Category Archives: Personal Security

The Advantages Of Using Fake Cameras

It’s impossible for a criminal to tell if a security camera is real or not, so why bother installing real ones? It may be risky, but using fake cameras saves money and still acts as a deterrent against criminals and vandals. Obviously you don’t have the protection of a visual recording and real time surveillance. But you also don’t to stay up all night watching the cameras, or pay a security guard to do the job, simply put the fake cameras up and you have 24/7 protection with no running costs. Saving money on cameras will allow you put the extra funds into the critical, final defences of the security infrastructure. This can be an effective... Read More »

Night Time Security

If you are securing a premises you will want it kept secure primarily at night time. Most criminals carry out theft and vandalism under the cover of the night. To do  this there are many night applicable security tools available. Night vision cameras are a great choice. With the night vision feature these cameras a adapted to see 24/7. There are many variations in the quality of the night vision, with visibility ranges increasing along side the cost and quality of the camera. Another effective security measure is the use of motion activated floodlights. Floodlights that activate when intruders enter a premises are great for scaring off both trespassers and unwanted wildlife... Read More »

The Best Security Measure On The Planet

There are thousands of security products available. Night vision cameras, trip wires, automated security lights, security glass, alarms, there is no end to the physical tools you can use for security. However there is another simple security measure that you can’t buy. It’s not physical either, but mental. This is the ability to simply use your human awareness. Companies  can spend exorbitant amounts of money on security. But simply being aware and tuning your innate human senses can be one of the best security defences on the planet. Often times security tools are bought with the intention of giving the owner ‘peace of mind’. While it can be a good thing, to... Read More »

Secure and Safe Travelling

It is a problem faced by many holidaymakers – how do you make sure your suitcase will arrive at your destination intact and secure? Firstly, make sure you pack your belongings in a sturdy, hard-sided suitcase, preferably with a metal lock of some kind. A soft sided suitcase with a zip may be a target for thieves. Even if the zip is padlocked, a thief can open the zip with a sharp, pointed implement or may use a knife to rip the material of the case. Pack valuables – money, passports, credit cards, electronics and mobile phones, etc – in your carry-on luggage and make sure you keep it with... Read More »

Personal Security

people worry about their security at all points in the day, and for good reason, the typical individual will encounter multiple security risks everyday. There are also lots of solutions to these problems, so it is worth doing some investigation into what is most effective for you. Women typically have different security concerns than men, and therefore require some different tools to maintain their personal security. Having things like pepper-spray, or perhaps a foghorn will fight off many attackers successfully. Things which everybody may find useful are protections against identity theft. This is a growing concern for many, as more and more horror stories of people’s lives being turned upside... Read More »