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What is the Data Protection Act? The Data Protection Act (DPA) is an act passed by the Parliament of the…

What is CCTV remote monitoring? If you are concerned about the security of your business premises after working hours, then…

The access control market is growing at a fast rate driven by increasing crime rates, technological advancements and increasing use…

4K SECURITY CAMERAS - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW​

There are all kinds of security cameras that you can find in the market today. In fact, you’re spoilt for choice. It can become quite difficult to choose one kind. The latest to join this long list are 4K security cameras and we provide a guide on all you need to know about them. 4K security camera systems, also known as 8MP security camera systems, are security systems that rely on high performance…

what is security penetration testing? Meaning, procedure & benefits

A penetration test or pen test is a simulated cyberattack against a computer system that is carried out to identify exploitable vulnerabilities. Within the context of web application security, penetration testing is done to augment a WAF or Web Application Firewall…

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- a guide for small businesses

If you own a small business, competition from your rivals is not the only threat you need to watch out for; you must also take steps to secure your premises. Pouring your blood, sweat and tears into your business is not enough. To protect your business interests, you need to come up with a security strategy. Over the years, increasing crime rates have forced businesses to rethink their security strategies. The modern intruder…

8 emerging security trends to embrace in 2019

Evolving access control technologies have relentlessly spurred on improvements in performance, efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Potential applications for these systems have exceeded traditional purposes; with focus being on networked and software-based solutions in particular. These two elements have had a major role…

6 ways an access control system can benefit your business

Improving security measures and maintaining proper access control systems in any property is important for the safety & security of its occupants. Businesses need to have solid protection systems in place in order to ensure that threats are deterred whether physically or technologically. High-quality security access systems provide protection to the staff, valuable assets, confidential information and…

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“We have worked with DS Security over the last two years and have found them a reputable company that understands the school environment and our safeguarding obligations. Their installation engineers have a pride in their work, a great sense of humour and always hoover up after themselves if they make a mess. They are able to take our problems and provide solutions that are within budget.”

– PETER FOY

The King Alfred Federation of Athelney & Elfrida Primary Schools

“DS Security have been supplying CCTV and Access Control systems and advising on security at our sites for over 10 years. One of our areas of business is the moving and storing of fine art which means reliable security systems are crucial to us and our reputation. With this in mind, we are very pleased to recommend DS Security for their professionalism and high level of service.”

– LUKE TAYLOR

Cadogan Tate Gorup