Ways of Combating Piracy

Despite some improvement in the security of the maritime industry, cases of piracy have put the shipping interests of the UK at jeopardy. Having said that, there has been a continued need to respond to piracy. In the 18th century heavily armed warships were sent to the favorite hunting grounds of the pirates in order to secure maritime routes and safeguard the stability of the economy. However, the advancement in technology has led to cutting edge technology in combating piracy. Ways of Combating Piracy First, technology that can show the exact location of a a vessel should be used. In addition to that, a layered and structured defense mechanism is... 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 »

High Security Master Locking Systems

Master key systems give you security and convenience, and it can give one persons access to all of the rooms in a workplace, but of course this should only be given to security staff and management personnel. A high security master locking system can include an access control system for increased protection, and it can save lives in the event of an emergency when access is needed fast. You’ll often see the use of these systems in schools, nursing homes and student accommodations, and it’s a must have system for many businesses. Master locking is can be frowned upon, but that’s only if the key does make it in the... Read More »

Intruder Alert!

Intruder alarms are easy to fit and they’re straightforward in terms of operation. When they detect movement, they ring, and most systems today can phone you to let you know. These systems can be easily activated and activated and most properties will include some kind of intruder alarm on the side or front of the property. These systems include PIR movement detectors while they’re completely wireless and even if they’re deactivated they’re an appropriate deterrent to burglary, vandalism, or crime and to give you complete protection and peace of mind. You don’t need an expert to fit these system either, they’re so cheap today that’s it’s not worth taking the... Read More »

Gate Automation for Added Security

Gate automation essentially provides easy electronic access to a property or residence, and the gate opens as the individual presses a button on their remote, or mobile phone. A GSM controlled gate automation system recognises the number of the caller, it rejects the call and instructs the gate or door to open or close. It’s extremely clever technology and it ensures you get a good amount of security, while you do not have to exit your vehicle to manually open the gate. More and more people are opting for this security system and it’s something and whether you opt for a remote control or a GSM controller, you’ll be guaranteed... Read More »