CCTV Hacking Threat

Reassurances have been made following “the CCTV hacking threat”, which was “brought into sharp focus” last week. “Responding to the story the BSIA CCTV section has urged CCTV operators to do more to safeguard their systems against cyber attack, including changing the manufacturer’s default credentials.” This article can be found on the IFSEC Global website, who had…

A Beginners Guide to Fire Doors

A beginners guide to fire doors is available on the IFSEC Global website.  Rigorously tested and installed to specific standards, fire doors ultimately save lives. The article highlights some vital safety features as well as the regulations and guidelines to help you as a commercial or non-domestic property owner. It also provides a handy checklist.…

Are Balconies Becoming More of a Fire Risk?

According to the DCLG report, energy efficient designs are making balconies more of a fire risk. An article on the IFSEC Global website looks at the “design measures that have been taken to optimise energy efficiency in residential developments”, which is believed to potentially make “balconies a greater fire risk”. To read the full article…

Fire Alarms Save Lives

We all know that fire alarms help to save lives as well as possessions, yet due to frequent and annoying false alarms with some, many people simply take the batteries out due to their frustration, putting themselves, their families, pets and possessions in danger. A new AI camera can be used in conjunction with these…

Security accreditation raises standards

Security accreditation raises standards according to an article on the IFSEC website.  Obvious you might say but it is surprising just how many accreditations are overlooked – and furthermore, the amount of security installers and integrators out there that ask themselves whether they should be accredited or not! This article therefore highlights the benefits of accreditation,…