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What to do if your personal electronic devices get stolen?

What to do if your personal electronic devices get stolen?

Having anything stolen is frustrating and costly, but if your personal electronic devices get stolen, all your personal details could also be stolen through fraud. In order to retrieve the device or stop others from stealing your personal information, it’s important to keep calm and follow a few simple steps.  Inform the right people Contact the authorities to report a stolen device and file a police report. This not only helps your insurance but increases the likelihood of recovering the device. Get in touch with your mobile or laptop provider immediately afterwards so they can block anyone else from using it….

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Benefits Of Having A Door Entry System

Installing a door entry system is becoming a popular method of security for domestic and commercial properties alike. The system provides safe and secure access to buildings, removing the need for a traditional key and lock. A door entry system can be a variety of technologies, ranging from electronic keypads to camera identification. Door entry system technology is still under innovation and there will most likely be even more secure methods of security released for sale within the next few years.  Having a traditional lock and key has become a risky method of security, especially when one owns a business. Old…

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Security hacks: How To Fully Secure Your Home

Taking your home security seriously will deter burglars from entering your home, as the majority of thefts happen due to pure opportunity. Burglars will target your home if you neglect to take basic security measures, so ensuring you take these 5 steps, you’ll be sure to protect your home from theft.  Locking your doors and windows This one may seem obvious, but a reported 30% of burglars enter the home through an open door or window and around 34% of burglars enter through the front door (whether this door is open or they pick the lock). It is absolutely vital that…

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Do I Need a Home Security System?

The era of technological, camera and sensory advancements has, perhaps inevitably, prompted an abundance of home security systems to hit the market. Many of these systems are touted as must-haves, but how important is a home security system really? This article is going to explore this question; we’re going to discuss whether the benefits of home security systems outweigh the costs, and what types of system are currently available. Is it worth it? If we’re discussing bang for your buck, this can be a tricky question to answer. There’s a huge variety of security systems on the market — from small DIY…

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What Are the Basic Applications of a Burglar Alarm?

Burglar alarms are essential to providing a level of security in your domestic or commercial premises that will give you complete peace of mind. But how do they work? Where are they best placed? Knowing the answers to these questions and ones like them could be the difference between appropriately using burglar alarms – and thereby securing your property – and leaving it vulnerable to infiltration. But Protect & Detect are here to help. This month, we’ll be looking at the basic applications of a burglar alarm to ensure that your property is efficiently secured. What Makes Up a Security Alarm…

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The benefits of installing car park barriers or bollards on your premises

When we think of fire safety equipment, the obvious answers are fire extinguishers, detection systems, and evacuation routes. However, there are a number of things you can install in or around the building to reduce the risk of a fire, and to enable you to deal with one should it ever occur. Car park barriers are an effective tool to reduce fire hazards to your premises, and can also help to keep the building a safer place to be in general. We’ve listed the benefits of installing barriers or bollards to your premises below.   Prevents trespassers One of the biggest…

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