What Is The Best Security System Money Can Buy?
A quick Google Search of “the best security system money can buy” will yield some fairly confusing results. In part, this is because we have so many options when it comes to security. We tend to find factors that do not really relate to the quality of protection in favour of the features or price: […]
Why Most Security Systems Are Just “Security Theatre”
You may or may not have heard of the term “security theatre”. But you can probably guess what it means. Wikipedia defines it like this: “ Security theatre is the practice of taking security measures that are considered to provide the feeling of improved security while doing little or nothing to achieve it.” Sadly, almost all security systems […]
The Best Security For Luxury Homes
Many people dream of living in a luxury home and having the kind of lifestyle that accompanies such a residence. The problem is, these abodes can be an open target for criminals. The more appealing the home and possessions are, the higher the risk of thefts, vandalism, targeted criminal activity and in the worst-case scenario: […]
Why Rural Security Differs From Towns & Cities
Living in rural or country settings can be an idyllic way of life. Many people dream of escaping the hustle and bustle of city life but few expect the countryside would be a less secure place than an urban environment. In this blog, we’ll discuss how threats change based on the settings, why rural locations […]
PIDS Security Systems Explained
What Does PIDS Stand For? PIDS are “Perimeter Intruder Detection Systems“, sometimes referred to as “Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems”. This name can cover a wide range of technologies that add an extra layer of security which is more efficient and reliable than the standard security systems everyone will be familiar with, such as CCTV or […]
Security For Renewable Energy Producers
Renewable energy sources are, quite rightly, one of the most important considerations of our time. Billions of pounds are being invested in the UK to try and find safe, sustainable methods of harvesting energy using the natural resources at hand, which will not cause long term impacts on the planet. At the same time, we’re […]
Why Is My Security Not Working? … And Five Easy Steps To Fixing It.
“I already have a security system but I’m still getting broken into? Why?” We seem to get asked questions like this all the time. We should also add… These are not security systems we have installed! Home and business owners find us when their security has let them down. There are usually multiple reasons for […]
The 12 (Days Of) Christmas Security Tips
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It really is. We love Christmas. Sadly, so do criminals. If you are in any doubt that Christmas poses a greater chance of crime then you should check out the UK Crime Stats for crime types and the timeline from December 2021. Antisocial behaviour, burglary, robbery and […]
A Legal Opinion On Ring Security Systems
As you may have seen in our previous blog, there has been a landmark case in the UK regarding the privacy concerns of neighbours living next to Ring security system owners. We feel this case could have wider implications for homeowners with security systems in place and sought the legal opinion of a Barrister on […]
Can I Be Taken To Court For Having A Ring Doorbell?
As outlandish as it might seem, there has been a legal precedent set in the UK for Ring doorbells and security camera systems breaching the GDPR regulations, resulting in a £100,000 fine for one homeowner. In a landmark case, reported by the Daily Mail, a “plumber” was successfully taken to court by his neighbour for […]