Category: Commercial Security

Multiple Site Security: Why a Multi-Layered Approach is Vital

Sep 09, 2013

In certain industries such as transportation, telecommunications, education, logistics and warehousing and commercial, healthcare and industrial facilities, it’s common for organisations to have multiple sites distributed across various geographical locations, many of which will be isolated and some will be unmanned.

In these situations, a multi-layered approach to security is crucial and thankfully, with such progressive advancements in technology, it is possible to network bespoke, advanced systems from site to site, with everything reporting back to a central station or operator courtesy of various transmission methods, including IP technology. (more…)

Safes in the Spotlight: A Safe Buyer’s Guide

Aug 29, 2013

We often talk of multi-layered solutions when it comes to security and a safe is an important layer in your security armoury.

When buying a safe you’ll find yourself faced with a great deal of choice, not least the size, weight and type whether key lock or digital. It is likely that your insurer has stipulated certain specifications to validate your cover, and these will vary depending on the nature of your business, the type of premises you have, your location and possibly other security measures you have in place. (more…)

Perimeter Protection: Your First Line of Defence

Aug 22, 2013

Physical protection is your first line of defence when it comes to securing your premises. The use of walls, fences, doors, gates, lockable windows, bars and grilles as physical barriers not only defines the perimeter of premises, it creates a deterrent – both physical and psychological – to unauthorised entry. Physical security measures will also delay unwanted intrusion and act as access control for personnel moving around or visiting the premises. (more…)

IP Technology and Security: Addressing the Challenges and Reaping the Benefits

May 22, 2013

There is little question that the future of access control and CCTV has its roots firmly implanted in IP technology. The advantages of networked security are manifold with flexibility, cost savings and ease of installation taking the podium as top benefits. But the second two of these three benefits have a conditional clause: they are dependent on the system being installed on an existing network. (more…)

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