How to Keep Your Business Safe Over Summer

Security surveillance camera against a blue sky

As the summer season arrives and we all look forward to trips away and leaving work promptly to enjoy the early evening sun, it’s important to think about the increased security risks that the summertime can potentially bring to your business. Here’s some useful tips on how to keep your business safe over the summer.…

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What happens to your security system during a power cut?

A man looking in a fuse box during a power cut

There are few things in life more frustrating than a power cut. It always seems to happen at the most inopportune moments – when we’ve just settled in for a night of Netflix or when the baby has just dropped off to sleep. But aside from the inconvenience of having your night ruined, when the…

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Do physical and cybersecurity need to converge?

In recent years, there has been so much made of the need for increased cybersecurity that, for many, physical security has become something of secondary concern. The fact of the matter is, however, that they might not actually be completely separate entities for long. Indeed, there are already signs of convergence happening, with many modern physical…

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Physical security trends for summer 2021

Summer is officially here and it promises to be a scorcher. But while we’re not saying you shouldn’t be enjoying the sun and allowing yourselves to relax a little after what has been a pretty bleak couple of years, now is not the time to relax when it comes to security. Indeed, statistics show that…

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Is integrated security a good fit for your home?

The world we live in isn’t getting any safer with burglaries happening once every 108 seconds in the UK. And if we go by West Midland police’s numbers, 88% of all cases are closed without even identifying a suspect. “While you may picture burglars as criminal masterminds, the reality is over a quarter of UK…

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Does 5G represent the future of intruder alarms and security systems?

With 2G and 3G slowly being phased out worldwide, everybody is looking ahead to the fifth generation of wireless communication. 5G is here and it’s not just having an impact on the mobile phone trade. Indeed, the potential for 5G is almost limitless and stretches across industries. It is even set to have a monumental impact on…

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Has COVID-19 forced us to rethink our security solutions?

Whether we want to admit it or not, COVID-19 is redesigning our world around us in a way that no other external force has before. From the roped off beaches and enforced mask-wearing to the number of people working from home, not even World Wars have had such an immediate impact on how we live, work and…

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The human security issues behind the coronavirus outbreak

The world, as we know it, has changed in the last few weeks. Perhaps irreparably perhaps not. Whatever the case, the global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how fragile human beings and our societal structures really are. As such, there has been something of a paradigm shift – institutional security is no longer the primary focus when…

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