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Physical Security During Coronavirus

Posted by Simon Davis on Sunday, September 20, 2020, In : Guest Security Articles 
While much of society has changed in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting valued assets is still crucial for an organisation and facility to remain secure. Specifically, the need to protect the people responsible for critical infrastructure has never been more evident. Whether it’s healthcare, transportation, energy, or banking and finance, it is essential to keep society functioning.



With this top of mind, numerous factors need to be considered when developing a physical security p...

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All you need to know about workplace security

Posted by Sarah Lawson on Saturday, April 18, 2020, In : Guest Security Articles 
Workplace security is an important issue for employers to consider and act upon. It can be daunting when faced with security threats, but there are a few simple steps to take to secure your workplace. Some dangers are more obvious than others, but establishing a security policy is a great way to safeguard your staff and their belongings.



What constitutes workplace security?

Workplace security encompasses any measure taken to protect your staff or workplace from intrusion, accident or attack. It...

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Security Evolution

Posted by James Harris on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, In : Guest Security Articles 
What are the best five drivers of ebb and flow approaches and systems for security? 



In my exploration, they are: 

The expanded worth and measure of an association's licensed innovation (IP) (advanced and physical) just as the expanded number of endeavors to take the IP. 

Expanded open source digital insight about potential physical and digital dangers presented by people with connections to that particular association. 

Out of date/insufficient physical and advanced border assurance abilities. 

T...

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Workplace Security

Posted by Sharon Davis on Thursday, August 1, 2019, In : Guest Security Articles 
When working in certain fields, security is paramount. This can be for a variety of reasons, such as the safety of staff, or preventing theft of valuable assets. Particular industries and workplaces need more security than others for these types of reasons. Some examples include police stations and prisons, hospitals, law firms, casinos and car dealerships. As you can see, these are all very different, but still require obvious security.



They best way to keep a workplace like some of the above...

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Feeling Secure

Posted by Dave Morris on Monday, June 10, 2019, In : Guest Security Articles 
Through routine checks, constant communication, and high standards, security guards are able to help all those in need of security guards to remain safe and protected.  As well as the training and practices that they have been accustomed to. 



Everyone knows how important it is to feel secure. Whether out in public, at school, work, or enjoying the privacy of home, security is one of the basic rights that everyone is entitled to. Usually incidents are prevented by a few simple measures, such as...

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What is a Concierge?

Posted by Mike Parker on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, In : Guest Security Articles 
Although more and more people are becoming familiar with the term "concierge," very few know where this customer-service based profession originated. The word "concierge" evolves from the French comte Descierges, the "keeper of the candler," a term that referred to the servant who attended to the whims of visiting noblemen at medieval castles. Eventually, the name "concierge" came to stand for keeper of the keys at public buildings, especially hotels. There is even a famous prison in Paris th...

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Corporate Security

Posted by Howard Trott on Monday, April 1, 2019, In : Guest Security Articles 
Corporate houses are among the most vulnerable sites to a variety of threats that can cause loss of business, information and reputation. The demand for corporate service providers has increased in the past decade. The firms offering security guard services for corporate houses too have improved their services to meet the growing demands and expectations.



Corporate security services are much more than simply employing security guards to keep a watch on a business premise. There are many aspect...

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Safeguard Armour

Posted by Maciej Scheffs on Friday, March 8, 2019, In : Guest Security Articles 
Security guards face risk on a daily basis as part of their job. Security personnel are hired in various capacities across the UK: to patrol shopping centres; keep business estates secure; guard gated communities; provide protection to VIPs; and monitor public & private events. Each assignment comes with its own specific threats, which vary from knife-wielding shoplifters to armed thieves and target assaults.



To ensure they can fulfil your work obligations to the best of your abilities, securi...

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Building Security Cameras

Posted by Howard Moran on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Every building has some kind of security. It may be an armed guard, metal detectors, alarms, security gates and possibly many other security devices. They all serve one purpose - to keep the employees and visitors of the building safe and secure.



Surveillance security cameras are usually part of the security program. If not they should be. Here's why. A security camera can give you more flexibility and greater coverage capability than just about any other asset you may have.

A guard for example...

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Security risk management

Posted by Brian Wilde on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Risk management is always evolving and becoming more important in today's climate and in the future. 
You may have a small business or large, you may be running a function or other special event.



Whatever you are doing and wherever you are, risk is all around you.

Imagine a world or your state without security risk management. Look at your city and take out all of the security systems, key pads, security staff, police, army reserve, insurances, cameras, security barriers, stop lights, car securi...

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Employee security awareness

Posted by Mike Butler on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
No one wants to play the bad guy by monitoring every single action that a user makes. However, the unfortunate reality is that a good portion of security breaches are caused by staff members, whether inadvertently or intentionally.



Incidents of both kinds come in a variety of forms: 
  • Theft of credit card or other financial information by unethical employees. 
  • Opening infected e-mail attachments from unknown or untrusted senders. 
  • Forgetting to log off workstations at the end of the day. 
  • Disclosin...

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Starting your own security company

Posted by Mathew Wild on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Having your own security company can be very rewarding. Financially, there is great potential, and it feels good to know that you are helping people feel safe and secure. Below are necessary steps that must be taken as well as certain considerations that you may want to ponder before taking the first steps toward opening your own security guard company.



TESTING AND LICENSE

Most states require written testing. One can inquire about exact state requirements by finding out which state run departm...

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Business and Travel Security

Posted by Mark Parker on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
There are so many facets to contemplate when considering the subject of business and travel security. Every security expert worth his or her salt understands the different variations as almost stand alone security issues.



For example every single aspect of business and travel security presents its own unique problems. Airlines, flights, air travel, vacations, travel agents, travel tours, travel insurance, medical insurance, kidnap for ransom insurance, business insurance travel, holiday home s...

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Security Cameras

Posted by Chris Harris on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Picture this, a department store with every conceivable item you can think of waiting to be sold, and only the store detectives to watch over it, or a bank where people deposit their hard earned money and just the security guards at the door protecting it. There was a time when this was enough, but not anymore. Sadly, today's thieves and robbers have become more cunning and a lot more threatening. Shoplifters work in gangs one concealing the other while goods are stolen, bank robbers have tur...

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Getting through Airport Security

Posted by Ally Hyde on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Airport security has become the top reason in the U.S. why people hate to fly and choose not to. Way back when, flying was a simple matter of giving your baggage to the flight crew and then jumping on your plane. With the ease and comforts that we once experienced in flying, it is no wonder that we are so mad by the treatment that airlines offer to us in the modern day. Naturally, many people are not happy with the multitude of screenings and security checks, as well as the difficulties with ...

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Warehouse Security Cameras

Posted by Mark Parker on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
There are many reasons to use security cameras at your warehouse to make sure that everything runs smoothly within your storage facility. These cameras can help put a halt to possible theft. Additionally, it can add to other aspects of security rather than having security guards monitor the warehouse day in and day out.



Since warehouses are typically large storage facilities, warehouse security cameras allow you to watch the warehouse area from remote areas. Warehouses are not always near comp...

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Maritime Security for Cyprus Shipping

Posted by Zac Allea on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Cyprus is the third biggest maritime fleet in the EU and the tenth biggest fleet in the world. Generally speaking, Cyprus is a strategic market leader for many reasons. Firstly, it is located at the crossroads of three continents, Europe, Asia and Africa. Secondly, Cyprus has double tax treaties with 45 countries and bilateral agreements of cooperation in merchant shipping with 23 countries. Thirdly, the low set up and operating costs for companies and liberal foreign direct investment regime...

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Security Concerns

Posted by Harold Smith on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
In the past few decades security peoples were hired to guard the areas. The owners and the organization invested descent amount for obtaining security. Still the world remained insecure. To cut lose this situation, electronic security systems are used to secure the world and to completely remove the darkness.



Initially the electronic security system didn't have much exposure due to the mentality that there is nothing equal to human beings. But due to various factors like fastest and easiest me...

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Guard Dog Training

Posted by Harry Cross on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
A guard dog is usually trained to protect against unwanted or unforeseen visits from people or animals. A guard dog will restrain or attack an intruder if the intruder gets into the territory that the dog is guarding. A watch dog, on the other hand, would only give warning barks at an intruder coming within its range. Guard dog training may train a dog to do either of these two extremes and anywhere in between.



Popular guard dog breeds include Doberman Pinschers and German Shepherd Dogs. These...

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Security Training Courses

Posted by Mark Parker on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
There are an abundance of security training courses available, some are great and others are not very efficient. They all vary, some have the most skilled and competent instructors, while others simply do not offer very effective instruction. If you are looking for a training course for security guards, obviously you want to find the best program. But how do you separate the courses that work well from those that do not? If you know what to look for, you can do some research and find the best...

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Security Robots

Posted by Martin Ford on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
No one would ever call me a "techie." I still have challenges operating my Smartphone and sometimes out of utter frustration I feel like smashing it into a wall. But I realize that technology does-not-stand-still and I understand the value of embracing technology. In the security business, not all new high-tech "inventions" have proven themselves, but embracing technology is essential as it can often improve workflows, increase efficiency, and help leverage finite resources.



In today's fast-pa...

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Family Guard Dogs

Posted by Maureen Holden on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
While family guard dogs are not really limited to certain breeds, there are specialized breeds of dog that take to the job of guarding really well. Perfect examples of these specialized breed of guard dogs are the Doberman Pinscher and the very common but eminently popular German Shepherd.



All dogs are instinctive guard dogs at heart. Well, that really was a false sweeping statement. Some dogs don't really guard all that well like the Labrador and the Retriever. Chances are, they will wag thei...

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Security Jobs

Posted by Simon West on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
The security has grown rapidly in recent years, due in large part to the fact that security vacancies will exist regardless of economic conditions. There will always be a need to maintain control over restricted areas, and provide personal protection. These, among other things are some of the responsibilities that persons employed in the security industry are expected to provide.



If you are interested in exploring opportunities within security vacancies nearby, one of the most important questi...

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What to look for in security providers

Posted by Mark Young on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
A reputable security provider will have a good track record/history. Ask other businesses who have employed their security service to determine reputation and ethics.



Is the Security Provider listed as a Registered Member of a security organisation within your country? 
Check that this company is part of a security association within your country and not any other country. Unless of course the security association is worldwide and approved by your country's authorities. 
This brings some account...

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Secure Self Storage

Posted by Mathew Clarke on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
There are many companies that offer self storage facilities. Some offer facilities at presumably very low prices especially when compared with competitors. Cost should not be the only barometer by which you measure the suitability of a facility. There are other important matters to consider apart from cost. It is important to ensure that your secure self storage facility affords your goods the protection you need in the first place. Before you commit yourself to any lease agreement, make sure...

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Airport Security Systems

Posted by Victor Morris on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Airport Security Systems have progressed a long way, and there's a lot more than passport control and metal detectors to help with passenger safety and security. Because of high profile criminal and terrorist activity at several airports, airport security has seen some incredible technological advances to improve the safety and security of passengers, staff and the airport.



Traditionally, all passengers had to be treated the same, as if they were criminals, illegal aliens or terrorists which m...

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Private Security Manager

Posted by Edward Harris on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Organizations are always looking to bring better value within the organization, or outside the organization, they are looking to bring great value for their customer base. One area that is important is the area of security; this area brings value in the form of survival and containment of important assets. This paper will show the importance of how security brings value to an organization. Here are a few things that security brings (1) deterrence of criminal activity, (2) protection of proper...

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Tips for Commercial Security

Posted by Sarah Edwards on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Security is such an important issue for any home or business that it is crucial to get in touch with experts when you feel your system needs an update. Even if you don't currently have a system in place, and feel that it may be worth investing in one, professional advice can save you great amounts of time and effort.



There are commercial security firms across the UK who will be able to answer your queries and help you out with any advice you might need. It is simple to find these on the intern...

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Armed Security Work

Posted by Greg Willis on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Armed security guards are afforded a variety of employment options in America. These guards are privately and formally employed by individuals or companies to protect people, assets, or property. Often, they are uniformed and armed in order to provide an official looking presence and deter criminal activity.



Armed security guards' jobs typically involve monitoring a predetermined area for inappropriate activity, fire, or property damage. This monitoring may be accomplished through direct obser...

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How CCTV Security can help you

Posted by Martin James on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
CCTV stands for Central Circuit Television which is a network of tiny cameras that are installed at particular points to offer the best view of the entire property as you can't be at all the places at one time. This development in the field of home and business security systems has been very advantageous as it helps keep a check on employee activity, deter intruders etc.



CCTVs are installed today in almost all commercial ventures; from military operations to convenience stores, hospitals to sc...

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How secure is your warehouse storage?

Posted by Adam Hill on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
An ideal warehouse storage not only has to deal with external security concerns, it also has to deal with internal ones. You may have seen news report about thefts, frauds and break-ins at warehouses but these are rather rare. Warehouse storage is actually more secure than what you think it is.



Security cameras

Warehouses offer large storage capabilities and there are security cameras in place surrounding the entire area. Warehouses are also often located in places that are not near any populat...

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Airport Security needs to improve

Posted by Mark Harris on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Airport security is a growing concern for passengers and staff alike.  With people travelling by plane more often than ever before, and a number security incidents at airports, it's not surprising that airports are keen to improve the passenger experience, and the working environment for airport staff and other employees.



  • The number of passengers is increasing yearly which means that older airports and some of the smaller airports are experiencing strains on their infrastructure.  The airports...

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Security in today's world

Posted by Mathew Smith on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
In the ever changing world we live in, never before has security played such an important role in society. In fact there are very few places left in the modern world that you can visit without seeing some form of security service, whether it is CCTV cameras, Security Guards, Bodyguards or Security Dogs. All of these services are there to provide protection, and security to a wide variety of clients and their business' or assets. But what about the general public.



Well most of these services of...

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Contract Security

Posted by Emma Ford on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Not only security of any firm is important. The duration time to which the security has to be provided to the firm is very important. Sometimes this will be in the case of opening a shopping mall which needs some big actors or actress to open it for their security concerns initially for two to three days, there is a need of more men to guard and protect these actresses from any trouble, so they will be appointed for some few days till that function is over.



So the contract period of any securi...

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In House Versus Security Company

Posted by Charles Willis on Thursday, September 20, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Many businesses in today's challenging economic times hire security guards in house to save money while not realizing that they are actually losing money. In house security guards require benefits, payroll expense, worker's compensations insurance, general liability insurance, sick pay and unemployment insurance. The security officer must be supervised and most of the time supervised by people that do not have the necessary expertise.



In such companies a security plan and post orders are virtu...

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The value of Security Consultants

Posted by Charles Willis on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
In a society where people get excited about free french fries at Burger King and coupons for free shampoo it is amazing to me that more than half of the clients that contract for security services do not take advantage of free consultation services. I have multiple explanations and clients should look at them and see if they fall into that category. Sometimes clients hire security guard services, because their clients, their boss, the city of their insurance requires it. They are not really c...

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Fire Watch Security

Posted by Charles Willis on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
It is extremely important for contractors and owners of a building to understand fire watch requirements in detail. In some cases companies might overdue the fire, because they assume that the requirement is 24 hours per day while in some cases the requirement is 24 hours a day watch and the requirements are not met. In the first case the client is overpaying a significant amount for a security guard to conduct a while he faces a hefty fine in the second case, because he is not following the ...

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Tips for better Construction Site Security

Posted by Steve Owen on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Ensuring security on construction sites is of up most importance to protect both workers and the general public. On top of this, the installation of a good system of security will make sure that all valuable machinery and materials are at a far lower risk of being damaged or stolen.



Implementing a truly effective system of security on construction sites is a complex process however, and there are many different factors that need to be taken into consideration. Here are a few pieces of advice t...

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How Security Companies Work

Posted by Mike Parr on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Whether you own a business or a home, safety and security are issues that you are probably concerned about. As a result there is a demand for security companies that develop and implement security solutions for both commercial and residential entities. These security companies often specialize in the installation of alarm systems, video monitoring equipment and on-site guards.



One of the main solutions that security firms offer to deter crime is the installation of security cameras. The possib...

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Security Jobs at a glance

Posted by Eric Hughes on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Security guards need to be fit not only physically but also mentally to deal with the different responsibilities their job entails. They need to look at situations, people or scenarios to detect unusual patterns. Then they must decide what action to take, which may vary depending on where they work. If irregular activity is caught on video, guards may need to notify police. On the other hand, security guards who patrol premises by foot or car need to be ready to use force.



Guards are usually a...

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Does your business need professional security?

Posted by John King on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
A large number of corporations worldwide have guards in their premises. All these specialists play a key task in the community, making sure of our protection. Listed here are some of the benefits of hiring a trained guard from a professional security company.



1. The actual duty of an exclusive security guard is always secure assets belonging to the person's employer. The guard performs this by watching over the premises that they are assigned to protect. Essentially, guards have to wander all-...

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Security Company Management

Posted by Charles Willis on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
The management and the executive officers of a security company are the best determinants of the service a client will receive. In order to be licensed as a qualified manager for a security company by the State of California a security officer must have worked a minimum of one year. Naturally there are some other requirements and a test that has to be passed, but that is the most difficult and important hurdle. One year of guard experience will not suffice to run a professional guard company ...

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Benefits Of Apartment Security

Posted by Reg Smith on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Nowadays, as burglaries and vandalism are common occurrences especially in cities, apartment security has become necessary for every tenant and landlord. In fact, in some cities and states, like California, it has become part of the landlord-tenant laws to ensure the safety of their tenants. As residents always prefer safe properties and environments, landlords of apartment rentals have made it a priority to have apartment security in order to attract potential tenants and at the same time, o...

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Construction Security Guards

Posted by Dan Willis on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
The security of construction projects does not only consist of guarding the site during the hours the construction workers are not present, but it consists of much more. Access control during working hours is a big issue at construction sites. In today's economic times construction sites will have visits from solicitors and a high number of job applicants. If a construction security guard was not controlling access to the site the superintendent and his foremen would waste half of their day t...

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Female Security Managers

Posted by David Bingham on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Over the years, I have seen many male security managers. I have also seen a slow but positive increase in female managers due to the changing face of the security industry.



I started in this industry when it was still ruled with an iron fist and fairly narrow viewpoints, which greatly inhibited women from taking any serious roles as supervisors or managers.

Women were looked down on as someone who could not get the job done and someone who could not be relied upon in the security field. Why? Be...

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Choosing a security system provider

Posted by Alfred Knowles on Thursday, July 5, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Are you considering having a security system installed in your home? If so, then there are a number of things that you need to know before choosing a provider. You want to be sure that you are getting the best product that you can for your hard earned money. This being the case, you should be sure to pay attention to the quality of products used by a potential provider, the provider's reputation in the market, and whether or not they perform background checks on their employees. Knowing some ...

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Protecting your security safe

Posted by Julie Firth on Thursday, July 5, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
Mostly people feel the need of buying a security safe when there is a burglary in neighbor’s house or a house in the locality catches fire. Such people buy security safes on impulse rather than need. It will always pay back of you take some time and select only right kind of security safe. A security safe that is of good quality will last longer and give you protection for longer time.



Most people complain that they made a wrong choice of security safe due to many reasons. The reason that to...

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Benefits of using wireless hidden cameras

Posted by Morgan Hamilton on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
You can never be too careful when it comes to home and business security. For some people security is a matter of preference, but sometimes it is necessary to install a security system in your home and/or business. Nowadays, security systems have become more complicated, but they can offer more peace of mind than in the past. Some security systems are so advanced that no one can notice that they are installed.



This is achieved through motion sensors and wireless hidden cameras.

If you are plann...

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The most effective Burglar System to get

Posted by John Nival on Friday, June 22, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
The best home security system is one that combines security measures both to protect the exterior of your home and the interior as well. The ideal home alarms are a variety of bodily protection and border measures. For you to make the particular claim of ultimate protection for your house, you'll have to address several key safety situations, and set up—or have installed—a variety of security devices that will all interact to create a strong security barrier around your home.



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Security Systems

Posted by Anne Clarke on Friday, May 18, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
In fact, when it comes to deciding whether or not to install a system in your home or business, there should be no hesitation. If you do not already have an installation, you could be playing with fire. A breach to your home or business' safety could happen at any time.



For many people, the choice to install security systems means finding the right one. A lot of people feel overwhelmed by having to decide what system to install in their office space, home space or other building. There are a l...

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Selecting The Best Safe

Posted by Ricky Hussey on Monday, May 14, 2018, In : Guest Security Articles 
There are four points that we should keep in mind before buying a security safe:

1.    Size or internal capacity of the Security Safe
2.    Level of protection required
3.    Security Safe placement
4.    The Price of the Safe



You can select the size of the safe according to the things you are going to put in safe .You can do this by selecting the largest thing you want to save and then measuring its size .Therefore by adding 25% more to the measured size you can select the size of the safe, as th...

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Vehicle Control At Stadiums

Posted by Greg Hamm on Thursday, September 1, 2016, In : Guest Security Articles 
Around the world, terrorists are launching attacks on easy targets such as stadiums. Security professionals must conduct assessments of their facilities to determine their weaknesses attackers might exploit. One such weakness is the use of vehicles, either to carry the attackers or to serve as weapons-is a real threat.



Following is a description of the five stadium entrance points that are most prone to attack, and how security can address these vulnerabilities.

1. Inside perimeter. The inside ...
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