Category: Physical security

Security Measures to Deter Squatters

Jun 13, 2018

Any unoccupied property that is not sufficiently secured will naturally be susceptible to break-ins. These are obviously highly undesirable and usually prove incredibly expensive. When break-ins involve squatters taking unlawful residence in a property however, things can become a great deal more convoluted. (more…)

A Guide to Securing Unoccupied Land

Jun 04, 2018

We have talked in the past about how crucial it is to put special measures in place to secure unoccupied property, but what about unoccupied land?

Unoccupied land is highly vulnerable to crime. Not only is vandalism a major and incredibly expensive problem; there is also the very real risk of unauthorised occupation, which can be extremely costly and very time consuming to resolve.

Here we are taking a look at security measures designed to safeguard land that is currently unused, whether it’s awaiting commercial or residential development or sale. (more…)

Security Solutions for GDPR Compliance

May 14, 2018

On 25th May 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect. One major aspect of the Regulation is that it calls for businesses to have in place adequate security measures to protect both paper-based and electronic data.

As a business, you have no doubt been preparing for the introduction of the GDPR for some time and, in particular, the requirement to protect personal data. Many organisations have; but in most cases the majority of the focus has been on digital security measures to safeguard against malware and hacking. But the fact is that there is just as much necessity for physical security. (more…)

Spring Clean Your Security Part 2: The Business Edition

May 03, 2018

Last month we looked at ways to spring clean your security. We’re continuing the theme this month, this time with a business-specific edition. So, if you are responsible for the security of your business premises, read on for some tips on making sure everything is up to date and doing its job.

We looked last month at the importance of checking your door closers, multipoint locks, intruder alarms and doors and windows. This all applies in a business setting too. In addition, you’ll want to be looking at the following. (more…)

Time to Spring Clean Your Security!

Apr 04, 2018

Spring is upon us at last. It’s a great time for clearing out the old and bringing in the new to make your home or workspace look and feel lighter and brighter. So, whilst you’re cleaning, re-decorating or re-vamping, how about a springtime review of your security? There’s no better time to check your home or business premises are safe and secure! (more…)

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