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Critical Infrastructure Security Essentials

The systems, assets and facilities which are essential to the functioning of an organisation need a sophisticated level of protection if that organisation is to continue operating and generating revenue.

Residential Gated Communities Security: Balancing Security and Convenience

When it comes to gated communities and developments, there is a fine line between providing adequate security, and ensuring residents are not inconvenienced.

Advanced Alarm Systems: Intrusion Detection and Beyond

The nature of security threats is evolving, driven by the upward scale and complexity of cybercrime which is costing the UK economy millions of pounds every year.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design – What it is, and how it can Benefit Commercial Property

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a crime prevention method which focuses on strategic design and the effective use of the built environment to deter criminal activity, and reduce the fear of crime.

Environmental Sustainability and Commercial Property Security

If you are focusing on ways to reduce your carbon footprint, cut energy waste and become a greener organisation, did you know you can do so by making changes to your security system? There is a growing move towards the use of eco-friendly security solutions that effectively protect assets, whilst minimising environmental impact.

Common Causes of False Alarms and How to Avoid Them

Whilst intruder alarm systems are more advanced than ever, they are still not 100% fool proof – false alarms still happen and, when they do, they can be frustrating.

A Buyer’s Guide to Fire Alarm Systems

When you are choosing a fire alarm system for commercial premises or a residential building, you will come across three main options: non-addressable, addressable and wireless, and your choice will depend on numerous factors.

Can Extremes of Temperature Affect Home Security Systems?

Extremes of weather are something we seem to be getting used to in the UK, from heatwaves to sub-zero temperatures, and from harsh storms to high winds, there is a lot to contend with, leaving home security systems potentially at risk.

Are You Prepared for the Big Public Switched Telephone Network Switch-Off?

In less than two years, the Public Switched Telephone Network (PTSN) will be switched off for good, with work already underway to bring traditional phone lines to end of life by 2025, sparking consequences for homes and businesses yet to make the move to full fibre services.

How Can We Help?

Regardless of the type of premises you are looking to protect, Barry Bros Security has the solution. Contact us today for expert advice and the benefit of decades of experience in the security industry.