Category: Other Security

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Physical Security

Dec 10, 2019

In our recent post on security for 2020, one of the upcoming trends we explored was artificial intelligence (AI). It’s a crucial area that will drive a great deal of change as we enter the next decade, so let’s take a closer look at how artificial intelligence is set to transform the security landscape. (more…)

Top Security Trends for 2020

Dec 06, 2019

As we head towards not just a new year, but also a new decade, it’s time to look at emerging security trends. With help from recent studies by global market research firm Technavio and other expert reports, we are exploring what’s on the security horizon as we enter 2020. (more…)

Keyless Car Thefts: The Latest Solution

Jun 01, 2019

It is more than two years since we wrote on the subject of keyless car theft, warning of the various methods being used by thieves to gain access to vehicles, such as signal relaying, key programming and signal jamming. We discussed various methods of combating these issues. But now, two years on, could there be a new solution to signal relaying? (more…)

Security Measures to Prevent Identity Theft

Feb 21, 2019

Fraud costs the UK economy around £193 million per year. Personal identity information is one of the most valuable forms of data targeted by criminals. Details like names, addresses, dates of birth and phone numbers as well as financial information can be used to steal an identity and open credit and bank accounts and apply for loans, benefits and official documents such as driving licences and passports, leading to an array of devastating issues for the victims.

Whilst identity thieves are well known for targeting online sources in their quest to acquire personal information, the fact remains that physical means like bank statements, tech devices and the contents of a wallet can all provide inroads for fraudsters.

So what measures, aside from online security, can we employ to safeguard our personal data and prevent identity theft? Let’s take a look.

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Panic Buttons: The Future is Smart

Dec 09, 2018

Panic buttons have for many years been widely used for a range of security risks across a variety of industries. From protecting lone and vulnerable workers to acting as vital elements of a dynamic lockdown procedure, these buttons are designed to summon instant help in emergency situations. They can literally prevent a minor incident turning into a serious one.

Traditionally, panic buttons are fixed devices linked either to monitoring stations or the emergency services. But, since the advent of smart security, the functionality, flexibility and mobility of panic buttons has become much enhanced. Now these buttons are packed with flexible features capable of protecting anyone under threat of violence or intimidation, wherever they may be, using the fastest and most effective methods. Let’s take a look at what today’s smart panic buttons have to offer. (more…)

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