evacuation / invacuation. do you know what to do?

Evacuation / Invacuation and Dynamic Lockdown Procedures

Published: 28th March 2018

Now consider: The time is now, you are reading this article when your telephone rings, a staff member bursts into your office... 'Help, gunshots have been heard, people are screaming and running, smoke can be seen'...they look to you for leadership and ask: 'What do we do?' So, what do you do? What is the situation? What are your priorities?

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Six Ways Integrated Security Can Make Your Business Life Easier

Published: 14th September 2017

Today's businesses use lots of different systems. From the standard Microsoft package to your accounts/payroll, through to your security systems such as alarms and access control. Thankfully you can link these systems so that information moves between them to make your life easier. Let's have a look at how integrated security can help your business...

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Can Your Business Be Penetrated?

Published: 20th July 2017

Your business has tremendous value. Your stock, your data, your intellectual property and, most of all, your staff. Can your business be penetrated by people after what's in your business? I am sure you've heard the term penetration testing. When you hear the phrase, do you consider it to be just about your IT or about your business as a whole?

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Top 10 Office Security Tips

Published: 11th July 2017

In 2016, the British retail consortium estimated that £613 million pounds was lost to crime with cyber- crime making one third of this cost. Another survey, commissioned by an office fitout firm, suggests £190 million worth of company property is stolen by employees every year.

A few months ago, we published a guide to help your staff whilst they are out of the office. This is our guide to help you improve security whilst they are in the office.

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7 Reasons To Maintain Your Access Control System

Published: 23rd June 2017

So now you have seen the benefits of a maintenance contract on a CCTV System and what goes on behind the scenes of your equipment, let's now look at the reasons you need to maintain your access control solution.

You swipe your card or present your fob at a reader and the door allows you access meaning the system is working and your staff can gain access to the building and carry out their duties. But there is a lot more to the Access Control System which you may not be aware of and if maintained correctly will ensure the effective running of your system.

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6 Reasons Why You Must Maintain Your CCTV Systems

Published: 30th May 2017

Put simply, you have invested in a CCTV system to keep the people and property that are important to you safe. Maintaining your CCTV system ensures they stay safe, but let's look at this in more detail.

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