Crime Rates in Your Area

Do you know the crime rates in your area?  Would you like to know the crime rates in your area?  If you did know the crime rates in your area, would it make you consider making your home and possessions more secure? The NSI website not only has a free advice guide available to download,…

Access Control – Global Trends

According to an article on the IFSEC Global website, “the global access control market is growing at an annual rate of 7.49%.”  Access control includes readers and panels to credentials and electronic locks. It is said that this can be “…attributed to increased security threats across the world, growing urbanisation and technological developments.” To view the…

Fire Extinguishers – BAFE Scheme Revamp

An article on the IFSEC Global website takes a look at the “BAFE scheme revamp on fire extinguisher maintenance”, which is “now open to consultation.” There are some “proposed changes to the SP101/ST104 scheme”, which relates “to the competence of technicians who maintain fire extinguishers.” BAFE invited feedback on this. To view the full article on…

Insurance Companies & Intruder Alarms

According to an article on the NSI (National Security Inspectorate) website, some insurance companies may insist that your property has an intruder alarm installed. The NSI is the leading certification body for the security and fire protection industries in the UK and provides lots of useful information for people within the industry, as well as…

Video Surveillance Trends 2017

An article on the IFSEC Global website takes a look at six “trends in video surveillance to watch out for in 2017.” This article highlights how video surveillance continues to grow in security and many other applications.  It looks at everything from analytics, intelligence and biometrics to IoT and much more. To read the full…