizes, and the aftermath of a robbery can be hugely detrimental to your profits, and your staff’s confidence in the workplace.   Keeping your premises secure should be the number one priority for businesses large and small, but statistically speaking, it is the wholesale and retail sector who is most at risk – statistics show that a staggering 12,358 incidents per 1,000 premises took place in 2015 in the wholesale and retail sector alone, and retailers with more than 50 employees experienced the highest crime rates. If you’re looking…

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