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Everyday Security

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How to Hire a Security Guard

Hiring a security guard is an important investment for a business. If you are hiring someone because you need a strong security presence, then you need to know you are hiring the right person to protect you and your staff. It is not easy to hire a security guard. You will need to interview the candidates thoroughly, and ensure you know what you are looking for beforehand, so that when you find the right security guard, you can offer them the role. You may want to think about using a security agency to meet your needs. They will be able...

What Does Everyday Security Actually Mean?

This website often discusses ‘everyday security’, but what does that actually mean in practice? Security is a vast field, with many different areas of specialism. It is something that is applicable to us all – even if we don’t always think about it. Here are some ways that security can be utilised in everyday life: Alarm systems. Most people have an alarm system at home – if you don’t, you definitely should! Installing an alarm system is a good deterrent for burglaries and can help limit damage if a burglary does occur. Car alarm systems. Modern cars come with a...

The Role of the SIA in Security

The SIA stands for Security Industry Authority. Their role is to regulate the security industry within the private sector and ensure that work taking place is safe and individuals are qualified, safe and experienced enough to be doing what they are doing. Without a regulatory body like the SIA, the security industry as a whole would look very different. The SIA have to issue individuals with licenses to make sure that the security industry is safe. This covers many different security professionals in its remit, including door guards, retail security guards, corporate security guards and people working privately in any...

Updating Entry Control Systems for you Building

Entry control is very important in any building. This is especially important in large commercial organisations, where lots of people are coming in and out of the building. Unauthorised access could cause chaos, as people would be able to gain information on the company, steal data or pose other types of security risk. To minimise the risks, make sure you have a robust entry system. This will make it quick and simple for people to get in and out, as long as they should be there in the first place. One good idea is to use key fobs. They can...

Some Added Security for your Property

Security and the importance of it cannot be underestimated. It’s something that will make you feel comfortable in your own home and give you peace of mind. If you are going to add some extra security features, here are some of the things to think about: Door furniture. Consider using accessories like night latches, spy holes, security chains and bolts. This can make it harder for burglars to get in and easier for you to identify people visiting your home. An alarm system. Get a good alarm system that will alert you to intruders and that can alert the police...