Category: Safes

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…)

How Safe is your Safe? The Importance of Fixing your Safe in Place.

Mar 08, 2018

A common question asked of security professionals is, how long does it take to crack a safe? The answer? As long as it takes. Given time, thieves will find a way into a safe. The solution? Don’t give them the time. In other words, don’t allow the opportunity for a thief to take a safe away. (more…)

Ten Ways to Secure Your Home This Winter

Jan 06, 2017

With so few hours of daylight, it is no wonder winter is well known as a burglar’s favourite time to be on the lookout for opportunities to make their move. The thing is, a burglar is never a fan of a challenge, so they will always be scanning for easy pickings. Homes that have security flaws are prime targets for burglars, so take some time now and make sure yours isn’t one of them by following these tips. (more…)

Valuable Advice on Securing Antiques & Works of Art

Sep 23, 2015

If you are lucky enough to be the owner of valuable articles such as antiques or collectables, or artworks such as prints or paintings, then you will no doubt harbour great sentiment over them: precisely why taking serious steps to secure them should be a major priority. In this post we discuss some of the best methods of keeping your valuable items safe and protected. (more…)

Three Threats to Business Security, and What to do About Them

Jun 23, 2015

The 2013 Home Office Commercial Victimisation Survey revealed that 40% of premises suffered some form of crime during the course of 2012 and 2013. Having surveyed 7.3 million different incidents, it transpired that theft was the cause of 7 in 10, or 5.1 million.

It is blatantly clear to see from these statistics that taking crime, and in particular theft seriously, is vital. Just as you carry out risk assessments for health and safety, so you should pay the same attention to security. Included in the risk assessment should be the level and types of crimes occurring in your local vicinity. You can call in the help of your local police in this respect, and you should also speak to your insurance brokers once you have your risk assessment complete to ensure you are covered at the right level, and fully aware of any particular security measures that are required by warranty.

Meantime, we’re going to take a look at three of the greatest theft related threats to business security, offering suggested solutions along the way. (more…)

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