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Everyday Security

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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...

Bug Detectors – Why Use Them?

Bug detectors can be used to detect suspicious signals, like wifi, Bluetooth and digital signals, that could indicate the presence of bugging technology. This could be in the form of microphones, mobile phones or other types of recording systems that have been specifically placed there with the intention of secretly capturing confidential information. Bug detectors help to prevent this. They can come in many different forms. Some people will carry smaller bug detection devices in their pockets whereas sometimes, a full system may be installed for the ultimate protection. These devices will detect the suspicious signals, even if it is...