Reading the News to Understand Security Needs

How a CCTV system can help a small business

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems are an important part of any business's security plan, and they do much more than just record information in case of a crime. In fact, CCTV systems provide four important benefits to business owners.  Deterring crime One of the most important functions of any security plan is not just to help catch criminals in case of theft, but to deter potential thieves. Strategically-placed CCTV cameras let anyone who enters your business know that you're looking out for their safety.   Read More...

The Best Places To Place Your CCTV Cameras

CCTV cameras and surveillance systems have been popular for a long time in Australia because of how easy they are to maintain and how good an early warning system they can be. If you are considering jumping on the trend and getting yourself some CCTV cameras, there are a few things to consider, including the price, camera type and selected features, but something often neglected is where you will put them.   Read More...

Why We Need More Detection Dogs And How You Can Help

Dogs have been known as mans' best friend for more than a millennia, and for good reason. From helping early humans hunt to warning them about imminent danger they have grown alongside civilization to know being used as trained detection dogs against bombs, drug smugglers and counterfeit money. Dogs have always been a loyal companion to humans, but now, due to the high cost of training and housing dogs during this training, there could be an incoming shortage of dogs that save lives on the front line of Australia's border and in Australia's internal drug prevention.   Read More...

2 Occasions When You Should Hire Armed Guards

When you are organising an event or the transportation of goods, you may not give much thought to hiring an armed guard. Armed guards can provide a level of protection which is not offered by standard security personnel. Below is a guide to 2 occasions when you should seriously consider hiring a team of armed security guards. You need to transport a VIP Some VIPs such as political leaders and extremely wealthy investors will require armed protection.   Read More...

5 Things You Can Do to Prevent Wet Fire Sprinkler System Freezing Damage During Winter

Fire sprinkler systems can be a vital part of any fire security system. Unfortunately, they can be damaged or be rendered useless under freezing conditions. This is obviously a major problem since it will inhibit the ability of your fire security system to protect the property and its occupants in the event of a conflagration. Additionally, pipes that fracture due to freezing temperatures can cause substantial property damage. Fire sprinkler systems are sometimes 'dry', which means that compressed air is used to keep water out of the system.   Read More...