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…

Home Automation

The IFSEC Global website has published a new guide on its website; Home Automation: a guide to the smart home market. This useful guide looks at everything to do with home automation from what it is, to challenges and barriers, as well as adoption rates and key players – plus much more – all of…

False Fire Alarms

False fire alarms can be reduced according to an article on the IFSEC Global website which looks at how Gatwick Airport, the second busiest in the UK, claims to have cut its by an astonishing 70% across a five year period. Find out what was looked at, what steps were made and how they achieved…

IoT & Smart Tech Trends in 2016

Smart technology (Smart Tech) and the internet of things (IoT) are both currently huge trends as well as hot topics, seeing developments for both businesses and homes, as they are “… bringing video surveillance, electronic access control and digital smoke alarms into the home.” An article on the IFSEC Global website looks at five trends, covering…

Fire Safety Tips for Property Developers

As stated in the useful guide called “Fire Safety Tips for Property Developers” on the IFSEC Global website, “when designing and planning a property development project, it is essential to consider the legal health and safety requirements.”   The guide talks about materials, property structure, fitting alarms and fixtures, plus much more. To read the…