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What are the Legal Requirements of Installing CCTV?

It is now commonplace for property owners to install CCTV cameras and record images to secure their property. While this type of security measure is popular for domestic and commercial use, CCTV operators need to understand the laws and guidance surrounding their use....

How to Protect Deliveries from Being Stolen

Package theft can be a huge problem for both residential and commercial properties. From small online orders to large deliveries from suppliers, it only takes a few short seconds for an opportunistic thief to steal your stock or something important you have ordered....

Holiday Home Security: Top Tips

The majority of break-ins occur when nobody is at home; burglars target empty properties without security features so there is less chance of being caught. With this in mind, homeowners are rightly worried about going on holiday if there is nobody to stay at home and...

How Home Security Will Evolve in the next 5 Years

Security features for homes and businesses have already come a long way since the first intruder alarms. Modern wireless alarm systems offer total perimeter protection with pet friendly options which are ideal for all types of buildings. If homeowners want to go a...

Why are More People Moving to Essex?

When it comes to relocating, Essex is a UK hotspot. The coastal region, which has fantastic transport links to the capital, has proved the number one popular place to live according to data from the Office of National Statistics. The district of Tendring, which...

How Your Garden can Improve Home Security

When you think of home security, your first thought is probably technology such as CCTV or burglar alarms which can stop an intruder. However the outside of your home can also prove a deterrent to criminals – or an invitation. Taking time to improve your garden and...

Things that Burglars Look For

Experienced criminals don’t just target random homes; they take time considering many factors before deciding which property to break into. Of course, a burglar’s main aim is to steal the most valuable objects without getting caught. This means you have to look at...

What Security Measures Should I Have in my Flat?

If you live in a block of flats or a shared apartment building, you need to make sure you have the right security features in place to protect your property. While apartment blocks usually have tight door security measures such as key fobs or codes to enter the...

Funniest Things Caught on CCTV

Closed Circuit Television is used by homeowners, companies and public authorities and security services to protect property and keep members of the public safe. However, as CCTV records images 24/7 it literally captures everything – including some extremely funny...

Home Security Measures to Consider

Did you know that homes with no security measures are five times more likely to be targeted for a burglary? That’s compared to homes with just simple security features installed, which can successfully deter criminals from attempting to enter your property. This means...