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Let there be light!

It’s a bit of a myth that security lighting is the most effective way of securing property. Sure, it is somewhat effective, but I feel it has been afforded a pedestal at the detriment of other measures of security. Areas lit by security lighting are often deemed more secure but this isn’t particularly true. Well …

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Home security in the Movies.

Home security is very important, even in the fictional world of Hollywood films. Here is a look at some of the most notable security from the big screen featuring everything from CCTV to snake pits. Home Alone My favourite, and the one film that demonstrates exactly why you need CCTV. In this movie,  armed with …

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Lockdown statistic: Nearly two thirds of burglaries occur when we are in our houses?

Shockingly nearly two-thirds of burglaries are now occurring when people are indoors. Part and parcel of lockdown I suppose. We often get told that because people are indoors more often they don’t need security.  Problem is, that won’t deter burglars. And the ones that will break into your house while you’re in there probably are …

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Maybe we won’t be having a beer in the pub as quickly as we thought? 

The UK Door Security Association (UKDSA) have just come out and said that many hospitality venues might not  be able to open as there are not enough door supervisors to supervise them. Many SIA badge holders have moved into other work, many finding work at Covid test & vaccination centres. Brexit hasn’t helped either as  …

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Ram-Raided?

What is a ram-raid attack? Ram-raiding is when a vehicle is used to breach a shopfront, warehouse or cash machine. The shock of the attack is crucial to its success. The shock gives thieves a small but effective window of opportunity to grab what they can and be off. Any shop or warehouse can be …

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Manned security. Archaic in the digital-age? or more crucial than ever?

  As we get more and more technologically advanced often the old ways we used to do things are deemed less and less important and somewhat quaint. Remember writing letters? Fax machines? Cassette players? Could security guards be added to this list? It’s a point of debate in the security industry. With the ever-increasing amount, …

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