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1 06, 2017

Have Cop TV Shows Made Better Criminals?

June 1st, 2017|Home Security|

Ever since CSI: Crime Scene Investigation hit our screens in 2000 and familiarized people with forensic science, the public has devoured anything and everything related to crime. some people believe that such shows have given criminals an education in forensic science.

18 05, 2017

How burglars use social media

May 18th, 2017|Home Security|

According to a survey conducted by Admiral Insurance, 30% of social media users have mentioned a future holiday on their accounts, and 1 in 4 tag their location when travelling. 70% post photos on Instagram while away. An easy way for burglars to spot empty homes.

8 05, 2017

Talking to your fridge: The Internet of Things

May 8th, 2017|Home Security|

Smart devices with their own WiFi connections have begun to move into almost all sections of society, and it is redefining our conception of home security products.

11 09, 2016

Is neighbourhood watch effective?

September 11th, 2016|Home Security|

More and more residents are signing up every year to create Neighbourhood Watches around the UK. So what is it exactly, how does it work and is it really efficient?

8 09, 2016

Top 10 weirdest things reported stolen

September 8th, 2016|Home Security|

From a 10-ton bridge to a nutty amount of hazelnut spread, here are ten weird things stolen from across the globe.

31 08, 2016

Customer story: Ahmed Muhammad (mobile phone shop owner)

August 31st, 2016|Home Security|

“When you sell high value products, your business is naturally a high risk target for shoplifters.” Ahmed Muhammad, phone shop owner, tells us about is own experience with protection against shoplifters.

24 08, 2016

The biggest robberies in the history of the world

August 24th, 2016|Home Security|

10 of the most famous (or infamous) robberies, raids and heists of all time. How a few evil geniuses made millions and got caught... or not.

22 08, 2016

Insight into commercial losses Infographic

August 22nd, 2016|Home Security, infographic|

The cost per year of retail crime, robbery and fraud in the UK is huge, and it represents substantial losses for retail professionals. Get an overview of retail crime statistics with this infographic.

25 07, 2016

Questions to ask your home security expert

July 25th, 2016|Home Security|

If you are searching for a security alarm, then a simple online search will pull up hundreds of intruder alarm companies who are all vying for your attention. So, how do you judge which security alarm is the right one for you?

23 07, 2016

Smarter Security Systems For Restaurants

July 23rd, 2016|Home Security|

4.4 incidents per restaurant per year are reported in the UK. We scoured the data from a comprehensive government survey and came up with our top 3 measures for cutting down on incidents of crime in the restaurant industry.